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118 Borough Road, Middlesbrough TS1 2ES, England
01642 250145
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Today
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Reservations
Takeout
Delivery
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 34
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Curry done properly

Unreal. Best curry I have ever had. Asked advice and the bloke told me a chicken tikka chilli fry. Was amazing. Seriously was brilliant curry. Service excellent booze excellent and food out of this world. Can't wait to return. X

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
Robert G
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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52 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Unreal. Best curry I have ever had. Asked advice and the bloke told me a chicken tikka chilli fry. Was amazing. Seriously was brilliant curry. Service excellent booze excellent and food out of this world. Can't wait to return. X

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Visited last month after reading reviews on here! Food was fantastic and the staff were friendly! Only fault would be that they didn't have any of my drink choices left in stock which was disappointing but the food more than made up for it!

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Leicester
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Went here with my partner and adult son. First impression. Very clan and the staff were welcoming. Went to table immediately and got served drinks very quickly. The waiter kept passing us saying he will be with us in a couple of minutes. It seemed quite a while before they came over. They were really friendly though. My son tried... More 

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middlesbrough
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

My wife and i visited this resturant thursday, this is the 4th time now, so iv'e delayed writing this review to see if they are consistent because as with most of these resturants they frequently change the chef, but not this one, i used to eat here about 7 years ago and i think it lost direction i'm sure the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great service and food was authentic! The portions were good value for money. Great for dinners but i wouldn't go there for a special occasion. Overall 8/10 experience!

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I went to this restaurant on a whim - we'd never heard of it before and decided to eat out last minute. So glad we did! Service was excellent, staff were very attentive and polite but also had a laugh with us. The food was so delicious, we finished everything! Both agreed we will definitely be back... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Came here once on a whim with my mum when she came to visit and that was it been soooo many times, the decor is lovely with black and reds the staff are brilliant and friendly especially the boss he is great and the food is second to none!!!!

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Cleveland
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

O.k. not the most attractive frontage, but the food more than makes up for it. As we were in a group we opted for a set menu, did a bit of bartering and tailored it to what we wanted, the staff were very good in dealing with us. I'd heard good reports, and wanted a change from the mainstay of... More 

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Ripley, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

staff very helpful and friendly and the food was varied and gorgeous ........ Highly recommended. Nothing to dislike as our experience was brilliant.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Got to be the best food and value for money in the north east. We have had many meals from here and on every occasion the taste is spot on and the amount of meat or fish in each dish is superb. The area itself is renowned for excellent indian restaurants but I would definitely recommend The Massala as your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 118 Borough Road, Middlesbrough TS1 2ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Middlesbrough
  • Phone Number: 01642 250145

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 14
  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?