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“FABULOUS FOOD & FABULOUS DINING EXPERIENCE!! DONT MISS OUT....”
Review of Mama Masala

Mama Masala
Ranked #12 of 194 Restaurants in Derry
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $20
Cuisines: Indian, Italian, Pizza, Pakistani
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: IFully licensed authentic Indian and Italian Pizzeria with award winning Indian and Italian Chefs.
Reviewed April 25, 2013

This is a indian/italian restaurant along the quay in Derry. Now i must admit when i seen that they served both indian & italian food i was a bit sceptical...HOW WRONG WAS I!!! It is owned and run by indian people and the food is just amazing no matter what option you choose, i was there as part of a large group so therefore both specialities were ordered and you will definately not be disappointed with either! The indian food obviously is to die for but the pizzas are just fab too...The staff are soooo friendly and really go out of their way to make your dining experience special! There are lovely views over the quay if you get a window seat and a good atmosphere within the restaurant. I could go on and on about the food forever but you really must go and try for yourself. Finally the great thing about this restaurant is that you can bring your own wine/beer for a really small corkage fee which is just brilliant because it is generally the £20 upwards bottles of wine on the wine lists that put your final bill up... so for an absolutely mouthwatering meal with excellent value for money DONT MISS OUT and go to Mama Masalas, i promise you wont be disappointed!!!

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4  Thank Michelle M
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Reviewed April 19, 2013

We went for the Indian food and enjoyed a rare treat - Indian food in a restaurant that tastes a lot like it does in India! The Biryani was delicious (although, to be picky, the choice of various meats in the dish made us a little suspicious that the meat was added to the cooked rice, rather than cooked with it as it should be. The indian style salad was very authentic and the chat masala in it gave the flavour we were looking for. The menu and staff were on the ball re gluten-free food (I am coeliac) but why the simple vegetable curry that comes with the biryani was not gluten-free was strange. No substitute was offered, which would have been nice. The piped music was 80's pop which really didn't sit with either the Italian and/or Indian theme of the restaurant - but then neither does the decor which is more 'maritime' than anything else. However, the staff were friendly and attentive, the food was good and the view from the window out over the Foyle was lovely.

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3  Thank Lyle M
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Reviewed April 19, 2013

Excellent food, decent prices. they alos do a mid-week early bird special that looked good value. We had Indian starters and main course, which were excellent. Service was ok, not brilliant, but food made up for it. We will be going back.

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1  Thank AlanWArmstrong
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Reviewed April 10, 2013

I was worried that a restaurant that was trying to be both Italian and Indian would get neither right however we had a very good meal there during our stay. Myself and partner had Italian based meals [pizza and veggie tagliatelle dish] which were very tasty and reasonably priced. Friends had Indian dishes which they also enjoyed. Staff were very helpful fitting us in quickly without a booking on a busy Saturday evening

3  Thank Gill K
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

I came here with my family for my birthday 4/4/13 and had an amazing experience! Fantastic food, fantastic service! The takeaway branch in Strabane is incredible so was expecting the same but we were blown away by how very good it was! Highly recommended! Out of all the Indian restaurants I have visited across Europe, I must say this was the best! 10/10!

3  Thank Northernstar86
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