Mirch Masala Restaurant

213 Upper Tooting Rd, London, SW17 7TG Directions

Tel 020 8672 7500
   Open today 12:00 - 00:00

Business overview

Mirch Masala bears the name of most basic ingredient of indian cuisine. Most indian cuisine can not do without subtle flavouring of these highly charging spices. Mirch masala has been the winner of a number of UK restaurant awards, the latest being TOP 100 RESTAURANTS OF UK voted by EVENING STANDARD (AUG 2003).

Celebrities also place it among the best. Imran Khan, Jehangir Khan and MP all dinned here... Just to name a few. Restaurant was established in 1995 in Norbury, South West London, in 2001 it started to serve in TOOTING,in April 2004 Southall Branch was opened and in June 2005 latest addition to chain is East London, Corydon and Olympia Mirch Masala branch. So Mirch Masala is now one of the eclectic favourites of curry lovers.

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Products & Services

Takeaway

Pakistani Restaurant

credit cards accepted

curries

takeaway menus

wheelchair accessible

Reviews

Quite Good

3
It depends on individual taste really, but I would recommend for you to give this place a try.
The prices are okay, maybe slightly pricy for a couple of thing.
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My fav 'Indian' restaurant in the UK

5
'Indian' in inverted commas because it is really Pakistani and muslim food. The place is nothing fancy but isn't scruffy either. The food is awesome and tastes just the way you'd get it at home. They don't serve alcohol so you have to bring your own, but frankly you're better off without it because the food is great. Mirch used to be really cheap, but the prices have gone up a little recently so it isn't quite the bargain it used to be - maybe £6 for a main dish... but you'd still struggle to go much over a tenner a head after stuffing yourself. It's where I go when I'm hungry, need comfort food, am feeling lazy or have visitors.

Like with anywhere you have to know what to order though, so here's my recommendations...

For 1 person - Onion bhajias for starters, followed by a Karahi Lamb and a nan.
For 2 - just add their Mixed Grill (the best mixed grill I've ever eaten!) to the list.
For more - Try the Karahi fish, Karahi chicken, Karahi chilli chicken, Samosas... (I'll update this list after my next visit!)

Avoid the dal - not great; and the 'mango lassi'. For starters no one drinks the stuff in India or Pakistan, and Mirch really don't make it so well. If you really like mango lassi, try 'Roti' a couple doors down. You can take it away in 4-pint bottles :)

Follow it up by walking down to Anand Pan a little further up the road towards Tooting Bec and try their malai kulfi as dessert. It's on a stick so you can eat it on the run, and it's a great way to end the meal!
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