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River Spice

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17 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
+44 1273 739183
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Today
12:00 - 23:30
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 23:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Fri 09:00 - 14:30
Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've never eaten in the restaurant and tonne honest the road it is in isn't Brighton's finest - but I have a number of friends who regularly eat in and rate it. I have only ever ordered delivery so my review is solely on the food I have had delivered. For me this is the finest Indian in Brighton. The... More 

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Thank vic79uk
Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's our local curry house so we eat here as often as we can and held our pre-wedding party here too, which was a great success. The food is always delicious and very good value, the service superb and the welcome unfailingly warm

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Thank Mark B
Clevedon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On initial sight this restaurant is very "plain". Magnolia walls, wooden furniture and no pictures. The food on the other hand is great. I tried King prawn bhuna and 3 prawns arrived, probably the biggest butterfly prawns I'd ever seen, easily three of our normal king prawns, beautifully cooked. Maybe a little more sauce for my taste, but still delightful.... More 

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Thank Wayne S
Miri, Malaysia
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92 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is serving Indian cuisine. Food is very tasty. They have variety of options. Good service. Good place for dinner.

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Thank Mukesh70
Oxford
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Met a friend who lives in Brighton for a midweek evening meal Good service but the resturant was empty Food very nice, happy to recommend

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Thank Donna H
Cannock, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived late 10pm to be told we shut at 11! So I told them to hurry up. They did. £9.95 starter main and either rice or naan. £5 bottle of cobra. Excellent meal would recommend this restaurant.

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Thank melh901
Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The food here is always lovely and their dishes are great! Fast at delivering and their paneer cheese is amazing!

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Thank Madeleine0391
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Clean modern restaurant in a really busy street. The staff were most welcoming and the food was well presented with excellent spicey tastes.

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Thank Blong587
Bristol
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We (a party of 3) recently had an evening meal at the River Spice on a visit to Brighton. We were greeted by a very pleasant chap who was running the desk, taking orders and serving the tables - he did a great job. The food was all very tasty (mine was a lamb biryani) and well presented. The prices... More 

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Thank MichaelB2009
Hove, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Ordered take away, for delivery, online. Received an email saying delivery would be at 815pm. It didn't turn up. At 845 I phoned the restaurant and was told they'd check and call me back. No one called back. After several more phone calls, that weren't answered, I gave up and cancelled the order online. Unbelievably poor service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
09:00 - 14:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 739183

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?