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Spice Merchant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
18 West Street, Lewes BN7 2NZ, England
+44 1273 470707
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (19 reviews)
“rice” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
18 West Street, Lewes BN7 2NZ, England
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Work means that I travel a lot, but each time I come back home I come to Spice Merchant, with family and friends. There's a good menu, well cooked food and the team are friendly and helpful.......most of the time. I have to say, that...More

Thank Bento1508
Reviewed 2 August 2017

My friend booked a table at this restaurant which was a very nice one!! On entry we were greeted warmly and shown to our table and the whole evening was an extremely pleasant experience with excellent food and service.

Thank Florendia
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Despite the mixed reviews, we've never had a bad take away from here and the staff have always been friendly and generous.

Thank 10sman2017
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Have been several times and always good food. Dont go for desserts as the usual at Indian restaurants....ice cream rock hard!!!! Would always go here for main meal.

Thank juanw491
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Good tasting Indian food. Staff attentive. We had mixed starters which were nice. Currys tasty. Others in group commented they felt they were spicier than normal (possibly because we were all drunk!) would recommend but on the more expensive side. £30 each for mixed starter,...More

Thank SSansKS2015
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Truly delicious curry. Slightly pricier than other places but so so worth it! We have only ever had take away from here but the restaurant itself is state of the art and we will definatel6 be visiting at some point. Would very highly recommend

Thank londonlou89
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Just enjoyed a wonderful meal here as a group of 8. Lovely ambience, faultless service and fantastic food. What a gem, will be back next time I pass through Lewes. Thanks for great meal

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Great selection of curries, good sized portions, dishes well cooked and flavoursome. Service was excellent. Waiter good humoured and welcoming (thank you for the complimentary after dinner brandies!) Easily one of my favourite curry houses. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank JaneyWayney
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

A lovely local Indian with good portions and tasty food, fit us in late and service was excellent - looked after us well. Would def visit again

Thank AAD742
Reviewed 23 April 2017

My partner and I ate here last night for the first time after it was recommended to us. All the food was above average in taste and presentation. The staff seemed really friendly and helpful. The seating arrangements allowed more privacy than other local Indian...More

Thank denisegranville2016
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Questions & Answers
25 May 2016|
Response from sublime-james | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes we do serve Gluten Free options. Please advise the waiter when you place your order.
1 January 2015|
Response from sublime-james | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
12 noon till 2pm for lunch and again from 5.30pm till 11pm 7 days a week.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 33
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 West Street, Lewes BN7 2NZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 470707
  • E-mail
Spice Merchant serves timeless Indian cuisine to dine in or takeaway. We procure the finest and freshest ingredients as it is the only way to ensure the food we serve is the best we can produce. In addition to dining in and takeaways, we offer a full outdoor catering service that can be tailored to suit any occasion and budget.
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