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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (93 reviews)
“poppadoms” (49 reviews)
“dhansak” (9 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:30All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ash Street | St Martin's Parade, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23, England
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Reviewed yesterday

A lot of restaurants claim to be Indian but actually they are being run by other nationals. Food here is average nothing great. Go for it only if you have not other option for Indian. We had limited options for vegetarian food so had very...More

Thank VikasIn
Reviewed yesterday

We felt the service was impersonal and slow. The portion sizes were small and the nan bread very greasy. The lamb in my bhuna was very gristly. The location in Windermere is such that they probably don't have to try too hard to get custom,...More

1  Thank Bellroyd
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have to be honest - only ended up going here as it was the only place still serving food at like 10:30pm on a Sunday (although we did comment how amazing it smelt when we were sat outside the 'fizzy tarte' cocktail bar earlier in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate in Mela during our trip to the Lake District. Staff were very friendly and attentive. Food was amazing and inexpensive. We visited on a Tuesday evening and the restaurant was busy, with a nice ambience. We will return during our next triptych o...More

Thank Mike'n'Ann S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Windermere in February 2017, pouring with rain all weekend but we are a hiking group, and wanted a take-out Saturday night. Ordered by phone (you can eat in, obviously), my friend Lynn and I drove down to pick up - various curries for...More

Thank ToniBolloni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fab staff, fab food just all around brilliant! Was my first time eating Indian and we will defo come again!

2  Thank Staff1986
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfriendly staff Ridiculously slow service - took over an hour for food to come and the food was awful, tasteless and greasy. I certainly would not recommend this place, there are tons of other lovely places to eat in Windermere so stay clear of this...More

2  Thank Bettina24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on our first night. The food was tasteless and very underwhelming. The restaurant itself is tiny, both upstairs and downstairs. The stairs are dangerous as their ceiling is low. Needless to say we did not return. If you are looking for a...More

3  Thank Aimesc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best meal ever, on holiday you take a chance pays your money, wow fab food, would highly recommend this place.

Thank Marilyn D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food but above all friendly staff. The best we have had all week in Bowness. Very pleasant experience. Will call in again if back here on holiday.

Thank Helen W
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Chris B
do you have a buffet night
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$16 - US$22
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
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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