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The Royal Spice

€€ - €€€
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
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9 Broad Street, Modbury, Dartmoor National Park PL21 0PU, England
+44 1548 831191
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another great curry with great service. Five different curries cooked fresh and all tasted great. Will definitely be going back!

Thank jdr1992
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83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this restaurant for a family takeaway just on chance and must say we weren't disappointed, we thought the variety of dishes we had were well cooked, flavoursome and were ready within minutes of us arriving for pick-up at the designated time. Extra popadoms and pickles were added in at no extra cost, which is always nice.

Thank Nigel P
Dover, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Having had a couple of good meals there whilst on holiday, we thought we would call in for a Take Away....whilst the service was good...shame the same could not be said about the food.....tasteless....every thing tasted the same....no heat...and very bland.

Thank lookey01
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Great food again and really friendly service from Vaz. A nice friendly takeaway service. We will be back.

Thank welwynsarah
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Very poor takeaway recently. The greasiest onion bhajis I've ever had. We had to dry them off with kitchen roll before consuming. Shame because they actually tasted alright. Main course veg balti and lentil side dish were tasteless. The balti was mainly onion and the lentil was sickly creamy. Don't think I'll bother again.

Thank Eddie W
Warwick, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Came here with friends and thought it was really disappointing. The service was good but the food was really so so. Nothing dreadful but was not good either. The poppadoms were stale but the did replace them and the chicken i ordered seemed old. I would not eat here again

Thank David S
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had a takeaway from here one evening when staying locally. It was a really good meal. All four of us enjoyed it.

Thank copperwood3
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

There's a very extensive menu available - so allow some time to choose! Spices are very well used, allowing even the most mild dishes to be full of flavour and low on heat. Reasonably priced wine list is a plus. Tables are attractive, well spaced and nicely set out. Service is nicely paced, but occasionally compromised because of the restaurant's... More 

1 Thank Catherine T
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the area, food is freshly prepared and cooked to perfection, It certainly tasted as good as it smelt mmmmmm

Thank Vanessa B
Dorking, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

During a short break in South Devon we decided a curry was the cuisine we fancied. Being near Modbury we decided to go for the Royal Spice mainly because it was the only curry house around. No matter the food was delicious and the waiter was extremely polite and knew when to come over and top up water etc. The... More 

Thank JonnyEl92

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Broad Street, Modbury, Dartmoor National Park PL21 0PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Modbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 831191
Postcode: PL21 0PU
Phone: 01548 831191

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