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Mela

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122 Victoria Road | Old Town, Swindon, England
+44 1793 522558
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for the first time on a Wednesday evening The service was excellent and the staff were very welcoming and friendly Our meal was fantastic and very enjoyable We will definitely return for a second visit

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time at this Indian restaurant and must say very impressed food was fab and staff lovely and friendly heard many good reviews about this place and they are all true will be going back again for sure

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2 Thank shaymus66
Wroughton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had another wonderful meal at Mela . Thanks to Ray and his team for the excellent service we always get., garlic nan very large but perfect..All the food the three of us ordered was fantastic.. Starters of mixed kebab,, bihari kabab,, popadoms and pickles all excellent and my king prawn jalejule was a real treat..all the food was served... More 

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1 Thank susan W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service, visit when in the area and will continue to for the great experience made even more special as for my mums birthday!

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1 Thank Victoria O
Richmond Yorks
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit many Indian Restaurants around the country and just had one of the Best Chicken Saag curries ever at Mela. The chutneys with the poppadoms were excellent and the curry with the massive garlic nan, fantastic. Very good service, friendly staff and very clean. Would thoroughly recommend. Superb.

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1 Thank Andrew L
Murcia, Spain
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

I had heard good things about the restaurant but left disappointed. My husbands curry arrived first and he had to wait over 5 minutes for his rice which they had clearly forgotten. They also forgot to bring the salad with my meal. The chicken was over cooked and dry.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

It's hard to believe that the meal we have just eaten was a Take-Away! It came with a free extra side, poppadoms, salad and chutneys. It was ready for collection when they said it would be, and still hot when we dished up. This was the first time we had tried a Take-Away from Mela and we were very impressed.... More 

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1 Thank LMI1
Swindon UK
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016

Christmas eve, we always enjoy a take away after the busy preparations for Christmas. We hadn't tried the Mela for a takeaway before but have dined there. We were not disappointed. It was delicious! My husband went to pick it up and remarked on how helpful and delightful the staff were. A super meal, we will definately use them again.

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1 Thank deedee50+
Swindon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

Went here on spec with my dad for my birthday meal. The menu looked unusual, with lots of dishes I didn't recognise, which is usually a good sign when it comes to Indian restaurants plagued by generic bland red and yellow spicy slop (You know what I'm talking about). The service was quick, and our starters arrived only a few... More 

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1 Thank Joe O
wiltshire
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is by far the best Indian cuisine in Swindon, and that is saying something given the number of Indian restaurants we have to choose from. Ray and his team are simply amazing. Attentive service, amazingly great fresh food. You have to try the king prawns! We have also taken our grand children to this restaurant and they have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 Victoria Road | Old Town, Swindon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: +44 1793 522558

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?