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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%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (115 reviews)
“naan” (20 reviews)
“rice” (33 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM 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 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful food and great service. The naga curry in particular is delicious. Would highly recommend...we will be back!

Thank Kat8401
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very warm & welcoming on arrival. There is something on the menu for everyone. It was great service and the food was excellent. They didn’t have chapatti’s on the menu but made the for us. They are very accommodating to meet all requirement. I would...More

Thank t0nyrae
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant as we had heard great things abt it. The food didn’t disappoint us but the service was very poor. We had asked for some pappadams and we got just one and no condiments with it while the rest of the...More

2  Thank ArtiKapilmoye
Reviewed 1 week ago

Odd setup at this one. The restaurant it set over two floors but for some reason everyone was upstairs, making it really cramped. Usual curry house fair so you'll fine all your favourites, but no draught Indian lager - if you want a Cobra they...More

3  Thank Simon R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saturday night is clearly not a night to eat out in Bowness-on-Windermere. After watching the FA Cup Final we decided to go to Mela Restaurant. On arrival it was clear the restaurant was busy. Two people ahead of us who walked in without reservation were...More

3  Thank Lorna S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, good service, reasonable price. Food full of flavour, served quickly even though it was busy. We will definitely go again, good find.

Thank WendK16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here last night for a take away, ordered poppadoms with dips, chicken pakora, chicken tikka masala, mushroom pilau and a garlic naan. Have to say it's the best take away we have had. We ordered only one tikka and one rice and naan...More

Thank Bevcherry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mela is a quirky little Indian place. Don’t expect great service or atmosphere. This is a stripped back restaurant who seem to focus on the food. The favours in the Bhuna and Pasanda were very good. The meat was hit and miss depending on how...More

Thank UKEssexFoodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Windermere for the weekend and found this restaurant. Extremely busy on Saturday night and the ambience was very good. Due to long wait ended up taking a collection for food. Having tried the food I can say it was amazing and extremely...More

1  Thank morni19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great choice of food on the menu. Very friendly staff,quick service and excellent curry . Would highly recommend and we will certainly be back.

Thank 406amy
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Questions & Answers
17 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
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$23
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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