We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Spice Merchants

44 Osborne Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3LT, England
02392 828 900
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #15 of 461 restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Southsea
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Southsea
Write a Review

167 reviews from our community

88% Recommend
    115
    33
    10
    8
    1
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

I have been going to Spice Merchants for years, and every time I am greeted in a personal way, with outstanding service, wonderful food and excellent overall conditions. Great value for money, I will keep going back for years to come!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We booked a table for 8.30pm at the Spice Merchants for a family curry night out, we arrived on time & were shown to outr table ( I have to say at this point that the restaurant was busy ) After about 10 minuites we wre asked if we would like to order drinks whick we did & Menus were... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cramlington, United Kingdom
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

went here last week with a group of work colleagues food was good, didn't wait too long and overall very pleasant, could have been a bit spiceier though

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Good range of traditional curries and some other lighter/more unusual options, all equally well-cooked and so good to have curry sauces that have been made with fresh spices - you can really taste the difference.

Was this review helpful? Yes
South Petherton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Good, well cooked Indian food with excellent, courteous waiters anxious to please. A little noisy due to a large party of guys having a reunion. It was a Saturday night though. Would go again on a quieter night.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

This is the 2nd visit in as many years and it is as good as we remembered. The staff are attentive without being overbearing and the food is amazing. We had the spicy crab purée and monkfish tikka to start and OMG they were stunning. Main was chicken tikka madras and chilli garlic king prawns....again stunning. Cannot recommend this enough.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Portsmouth
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

This is the ONLY restaurant that I return to again and again and again! Great quality, great value food with good atmosphere and quietly attentive front of house team......perfect combination! I travel 20 miles each way to get there. Just wish they would expand towards Titchfield. Well done boys, keep up the fantastic food and service :)

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Booked after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor. Very attentive waiters that helped us to go through the comprehensive menu. We received very good portions of what I can only describe as the best curry we've had in a number of years. I would recommend everyone to sample this restaurant when in or around the Portsmouth and southsea areas. You... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Eaten here a few times over the years. Latest was in May 2014 while visiting friends (group of 5). Despite being a Friday evening and busy the staff found us a table. Food is consistently excellent and the staff and friendly. Service is prompt and staff are attentive are quick to refill your drink. All in all, a consistently very... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We were so well looked after though the staff never seemed intrusive. A really good range of dishes meaning we could all have something different from one another and from previous visits to other Indian restaurants. All the food was prepared to a very high standard and we had a wonderful evening out. Thank you!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Spice Merchants also viewed

Portsmouth, Hampshire
Portsmouth, Hampshire
 
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Portsmouth, Hampshire
 

Been to Spice Merchants? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Spice Merchants, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing