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Spice Lounge

€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
Banbury Road, Oxford, England
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (44 reviews)
“poppadoms” (27 reviews)
“saag” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Banbury Road, Oxford, England
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1 - 10 of 586 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank Dream61188473007
Reviewed 1 week 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

Thank Marshall Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank J Charles W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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

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.

1  Thank AnitaS22
Reviewed 1 October 2018

I had an entirely reasonable dinner. It was nothing special, but the menu had a lot of options. The Saag Daal as a side was sufficiently amazing that I'd happily return to see if I'd merely made a poor choice of main.

Thank tripleplay97
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Having read the reviews I was looking forward to eating some great flavours and Spice Lounge didn't let me down. The garlic tomato instead of lime pickle was amazing and our sheek kebabs, tikka Masala and garlic Tawa (A dish I have never tried before)...More

Thank westyk08
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Was driving back to Heathrow and had time for dinner. Hunted this place down based on reviews and was not disappointed. Staff was very helpful and the food was delicious. Told our waiter what we liked and they customized meals for us .... DELICIOUS!

Thank maclbanks
Reviewed 19 September 2018

My friends had raved about this curry house in Oxford and so I was looking forward to it. The staff know a lot about their food and are clearly passionate about it. We were a big group, and they took time to talk through various...More

Thank Ruth W
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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.
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Cloughie2
16 February 2017|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Meals
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Banbury Road, Oxford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
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