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“fantastic and not greasy!”
Review of Mela - CLOSED

Mela
Price range: $17 - $22
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed March 23, 2013

We came here based on the advice of trip advisor and the staff were so friendly and attentive. Food didn't feel like a takeaway, slimy and greasy, it was delicious. We paid £7.50 for a nan, rice, curry and starter on a deal that they are currently doing and we were all completely stuffed. Great restaurant and food! This will probably be our go to take away place as well!
Visited 20th March 2013

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Thank Globetrotter311
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Reviewed March 21, 2013

this restaurant was one of the best Indian's I have been to. The service was great and the food was amazing. We all felt relaxed, happy and very full after the meal! If you go there you are guaranteed a great evening.

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1  Thank Nicole C
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Reviewed March 19, 2013

Great value for a full meal (generous portions - difficult to finish all of it!), starter, main, rice and naan plus wine for £10 per person. Nice fresh food, not greasy at all. The staff are lovely and the restaurant has a relaxed feel to it meaning you don't feel rushed and can spend all evening if you want. Staff come across as really caring about ensuring you have a nice meal, without being obsequious or overbearing as in some Indian restaurants. Nice to be offered a complimentary drink at the end of the meal too as it was our first visit! Will be back.

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Thank Eleanor S
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

We chose this restaurant as we were going to the theatre nearby and it is one of the top reviewed restaurants on trip advisor in the area.
The staff were very welcoming and the food was fine. Nothing amazing though - I have had many better currys but many worse too!
There are so many restaurants in that area it was good to have a recommendation as I am sure many of the Indians are dire.
If I was in the area I might eat here again but I certainly would not go out of my way.

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Thank AZV
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Reviewed March 3, 2013

Went here on the off chance on our way to the normal St Helens curry houses, Viceroy, Anarkali and we're glad we came across this little gem the Mela.

Food was superb ,and we took advantage of the offer - £7.95 for starter, main course, rice and naan! Unbelievable value.

The owner, however, makes this place, really putting customers first and making sure we were entirely happy with our meal. A welcome change to other curry houses on St Helens Rd!

Nothing was too much trouble and he seemed genuinely happy that we enjoyed our meal, offering us any complimentary drink off the menu which we duly obliged!

Overall great meal, great atmosphere, great price!

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Thank sableh60
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