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Masala Zone Islington

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80 Upper Street, London, England
+44 20 7359 3399
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:30 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:30 - 23:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I went there after a day of shopping and touring. We arrived a little early and had to go across the street for some liquid refreshment. We were the second patrons in the restaurant. Upon walking in we experienced the most calming and relaxing ambiance. The decor is beautiful and the soft calming music was great. Now... More 

Thank Gary D
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The restaurant has a very authentic, rustic Indian feel about it... but MUCH cleaner! The food was very tasty and hot! ..I was been served by a young waiter named Bulshan, To be honest i came in only for a quick snack but the way i was been explained and introduced to the concept I had a starter and a... More 

Thank chrisdias2016
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely quiet place with relaxing music. The food was delicious and presented well. Try the Quail and the lamb chops or duck. The service was attentive but not overbearing. A patron told us that this is a chain in London and we had no idea. Most chain food is like stouffers. If you have never had Stouffers. it is a... More 

Thank DollyTurner
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a great experience. Lovely serene venue with great relaxing Indian Music. The food was exqusiite. Make sure that you try the quail and the duck. The duck sauce delights your palate. The service was exceptional without being pressured . We had no idea that this was a chain, until a patron told us an we were pleasantly surprised, because... More 

Thank C R
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the food and selections great tastes and not your average Indian restaurant Had a non alcoholic cocktail which was delicious

Thank Gary Y
London, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice Indian restaurant in Islington High Street. It is very good value, the Thalis are very tasty and are a good choice if you are new to Indian food. There is a big choice on your tray and its not overly spicy even if you choose a dish that is marked as hot. The service was excellent and... More 

Thank Nicknicklambert
Luton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we visited this branch on Saturday night packed !! but what can you expect from a place soO good they took our names and told us to come back in about 40 minutes and when we came back they where so attentive explaining every thing on the thali just fabulous friendly staff and delicious food cant wait to go back... More 

Thank angelchain
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a different Indian restaurant. Definitely a (very good) attempt at distancing themselves from the traditional stereotype Indian. Décor was minimalistic.our server male in his early 30s was efficient and was quick in his service,one of my colleague was allergic to Nuts and the chart showed most of the things on menu contains Nuts but he patiently first explained... More 

1 Thank mccarthyemilia2
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not the normal Indian resteraunt menu I am used to but food was first class and made me experience new dishes. Both my wife and myself really enjoyed the meal and experience

Thank Sean C
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I've been going to Masala Zone for years as it was always good value and tasty. So I was really disappointed to try out its new menu. Prices have gone up (cheapest wine is £19 a bottle and not nice) but the quality has gone down. I had the butter chicken thali. The butter chicken was horrid - tasted like... More 

1 Thank Lisa B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 38
Indian, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Upper Street, London, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7359 3399
Welcome to one of London's leading Indian brasserie restaurants - there are 7 Masala Zone restaurants. Each Masala Zone is visually unique. We all serve real Indian food and cuisines, in contemporary yet exotic Indian popular art settings.We offer the varied delicious tastes and cuisines of India, from homes, wayside stalls and palaces (totally different from local curry houses) in a friendly stylish environment. We and our legendary sister fine dining restaurants - Chutney Mary, Veeraswamy and Amaya - provide an unparalleled combination of real Indian cuisines, taste, integrity, hospitality and ambience

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