Masala Zone Bayswater 1

75 Bishops Bridge Road , London, W2 6BG

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SquareMeal Review of Masala Zone Bayswater

It wasn’t so long ago that ‘going for a curry’ meant throat-wrenching vindaloos, warm lager & lurid flock wallpaper. Masala Zone makes such provincial clichés seem like ancient history. This sparky, London-only group of Indian ‘brasseries’ is known for its smart service, ethnic soundtrack & folk art-bedecked interiors – the Rajasthani puppets at the Covent Garden branch are a must-see. As the cheap-but-chic member of the Chutney Mary, Veeraswamy and Amaya stable, bowls of bog-standard chicken tikka masala are beneath its dignity. No, Masala Zone is all about fresh, balanced meals inspired by Indian home cooking, market stalls & palace chefs. Kick off with street-food nibbles such as samosas, papdi chaat or jumbo prawns from the grill, ahead of a textbook thali featuring your choice of curry & daily changing accompaniments.

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Masala Zone Bayswater is recommended for

Buzzy | Traditional | Child Friendly

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Royal Oak Tube Station 230m

Royal Oak Station 258m


Address: 75 Bishops Bridge Road , London W2 6BG

Area: Paddington Bayswater

Opening times

Mon-Fri 12-3pm 5.30-11pm Sat-Sun 12.30-11pm (Sun -10.30pm)

Nearby Landmarks

U.C.I. Whiteleys 8 Cinema 187m

Westbourne Gardens 246m


Telephone: 020 7221 0055


Cuisine: Indian

Private Dining: 36


Food & Drink: 7.5

Service: 7.8

Atmosphere: 7.5

Value: 7.5

Food & Drink: 4.0

Service: 4.0

Atmosphere: 4.0

Value: 4.0

Disha N. 01 August 2014

A very enjoyable and tasty meal. Service was very good, kitchen in full view so you can see exactly what is going on, which I like. The curries were nicely flavoured and filling. Very good value for money.

Food & Drink: 5.0

Service: 5.0

Atmosphere: 5.0

Value: 5.0

michelle m. 18 June 2014

The menu at this branch offered some more traditional/regional dishes. We both went for the grand thali option – a large platter with a choice of curry, two veg dishes, poppadum, roti, chutneys, a small salad and a dhal. I had a very tasty chicken curry (the name has slipped my mind sorry!), but my partner's lamb vindaloo was amazing – spicy, but not so much that you can't taste the actual flavours. Very tender, very meaty. Our bill came to around £32, including drinks - Will definitely be coming back.

Food & Drink: 2.0

Service: 3.0

Atmosphere: 2.0

Value: 2.0

Anita B. 28 April 2014

Food was enjoyable. Will try it out again just for snaks not mains. Presentation could be improved. THe Decor definitely needs to be improved, I bit to much and in your face with all the pictures on the walls.

Food & Drink: 3.0

Service: 3.0

Atmosphere: 3.0

Value: 3.0

Alec Greenberg 14 April 2010

cheap cheerful, i think the atmosphere makes up sometimes for the lack of finesse in the food. Definitely not very cheap, but I love their pani puri, only one thats available in London thats worth it

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