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Mela Spice Fusion

$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
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Ash Street | St Martin's Parade, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23, England
015394 45777
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

IMO! Restaurant lit far too brightly! Needs a lick of paint, only highlighted by the bright lighting. Very courteous and friendly staff, however food just ok. Wouldnt go again. Could be good with a change of lighting, makeover and an improvement to pickle trays and basics.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Mela Indian restaurant is in Ash Street, Bowness, a location worth visiting for the shops, eateries and buzzing atmosphere. We had eaten here before and wondered if it was still as good (we go to Bowness only a couple of times a year). We were not disappointed. Booking an early table (6'ish) we were expecting it to be fairly... More 

Thank Dewicroft
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here while in bowness with friends for the weekend and the curry was great. There were 6 of us and we all enjoyed. Would recommend if you fancy something spicey

Thank sharpsters
Belfast, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Group of 6 mixed ages, we were staying locally and decided to get indian takeaway which we love. The food was very bland and tastless, like the chicken was just chucked in a jar of sauce so no flavour had developed at all. The portions were also really small and we are not big-eaters normally. I would say if you're... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food nice and hot, good atmosphere, nice staff, decent Chilli Bhoona, size of nan a bit mean. Stairs up a bit dangeous as anyone over 5 foot tall could easily bang their head.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came expecting good tasty food but unfortunately it did not live up to our expectations. We had the vegetarian options. The bhuna did not taste like a bhuna and the pickle tray wasn't very interesting. My husband and I had a slightly dodgy stomach the next day too which we don't normally get from eating Indian food. Was disappointed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff in this small restaurant were helpful and welcoming but the atmosphere was not helped by the decor and the poor quality seating. The food was bland and not very warm and the quality of the chutneys offered was poor. The bottled water was not chilled. Unfortunately, one of our group spent most of the night vomiting afterwards so... More 

1 Thank KandEilidh
Cannock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Returned to Windemere for the second time, enjoyed another meal at Mela. At 6pm on a Saturday, without a reservation, we were found a table for two immediately. The service was freindly, quick and efficient, without rushing us. Meals were excellent, prepared and delivered to us quickly. Highly recommended

Thank Walker1687
Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went here for a meal, based on a recommendation and I found the food to be very good. The problem was, we were seated down-stairs, in what to me, felt like a seating area where you would wait for a take-away..? That said, the food was good and a decent price.

Thank Andre B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were very tired from sight seeing earlier in the day, we probably should have thought about booking somewhere for dinner in the evening as even though it was a Tuesday night, a couple of places that caught our eyes were fully booked. We opted for here for ease, it doesn't look especially fancy from the outside.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $21
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ash Street | St Martin's Parade, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: 015394 45777

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