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Spice World

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Chinese, Indian, Thai
28 George Street, Oban PA34 5SB, Scotland
+44 1631 358080
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“curry” (27 reviews)
“thai food” (10 reviews)
“peshwari naan” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Indian, Thai, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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28 George Street, Oban PA34 5SB, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely selection of Asian cooking. Very attentive staff and we had a wonderful view over the bay in the evening.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jane C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my fiancé visited this great restaurant both hogmanay and new years day , the level of service was fantastic we were given the chance to order from the everyday £7.95 pp lunch menu on new years day despite the festive menu only being...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank elainecbell
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday evening, after the Oban Christmas festival fireworks. We were seated straight away, and our drinks order taken promptly. The menu is huge Indian, Chinese, and Thai. We chose from the Indian selection. Dalh soup, fish pakora, tandoori salmon and a biryani....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Veronica G
Reviewed 28 November 2018

The entrance off the street is the least attractive aspect to Spice World, which certainly lives up to its name. We had an excellent meal, chosing from both the Indian and the Thai offers at lunchtime, paying - with drinks added - less than £15...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Francis D B
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

I had garlic chicken masala. Service was prompt and not rushed at all. Quite simply best curry I have ever tasted. I asked for it extra hot and it was certainly that. Nice touch of sliced chilled orange segments to refresh your pallet.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank crawfordjohn
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Me and my family were visiting friends in Oban and they booked the reservation for half past 6. We entered the establishment and we were sat instantly. I could only see three waiters and the restaurant was busy. We waited for 20 minutes to be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jack H
Reviewed 17 November 2018

We ha Pompidoms and dry spiced onions, Chicken and vegetable pakora. 2 main meals . Bottle of wine. Food was very tasty. It was warm and lots of it, We arrived at 6:45 and got seated by 7:00, and wine served at 7:45. Main meal...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bill L
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Was there yesterday with my mom. I guess they recognized that we are tourists, because they gave us different menu than they gave to other guests. Food was so-so, little bit dry, not sure if it was worth the money. Servis was not good, they...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Anett Š
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

No doubt about it one of the best, if not the best, curry I have ever had. I live in Inverness and it’s almost worth the trip to Oban just to eat here. Friendly staff too. I was here with 2 colleagues and we ordered...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gaz-pyro
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Food is fantastic. Authentic, fresh, tasty and well seasoned. My new favourite place in Oban. We enjoyed our meal so much I ordered a takeaway to go for later!! This place had the BEST peshwari naan I’ve EVER had!!

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Date of visit: November 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 George Street, Oban PA34 5SB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
  • Phone Number: +44 1631 358080
Spice World is a local restaurant in Oban, Scotland serving a variety of dishes from traditional Indian, Bangladeshi, Thai and Chinese cuisines. We are proud to serve eclectic and wide-ranging repertoire, full of flavour and creativity. A bar is serving refreshing drinks - including beer and wine. Spice World has elegant dining premises (both indoor and outdoor) that will make your dining experience even more unforgettable. Takeout and delivery available.
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