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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 good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“poppadoms” (17 reviews)
“curry” (19 reviews)
“onion bhaji” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
5 to 6 Fountain Way | Saxon Centre, Christchurch Dorset, Christchurch BH23 1QN, England
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Reviews (146)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not visited Mela for some time so decided to give it a try mid-week. Quiet at first with only two tables occupied in the main of two dining areas. Décor is contemporary and stylish with a sophisticated look. Service was prompt and friendly. We had...More

Thank DoctorFeelgoodDorset
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very informative staff and extremely pleasant. Food very tastyand ample portion size. Ordered two popadam but because they were small they gave a third no charge (they didnt look small to me).

Thank kimlayfield
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very fresh and tasty curry, nice cold bottle beers, so nice, use there takeaway service now aswell, recommend this restaurant

Thank Gallion2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was lovely - good food (not too oily and great taste), polite staff, excellent portions, very reasonable prices. So why isn’t the restaurant full? If I lived nearer I’d be a regular.

Thank sallymccarthy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice curry this never disappoints does get fairly busy at the weekend staff very friendly and explain the dishes to you if you are not sure

Thank Roy S
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We came here on a Saturday night whim. We live nearby and fancied a curry! We ordered very basic mild stuff, a korma and a tikka masala, as well as a Tarka Dahl, 2 types of nan and some poppadoms. All of the food came...More

1  Thank davetlg
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Visited this restaurant on many occasions and never been disappointed so today chose this venue to celebrate my Birthday and eight of us enjoyed the Sunday lunchtime menu. Restaurant was quiet but we were very well looked after by Peter and all enjoyed our meal....More

3  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We had a vegetable balti and a vegetable biryani. They were lovely. Plenty of food and very reasonably priced.

1  Thank kathb134
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We had 2 starters which were fine. Our mains were really bland and the sauces were watery. The jalfrezi tasted of chilli, but not much else. The bhuna and butter chicken dishes tasted of very little.

Thank Sal123
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Mela yesterday .we had not booked but we were quickly placed. The food was excellent.The curries were up to my taste .The tandoori items were soft and juicy too. Thanks to the chef's. The staff who served us was very polite and smiling....More

2  Thank THAPA K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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