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Spice Empire

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
3 Church Lane, Sunderland SR1 3PT, England
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“poppadoms” (21 reviews)
“curry” (27 reviews)
“rice” (16 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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3 Church Lane, Sunderland SR1 3PT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely friendly owner and staff ,we ordered starters ,mains rices ,naan breads and chips all were perfectly cooked and presented.we ordered that much that we ended up taking a curry home .we will be definitely going back for another visit soon .great location for dining...More

Thank 720happyholidays1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called in after work prior to going to the theatre. Very easy to book online too. The food was really flavoursome. Great choice on the menu and everything was really well presented and clearly very carefully cooked. We'll definitely be back, and not just...More

Thank SheilaDanT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the quality of food at this restaurant. We have not been for a while, but the food was still first class. What makes this restaurant stand out is that they offer something different, as well as the usual favourites. I had crab meat which...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just up side street nearly opposite the empire. Lovely restaurant . Food was great with yummy naan bread. Will definitely go back

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an absolute feast tonight with friends. Ordered various items and everything tasted great. Tables are quite small however so we struggled to fit all of our meals on. Great portions, tasty food and very reasonable prices. Will definitely return!

Thank Konnichiwaaa
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Been to Spice Empire many many times and it never lets us down staff very friendly and helpful if wanting any advice on any of there dishes will be returning again soon

Thank jason g
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Went with family. The food was excellent chose the Rogan josh did not disappoint. The service was very good. Will definitely visit again

Thank spring4summer
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

A superb experience and really impressed with the menu as there are dishes which we have not seen before. Pickles which came with the popadoms were really tasty, two of which we have never seen, bright green onions with hint of apple - yum yum....More

Thank Ray A
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have only just began to try Indian food and are very much enjoying everything we have had here. The staff are lovely. Always welcome us no matter how late it is, and they will modify dishes where possible for dietary requirements....More

Thank AHowe70
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Visited after attending theatre performance. Food was delicious, ordered hariali and Manchurian and both meals absolutely. delicious. We love Indian food and over the years have eaten in many different Indian restaurants all over the uk from Scotland to London with plenty of disappointing meals....More

Thank nicicaswell
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27 April 2017|
Response from Chris E | Reviewed this property |
Thursday yes ....very good too ! not sure about Sunday!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 11:45 PM
4:30 PM - 11:45 PM
4:30 PM - 11:45 PM
4:30 PM - 11:45 PM
4:30 PM - 11:45 PM
4:30 PM - 11:45 PM
4:30 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Church Lane, Sunderland SR1 3PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: 0191-565-7750
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