Mela Lounge

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Adults need around 2000 kcal a day

Offers

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      10% off when you spend £30
  • Chicken Starters
  • Lamb Starters
  • Vegetarian Starters
  • Seafood Starters
  • Mela Specialities
  • Traditional Favorite
  • Biriyani
  • Vegetarian Dishes
  • Mains From Tandoor
  • Rice
  • Bread
  • Extras
  • English Dishes
  • Drinks

Chicken Starters

  • Chilli Chicken Tikkha

    Fairly hot and full of flavour, cooked with bell peppers, onions and infused with chilli flakes.

    £3.95

  • Chicken Tikkha

    Marinated boneless morsels of chicken. Grilled to perfection in a clay oven.

    £3.75

  • Tandoori Chicken

    Tandoori chicken marinated in saffron. Then grilled in a clay oven, served on the bone and infused with twist of spices.

    £3.75

  • Hariyali Chicken

    Boneless chicken pieces are marinated in the mixer of curd, spinach, mint leaves, coriander and white ground pepper. Cooked in a clay oven. Low Fat, Healthy Option

    £3.95

  • Chicken Tikkha Shashlik

    Marinated chicken cooked on charcoal with tomatoes, onions and bell peppers.

    £4.50

  • Chicken Tikkha On Puri

    Chicken cubes cooked in a thick sauce with herbs and spices with fresh onion and tomatoes on a delicate crispy bread.

    £4.50

Lamb Starters

  • Adraki Lamb Chops

    Tender lamb chops infused with ginger and aromatic tandoori spices. Served with fresh salad.

    £4.95

  • Seekh Kebab

    Spiced minced lamb infused with coriander, aromatic ground spices and fresh herbs then chargrilled in tandoor.

    £3.75

  • Keema Stuffed Pepper

    Bell peppers cooked in the tandoor and stuffed with mince lamb and mushrooms, melted cheese on top to finish.

    £3.95

  • Mela's Mix Plater (for One Person)

    Chicken Tikka, Hariyali Chicken, Seekh Kebab and Adraki Lamb Chop.

    £5.95

Vegetarian Starters

  • Vegetable Samosa

    Sautéed potatoes and peas stuffed in a thin pastry and deep fried, served with fresh tamarind sauce. Vegetarian
    Vegetarian

    £3.75

  • Hariyali Paneer

    Paneer hariyali tikkhi made with Indian cottage cheese, coriander leaves, mint leaves and fresh spinach. This delightful tikkhi is also healthy and full of interesting flavours. Vegetarian Healthy Option
    Vegetarian

    £3.75

  • Onion Bhaji

    Traditional Indian snack. Crispy onions and potatoes mixed with gram flour, then deep fried. Vegetarian
    Vegetarian

    £3.50

  • Chilli Paneer Tikkhi

    A popular starter dish made from paneer, pan-fried green chillies, roasted onions and bell peppers. Vegetarian
    Vegetarian

    £3.95

  • Veg Stuffed Pepper

    Bell peppers cooked in the tandoor and stuffed with seasonal vegetables and spinach. Vegetarian Potential Vegan Option Healthy Option
    Vegetarian

    £3.95

Seafood Starters

  • Prawn On Puri

    Prawns cooked in a thick sauce on a delicate crispy puri bread.

    £3.95

  • King Prawn On Puri

    King Prawns cooked in a thick sauce on a delicate crispy puri bread.

    £4.95

  • Salmon Dill Tikkha

    A true delicacy, beautifully succulent pieces of Scottish salmon infused with fenugreek and dill leaves, Served with salad.

    £5.95

  • Tandoori King Prawn

    Marinated juicy king prawn flavoured with garlic and cooked over charcoal, served with spicy potato.

    £5.95

  • Prawn Cocktail

    Served with fresh salad, tomatoes and cucumber.

    £3.50

Mela Specialities

  • Papri Ma Chicken

    Succulent pieces of chicken breast cooked with onions, garlic, potatoes and sugar snaps in a smooth special spiced sauce, a true bengal flavour. Medium
    Spicy

    £9.95

  • Lamb Padina

    Tender chunks of lamb infused with honey and fresh garden mints, cooked with potatoes in a luxurious sweet and minty sauce. Medium
    Spicy

    £9.95

  • Chicken Shashlik Bhuna Balti

    Marinated diced chicken cooked in olive oil with ginger, garlic, onions and diced bell peppers, in a thick gravy sauce. Medium
    Spicy

    £9.95

  • Bengal Fish Curry

    Fresh king prawns, prawns and white fish (telapia) cooked in a onion and red chilli based sauce, curry leaves and roasted mustard seed. A true Sylheti dish. Hot
    Spicy

    £13.95

  • Lamb Shatkora

    This is a popular Bangladeshi dish, rich spiced lamb with sour flavour of shatkora (Bengal lime) a very popular dish loved by our staff. Medium
    Spicy

