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Gwandu Street | Opposite Bolton White Hotels, Abuja, Nigeria
08034500653
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8:00 am - 11:45 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:45 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good and affordable buffet, unfortunately not very cosy

We have been there several times for lunch and dinner buffet. It is always worth a visit with a friendly owner and stable food quality. The only pity is that they do not spend any efforts in giving this place a nice decoration. It reminds me of a waiting room in a railway station although it would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Anja S
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English first
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We have been there several times for lunch and dinner buffet. It is always worth a visit with a friendly owner and stable food quality. The only pity is that they do not spend any efforts in giving this place a nice decoration. It reminds me of a waiting room in a railway station although it would be so easy... More 

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Abuja, Nigeria
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The India food here is only average and the décor has seen better days, but the buffet is pretty good value and I like a curry once in a while.

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Reston, Virginia
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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

As of this writing, Spice is rated as the second best restaurant in Abuja. After seeing this, I picked myself off the floor and resolved to write a fair and honest review to set the record straight. I simply cannot conceive of how this ranking came to be, nor how reviewers can say the food here is good, let alone... More 

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Abuja, Nigeria
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I love Indian food, and this didn't disappoint, with an added fresh approach. The ambiance is a bit dreary, but what they lack in appearance they make up for with good staff.

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Abuja, Nigeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great food, surprising, the setting is not the most romantic or convenient, but the food is really incredible. One of the best places to eat in Abuja, for me is number one. I just wish they would make more effort on the setting itself. One of Abuja musts, definitely if you are a vegetarian. Thanks!

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Bristol
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I've visited this restaurant in the evening with business colleagues previously and we returned on my most recent visit to Abuja; it's the only place we went out to eat apart from the Hotel. The food is tasty with good portions with a good choice. Be prepared for the spicy papadums. The service was simple and friendly despite two power... More 

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Kano, Nigeria
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We have been eating at this restaurant for quite a number of years now, actually since they were located in the ancient city of Kano, we have made it almost a family tradition to eat here every sunday afternoon. Spice foods has always been consistent, the food is great! lovely tasting sauces and desserts and very great value for money.... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Very nice food. being a vegetarian(Vegan) i had very less options of restaurants to be at during my few months stay in Abuja in 2011. i was switching between spice restaurant and wakkis restaurant every alternate days. as there were no much options available. the owner here at spice is most of the time present at the restaurants and manages... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

Like the name says, the food is spicy and good. Went for the lunch buffet and was pleased. Several choices for veggie lovers. The freshly made hot sauce is outstanding. A cold beer is nice thing to have on hand. Price for the buffet is reasonable.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Nice Indian food, owner personally managing hence good service. Decent reasonable pricing. Drinks are available. Centre of city.

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Additional Information about Spice

Address: Gwandu Street | Opposite Bolton White Hotels, Abuja, Nigeria
Phone Number: 08034500653
Location: Africa  >  Nigeria  >  Abuja State  >  Abuja
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:45 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:45 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:45 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:45 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:45 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:45 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:45 pm
Cuisine: Indian, Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gwandu Street | Opposite Bolton White Hotels, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Location: Africa  >  Nigeria  >  Abuja State  >  Abuja
  • Phone Number: 08034500653

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:45 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:45 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:45 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:45 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:45 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:45 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:45 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?