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Spice Lounge

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
Banbury Road, Oxford, England
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“curry” (40 reviews)
“garlic naan” (10 reviews)
“papadums” (5 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Banbury Road, Oxford, England
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1 - 10 of 480 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Short notice decision to feed four hungry young adult offspring, mostly because they pleaded lack of cash lead to a takeaway from Spice Lounge. Every dish fabulous - beautiful flavours and spiced. Highly recommended!

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 1st visit to the Spice Lounge in Summertown Oxford. A friendly and modern atmosphere with a nice contemporary menu. Food flavours and quality were very good. We had sag aloo as a side dish which was cooked really well with beautiful flavour, portion size...More

Thank oxfordfry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a pleasant North Oxford Indian restaurant with above average food and a very good lunch deal. The staff are friendly and helpful and the ambiance is pleasant.

2  Thank philippa y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner here for my husband's birthday and we were both very surprised when 'happy birthday' started playing on the sound system. It was a very kind gesture and the service the entire evening was flawless. The food was great and I...More

Thank Marierich6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is excellent and tasty. The portions sufficient. The restaurant is clean, and the staff very polite. The prices are very reasonable. Highly recommended.

1  Thank odisseas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent welcome, friendly atmosphere. Food very good (particularly enjoyed the Dhansak), best I have had locally in Oxford by a significant margin. Speed of service was just right. I like the design of the restaurant and the artwork. It was doing a steady trade on...More

Thank H C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The resturant was well run and organised. The food presents was cool. The service is nice and friendly

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perhaps I expected too much having read some of the reviews as I was looking forward to eating here. The staff were very welcoming and the service was good but the restaurant itself lacks atmosphere and in my view could do with becoming a bit...More

1  Thank Alan R
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

If you like Indian food this little gem of a restaurant in north Oxford is a must visit. Friendly, prompt service, delicious food and a great atmosphere combine to make this place our new favourite. Special shout out for the Tarka Dal 💙💙

Thank Jules D
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Excellent food,excellent service. I have eaten a lot of Indian food, and the food at the Spice Lounge is really very good. The different meats in my Tandoori mixed grill were all cooked beautifully - moist and tender and very tasty. The staff were very...More

Thank John D
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Questions & Answers
16 February 2017|
Response from Nick G |
it would be around a half hour walk each way. If you wanted a closer Indian, there is a place called Chutneys which is 10 minutes away which I recommend equally to spice lounge.
Liz C
25 January 2017|
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Response from AAktar | Property representative |
Hi, were a fully licensed restaurant.
5 August 2016|
Response from Pickles0013 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. No we had dinner for two.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Banbury Road, Oxford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
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