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206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
0118 950 3355
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 84
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Saturday Evening in June 2015

Welcoming staff, very good food, nice location. Restaurant was packed and noise levels made it difficult to converse.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Anthony H
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It's been ages since we got it, but I previously stated this was best Indian in reading - it's not. Got a takeaway it was poor. There are no consistently decent Indian restaurants in reading that I've been to yet...

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Srinagar, India
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is an amazing location and wonderful view of the river thames but the buffet is poor very limited one or two mains were ok they dont even have dessert!

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Ive been here a few times, with friends and couple, great food , location , relaxed atmosphere , it's something different , excellent food and service... Looking forward to going here again very soon ....,!!

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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We went as a group of 15 for a leaving dinner for a colleague/friend from work. All in all was quite disappointed. The menu was good and had some interesting choices. I settled on the lamb chefs special, which was very under spiced for me. And it had almost no heat (and was given a medium). To be fair they... More 

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England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We read a few negative reviews and it had started to put us off a bit, as we visit Reading frequently it was always a case of we will go next time but it was the Sunday buffet that I fancied so we didn't book and gave it a go and honestly it was good they had some decent choices... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Welcoming staff, very good food, nice location. Restaurant was packed and noise levels made it difficult to converse.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Food was somewhere between nice and too salty. But we were unlucky enough to be there on the same day as 40ish single men shouting at the top of their voices enjoying themselves obviously. This caused such a racket our party was unable to have a conversation. I downloaded a decibel app and it was between 80 and 85 decibels... More 

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Berkshire
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Been here many times and always been well pleased. This time was awful, food was ok, nothing special. Service was shocking, staff need to smile. Will not return, sorry, but it's now poor.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I have been to this restaurant many times with family and friends and must say that it is probably the best in the area for the quality of food, presentation and choice. Not many Indian restaurants you can go to and choose from salmon, monkfish, venison, red mullet and ostrich!! All of these are lovely too and the monkfish is... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

I would definitely reccomend this restraunt. Friendly staff, good price, excellent quality fresh food, can not wait to return when next in the area.

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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, Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: 0118 950 3355

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Thai
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

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