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Spice Merchants

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Indian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Dinner
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and the wife come here for a meal, it’s a relaxed atmosphere and great food. One of the best sit down restaurants for curry.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jonesa1988
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very attractive all staff . Food very good and unlike many Indian restaurants each discernible by look and taste from the others selected. Here much better. Courses would be preferable I recommend try once.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 901rk
Reviewed 29 November 2018

So glad I found this gem of a restaurant I was staying nearby visting my son who’s in the navy,now I come from Leeds and we have good Indian restaurants there but this one matches anything I’ve had ! really good service from the staff...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Kevinno7
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

My family & I have been eating at this restaurant for over a year..The food is delicious & the Owner & staff absolutely amazing & so friendly & helpful..We have never had a bad experience eating in or a takeaway..I wouldn't eat at any other...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Expedition131038
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Really nice restaurant very pleasant staff and very tasty food. Visited on a Friday night and was surprised the restaurant wasn't busier, although the torrential rain may not have helped. The staff were very friendly and attentive and not pushy with all the side orders...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jeremys480
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I love everything about this restaurant. The staff are always friendly and happy to help recommend a dish. In the past I have visited with a friend who requested a vegan option and even though there was nothing specified on the menu, they came up...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Jade L
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant during the week. We arrived as it was opening and was welcomed by a friendly member of the team . With in the first 10 minutes two couples arrived. The meal was great and service was outstanding. The members of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Roger R
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Phoned and ordered a takeaway, and I was told 25 minutes. Perfect as I was in Port Solent, so made my way down. 50 minutes later I received a mediocre curry at best. You would expect an Indian voted number 2 and having to wait...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank M111APD
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Let me start by saying that there is nothing on the restaurant's website saying that during high volume times, guests would be expected to hold a table for no longer than a certain amount of time. Let me also say that when I walked into...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank christopherwolf
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Had not been to this Lovely Indian eatery for, approximately 10 years , And was not disappointed, Still the Same ,Friendly atmosphere, Placw Was Partially full on Arrival, you can see why, Attentive Staff, Food was Gorgeous especially the Naga Chilli Chicken, beautifully cooked ,Wirh...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nigel S
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There are 2 car parks nearby or you have off-street parking.
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