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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“curry” (116 reviews)
“poppadoms” (41 reviews)
“rice” (34 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Ash Street | St Martin's Parade, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We eat at Mela probably 6-8 times per year when visiting Bowness, the food is always excellent and the service superb, even when they are under pressure they always find a way of squeezing us in. This is the best Indian food i have had...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 2 days ago

We tried to book a different place but they were full so we decided to try Mela. Don't get me wrong, the food we had was nice but we thought it was quite expensive for such small portions. The naan breads were very small as...More

1  Thank Andy R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well this was our 5th and last time here. Previous 4 visits were great but they must be under new management. Portion sizes have shrunk considerably and we waited 1.5 hours for our meal. The rice portions and curry portions would not fill a child....More

1  Thank debbietr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent curry. Second to none in the area. I can’t recommend it enough. When you’re in the lakes you have to go here.

4  Thank itsnorm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most rudest person how is in the recepion i went with my family for lunch when we ask him for table he shouted on us we closed we closed .how he deal with peopel like that. He can tells us on nice way and...More

3  Thank Latifa a M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is in the central entertainment part of Bowness which is now buzzing on a night. Over two floors its small and seems a little chaotic but the food was excellent and opens late when most places shut at 10. Typical Indian restaurant, no frills...More

1  Thank brickbaby
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We went there for dinner. The service was not good. It too long to bring the food. The guy looked drunk and in a bad mood. He was also very arrogant! The food taste was ok. Expect to order two portions cause the quantity is...More

2  Thank Dossary2020
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious meal attentive and friendly staff. Very reasonable £ too. Salmon jalfrezi with cheese and chilli naan and lamb tikka to start. Would definitely recommend

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for quality Indian food with a bit of a twist. Then this is the place for you. Service is excellent regardless if eating in the upstairs restaurant or taking away. Must visit

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We ate in the Mela Spice Restuarant and were delighted with the food that we were served. The spices were lovely and the ambience in the restaurant was rather nice. The drinks and wine were not expensive. We do eat Indian food regularly so feel...More

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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$ 17 - US$ 22
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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