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The Spice Route

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Janpath Lane, Tolstoy Road | Imperial Hotel, New Delhi 110001, India
11-41116605
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very nice dinner experience, pricing at the higher side

We had chosen the recommended 4 course dinner menue. The starters veg/non-veg were extremely tasty and delicous. Main course also very good but not as outstanding as starters offered. Dessert nothing special. Drinks were priced quite high but at typical range for luxury hotels. Staff extremely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We had chosen the recommended 4 course dinner menue. The starters veg/non-veg were extremely tasty and delicous. Main course also very good but not as outstanding as starters offered. Dessert nothing special. Drinks were priced quite high but at typical range for luxury hotels. Staff extremely friendly and supportive, telling story of spice route restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

It took 7 years to build this restaurant made from original artifacts and antiques from along the spice route each section has its special meaning. It is simply stunning. Now the most important the food !!! It is amazing they have a very large variety and both my nights I apent in Delhi I ate there simply because it was... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We enjoyed dinner here while staying at the Imperial Hotel. Based on the name of the restaurant, we expected a somewhat different menu. The menu was mainly southeast Asian cuisine. The food was good, service good. The atmosphere was very nice, the prices a bit high. Over all a very nice place to enjoy a dinner, especially if your are... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

had a great meal and the price was comparable to outside facilities----the room makes to feel like Rudyard Kipling might show up at any time.

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New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A bit unfair to review the restaurant based on just one terrible experience but I guess prospective visitors may just as well be forewarned... And I dont think our experience there is going to allow us a repeat visit... We went to this restaurant for our anniversary dinner a few years ago. It was a much awaited experience. Having selected... More 

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. Vice Pres. & General Manager at The Spice Route, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I appreciate your taking time out from your busy schedule and sharing your experience a few years back. However, I assure you of our high standards in product and service. I recommend that you visit us again and experience the fine hospitality and cuisine at the Spice Route and other outlets. Over years we have emerged and continuously... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

we went as a couple and were blown away by the food and service of this New Delhi institution. We were taken on a tour of the restaurant after dinner which was fascinating. And it's located in the beautiful Imperial Hotel one of Delhi's finest.

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. Vice President & General Manager at The Spice Route, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am delighted to note that you had a wonderful dining experience at The Spice Route. Your positive comments about the food, service and ambience are a source of great motivation for the team. Thank you once again. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. Vice President... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The legend says that it took 7 years to build the restaurant as each part is an original pieces gather through Asia. The result is magnificent. The Spice route propose a culinary route thought South Asia: Vietnam, Thailand. It is good and nice to eat something different. It is also located in our favorite hotel in New Delhi Imperial Palace.... More 

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. Vice President & General Manager at The Spice Route, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am delighted to note that you had a wonderful dining experience at The Spice Route. Your positive comments about the food and ambience are a source of great motivation for the team. Thank you once again. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. Vice President &... More 

National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Extremely good food. Everything is fantastic. they serve different kinds of Asian foo though I ve had Thai th emost there

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. Vice President & General Manager at The Spice Route, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am delighted to note that you had a wonderful dining experience at The Spice Route. Your positive comments about the food, service and ambience are a source of great motivation for the team. Thank you once again. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. Vice President... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We were recently staying at The Imperial Hotel in New Delhi and enjoyed going to The Spice Route on several occasions. The wonderful Asian cuisine is enhanced by the sumptuous surroundings. The atmosphere is quite romantic in the beautifully appointed rooms and lovely outdoor area. A confluence of Asian style, with mood lighting, the setting is very special. None of... More 

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. Vice President & General Manager at The Spice Route, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am delighted to note that you had a wonderful dining experience at The Spice Route. Your positive comments about the food, service and ambience are a source of great motivation for the team. Thank you once again. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. Vice President... More 

New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

One of the most romantic ambiences amongst Delhi restaurants, this jewel tucked in the Imperial entertains prior bookings. Beautiful murals adorn the walls, giving a monastic feel The food choices are varied and one has an option to choose from the wide array of dishes available from down under to SE Asia - that's why named the Spice Route The... More 

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. Vice President & General Manager at The Spice Route, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am delighted to note that you had a wonderful dining experience at The Spice Route. Your positive comments about the food, service and ambience are a source of great motivation for the team. Thank you once again. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. Vice President... More 

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Address: Janpath Lane, Tolstoy Road | Imperial Hotel, New Delhi 110001, India
Phone Number: 11-41116605
Location: Asia  >  India  >  National Capital Territory of Delhi  >  New Delhi
Average Prices: USD 20 - 100
Cuisine: Indian, Asian, Thai

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Janpath Lane, Tolstoy Road | Imperial Hotel, New Delhi 110001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  National Capital Territory of Delhi  >  New Delhi
  • Phone Number: 11-41116605

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 100
  • Cuisine: Indian, Asian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business

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