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Bengal Spice

) #8 of 51 Restaurants in Loughton ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Indian, Asian,
12 Forest Road, Loughton IG10 1DX, England
+44 20 8508 7185
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (11 reviews)
“poppadoms” (7 reviews)
“onion bhaji” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 23:30All hours
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
12 Forest Road, Loughton IG10 1DX, England
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Reviews (78)
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've eaten at Bengal spice more times than I care to remember. It's consistent in both the positive points but also its flaws. My most recent trip highlighted both perfectly. We went for a group booking of eight people, I think for an 'Indian' restaurant...More

1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Staff are so nice, food never changes beautiful and so tasty, you can't beat it this is the best Indian food by far. They know how to treat customers that's why we go back week after week. They welcome you like you are a vip...More

Thank freyarouxmcmahon
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We have been here quite a few times, and this is probably one of our favourite Indian resturants, warm welcome, set away from the road and a good feel to this lovely Resturant, nicely decorated with "Black & Red" chairs and plate chargers Attentive staff...More

1  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Best Indian we have had in a long time and by far the best Indian in Loughton. Lovely food and friendly service. Thank you

1  Thank milkbottles
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

In our quest for the best Loughton Indian restaurant we gave this a go and whilst you get a warm and friendly welcome the food doesn't cut it. Lacking in authenticity and flavour unfortunately so off the list, sorry guys!

2  Thank northernbird17
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I have never had a bad experience in here, I have been going to Bengal Spice for over 10 years now and I haven't found anywhere that beats it. Always delicious food and great service! Will be visiting tonight in fact :-)

1  Thank chloe h
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Excellent menu and service food arrived when requested as we were a large party which was good service. Meals were plentiful and tasted great nice to not be disappointed with the quality. Little bit costly but IM not from the area so it could be...More

1  Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Good food, generous portions, good value. Been back a couple of time and it's always been tasty. The samosas are particularly good!

1  Thank harrybow124
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

As an avid Indian cuisine fan this restaurant goes against most of the principles of Indian food. The service was fantastic and they could not really have done much more. Unfortunately their food lacks authentic flavour and imagination. The curries had far too much sugar...More

2  Thank Munir S
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Best Indian we have had in a long time and by far the best Indian in Loughton. Lovely food and friendly service. Thank you

1  Thank milkbottles
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Forest Road, Loughton IG10 1DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Loughton
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8508 7185
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