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Balaka

$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
Perth Road, Dundee, Scotland
+44 1382 643537
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
Travelers talk about
“peshwari naan” (6 reviews)
“curries” (11 reviews)
“lamb” (5 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Perth Road, Dundee, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Got a takeaway for myself and my girlfriend. Called up and the women answered and kept trying to get me off the phone. We were ordering a feast and after each thing I said she kept saying “okay half an hour”. Frustrating when your ordering...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Ok place may look a little tired but food is amazing. Two great curry’s, service is very good and non rushed atmosphere trust me you can’t go wrong. Could do with a steam clean but then again it might change the place and why would...More

Thank Alistair W
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Ordered 2 vegetable Biriyani and when they were opened there was 2 pieces of meat in the dish. Not good for Vegans. So both went in the bin. Sauce was swimming in grease. I phoned up to complain and was called a liar and he...More

Thank Norrie H
Reviewed September 25, 2017

As part of a group of 8 on Saturday night it was disappointing to be treated to cold stale poppadums', flat dull lifeless Nans, Keema and plain! Chicken curry that was a poor sauce poured over cold cuts the likes of which I've never seen...More

3  Thank ccruickshank
Reviewed September 22, 2017

I decided to look for an Indian, looked on line and this place was rated the highest. I can't see why. I was disappointed with the food, found the seating was not clean, with two old asian men twiddling their thumbs rather than making the...More

Thank Larkins2014
Reviewed September 15, 2017

The Balaka is a fab restaurant with great, god value food, a relaxed and easy atmosphere, with helpful waiting staff. The decor is a bit tired, but does not detract from the experience. I would highly recommend.

Thank Etravels777
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Food is OK and fair value. Onion Bhaji was a bit dry and chewy. Chicken Tikka Masala disappointing, not at all distinctive, could have passed for any number of chicken dishes. Good naan breads. Staff attentive and helpful

Thank drummochy
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

6 of us turned up without a reservation at 8pm in a Saturday and got a table no problem. Service was slick and speedy and staff couldn't have been nicer. Menu was pretty extensive and I absolutely loved my food. So did everyone else. And...More

Thank JDS339
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here last night. Starters of chicken and veg pakoras were served promptly and mains of all different curries came out after a comfortable wait. Food was great with all the curries having great big chunks of meat and full of flavour....More

Thank Leanne O
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Been coming here for years, since its opening and this has to be consistently the best Indian in Dundee. A bit shabby but the food is up there with the best. Both sit in and takeaway, I've never had a bad meal from here. Friendly...More

Thank Jonathan H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:30 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:30 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:30 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Perth Road, Dundee, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: +44 1382 643537
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