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Piccadilly Spice - CLOSED

14 Denman St, London W1D 7HL, England (Formerly Maharaja Tandoori of Piccadilly)
+44 20 7437 4478
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Price range: $0 - $31
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations

29 reviews from our community

86% Recommend
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Europe
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Maharaja Tandoori was renamed Piccadilly Spice. Still very good and the erratic service from Mr Babul was impeccible. I went there and the place is gone.......history.........after soo many Vindaloos and Cobras.......sad!!!

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

It looks to me as if this whole block has changed, and is under construction for new buildings. The Piccadilly Spice is no longer there, nor is the Chowki in the same street. The Chowki has most certainly been gutted, I think to be replaced by a Japanese restaurant in time.

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Saxmundham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Been going to this place for 23 years. Fantastic food, service and atmosphere. If you are lucky enough to visit when Faruk the proprietor is in even better. Lovely man.

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Merseyside
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123 reviews 123 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

We had a great value pre-theatre meal in this small Indian restaurant conveniently located very near to Piccadilly Circus. The menu included free popadums to start followed by a mixed starter, choice of mains and a dessert. The wine was good value. For not much more than £20 a head we had a great meal, promptly served enabling us to... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

My sister and I found this gem on one of our visits to London, before attending the Piccadilly Theatre next door. I am a musical theatre lover (and quite enjoyed the show), but surprisingly the best part of the evening was the meal at Piccadilly Spice. I would recommend the 10 pound pre-theatre menu (available all day)- for such a... More

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Vienna
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96 reviews 96 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We know this restaurant for years and go there for dinner whenever we are in London. It was named Maharaja Tandoori for years but has been renamed and renovated recently. Actually this was done for a TV show where the try to help restaurants to improve their image. Still the same owners and cook. As always I had my Chicken... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Ate lunch with my wife. We split a garlic nan and one dish which came with rice. Plenty of flavor and spice without being too hot, and we like hot food. AS OF JULY 2012 THE NAME IS NOW "PICADILLY SPICE". Same owner, they just thought the name would be easier for tourists (per the waiter). It's at the end... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012 via mobile

We stumbled on this lovely Indian restaurant just off Piccadilly Circus. For £9.50 the set lunch was just what we were looking for. What the 3 course (+poppadums) menu lacked in choice it more than made up for in flavour. All served in a lovely setting by friendly staff.

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Indian Head, Maryland
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012 via mobile

Everything was delicious. I had chicken masala. It was a little mild for my taste. I might ask for it spicy next te but the flavor was great. My girlfriend had the veggie korma. She loved it. Pander was great. Servers were friendly and efficient. Would recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

Read a lot in Trip Advisor about this restaurant and decided to give it a try. This restaurant is now known as Piccadilly Spice so don't get confuse when you get there and find that the name is not Maharaja Tandoori! The food was very tasty although I would have liked my vindaloo to be more spicy but I guess... More

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