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River Spice

206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
+44 118 950 3355
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (24 reviews)
“dhansak” (3 reviews)
“monkfish” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:30 Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
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1 - 10 of 289 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pleasant atmosphere, spacious with good food and parking available. Prices on the high side but worth it for a treat. Sizzling dishes need more sizzle and to be a bit warmer when they arrive though.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thought this would be a better bet than the Toby and it was. Good food with good service and a great view of the river.

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

My family and I decided to have an Indian buffet today. What a mistake, we have used this restaurant many times in the past and the food was excellent. This time it was awful, the naan was like cardboard and they had been made aware...More

Thank bamadman
Reviewed 17 April 2018

This Indian Restaurant is located on the river Thames just out of the centre of Reading near to Caversham. Its location is very good and it has its own limited parking. First impressions were that it was a stylish, slightly up market Indian Restaurant. The...More

2  Thank PJT1966
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This is an Indian restaurant with interesting choices on it's menu. It is not often you see Ostrich on a tandoori menu! We thought the food was very tasty and nicely presented and the amounts for each dish at about the right amount. The ambience...More

Thank finian29
Reviewed 13 February 2018

First time I'd been here for a while and admittedly was always good food. Its recently been refurbished and now looks clean and modern inside. The staff have changed and at a guess I'd say the chef has changed to. The menu has a new...More

Thank Beverly H
greekpete, Public Relations Manager at River Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

First may I thank you for taking the trouble to leave feedback on your recent experience and I'm extremely sorry it was so bad. Would you be good enough to contact me directly by email at info@riverspicereading.com where I will take up your grievance personally.

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing family meal on New Year’s Eve. The service was very poor, no one came to take our order, after a very long wait we had to ask someone to take our order. The side plates were dirty & left curry on the tablecloth...More

Thank Anna-marie W
Reviewed 23 December 2017

I was recommended to try this place by friends. Although it's a bit of a trek from Maidenhead I thought I would give my wife a treat. We went tonight and I was so impressed with the food and in particular the service I didn't...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

My favourite curry house in Reading. Had the Haliari Chicken - really good! Been many times and I really love it. Has parking so worth a visit. Staff friendly and attentive and reasonably priced.

Thank Derek W
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

A very good evening. The 9 of us had a wide variety of curries and side dishes. All good. Very good service. Will be back soon.

Thank Barneyq101
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3 June 2015|
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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
View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
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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