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“Masala Hot - Worst meal ever!” 1 of 5 stars
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masala wok
ranelagh, Liverpool, England
+44 151 709 0443 ‎
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Ranked #913 of 1,153 Restaurants in Liverpool
Cuisines: Indian
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Masala Hot - Worst meal ever!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Called Masala Hot. Initial impression is a contemporary styled Indian and Chinese buffet. The food is revolting. Indian dishes just about edible, chinese truly awful. starters minimal and cold. Just avoid this at all costs

  • Visited July 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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manchester
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7 restaurant reviews
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“Terrible Food...keep away”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Called Masala Hot. Initial impression is a contemporary styled Indian and Chinese buffet. But the food is cold and to be honest i've never tasted such vile food. I complained to the manager, who agreed with me.... Ha. And he had staff problems and he didn't even have a chef cooking the food.. No way!!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Cheshire
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“Good food, value for money and great service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

We called in by chance, on a Saturday evening; not having had the reviews. It may be important to note that it is named Masala Hot (I think) and there are "under new management" signs on the windows.

We had the buffet. It was good enough for what we wanted. Naan and poppadums freshly prepared. Chicken kebab was spicy and authentic. Chicken Madras was really good. Daal was tasty. Samosa was tasteless. Chicken masala was a very red in colour and lacking in flavour. Korma was ok for the kids. There were a few Chinese dishes and black bean dish was good.

The place was packed. The waitresses were very, very helpful.

May go back if needed somewhere quick to eat with the kids.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Couldn't be worse”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

I must say that initially I was impressed. I mean, I was impressed while still outside, looking inside the restaurant.
When inside the first impression was bad. Staff not well prepared and not very polite.
The food was rubbish. My brother had stomach problems in the evening.
I didn't feel bad, but the taste of the food was disgusting.
Drinks are overpriced.
When back home I found out they charged me for an extra drink that I didn't ask for (I was in a rush and didn't check before paying).
I can't see any reason why someone would eat in this restaurant. If you want cheap and quick food, go to any fast-food down the street. If you want Indian or Chinese food, go to a proper restaurant.
Worst experience in Liverpool, it couldn't be worse.
Avoid at all costs!!

  • Visited April 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“vile”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

empty when we arrived,,empty when we left,,terrible service as on waiters spoke english or even tried as all staff were polish !!!,,food was disgusting all slop,,defo not worth a visit try and avoid,,also you have to stand in a line like the conga to get your food,,just terrible

  • Visited October 2011
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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