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122 Victoria Road | Old Town, Swindon, England
01793-52-25-58
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Some different dishes and a huge Nan bread

I love curries and experiencing all the different tastes and qualities, no matter what the heat of the spice and chillies. I decided to give the Mela a try with a work colleague who also likes his Indians. I was pleasantly surprised and delighted to find several dishes that I had not heard of, let... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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English first
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I love curries and experiencing all the different tastes and qualities, no matter what the heat of the spice and chillies. I decided to give the Mela a try with a work colleague who also likes his Indians. I was pleasantly surprised and delighted to find several dishes that I had not heard of, let alone tried. So, we both... More 

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london
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Been here few times. I came here with my wife. Food was good. Nice atmoshere, good service. The price was ok. A good night

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Eaten here frequently for a number of years and am always delighted with the service food and wine. Service is prompt and very polite waiter.

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Wantage
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Love everything about this restaurant. Good is outstanding Staff friendly and not overbearing Perfect position Wouldn't choose to go anywhere else!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Visited this restaurant today after hearing alot from colleagues. Will certainly try it again. The staff are welcoming and accommodating. Food above average, slightly oily but not bad food, nice atmosphere. Overall good experience.

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Visited last weekend restaurant was very busy very lively an electric atmosphere nice welcome by the owner who always remembers the smallest things we were swiftly served and food was pipping hot and very tasty a restaurant full of happy dinners! Keep it up!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

Went here a few weeks ago and this is definitely the last time. I have tried takeaways from here twice previously (which were disappointing - read my previous review) but first time eating in the restaurant. Basically, ordered Chicken Tikka Massalla and Chicken Vindaloo - both tasted the same and further more, the Vindaloo (which I would expect to be... More 

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South Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Visited with friends and enjoyed a pleasant evening at this Indian restaurant. We were seated promptly and were well looked after by the staff. We all enjoyed our meals and found them to be good value for money. No complaints from us 4 diners

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Very bad.. Every curry we ordered tasted the same and that too extremely bad. The service was extremely bad that we ended up spending 2 hrs for dinner. Paid £48 for two people, which is expensive compared to the other great indian restaurants in Swindon and also way more than what we got... Horrible experience.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

1st time for me, although 2 of my friends had been before, 6 in our group in total. Visited on Saturday evening around 19:00. We were seated upstairs because the restaurant was getting really busy, no worries though. Ordering the drinks and popadoms was fairly swift, drinks came promptly, the popadoms did not, we had to ask for them 10... More 

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Address: 122 Victoria Road | Old Town, Swindon, England
Phone Number: 01793-52-25-58
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
Cuisine: Indian

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  • Address: 122 Victoria Road | Old Town, Swindon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: 01793-52-25-58

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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