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“Great Food, Family Friendly”

Basil Spice Indian Restaurant,Bar & Takeaway
Ranked #12 of 158 Restaurants in Basildon
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Basil Spice is a family run restaurant,Bar & takeaway dedicated to delivering delicious authentic Indian food within a contemporary environment, using various cooking techniques from across the Indian/Bangldeshi sub- continent. Our restaurant ambiance is very gastro with space. It’s under new ownership since February 2018. Our Food is always cooked fresh with vegetables from local sources. Our family environment means your never rushed or forced to feel you have to leave. we welcome all childern of all ages. Most importantly we try and treat our patrons exactly the way we ourselves would like to be treated. They say “ proof is within the pudding”. Pop in and judge for yourselves!
Reviewed 28 May 2021 via mobile

I visited with my young daughter for dinner. Adam is a very gracious host and his recommendation of chicken dhansak did not disappoint. The butter chicken was also lovely, made to a very high standard.

The staff were all very efficient and friendly and Adam very kindly gave my daughter some sweets and toys which she was over the moon with. I really couldn't ask any more of a restaurant and will definitely visit again when I'm in the area.

Date of visit: May 2021
Thank Karim G
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Reviewed 4 April 2021 via mobile

Very good food delivered on time, comes into one of our best Indian restaurants in Europe we have tried a great many and this was excellent, also included little Easter gift thank you

Date of visit: April 2021
Thank 510jeanettee
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Reviewed 4 April 2021

We regularly order from Basil and Spice and each time they never fail o suprise me...the delivery personnel extremely friendly and polite especially the stafg which tskrs the order over the phone...
Food always comes piping hot taste never fails and my husband being asian will knly order his home food frkm here...Today as its easter we got little gifts for children which wrnt down a treat...would highly recommend Basil and Spice cant wait until we can go snd dine there again...

Date of visit: April 2021
Thank 520minei
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Reviewed 20 March 2021 via mobile

Ordered a takeaway (due to Covid restrictions) and it was a real disappointment. The food arrived 25 minutes earlier than requested, and confirmed by the restaurant, so our son hadn’t even got home from work!!! The 2 chicken vindaloos were shocking!! A ‘hunt the chicken’ challenge at least created some ironic humour but the ‘sauce’ was so thin it spread on the plates like water and the whole dish was tasteless with absolutely none of the heat, or potatoes, associated with a normal vindaloo. My chicken jalfrezi had a better kick to it thanks to the few actual chillies in it but was covered in a layer of oil which I had to try to spoon out before I could attempt to eat it. The leaflet accompanying the sealed dishes states that you need to report any issues within 15 minutes of delivery, but because it arrived so early, we only sat down to eat almost 30 minutes later, when our son returned from home dead on the expected delivery time. Probably the most disappointing Indian takeaway we have ever had and we feel completely ripped off.

Date of visit: March 2021
Thank 896suen
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Reviewed 27 February 2021

Last time we had a takeaway from here we were blown away by the quality of food and price but this time round it was very disappointing...

The curries (chicken pasanda, chicken tikka masala) were watered down along with the mango chutney, the chunks of chicken were tough and even saag aloo had been lazily prepared by the chef as they simply cut baby potatoes in half with skins on - this dish the potatoes are meant to be fluffy and blended well into the spinach.

We are skeptical to give them another try after this time.

Date of visit: February 2021
Thank tripsaway212
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