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105 High Street, Woking GU21 4SY, England
01483761144
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Chobham, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

we had a groupon deal so thought we would try the place out as we hadn't before, we were surprised how big it was inside as it looks small from the outside. We sat at our table, ordered our drinks and poppadoms, which arrived promptly, plenty of chutney and pickles with them. Then we ordered our mains, I went for... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Visited the Balaka Indian restaurant a handful of times. Favourite is the mixed meat tandoori which is excellent value with melt in the mouth meat. Generous portion and full of flavours. Have had a couple of curries here which have been good. The menu is different, varied and offers some unusual dishes that are definitely worth trying. The staff are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

One of the nicest we've had in a long time (we kept the leftovers for tomorrow - we normally throw them away!) Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 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 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
14 helpful votes 14 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
66 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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Address: 105 High Street, Woking GU21 4SY, England
Phone Number: 01483761144
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Woking

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