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Mela Spice Fusion

Ash Street | St Martin's Parade, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23, England
+44 15394 45777
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Ash Street | St Martin's Parade, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We get a takeaway almost every week and this is the best Indian in our area, do not bother trying the others just book in here, i have tried them all for you and this is the only one that I will ever recommend to...More

1  Thank Vicki and Tim B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here after trying several other restaurants that were fully booked, Mela were also quite full and busy but we're still able to accommodate us. The service was friendly quick, the food was absolutely amazing, we could not fault it a d would definitely...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food, nice staff the downstairs if you are down there is a bit crammed but other than that a nice find.

Thank Leanne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A little disappointing, starter was poor (chewy lamb and chicken) with a slice of lime and a slice of lemon?, also came with a piece of normal tomato and half a cherry tomato and some poor lettuce. Service was good and quick, main was good...More

1  Thank Roberto L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a 2 night break in Bowness celebrating a birthday and stumbled upon this gem of a restaurant the first night. The food and service (especially from Abdul) was so excellent that we returned the following night. We had different starters and mains...More

Thank CheshireWitz
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We had a really lovely meal here. When looking in, it looks like a little takeaway but the restaurant is upstairs. Staff were very friendly and the food was delicious and fresh. Our new favourite restaurant in Bowles!

Thank kkmm90
Reviewed 5 January 2018

It looks nice from outside. Inside it's poorly decorated, cramped and feels like things have been done on the cheap. The various chicken dished we had were oily and lacked in chicken. The food generally was poor quality and was just like a below average...More

1  Thank Big One R
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Picked up take away and when home, discovered they had forgot to put in the nan bread. Phoned the restaurant to be told they have no car to deliver it and I could either come back for it or get it free next time. Having...More

1  Thank Askiskiski
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

During our stay in the area we decided to seek out a good curry house. After checking menus of various establishments we chose this one as it looked to have the more inventive menu. I'm a very fussy customer and after giving our waiter the...More

Thank Commonetch
Reviewed 23 December 2017

This is a good Indian restaurant. Good choice, friendly staff and excellent food. As it is in the village we go quite often which is a recommendation in itself.

1  Thank Roger P
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Questions & Answers
17 July 2017|
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Response from Maruf M | Property representative |
Please visit us in store, and we will show you supplier details to determine whether it is Halal or not. Many Thanks
Chris B
26 January 2016|
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Response from Michele R | Reviewed this property |
I would be very surprised if they did....as per other answers space is a premium.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 24
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ash Street | St Martin's Parade, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 45777
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