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Mela Indian Cuisine

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
5 to 6 Fountain Way | Saxon Centre, Christchurch Dorset, Christchurch BH23 1QN, England
+44 1202 479030
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“poppadoms” (17 reviews)
“curry” (20 reviews)
“onion bhaji” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
5 to 6 Fountain Way | Saxon Centre, Christchurch Dorset, Christchurch BH23 1QN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this Indian restaurant purely by chance whilst on holiday in the New Forest recently. Excellent choice of food and drink served by friendly staff. Reasonable prices for good quality food. I would recommend this restaurant if you're in the area.

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here several times now and as someone who doesn't live in the area but in London, I think it's a truly great find. The staff are impeccably mannered and the food fabulous. The only reason it doesn't quite get full marks is because...More

Thank Gayle W
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Come regularly when down visiting family. The best local for us. They serve exquisite food at a very good price to be honest. Treated very well every time and they maintain their very good reputation and high standards.

Thank Chris1980X
Reviewed 18 August 2018

As soon as I walked in I was greeted nicely and taken to a table of my choice. So at the start I got four poppadoms and of course chutney which was served along with our drinks within a minute! Then came my order at...More

Thank Ariyan1981
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

I'd you want top quality food at a good price and excellent service, go here. The did is really full of flavour, the staff are great and the prices are very reasonable. Even the toilets are clean. Bill

Thank 398bill
Reviewed 1 April 2018

This is our favourite Indian restaurant in Christchurch. The dishes are always delicious. Another plus is that it is right next door to the Saxon Bar micro pub.Very handy

Thank GND888
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

My Daughter made reservation for lunch on line,what huge mistake.we arrived to find door locked with a closed sign on the door and the waiter sat in the restaurant,We should have left then but unfortunately decided stay after waiter opened the door for us. Nobody...More

Thank q1b2
Reviewed 17 February 2018

My wife and I visited on a Saturday night following a recommendation. I have to say it was a terrible mistake. It took forever to get a drink at first - the staff (mainly younger men who communicated in grunts) were simply not interested. No...More

3  Thank SarahSSSSSSSS
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We ordered over the internet and after an hour of no show a phone prompted delivery within 30 minutes. Not impressed given that we received a confirmation text advising the original order was received and due in 45-60mins. The food did arrive after 20 minutes...More

1  Thank ian w
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We had a curry here and ordered chicken Ceylon, mushroom rice, chicken chat, onion Bhaji and Tarka Dahl. All the dishes were well balanced and full of flavour. Recommended.

1  Thank David R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 to 6 Fountain Way | Saxon Centre, Christchurch Dorset, Christchurch BH23 1QN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 479030
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