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The Spice

Clacton Road | Elmstead Market, Colchester, England
01206827815
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Ranked #70 of 330 restaurants in Colchester
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations
Description: WHERE WE SERVE GREAT INDIAN FOOD BY FRIENDLY STAFF IN STYLISH AND COMFORTABLE SURROUNDINGS.OUR MENU INCLUDES A WIDE RANGE OF CLASSIC INDIAN DISHES, CHEF'S SPECIAL DISHES, AS WELL AS A SELECTION OF CHARGRILLED TANDOORI DISHES AND TANTALISING FOOD THAT FEW CAN COMPETE WITH. THAT IS THE COMBINATION TO ENSURE GUESTS COME BACK FOR MORE WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR RESTAURANT SOON! WHERE WE SERVE GREAT FOOD BY FRIENDLY STAFF IN STYLISH AND COMFORTABLE SURROUNDINGS
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Description: WHERE WE SERVE GREAT INDIAN FOOD BY FRIENDLY STAFF IN STYLISH AND COMFORTABLE SURROUNDINGS.OUR MENU INCLUDES A WIDE RANGE OF CLASSIC INDIAN DISHES, CHEF'S SPECIAL DISHES, AS WELL AS A SELECTION OF CHARGRILLED TANDOORI DISHES AND TANTALISING FOOD THAT FEW CAN COMPETE WITH. THAT IS THE COMBINATION TO ENSURE GUESTS COME BACK FOR MORE WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR RESTAURANT SOON! WHERE WE SERVE GREAT FOOD BY FRIENDLY STAFF IN STYLISH AND COMFORTABLE SURROUNDINGS
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English first
Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

This is a place we visit regularly but sadly the last two times we have noticed a change in staff. Long waits and poor service whilst takeaway service is prioritised seems to be happening. Food and drinks order at two out of four tables wrong ! Our food nice but not a patch on what it use to taste like... More

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Shoeburyness
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23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Nice big car park at the rear and a warm enough welcome upon arrival. Shown to a very nice table in a well decorated restaurant. Checked out a decent enough menu which by comparison was a little limited in choice. Starters were very tasty but after asking about the reshmi kebab coming with a fried egg (as per menu) was... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Good indian with good service and xucuti which is one of the best I have ever had. Good prices and inside is very cosey. Is quite some nights which is nice when want a quite meal with friends. Do check the bill as a few times an extra poppadom or sauce apears from nowhere.

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Wivenhoe, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Now the best Indian in Essex . The new menu to be released shortly will make it even better . I love Curry and have never been disappointed by a meal or a takeaway from here .

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Clacton-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This is my second time in this great little place. I have only had the vegetarian food here but my friends and I ordered a selection of vegetarian dishes, breads and rice and it was all lovely. The price was really good and the waiters didn't rush as at all despite that we were the last to leave. The price... More

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Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Had a lovely meal, very busy and service was great. Prices remained the same as all year round, as did quality of food and service. This is a great place

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Food is Sooooooo good , It's got all you need for a friendly local restaurant with a warm relaxing atmosphere and such wonderful staff... We will most definitely be back!

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London England
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Great curry, authentic naan bread and good service all washed down with a good cold pint of cobra on draught - I'll be back!

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Everything about the place was pathetic. Awful service, flat pint of Cobra, burnt naan bread, stodgy curry with no real flavour, the mango chutney and mint sauce looked like something out of Alice In Wonderland - just bright and nasty, just looked like and had the substance of coloured water. I wouldn't recommend this place to anyone - unless you... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Ignore review of person saying xacuti lamb saying toughest meat ever tried, I had this last night and was lovely, ignore the comment about to hot as some people have no idea about currys. Great value and great stuff. Really nice food

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