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River Spice

206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
0118 950 3355
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Ranked #55 of 468 Restaurants in Reading
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Reading, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Good food. Good service. Good atmosphere. Very nice. They were busy but managed to fit us in without us booking. We will definitely go again.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Although it does not perhaps make the best use of riverside frontage this is a great Indian. Fine food and very tasty and well presented. Not cheap though. The Mongoose beer is also pretty great.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great location , good parking , attentive staff the food was really good quality we try to go as a group for an Indian meal once a month so far this is one of the best we have experienced maybe a little more expensive but we didn't feel robbed by the experience

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Kent
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

River Spice is truly an outstanding restaurant that is set in a great location by the river. It has great staff who are very responsive and very well mannered. And the food is second to none. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone. HT and Co.

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

I often visit this Indian restaurant on my way home from work. The food is really good, with decent portion sizes. The only bad thing is that sometimes, the service can be slow, but then again, I have never been there when the restaurant is not full! Wine reasonably priced, so worth a visit.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

No doubt the food is good. I did not like the service though. They are keen to drive you out as soon as possible to have higher turnover per table!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Just returned from a Friday evening visit and had to big up this place. Ok so the weather helped as we were offered a place to eat outdoors. The staff were fast and polite but at no time did I feel rushed. From the off the lime pickle blew my taste buds into next week. Not often you get that... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Loved the food, well presented and cooked to perfection - one of the best curry restaurants I've eaten at. To add to the experience, the staff are efficient, polite and courteous.

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Vancouver
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78 reviews 78 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

What I liked: Despite its size, River Spice has a homey feel. Service was friendly and courteous. Oh, and there's free parking in a large parking lot! The veg vindaloo had great kick, the potatoes in the aloo palak weren’t deep fried, and the eggplant bhaji was almost creamy it was so smooth (no, there was no dairy in it!).... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Came here over a year ago nothing to make me want to return, but at that visit the chef had just been taken to Hospital so delays and problems were to be expected. Since then this has become one of my sons favourite restaurants which is an odd senario as he has always disliked spicy food. Being invited by him... More

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