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Masala Cafe & Bar

12 Allen Street | Near Courtney Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 2012
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“masala” (37 reviews)
“naans” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
12 Allen Street | Near Courtney Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 116 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really really good food! Had a chicken korma, chicken tikka masala and a lamb sagwala(?) all of which were beautiful. The chicken tikka masala was my favourite. It was a lovely version of the traditional dish! Probably the best I've had.More

Thank 390christied
Masala111, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Christie, Thank you for giving us such a wonderful review. I remember you came last night. We always focus on giving high standard food quality and try our best to make customers time at Masala as enjoyable as possible. We would love to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu is pleasing. There are a couple of vegan dishes. The food was very tasty. Service was prompt.

Thank S M
Masala111, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There, Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We would like to see you again. Many thanks again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My whole family visited the place recommended by my friend. I have heard a lot from my friend and he was right. I been trying different indian restaurant but I missed Masala until now coz I live in different part of Wellington. We had few...More

Thank neeel p
Masala111, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Neel, Thank you for your awesome feedback. We love to see you again soon.

Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I have been to this place again with my family and we had a very good time. New menu was just started and some of Fusion dishes are rocking. I really love the well balanced spice in the curries. Good collection of craft beers. Prices...More

Thank Vaishali K
Masala111, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Vaishali, We are glad to see you again and giving us a wonderful feedback like last time, we still remember. We love to see you again with your lovely family. Thank you

Reviewed 19 June 2017

The Masala Cafe is very roomy and ideally located in a quiet street off the busy social area of Courtenay Place. Lots of seating options, for two or groups. The food is uniformly excellent for lunch or dinner and the service is great. A favourite...More

Thank Wren G
Masala111, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for rating us five star. We are really happy that you enjoyed your time at masala. We would love to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Havn't been for a few years. It was always good and now it's better. Had a great lamb vinderloo Indian Hot with a garlic Naan some papadoms pickles and chutneys. It was very tasty and hot. Bread was nicely textured, not chewy. My mate had...More

Thank wynmead
Masala111, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Hello There, It was nice having a chat with you and your friend, when you and your friend come to Masala after many years. We are so glad that you loved our food then before. Thank you for taking time to give us an awesome...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

All the dishes we tried were excellent. The right level of heat with lots of flavour. Tandoori Chicken perfect. Fresh.More

Thank Faudemer
Masala111, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Hello Faudemer, Thank you for giving us such a lovely review. We always try to give our best to make the customers time enjoyable. You must try Lasooni Tikka on your next visit 100 percent you will like it. Hope to see you soon again....More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a good spot to find a great Indian meal, which is served fast and without fuss. The place is a bit run down, but what is missing in style is more than made up in the food they serve. Good easy cheap meal...More

Thank Rwd181
Masala111, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Hello There, Thank you for giving us a good rating and feedback. We are glad to here that you like our food. We look forward to see you soon. Thank you.

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Above average (westernised) Indian restaurant. Very good but not exceptional. Pros: - Generally very tasty food. My favourites were Beef Vindaloo and Lamb Wellington. Cons: - Wine list: relatively unknown wines (I didn't know any of them). In the description, the origin in missing. So...More

Thank Mil_the_globetrotter
Masala111, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hello There, Thank you very much for giving us your time in the form of feedback. We are glad to hear your rating. We are always trying put extra effort to make customer's experience memorable. Just to let you know that the wines we have...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017

Wonderful Indian Restaurant that serves good tasty food... Long table seatings, small table seatings, round table seatings etc. are available. Good for corporate as well as family dinner...

Thank Chandan J
Masala111, Manager at Masala Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hello Chandan, Thank you for taking time and giving us your valuable feedback. We are glad that you like the food and the different seating type at Masala. We always love you welcome your group at Masala. We look-forward to see you soon. Thank you.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Allen Street | Near Courtney Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 2012
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