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206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
0118 950 3355
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Ranked #95 of 507 Restaurants in Reading
Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Walked in, a waiter asked us what we would like. I asked if there was a table for 2 to which he said he would need to check. He turned around and started polishing a plate. We then got asked by the barman if we needed help, I said we were looking for 2 seats so he said he would... More 

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

When I booked the table, I explained that a baby will be there. When we got there we asked for a baby chair, we got one, that was very dirty. No biggie, we cleaned it. Good was okay. No deserts, only ice cream?! A young waiter, came over whilst we were eating, huffed at my 15 month baby because he... More 

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UK
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We didn't book and the restaurant was busy, however they found us a table,The food and service was good,well rceommended

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

service was great and reasonably priced menu, but, all the dishes were luminous and looked processed. Some heat but no depth of flavour just felt a bit factory produced. Briyani was very greasy. Appreciate my local Indian a lot more after visiting here!

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cannock
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I'm very fussy when it comes to eating but this was the best Indian I have ever had. Full of flavour and I got all the accompanying side dishes. I would happily recommend this restaurant to anyone

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Reading, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Good honest indian food. Lot of variety in the dishes but drinks very expensive. The service is inattentive.

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Halifax
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This restaurant was clean, and overlooked the river, which was pleasant. The food was quite bland, but generous portions, and the staff were friendly. Not the best curry in the world (or even in Reading, probably!) but not awful.

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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Excellent service, fantastic food, we are fussy and couldn't fault River Spice! Highly recommend will be back soon!!

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BGD
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4 reviews 4 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

So disappointed. Tried River Spice based on the good reviews posted here. Am amazed at why anyone would recommend it. Perhaps my Asian palette means my expectations are high and I know when I'm being fobbed off with tasteless food. Passed on my thoughts as I was leaving and the guy I spoke to was really charming and really disappointed... More 

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Great food, advice and service. Also a different menu to other curry houses. For example duck. Good quantity as well. I do like the bar area to sit and have drink before or after the meal. Anyway booked my next visit whist there.

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Additional Information about River Spice

Address: 206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
Phone Number: 0118 950 3355
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Indian

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