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206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
0118 950 3355
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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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: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 84
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 11
    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
Perfect venue for great night

As a frequent visitor to this place I can't speak highly enough about it. Whether you are in small group or large party they never fail to impress. The food is great and the service is impeccable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Steve R
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

As a frequent visitor to this place I can't speak highly enough about it. Whether you are in small group or large party they never fail to impress. The food is great and the service is impeccable.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Early evening meal. No booking needed.Staff understood gluten free food. Good menu and enjoyed meal. Nice surroundings by the river and would recommend pleasant atmosphere.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I was really excited about bringing the wife to river spice, been here over an hour and had 3 poppadoms! Poor service ! Only just ordered the main course....

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Didn't have to book as the seating was plentiful. The overall appearance was good and has a riverside setting, which was lovely. All windows closed in the restaurant, despite being extremely warm in there. First waiter that served us was expressionless, void of any conversation/emotion, but all of the others were very chatty. The curry was very tasty, have had... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

If you're a group of blokes on a stag night (or something akin to it) then this is a good place to go. If you're a couple who want a romantic evening, steer clear. The food is OK but prices are slightly about the par, which given the average quality means not particularly good value. Location is superb, right by... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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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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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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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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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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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?