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Mirch Masala

$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Halal
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44 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 3SN, England
+44 1803 311296
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a good job I noticed banner saying all food half price when I saw the menu prices.. I don't think they need this gimic... chicken tikka jalfezi was just right and a large portion wife's prawn Korma wasctasty and again large portion. Sundries too were tasty. Beer was reasonable price. Worth a visit.

Thank Sweatysock1
Exeter, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

When the cococnut rice is indedible as it tastes like a salt mine, you know you have reached rock bottom. Most of the food went in the bin. Enough said.

Thank JamesQC
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I have been to many curry places so i know what a good or bad or GOD AWFUL curry is. This place beats the god awful stage. Food is bland, all chicken dishes has the same chicken (chicken shish) and they add paste/curry powder etc and done!!! Horrible taste. Naan breads are not cooked right, ton of flour left at... More 

Thank A2nas
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

A lovely small and friendly restaurant . We were recommended this place to eat by our hotel. We were not disappointed, in fact it was one of the best Indian meals we have had in a long while . Service was very friendly and courteous. A nice gap between courses. Service not rushed . All the food was cooked fresh... More 

Thank Maggie C
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153 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

After reviewing several comments and reviews I decided to dine at this Indian restaurant and sample the Indian cuisine and service for myself the. I made the reservation for our table and discussed their TripAdvisor reviews, we agreed some were unjustifiable so I invited Mirch Masala to allow me to make a review once I had dined there. The restaurant... More 

Thank Culture-Zoo
United Kingdom
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Having read some of the mixed reviews we really werent sure about eating here however we were so pleased we decided to give it a go. The restaurant was clean. The staff were very polite . We didn't wait long for our meal. It was very tasty and the chicken tikka masala had a really lovely coconut taste. We didn't... More 

1 Thank Jayne P
Torquay, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I ordered a home delivery and the main dish was disgustingly sweet. This is not the only restaurant/takeaway where I've had such an experience. Why do chefs add sugar to their dishes in this way? It's unnecessary; the food is already mild and does not need to be sweetened; the taste was ruined. To be fair, other meals here have... More 

Thank Cochintaster
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Don't get me wrong, the food was nice, but was just a copy and paste from every average Indian restaurant ever. This isn't usually a problem, but added with the fact we waited 1 hour 45 minutes from sitting down to receiving our starters (poorly presented at that) I wasn't impressed. Yes, we asked the staff - who although friendly... More 

Thank David W
Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

If you are looking for a fantastic curry in Babbacombe this is the place to go - excellent. The service is good, food really tasty and it I/ excellent value for money

Thank Tina M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaraunt on Tuesday 23rd August service and food were first class. Enjoyed by my wife and grandaughter too Had a bonus in that there was 50%off the whole bill (drinks too) but would have been happy to pay double Dropped my money whilst at the toilet which was handed in so double bonus Returned to eat again on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 24
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Halal
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 3SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 311296

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