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Britannia Spice

150 Commercial Street Ocean Drive, Edinburgh, Scotland
0-131 555 2255
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Ranked #1,349 of 1,863 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Price range: $14 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian, Thai, Nepali
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: From its location in a former whisky bond close to the waterfront at Leith, Britannia Spice has been attracting Edinburgh's diners to its multi-ethnic blend of exotic eastern cooking since 2000. Drawing on the traditional cuisine of India, Bangladesh, Thailand and Nepal, the critically acclaimed dishes are served in a nautically-inspired interior with an airy yet intimate ambience.
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Edinburgh
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We came here recently and thought the food was lovely. When we ordered the starters poppadoms and samosas, the waitress came over about four times to keep checking if we had finished. She could clearly see that we were still eating. We got a variety of different dishes to share for main course which were all really tasty.The staff weren't... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Dined in this restaurant on a Thursday night, place quiet empty. We ordered the special deal their website had ,but the waitress had to inquire if this was still on. For starter i ordered minced fish with spice sauce which was very nice and my mum ordered prawn cocktail (mum not that keen on spicy food) and for main we... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Had passed this restaurant many times driving through Leith and when visiting the Royal Yacht. Looked really good and so last week after a busy day in the City we went for an early dinner there. Really nice nautical decor and menu looked good. Ordered a lamb speciality dish and my wife ordered the chicken tikka massala which she orders... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The best bhuna curry in town! My husband had mixed tandoori which he enjoyed also naan bread to die for!

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Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Decided to eat here as it was near to the hotel and I had read some good reviews. We were not disappointed. The restaurant is lovely inside with a nautical theme. Real flowers on the tables and proper linen. The menu is extensive with good description of each dish and the staff are polite, friendly and helpful. The food was... More

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Scotland
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105 reviews 105 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Has enjoyed meals here about 2 years ago when staying at the adjacent Holiday Inn Express. Was a bit apprehensive after reading recent reviews but decided to to try again anyway. Initial greeting on entering was a bit gruff but after that all staff were very pleasant, helpful and efficient. We had popadums with chutneys followed by 2 vegetable curries... More

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Javea, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My wife and I have been eating in this restaurant for many years. Last time we visited it wasn't great but we accept that can happen. We returned two nights ago and it was truly awful. First after bringing drinks and taking our starter and main order, the waiter informed us the tandoori oven was broken, so there was no... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in Edinburgh for 1 night as we were moving onto Kerrymuir the day after. Thought we would use the hotel voucher to get 15% off and menu looked pretty good on the website. Went in at 7.25, ordered a main meal and eventually got this at 8.15! The wait time was terrible. Nobody bothered to come over to ask... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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39 reviews 39 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Excelent stmorphere... tematic indian... very nice.... the food is great... sugestion: roested chicken... excelent value... very tasty.

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Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

went here on sat 11th.as other places full.5.30.on ordering meal asked for can or bottle diet coke said only do draft I questioned it to be told ill give you cans 2 .they where flat took 1 and returned 1 .then got pint of draft wot a mistake £3.50 now we no how he was not wanting to give me... More

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Additional Information about Britannia Spice

Address: 150 Commercial Street Ocean Drive, Edinburgh, Scotland
Phone Number: 0-131 555 2255
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:45 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:45 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:45 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:45 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:45 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:45 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 14 - 30
Cuisine: Indian, Thai, Nepali

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