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105 High Street, Woking GU21 4SY, England
01483761144
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 27
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  • 21
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 11
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food

Always a warm welcome - even if we are late arrivals - and friendly service with great food. Fresh interesting dishes - with some different options from the usual curry menu.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Liz R
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Woking, United Kingdom
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

We came here using a Groupon voucher with gave us 2 starters, 2 mains, 2 rice dishes and 2 naans for £12.95. BARGAIN! We would have been more than happy to have paid full price and will definitely return soon. The service was excellent, the food was second to none, absolutely delicious. We had a dansak and a sag. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I booked a table for my mum and I as a last minute thought. The booking was made easily with very accommodating staff. We arrived early, however, the restaurant rapidly filled up. The staff were attentive and friendly, bringing out courses in rapid succession. In a nutshell... Great service. Great food. Great value. Will definitely come again 👍

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Woking, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is by far the best Indian restaurant in Woking. The staff are attentive friendly and are on hand with advice on which dish to choose. If they don't have a dish you like they will make it for you. Great atmosphere

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Woking, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Always a warm welcome - even if we are late arrivals - and friendly service with great food. Fresh interesting dishes - with some different options from the usual curry menu.

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Woking, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Very good local Indian restaurant. Varied menu and as its in the middle of the village it's easy walking to meet up with friends for a good value, great taste meal. If you want to stay in they also deliver. What more could you ask for

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Just recently started using Balaka again and they have really gone to the next level. For once a curry that isn't just aimed at English tastes. I had beef chatkora from the signature dishes, it was brilliant. This was recommended by the guy on the end of the phone, since then every recommendation has been very good. Hopefully they remain... More 

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London, England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Balaka does really good food. In a town of many Indian restaurants this is where we usually buy. The people are always friendly, the food is always good and the prices are good. Definitely recommend this place.

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Woking, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Do not order prawn puri as not a prawn in sight just something that that looked like chopped up fish sticks!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We had the groupon voucher and we were a party of 4. We booked our table for 6.30 on a Friday night. The staff were very welcoming and the service and customer care was very good. The time between courses was also good, not too close together but a good time gap to let the starter go down a bit.... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We love this restaurant and the food has always been consistently good but they need to sort out the service aspect before it dies. We went there for my husbands 50th birthday with 8 friends. They knew for a month that we were coming. We arrived at 7.20. We got our starters at 8.50. Even the drinks offered to compensate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105 High Street, Woking GU21 4SY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Woking
  • Phone Number: 01483761144

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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