    £10.95

  • Butter Chicken

    Its origin can trace back to Delhi during Mughal rule. Grilled chicken cubes cooked with coconut milk, fresh cream, a host of spices and generous helping of butter. In a creamy smooth sauce. Mild
    Spicy

    £9.95

  • Handi Murg

    Hyderabadi mouth-melting chicken breast and lamb seekh kebab, slow cooked in a clay pot to perfection. With chef’s special blend of spices. Hot
    Spicy

    £9.95

  • Jeera Gosth

    Tender lamb cooked with subtle blend of Jeera (cumin) and house roasted spices. Hot
    Spicy

    £10.95

  • North Indian Chilli Chicken

    Chicken fillet pieces cooked in five spices of sauce, flavoured predominantly with garlic, ginger, cayenne pepper paste and fresh green chillies. A very popular dish in Indian restaurants. Hot
    Spicy

    £9.95

  • North Indian Chilli Lamb

    Slow cooked lamb in five spices of sauce, flavoured predominantly with garlic, ginger, cayenne pepper paste and fresh green chillies. A very popular dish in Indian restaurants. Hot
    Spicy

    £10.95

  • Chicken Tikkha Massala

    Chicken tikkha cooked in a mild and sweet flavoured sauce coconut, Almond and ground spices. Very Mild,
    Spicy

    £9.95

  • Chicken Korma

    Pieces of chicken breast slowly simmered in a mild sweet coconut and almond sauce. Very Mild,
    Spicy

    £9.95

Traditional Favorite

  • Balti

    A classic dish made with medium spices, chopped onions, garlic, whole cumin, tomatoes and fresh coriander.

    from £7.95

  • Bhuna

    A semi dry dish prepared with chopped onions, ginger, garlic, green peppers, slightly spiced.

    from £7.95

  • Pathia

    Sweet and sour tasty dish prepared with garlic, onion and capsicum, a little hot.

    from £7.95

  • Rogon

    Medium spiced with exotic fresh herbs, fried onions and tomato to create a unique flavour.

    from £7.95

  • Madras

    Special selection of herbs and spices, creating a fairly hot taste.

    from £7.95

  • Jalfrezi

    Cooked with chopped onions, capsicum and green chilli, slightly hot.

    from £7.95

  • Sagwala

    Freshly chopped spinach and onions, lightly spiced with added herbs and spices.

    from £7.95

  • Dansak

    Slightly hot dish cooked with lentils to give a sweet and sour taste with pineapple.

    from £7.95

  • Dopiaza

    Medium strength dish garnished with diced onions and capsicums, cooked with spices and fresh herbs to create a unique taste.

    from £7.95

Biriyani

  • Rajashthani Lamb Biriyani

    Ghee Base

    £11.95

  • Hyderabadi Chicken Biriyani

    Ghee Base

    £10.95

  • Sabji Biriyani (Vegetables)

    Vegetarian, Ghee Base and Potential Vegan Option
    Vegetarian

    £9.95

  • Chicken Tikkha Biryani

    Ghee Base

    £11.95

  • Mela Mix Biryani (Chicken, Lamb and Prawn)

    Ghee Base

    £12.95

Vegetarian Dishes

  • Panee Kholapuri

    Delicious and spicy paneer (cottage cheese) kholapuri dish is known for its spicy hot and robust flavours. Hot, Vegetarian
    Spicy
    Vegetarian

    from £4.95

  • Dhall Samba

    Lightly spiced lentils cooked with mixed vegetables. Medium Vegetarian, Potential Vegan Option and Healthy Option
    Spicy
    Vegetarian

    from £4.95

  • Pindi Chole

    Punjabi style chickpeas cooked with tomato onion and anardana (pomegranate) powder. Vegetarian, Potential Vegan Option Medium
    Spicy
    Vegetarian

    from £4.95

  • Jeera Aloo

    An irresistible dish of spiced potatoes with cumin seeds. Vegetarian, Potential Vegan Option and Healthy Option Medium
    Spicy
    Vegetarian

    from £4.95

  • Palak Paneer

    Local Indian cheese lightly cooked with blended fresh spinach with our own blend of spices. Medium
    Spicy

    from £4.95

  • Aloo Gobi

    A traditional Chettinand recipe of spiced potatoes and cauliflower cooked semi dry with shallots. A wonderful vegetable dish.

