Situated 5 minutes away from Angel underground station on popular Upper Street and close to the Business Design Centre, is Masala Zone, a casual dining Indian restaurant. Serves real Indian food in a casual, contemporary yet exotic setting. Masala Zone Islington is decorated Jangadh folk paintings by the tribals from the forests of Central India. Indian street food, regional curries including vegetarian, Indian grills can all be found on the menu. Open for lunch and dinner daily; expect to pay £12 for lunch and around £15 for dinner including a drink. No reservations necessary for less than 10 persons. Party area available.
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- Access into the Building
- Flat routes from parking area to entrance
- Catering Facilities
- Halal options on menu
- Kosher options on menu
- Nut-free option on menu
- Outdoor dining / Beer garden
- Set price menu
- Theatre menu
- Vegetarian options on menu
- Children Facilities
- Childrens menu
Out by myself and so I did not want to dine at one of the super trendy places alone, and so this looked good. I ordered three street foods and a non-alcoholic cocktail and thought two out of my three dishes and my drink were really fantastic: the bhel, a sprouted lentil, cucumber, peanut, chickpea vermicelli salad that was sweet, spicy, and delicious; the smashed samosa with chutney and raita....more
Masala Zone is one of my guilty pleasures and one of very few companies I ever use for Friday night takeaways ... they offer particularly good value when really hungry.
However, my most recent visit to an actual branch proved that Masala Zone is not a good option if you just fancy a light meal. The streetfood starters seem like a good choice but I've actually tried most of them before and...more
Along the majorly trendy Islington main shopping road, are loads of very trendy restaurants and the competition is high. Masala Zone is a chain whose other branches do not fit this description, because although it is quite cool it is not very trendy. However it is clear that they have changed their decor for this location and done a great job of it. The decor is not a achingly trendy, but...more
I think all the restaurants on Upper Street up their game because there's so many restaurants in the area, they have to be the best they can be. Masala Zone tends to be an averagely decent place to eat Indian food - but this particular branch has a little extra something! Service is always great, we hardly wait long for our mains to arrive - the Thali is the one to go for as it gives you a bit...more
Yes, it hit the spot! Average Indian food.
Highlights: Food was cooked well and tasty, Location was easy to find near the tube station, Staff was friendly with good decor and a good size sitting area.
Can improve: Increase the quantity a little.
Benchmark: My best Indian restaurants are Delhi Spice, Namaste Lounge and Everest Lounge.
Dined in June 2015 and might consider again if in the...more