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River Spice

206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
+44 118 950 3355
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Eaten here several times good authentic Indian food.Good service, pleasant atmosphere, and good value

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the day this restaurant is on the river and has a great view. We went in the evening tho and liked the decor/ambience with a modern bar area and then into the restaurant. We were I think unlucky to be next to an unfeasibly...More

Thank hfulton32
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best Indian restaurants we have visited. Food is excellent and very reasonably priced. The situation on the bank of the Thames is very attractive. Particularly recommend the Sunday buffet.

Thank Judith L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been a few times as my sister and her family seem to like it here but every time we have been it's always been so rushed. We would sit down and straight away expect to know what we want to eat and drink...More

Thank Fearless629393
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Went with a group of four of us. I personally thought it was a 5* Indian but some of our party were a little disappointed hence we averaged 4*. Service was very good. Pricing was fair. I had chicken korma and is was well above...More

Thank stevegoodwin
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We went there after a sunset cruise up the river and our 3 meals were all excellent. In particular, my seafood buna was exceptional. We went there again on a Sunday before we left the UK with our family and were bowled over by the...More

Thank DonRoos
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Awful service... I also think that you can expect some sort of standard when you go out to eat. Unfortunately, the standard at this restaurant was very poor...

Thank AdrianaS4144
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This has been a favourite for many years. Consistently high standard. Menu clearly shows which are the hottest dishes.

Thank petehenham
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We have been there many times, and we always have the buffet. All the dishes are good, although a few are very spicey indeed. My particular favoourttes are the fish pieces in batter and the Lamb Saag. Service is good, and in summer there is...More

Thank DPDance
Reviewed 23 June 2018

The River Spice is in a prime location just outside Reading overlooking the Thames. My colleagues and I arrived early, shortly after six on a weeknight, so the restaurant was fairly empty. The staff were attentive and we had the pick of tables. The restaurant...More

Thank Berkshire_UK
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3 June 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from sollymrphilips |
For the 2 of us, 2 popodums, a main course, with rice and a nan for both of us along with a large bottle of cobra beer and a bottle of water - £40.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 950 3355
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Come and dine with us in the wonderful ambiance of our Indian restaurant on the banks of the river Thames in Reading
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