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The Spice Inn

Ritherup Lane | Prescot, Rainhill L35 4NZ, England
+44 151 493 0334
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Ritherup Lane | Prescot, Rainhill L35 4NZ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden little gem where you least expect to find it. The Spice Inn is a great little restaurant, service with a smile from the lovely staff who make you feel very welcome. Food is very tasty an always feels like it's been made especially for...More

Thank Pritchl
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Cannot recommend this place enough, food is always a treat well worth a visit if you love Indian food you will come back again and again, make sure you book a table though, also pub adjoined had a great live act on afterwards.

Thank Lawrence M
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The restaurant was very busy, which is a good sign that the food is good and the staff provided a good service so the food was worth the wait. The food was better than other restaurants that we've been to. Definitely recommend!

Thank Miss_Blarke
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We have been going here for years now and I only just realised that I have never given them the review that they deserved. They are fantastic the staff are really friendly not too intrusive but always available. The food is excellent and well presented....More

Thank simmian
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The food is always excellent and I've had a good go at a lot of the menu. The staff were as usual very friendly. Yes it's a bit tired looking but with food this good who cares. Rainhill is very spoiled for Indian restaurants.

Thank Kieran S
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The food here is lovely! The portions are really big and at a good price. An average price is probably less than £15 as I paid £14 for chicken korma and a naan bread which was really big! The service was excellent. Drinks where brought...More

Thank CourtneyRL
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We have recently moved into the area & have visited a few times. Food is always tasty. We have now realised that they seem to use hotter spices than any of the others so choose something less spicy than usual-it will still be hot!

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Came with a friend from Manchester.. the food was lovely, especially the staffs recommendations as I was a bit indecisive on what to get.. Lovely food & brilliant helpful staff, would definitely recommend.

Thank rehenaruni
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Visited this restaurant last night with family and had a great meal. We have been here many times and the food is always excellent. Sid and the rest of the team are very attentive.

Thank trishs
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant in rainhill, food is top notch, service and staff are fantastic, Sid can't do enough for us, he goes out of his way to make sure everything is perfect x

Thank scotchmaggie
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they do a vegan curry
17 December 2016|
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Response from gybe53 | Reviewed this property |
As vegan requirements are very specific, I would suggest you contact the restaurant directly and enquire.
Do they cook steak or chicken? This missus won't do curry? Thanks
5 November 2015|
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Response from NightNurse1957 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry I never noticed , but if you speak with the owner or staff I am sure they will do you a meal without spices. Some of the dishes are very low on heat , my Mrs doesn't like hot either , but she loves it here, she has... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ritherup Lane | Prescot, Rainhill L35 4NZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Rainhill
  • Phone Number: +44 151 493 0334
  • E-mail
Salaam, Namaste and welcome to the Spice Inn. Here we challenge the nation that Indian cuisine is created using age old recipes and ideas. In fact, we believe that Indian food should constantly adapt. Our chef's have an outstanding expertise in conjuring up dishes that combine Asian methodology with a European template to produce distinctive layers of flavours to give a unique taste sensation. Our menu includes only the finest of ingredients, authentic herbs & spices plus rare & unusual specialities offering a modern twist on traditional Indian cuisine. Our highly experienced & attentive waiting team aspire to provide you with seamless service ensuring your every need is met.