    from £4.95

  • Saag Aloo

    Fresh smooth spinach cooked with potatoes fresh garlic and onion. Vegetarian, Potential Vegan Option and Healthy Option Medium
    Spicy
    Vegetarian

    from £4.95

  • Matar Paneer

    Indian cottage cheese and matar (green peas) are simmered together in a luscious gravy, made with tomato, onion and spices. Medium Vegetarian
    Spicy
    Vegetarian

    from £4.95

  • Paspuran Chatu Chak

    House mixed vegetables cooked with Mela’s spices and topped with pan-fried fresh tomatoes, cucumber and green chillies. Vegetarian Potential Vegan Option, Healthy Option Hot
    Spicy
    Vegetarian

    from £4.95

  • Dhall Tarka

    The renowned concussion of red lentils cooked in steamed pot, sprinkled with sizzling cumin seeds, garlic and aromatic spices. Vegetarian Potential Vegan Option  Medium
    Spicy
    Vegetarian

    from £4.95

  • Bombay Begun Salan

    Aubergines and potatoes carefully cooked in olive oil with onions and tomatoes, lightly spiced in a tomato based gravy. Vegetarian Potential Vegan Option Medium
    Spicy
    Vegetarian

    from £4.95

Mains From Tandoor

  • Chicken Tikkha

    Fresh lean chicken marinated, spiced with fresh herbs and spices. Skewered and roasted in clay oven.

    £9.95

  • Mela Mixed Grill

    Tandoori chicken, hariyali chicken, chicken tikkha, seekh kebab and lamb chops. Served with salad.

    £12.95

  • Tandoori Chicken

    Tandoori chicken marinated in saffron. Then grilled in a clay oven, served on the bone and infused with twist of spices.

    £3.75

  • Hariyali Chicken

    Fillets of chicken marinated with white pepper, Greek yoghurt, fresh mints and spinach cooked in the grill oven.

    £9.95

  • Chicken Shashlik

    Marinated chicken cooked on charcoal with tomatoes, onions and bell peppers.

    £10.95

  • Salmon Dill Tikkha

    A true delicacy, beautifully succulent pieces of Scottish salmon infused with fenugreek and dill leaves, served with seasonal vegetables tossed in chilli flakes.

    £15.95

  • Tandoori King Prawn

    Marinated juicy king prawn flavoured with garlic and cooked over charcoal, served with spicy potato.

    £15.95

Rice

  • Boiled Rice

    Potential Vegan Option

    £2.70

  • Pilau Rice

    Ghee Base

    £2.95

  • Mushroom Rice

    Ghee Base

    £3.25

  • Garlic and Onion Rice

    £3.25

  • Keema Rice

    £3.25

  • Egg Fried Rice

    £3.25

  • Vegetable Rice

    Vegetarian Healthy Option
    Vegetarian

    £3.25

Bread

  • Plain Nan

    £2.50

  • Garlic and Onion Nan

    £3.25

  • Peshwari Nan

    Leavened bread stuffed with ground almonds and sultanas

    £3.25

  • Keema Nan

    £3.25

  • Cheese Nan

    £3.25

  • Chilli and Coriander Nan

    £3.25

  • Tandoori Roti

    Unleavened wholemeal bread baked in our clay oven Potential Vegan Option

    £2.70

Extras

  • Papadum

    £0.70

  • Mango Chutney - Each

    £0.60

  • Lime Pickle - Each

    £0.60

  • Mix Pickle - Each

    £0.60

  • Mint Sauce - Each

    £0.50

  • Onion Salad - Each

    £0.50

  • Green Salad

    Vegetarian Potential Vegan Option Healthy Option
    Vegetarian

    £2.95

  • Chips

    Vegetarian
    Vegetarian

    £3.25

  • Raitha

    Vegetarian
    Vegetarian

    £2.50

English Dishes

  • Chicken Nuggets and Chips

    £7.95

  • Mushroom Omelette and Chips

    £7.95

Drinks

  • Coke Bottle

    £3.50

  • Diet Coke Bottle

    £3.50

  • Lemonade Bottle

    £3.50

About

Giridharan
Sunday 07 July 2024
Matthew
Friday 21 June 2024
The best Indian take away I've ever had... chicken was green but delicious! highly recommend
Lee
Saturday 18 May 2024
Amanda
Sunday 21 April 2024
Steph
Wednesday 17 April 2024
It was lovely food
Tony
Tuesday 26 March 2024
Ratheekah
Monday 01 January 2024
Stephen
Friday 29 December 2023
Chicken tikka was very chewy cheap meat didn’t enjoy it not worth the money
Rachael
Friday 15 December 2023
Amazing food yet again
lisa
Saturday 09 December 2023
Chips undercooked an soggy an curry very bland

A little bit about us

Just imagine relaxing in your favourite comfy chair and dreaming about what mouth-watering Indian food you could be devouring tonight? If only you could order online by just a few clicks, well wonder no more, by using the JUST EAT service you can order from Mela Lounge and have someone else cook your meal and deliver it to you. We know what you’re thinking ‘Not a bad idea right’ Browse the menu and see what you fancy, it really is that simple. Then after you have eaten, we would love to hear what you think of our food and service by leaving feedback on the JUST EAT Site.

Delivery times

Monday
Closed for delivery
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:45
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:45
Thursday
17:00 - 22:45
Friday
17:00 - 22:45
Saturday
17:00 - 22:45
Sunday
17:00 - 22:45

Business details

Mela Lounge
1-2 Water Street
ST16 2AG Stafford
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