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The Spice

) #82 of 397 Restaurants in Colchester €€ - €€€ , Indian,
Clacton Road | Elmstead Market, Colchester CO7 7AD, England
+44 1206 827815
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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Bangladeshi, Indian, Balti
€€ - €€€
Clacton Road | Elmstead Market, Colchester CO7 7AD, England
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Had read the reviews and thought this must be great. Came for a special occasion and was very disappointed. Not that busy the first uninterested waiter brought the wrong drinks. The second older guy was very condescending and also uninterested. Had it just been me...More

Thank Andy39
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is my local Indian Restaurant so I'm probably biased, but would recommend it anyone that loves Indian food. The service is excellent and everyone is very friendly, and it is very good value for money!

Thank Teresa P
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We visited The Spice on a Saturday night (booking required) the resturant was very busy but both the service and food were both superb. Will be back.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Very impressed with the food of the highest quality and taste of the dishes. I could not fault the friendly and knowledgeable service. As a regular customer to countless Indian restaurants over many, many years world wide I would rate The Spice with the best

Thank cbhomecraft
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Good meal in a relaxed atmosphere with excellent service. Will definately visit again. Will probably take friends next time. Nice vibe.

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Great food as usual. Good choice on the menu. The staff were pleasant especially Kieran. Great value for money. Would recommend anyone who loves an Indian. Easy parking.

Thank TracyBird1970
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Superb food, superb atmosphere. Kieran was just fantastic along with all the other staff . Great location for a family meal. Truly delicious food and drinks. At a very reasonable price.

Thank b123456742258
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Love this place so much! As always, made to feel welcome and Abdul and Kieran kept our night as fun as it always is! There are many other options for an Indian around town but would highly recommend. Been here so many times now and...More

Thank charlotteradz
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

As always we had a fantastic meal, we live the other side of town with so many other resturants closer to home, but always more than happy to travel across town for the great food and service. Abdul and Kieran as always gave great service...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic visit, Abdul and Kieran were fantastic hosts. Although they were busy they had time to talk to us and laugh and joke. Food was amazing as always. They are always welcoming to our girly evenings

Thank Gemma K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bangladeshi, Indian, Balti
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
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17:30 - 23:00
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17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clacton Road | Elmstead Market, Colchester CO7 7AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 827815
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We serve great Indian food by friendly staff in stylish and comfortable surroundings. Our menu includes a wide range of classic Indian dishes, chef's special dishes, as well as a selection of char-grilled tandoori dishes and delicious food that few can compete with. That is the combination that ensure guests come back for more we hope to see you at our restaurant soon!
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