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About Mela Indian Cuisine

There are countless Indian restaurants throughout the United Kingdom, including several in Christchurch, but Mela Indian Cuisine in the Saxon Centre is not just your typical Indian eatery. This delightful space not only offers Indian classics you know and love, but they also showcase the best of Bangladesh cuisine giving guests the opportunity to experience dishes they may have never tried before. Situated on Fountain Way, Mela Indian Cuisine is much more than a restaurant, and they also host live music events and cater for private events and special occasions. So whether you’re in the mood for a large celebration, intimate dinner or simply want to try something different, Mela is the place for you – just be sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm


Mela Indian Cuisine
5-6 Fountain Way, Saxon Centre, Town Centre
Christchurch BH23 1QN

Menu Highlights



Chilli Chicken

Chicken cooked in green chilli sauce and mixed peppers. Flavoured with dill leaves.


King prawns grilled in the tandoori oven with a hint of garlic and mint.

Onion Bhaji

Four in a portion, served with a salad.

32 Mela Indian Cuisine Reviews

32 Reviews
Value for money:Great value
Noise levels:Pleasant
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Barry K.13 days ago · 1 review

Great meal. wonderful service. We always use the Mela as our go to resturant.

spence M.8 months ago · 1 review

The forth time of eating here and the service is excellent and food of the highest quality. we are a group of approximately 10 people when we visit and the meal is delivered in a timely fashion and always hot. fantastic selection of food on the menu too. Will always eat here. Many thanks.

Steve P.8 months ago · 1 review

We've always had excellent service and wonderful food since our first visit soon after you opened. We've been to your restaurant to celebrate family birthdays and anniversaries.