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105 High Street, Woking GU21 4SY, England
01483761144
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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

I've visited Balaka restaurant to have my dinner with my some friends, it was really good memory for me as I enjoyed everything. The restaurant is well decorated, very much clean n tidy up, food is fabulous specially ' Batak rajestani' , ' soyal ghoos' n 'lamb birianiy'.... Restaurant management is fantastic , all staff r well train up, warm... More

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Surrey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

We went here with a Groupon and were not disappointed. Nice ambience, friendly staff and good food. Will be back.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

A great find! The restaurant appears small on the outside but it is like a tardis inside! Tasteful decor and very clean. The dishes were exceptional and the service was great. The Monkfish Shatkora was divine and the Vegetable Rogan Josh was the best I've tasted. I am a fussy eater when it comes to dining out, so a great... More

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Horsell
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This restaurant should be so good. Located in a Surrey village where people frequently eat out, the village supports a busy Chinese restaurant and four thriving pubs. Balaka is stylishly decorated and the food is tasty. Having got the difficult things right; location, customers with money to spend, and a good if basic product; what could go wrong? The answer... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We have got used to using Balaka as our local take-away. The food has generally been good and the staff are pleasant. I pick it up myself and it's usually ready on time - I have not had to wait more than an extra five minutes. It's better than some of the other local Indians we tried so we'll keep... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We attended as a family today, having booked after a recommendation. Things started badly - we booked for midday, but the closed sign was still up by 12:05 - so I knocked and we were eventually let in. The first ten minutes felt like we'd inconvenienced the waiter, but eventually we were able to order and things improved. The buffet... More

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Merseyside
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142 reviews 142 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We have been a few times to this restaurant and found the food good with reasonable service though I would say functional rather than friendly. Prices to eat out are higher in Woking than what we are used to so we would not think it especially good value. There are a lot of tables in the restaurant set out in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I ordered a home delivery. The order arrived 35 minutes late. The order was incorrect, a vegetable curry arrived instead of a Chicken Makhani. Restaurant refusing to entertain refunding me the mis-delivered item too! Food average, go elsewhere.

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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

It's consistently good on all fronts but the eat-in experience is significantly better than take-away. The presentation is excellent and it the portions are very generous. Excellent local Indian with emphasis on decent food rather than frills and pretention - Horsell is lucky to have it.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I regularly eat at Balaka and the food and service is of a consistently high quality. I have a fussy 10 year old that they always make a special effort with. Love the square china!!

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

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