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Mama Masala

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24a Queens Quay, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
02871279034
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Scenic view

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Indian Meal in a Long Long Time

This was by far the best Indian meal we've had in a long, long time. We shared king prawn poori to start (huge succulent prawns with spicy sauce on thin crispy poori) - very tasty. My husband (on the recommendation of the waitress) had lamb makhani and it was outstanding - soft lean lamb in a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Celine M
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Belfast
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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173 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Belfast
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

This was by far the best Indian meal we've had in a long, long time. We shared king prawn poori to start (huge succulent prawns with spicy sauce on thin crispy poori) - very tasty. My husband (on the recommendation of the waitress) had lamb makhani and it was outstanding - soft lean lamb in a creamy tomatoey mildly spiced... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Hi to all the friendly staff in Mama Masala. Me and my wife was recommended to dine here by friends. We did not have a reservation made and when we arrived we thought we would be turned away as it was very busy, however the manager asked us to have a wait at the bar and he will have a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Ordered at 20.20pm on Saturday 7/03/15, girl taking my order was friendly and polite, ordered 2 pizzas and a side order with a dip. I asked at the end of the order how long would it be??? Staff member replied 40-45 minutes.This must be a derry thing cause all takeaways state this on delivery.One hour later I ring mama masalas... More 

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Daniel Das D, Manager at Mama Masala, responded to this review

Dear reviewer! Our sincere apologies for the delay of your take away order.It being a Saturday night our restaurant and take away were both very busy.We always try to keep up our quality high and in future we will try our level best not to give our customers any chance of complain.Our first priority is our customers . Your review... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Having planned to dine elsewhere, we ended up here instead! (There was a 1 hour wait elsewhere!) and what a gem to stumble on - excellent food and friendly service! Thoroughly enjoyed by both my husband and myself. Will certainly recommend to our friends and family.

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Daniel Das D, Manager at Mama Masala, responded to this review

Dear reviewer ! Thanks for your precious time to review Mama Masala . It's our pleasure to serve your desired taste in the food and to give the best ambiance as well. We will surely keep our standards going high to give the best. Hope to see you again.... Thanks n regards More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I am a very regular customer. I eat out here regularly, both in the restaurant and take away. The Indian food is fantastic, never had a bad dish. Fabulous fusion of flavours and spices. Fresh always. Excellent vegetarian options. Friendly and efficient staff. Only one comment about the take away: We get a take away at least once a week... More 

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Daniel Das D, Manager at Mama Masala, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks for your precious time to review Mama Masala . We are highly thankfull for your appreciation about our food which is made by our home made spices and well trained award winning Indian chefs . And as for the greasy food it's because its kept in a container for takeaway and not stirred the oil tends to come... More 

Derry, United Kingdom
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274 restaurant reviews
351 helpful votes 351 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Enjoyed a nice Indian meal here on a Monday night. Helpings are huge so if having starters I'd advise one main between two.Sauces are very rich. We took our leftovers home and had another meal the next night . Service good and food tasty we had onion bhajiis and a prawn starter with tikka masala and a creamy fruity mild... More 

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Daniel Das D, Manager at Mama Masala, responded to this review

Dear reviewer ! Thanks for your feedback it's highly appreciated . Regards More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We been this restaurant many times good value of food excellent staff and good customers service highly recommended

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Daniel Das D, Manager at Mama Masala, responded to this review

Dear reviewer , We are highly thankful for your time and feedback for Mama Masala which is highly appreciated . Feedbacks from our truly well-wisher guests are really helps us to keep our food and service standards high and constantly gives our best . Thanks n regards !! More 

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12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

Visited this establishment with a party of 10 fellas in the new year had a great time the food is top class good portions and nice staff Anyone reading this review try the chicken jalfrazi it was really nice all this washed down with a few ice cold cobra beer

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Daniel Das D, Manager at Mama Masala, responded to this review

Dear reviewer , Highly thankfull for your time and feedback , we only can say that in future as well we will surly gives you constant good food and service !!! Thanks n regards More 

Derry, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

We frequent mama masala and have always had a good experience. Lovely tasty food, very efficient staff and a lovely atmosphere.

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Daniel Das D, Manager at Mama Masala, responded to this review

Thanks for your precious review ! From our side we can only say that we surely keep giving you truly authentic indian food in future as well which is by our well trained award winning indian chefs ,and also a world famous Indian hospitality with cosy atmosphere . Thanks..... More 

Derry, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My wife ate in Mama Masala's in December 2014 with 25 of her work colleagues and we were at a loose end last Sunday as to where to eat for our dinner. My wife suggested I try Mama Masala's as they did Italian dishes as well as Indian dishes. I never really tried/liked Indian food before so I was a... More 

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Daniel Das D, Manager at Mama Masala, responded to this review

Thanks Jim ! To spare your presious time to review Mama Masala , we highly appreciate your comont on our fusion cuisine which made by our highly trained Indian and Italian chefs , kind of Review you give is really boost our moral high and give us a strength to keep maintain our food and service standerd high forever !!!!!!!!!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24a Queens Quay, Derry BT48 7AS, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: 02871279034

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian, Indian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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