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17 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
01273 739 183
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 16
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  • 7
    Average
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Indian place!

Great place to have Indian food..and spice Indian food. we came after a long time and enjoyed our visit. Nice, hot and spicy Indian food, and great prices. Do visit..

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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119 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Great place to have Indian food..and spice Indian food. we came after a long time and enjoyed our visit. Nice, hot and spicy Indian food, and great prices. Do visit..

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We love an Hot spice meal and this restaurant was top notch. Nothing disappointed and we loved all the food we ordered, served by very attentive staff. A must visit restaurant.

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Used to go here a lot but standards have been slipping. Haven't tried them for quite a while but thought would give another go. Chicken tikka tasted of barbecue hickory not indian at all. Other chicken main was almost inedible. Meat tasted off. After 5 years of River Spice not for me anymore!

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Very good food and cheap! I'm going to be going back and soon. Thoroughly enjoyed my meal and the service was good too.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I went to the restaurant whilst on business and the food was very nice. The atmosphere of the restaurant was a little cold. Cold in temperature and also service, as the waiters were very informal and just took the order and brought the food. There was no additional conversation or additonal agnoligment. I would be happy to go back to... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This restaurant served tasty india food with attentive service and some interesting special dishes, some of which I hadn't heard of before. I really enjoyed my Lamb Chop Bhuna make course and they kindly obliged when I asked them to add extra fresh chillies to make it more spicy for my palate! It was my first visit and would definitely... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My favourite Indian restaurant in Brighton and Hove. Great selection, Friendly service and very fresh and tasty dishes.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The food was terrible. I had to send the starter back because it had obviously been cooked twice and was full of oil from re-frying. There was nobody else in the restaurant and now i know why. The korma was tasteless so I had to ask for the pickles so that i could spice it up a bit (even though... More 

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

I eat in Indians a fair amount, being my favourite food, and was somewhat worried this restaurant was empty in midsummer. But the food was the best I have had in an Indian restaurant for quite some time, and well worth revisiting. The service was quick, friendly and efficient, they even filled my Bacardi and coke up, which most places... More 

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Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I thought the River Spice looked in need of a makeover, the restaurant looked a little run down. The food was average I had the Chicken Rogan but must admit it was cheap, the toilets were down in the basement and the light in the gents was out so if I closed the door it would be pitched dark and... More 

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Additional Information about River Spice

Address: 17 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
Phone Number: 01273 739 183
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Indian, Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: 01273 739 183

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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