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Spice Merchants

44 Osborne Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3LT, England
02392 828 900
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Ranked #19 of 471 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Southsea
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Food is boring and bland ordered via takeaway Quite oily compared to other takeaways in Portsmouth Good selection to chose from on menu The chicken chat was nice Vindaloo was awful

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

My partner and I live locally and Spice Merchants is by far the best Indian in Southsea, and we have certainly tried our fair share. I rarely leave reviews for local places, more so whilst travelling, but spice merchants is so good I am compelled to do so. I cannot recommend highly enough and I can safely say you will... More

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A last minute booking at this lovely restaurant. The staff were so attentive, helpful with food choices and great smiles. Would definitely go again and would have no hesitation in recommending it to others. Wonderful food.

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Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Went here for a birthday treat with my wife. Food was amazing....had the lamb curry Yorkshire puddings for starters and then the chicken Hari massala from the specials....nice and spicy and also creamy!! One of the best curries I've ever had. However, the meal was £60 for both of us, and even though we had sides and bread and wine... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Not a bad Indian restaurant in Portsmouth. Good, quick service. Nice that they serve lassis (unlike some Indian restaurants in Portsmouth). As a vegetarian couple we went for two side dishes and one main (instead of two mains). The side dishes turned out to be much better than the main. The main was your typical English Indian fayre - the... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I've lost count of the number of times I have eaten here over the past 10 years+ and have never felt cause to complain. Last weekend was no different, exactly as expected, good food, good wine and attentive staff. A winning formula.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Great curry, been around a long time ... So must be good to have survived that long . Had some decent vino too

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

My husband and I went here one Saturday evening based on the tripadvisor reviews and were disappointed. The food was OK it's was nothing to write home about. The menu is a little boring (unless your a fish lover then there is pages to choose from, which neither of us are). The staff were helpful and polite. We were just... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

First time visit to spice merchants, wasn't expecting much for an early meal on a Tuesday night before football. What a surprise. Read reviews on trip advisor and so was hoping for a decent meal. Staff extremely friendly and clearly been in the area for a while. Local knowledge. Food was exceptional, chicken passanda was full of flavour and the... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Always my favourite indian restaurant, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that they provide catering for parties. Ali was helpful, professional and reliable. Best of all we received lots of compliments on the food which was delicious. (Especially the lamb jail) . Wonderful!

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Additional Information about Spice Merchants

Address: 44 Osborne Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3LT, England
Phone Number: 02392 828 900
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
Cuisine: Indian

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