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Mala Restaurant

St Katharine 2 Marble Quay, London E1W 1UH, England
+44 20 7480 6356
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (53 reviews)
“murgh” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
St Katharine 2 Marble Quay, London E1W 1UH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My first visit to St Katherine's Dock. After a few beers we were looking for somewhere to eat and had heard of Mala. The menu is sorted by meat rather than by style, but easy to navigate. I had the King Prawn Jalfrezi, which had...More

1  Thank billthefirst
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Last minute trip to Mala, so we hadn’t booked. The menu is extensive and the prices are very much set for a captive tourist market. That said, the service was excellent and nothing was too much trouble. Our food was hot, delicious, fresh and tasty....More

1  Thank Twosixsix
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't know what the fuss is all about!! after hearing about Mala on a well know radio station Turned up and was ushered quickly to our table.Menu looked very basic inc the waiter who didn't smile at all when engaging with us King prawn butterfly...More

Thank Andre B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very impressive. Turned in late on a cold Tuesday evening but the place was packed which is always a good sign. Very friendly welcome, and not a problem when we wanted to move seats from the first suggestion (near the door felt a bit cold)....More

1  Thank Petenac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to Mala restaurant since 2016, each time we have been, the food has been to the highest standard. Portions are generous, service is great, the restaurant is clean and very well presented. Food is very tasty and full of flavours. We...More

2  Thank Kaps D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten at Mala before and enjoyed it so took some colleagues there for dinner. It didn't seem overly busy when we arrived but we were kept waiting at the door for several minutes before one of the staff acknowledged us. Somewhat ungraciously he ushered...More

1  Thank Nick_Scarborough
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to Mala restaurant for over 14 years, the food is quite amazing, each time we tried something different and never been disappointed, the lamb and chicken dishes cooked to perfection, very tender and succulent. We usually asked for recommendation on the...More

1  Thank Hunnybun1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friend only ever go to Mala for our Indian, definitely one of the best in london. Not just for the amazing food but the quick service and attentive waiters and waitresses. You’ll also get stunning views of St Kathrines sock just outside....More

1  Thank Chloe O
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

I went to Mala restaurant for my birthday with my husband and we thoroughly enjoyed our experience. It’s situated in a beautiful aread, the decor is elegant and the food was divine. My husband and I were particularly impressed by the customer service we received...More

1  Thank MissMarch88
Reviewed 14 March 2018

This was my first foray in a true Indian restaurant, needless to say I was nervous about finding something I liked, or of being the picky american. But, my fears were baseless. Food was extraordinary and absolutely perfect. The spicey rice chicken meal I got...More

1  Thank Nick M
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Questions & Answers
Adam A
24 February 2017|
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Response from Vinnie_Sandhu | Property representative |
Hi Adam. Mala Restaurant is not a certified Halal restaurant. Mala Restaurant is a Punjabi, Sikh owned restaurant serving traditional Punjabi cuisine for over 30 years However should you want Halal we can certainly... More
Paula M
18 January 2016|
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Response from sukhpal a | Reviewed this property |
no restrictions on dress code. I dress smart casual to feel good and to enjoy the ambience .
Aaron B
18 October 2015|
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Response from lalita g | Reviewed this property |
The atmosphere and ambience is good provided there is no big party crowd.so make sure before you book.good luck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 28 - USD 78
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Katharine 2 Marble Quay, London E1W 1UH, England
  • Public Transportation: (NEAREST TUBE:TOWER HILL:DISTRICT & CIRCLE LINE) (C2C: Fenchurch Street) (DLR:Tower Gateway) (Bus 15,78)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7480 6356
  • E-mail
Situated in the heart of one of London's treasured hidden gems & finest tourist destination "St Katherine Docks Marina". Serves traditional & contemporary Indian cuisine from North & South India, from Curries to Tandoori clay oven baked delights. including a delicious variaty of seafood dishes within our menu. And also a generous array of fine wines from all over the globe to compliment the diverse flavours of our cuisne. With a seating capasity of 200, the ambience of our restaurant is welcoming and relaxing, surrounded with antiques, paintings & murials from historic palaces around India which gives you the atmospheric feeling that you are actually there. And adding to the ambience, the impressive and beautiful view of St Katherine Docks marina can be seen from any where in the restaurant.
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