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Masala Zone †

ADDRESS
48 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DA
OPENING TIMES
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday: 12:00-23:00. Sunday: 12:30-22:30
PRICES
Under £25

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Masala ZoneThe obvious point of comparison for this chain of trendy, inexpensive Indian restaurants is Wagamama's. Like that sainted chain, they offer authentic street food, quick service and a bustling atmosphere. Each branch has a spectacular mural around the walls, which adds a touch of individuality and an exotic feel to the clean lines of the dining room. The main deal is the 'thali', which offers a balanced selection of meat and vegetable curries with dal, raita, rice, papadom and chapati. It's a really fun way to dine, and with so much on your plate, an occasional bland dish passes unnoticed. In any case, much of this food is genuine gourmet dining - we were particularly impressed by a startlingly smooth Prawn Malai. It is also well worth checking out the starters. South Indian snacks like Dahi Puri - crunchy chickpea and chutney parcels - are thankfully becoming more common on British menus, but these were extremely good versions. If Masala Zone is not quite as cheap as its Japanese counterpart, it's still a great place for an informal meal.

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Underground Stations

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Covent Garden Tube Station
1 minutes walk
Leicester Square Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Charing Cross Railway Station
8 minutes walk
City Thameslink Station
16 minutes walk
Car Parks

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Upper St Martins Lane NCP
3 minutes walk
Drury Lane NCP
3 minutes walk

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £118† 37% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 3 minutes from Masala Zone
Boutique haven in Covent Garden's vibrant Seven Dials village. Guests can enjoy stylish, comfortable rooms, smart TV and free high-speed Wi-Fi on unlimited devices. Monmouth Kitchen ... More
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £175† 35% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 3 minutes from Masala Zone
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £69† 40% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from Masala Zone
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
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Little Kolkata
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
51-53 Shelton Street, WC2H | 2 minutes from Masala Zone
After a series of successful sell-out supper clubs, Little Kolkata has a permanent home in Covent Garden, serving ... More
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Dishoom Covent Garden
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
12 Upper St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Masala Zone
Indian cuisine in London can be something of a mixed bag at times but when it comes to Dishoom , there's very little ... More
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The Punjab Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
80 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Masala Zone
Indian cuisine ... More
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Paul Hamlyn Hall Bar & Restaurant - Royal Opera House
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Royal Opera House, Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Masala Zone
The hall over which this stunning restaurant and champagne bar looks was named in honour of publisher Paul Hamlyn after his foundation gifted a generous £10m ... More
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Busaba Eathai - Floral Street
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
44 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as Masala Zone
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Inamo Covent Garden
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
11-14 Hanover Place, WC2E | 1 minute from Masala Zone
Famous for combining interactive technology and pan Asian cuisine, inamo expands from Soho to Covent Garden ... More
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Waitress
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 8th February 2019 to 28th March 2020
Masala Zone, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Masala Zone
Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical to have an all-female creative team, ...More
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Touching The Void
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 9th November 2019 to 29th February 2020
Masala Zone, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 5 minutes from Masala Zone
The true story of two young climbers who get into trouble has already been told in a BAFTA-winning film and now it comes to the stage ...More
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The Son
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 24th August to 2nd November 2019
Masala Zone, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 5 minutes from Masala Zone
A pin-point accurate insight into the mind of a troubled teen, Florian Zeller's The Son delivers an uneasy portrayal of mental health that can, at times, ...More
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Royal Opera House
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Masala Zone
This impressive building in the heart of Covent Garden has been playing host to major stars of the classical music world since 1858. The third ... More
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Linbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Bow Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Masala Zone
Part of the Royal Opera House , the Linbury Theatre was completely refurbished in December 2018 revealing, "a handsome new ... More
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Fortune Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Masala Zone
The first theatre built after World War I is an astonishing piece of architecture. Built in 1922-4, it preceded the arrival of the Art Deco and ... More
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Covent Garden East Piazza
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Masala Zone
A visit to Covent Garden is a must, whether you intend to shop, sightsee or soak in the carnival atmosphere. The focal ... More
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Masala Zone
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Masala Zone
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Masala Zone
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
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Lola's Cupcakes, Covent Garden
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
14-18 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Masala Zone
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
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Camper
London > Shopping > Shoes
39 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Masala Zone
Exciting shoe design from Camper, both quirky and sensible and currently the epitome of cool footwear. ... More
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 2 minutes from Masala Zone
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Masala Zone
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from Masala Zone
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Masala Zone
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Masala Zone
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
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h Club London
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Masala Zone
On the site of the old St Paul's Hospital in Covent Garden, hip private members' club h Club London has been designed specifically for the creative ... More
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The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Masala Zone
Gastropub ... More
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Masala Zone
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Masala Zone
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Masala Zone
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
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Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Masala Zone
Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
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Alcotraz Penitentiary: Cell Block Six Eight
London > Nightlife > Bars
68a Neal Street, WC2H | 3 minutes from Masala Zone
Doing time has become a popular way of spending your free time as the success of Alcotraz shows. Two years after the first behind-bars ... More
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Masala Zone
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Masala Zone
... More
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Masala Zone
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More

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