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Spice Lounge

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
Banbury Road, Oxford, England
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (45 reviews)
“poppadoms” (28 reviews)
“saag” (7 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Banbury Road, Oxford, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the weekend in Oxford , and we stayed outside the city on Banbury Road . Decided not to bother going into Oxford for a meal so we tried the Spice lounge instead . We went on a very busy Sat evening ( i booked...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank davethejoiner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and good friendly service only in Oxford for two nights and after the first visit went back the second night.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Steveblea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for a quick meal, we only had an hour, and wished we had been able to stay longer. We explained that we only had limited time when we arrived and despite being really busy, they kept us to our schedule. Some interesting dishes...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Colin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding as per usual. Mack and staff super. Food excellent. Thank you Rebecca and family so looking forward to table booked on news eve.2018....bet we tret. As royalty as always

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very nice Indian food. Loved it:) very well presented, excellent service! location is also excellent!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dream61188473007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As residents of North Oxford we count ourselves lucky that the best Indian restaurant in Oxford (The Spice Lounge) and the best Chinese restaurant (Xi'an) lie side by side in one of Oxford's best shopping parades. We are regular visitors to the Spice Lounge as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Marshall Y
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

6 of us were treated to not only an excellent meal but a real treat in the form of the owner. He took our order and provided another dimension to this lovely restaurant. Professional but with a quite brilliant sense of humour. Would recommend to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JCharlesW
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This was our first time visiting the Spice Lounge and it was a really great experience. The service was attentive and friendly without being pushy. Also the food arrived quickly and was so tasty. I particularly recommend the naan bread and chicken tikka masala. We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JCAWolf
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

The food is amazing, All the good reviews that I have read about this property are true. The friendliness of the staff is wonderful. With love Alex and Mădălina

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Galofteanu A
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

So disappointed. Had great reviews but after they were initially attentative we lost out to a bus tour. 50 minutes later we left, no food. Shame as poppadoms were served with great speed & reviews were good. Won't go back.

Date of visit: October 2018
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jayne p
7 June 2018|
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Response from Kenkran | Reviewed this property |
On the street adjacent to it.
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.
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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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Banbury Road, Oxford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
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