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Ash Street | St Martin's Parade, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23, England
+44 15394 45777
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5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Indian food

After a long day touring the Lake District, we were hungry for some filling Indian food. This place absolutely delivered. Located in the heart of Bowness-on-Windermere in Cumbria, on a little side street, it could be easy to miss with all the competing restaurants in the area. Among the four... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Bury, United Kingdom
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Tried to book a table at Mela on several visits to Bowness but had always been full. Managed to finally get a table on a weekend visit and was really looking forward to our meal. We were sat upstairs where the tables were positioned very close together. The staff were very friendly and gave us plenty of time to view... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We were a group of 9 people including 3 boys. I were so afraid the boys might not take Indian food but eventually they all enjoyed in it. Staff there are very nice and welcoming.

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Hartlepool, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Popped in for food and had a great meal. I recommend the chicken pakora to start. Really nice. I cannot say anymore about this place as most Indians you visit are independent of the norm. I enjoyed it and coming from the north east I visited a Mumbai restaurant recently and the two compared nicely. Will revisit.

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We visited here as a couple staying in Bowness on Windermere. We have been to a fair few Indian restaurants and both love our spicy food upon walking into Mela you could tell the food was going to good. Nice decor, seated straight away (we booked in advance) the waiters were very attentive an polite. Now lets get down to... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We wanted a quick meal after arriving at our holiday cottage and found this lovely restaurant in a beautiful setting. The food was piping hot when we got home and really lovely! The service was friendly too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

plentiful food, friendly staff & a nice atmosphere BUT have had better indian meals! The curry I had was a bit tasteless & bland for my liking!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

After a long day touring the Lake District, we were hungry for some filling Indian food. This place absolutely delivered. Located in the heart of Bowness-on-Windermere in Cumbria, on a little side street, it could be easy to miss with all the competing restaurants in the area. Among the four of us we had a curry masala, korma, chicken tandoori,... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Friendly staff and the best curry I have ever tasted, I deliberately chose something that I knew how it should taste and can honestly say I have never had better.

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Blackpool
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We booked a meal for eight persons within an hour of needing the table. We were surprised that the restaurant could accommodate so many at such short notice but thankfully they did. The service was excellent and friendly. Prices were reasonable and the food was served promptly. The only downside was the taste! From eight people, you would expect to... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We were recommended to try here from a local when we visited at the start of July and we weren't disappointed. Down a small side street, we found Mela and were the first diners for the evening (in fact we were waiting for it to open lol). Small seating area upstairs but very clean and the service was very good.... More 

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Additional Information about Mela Spice Fusion

Address: Ash Street | St Martin's Parade, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23, England
Phone Number: +44 15394 45777
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 26
Cuisine: Indian, Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ash Street | St Martin's Parade, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 45777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 26
  • Cuisine: Indian, Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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