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The Spice Route

Janpath Lane, Tolstoy Road | Imperial Hotel, New Delhi 110001, India
11-41116605
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Ranked #29 of 4,091 Restaurants in New Delhi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $100
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Amazing food one the best places if not the best place I have ever eaten. The wine is also good but a little pricey.

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minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We were there on a Saturday night and the place was almost empty...should have read the writing on the wall and turned around and walked out. The duck I had was smothered in a cloying sauce. My wife's shrimp dish tasted like the shrimp had been frozen. The service was snooty or slow. The wine( and the food) was way... More

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

Dear Guest, I have noted your feedback and would like to express my apologies for the inconvenience. I assure you that I shall take this up urgently with the team and take the necessary steps to avoid dissatisfaction of our patrons. We at the Imperial strive hard to ensure that all our guests have a memorable experience. We thank you... More

La Ciotat, France
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64 reviews 64 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

superb mix of dishes - crossing several countries and regions amazing decor from a different era great service

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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 are a 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 & General Manager More

Brighton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Good food with an amazing experience but the hefty bill left a slight aftertaste. It's a concept experience, you are taken on a journey through taste and other senses too... A very special treat, if you can afford it! Nic, UK

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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 are a great motivation for the team. I would like to assure you that our prices are competitive with regards to specialty fine dining restaurants in the city. We believe in providing a value for money experience to our... More

Norman
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70 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Good food & service, a bit fussy for us......we prefer casual attire and dining.....this is fine dining.

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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 are a great motivation for the team. I would like to apprise you that we also serve the food from our fine dining restaurants like Spice Route and Daniell's Tavern at the 1911 restaurant, where the guests can be... More

Canberra, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The restaurant is absolutely beautiful. However, we were so disappointed with the menu we didn't actually eat at this restaurant, even though we were staying in the Imperial. I presume the target market is local Indians looking for something exotic, rather than visitors to India looking for amazing Indian food. We certainly weren't interested in eating Thai curries or other... More

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. VP & GM at The Spice Route, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am delighted to note your appreciation for the décor of the Spice Route. I would like to mention that The Spice Route is not our Indian restaurant but a south east asian cuisine restaurant showcasing the culinary journey of the spices. It is indeed famous for Thai food. You may enjoy visiting our Indian restaurant Daniell's Tavern... More

New York City, New York
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157 reviews 157 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

A must. The menu has dishes that are very hard to find in most Indian restaurants so do be adventurous with your picks. You won't go wrong.

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. VP & GM 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 are a great motivation for the team. I would like to mention that The Spice Route is a south east asian cuisine restaurant. You may also enjoy visiting our Indian restaurant Daniell's Tavern on your next visit. Thank you... More

london
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I've been here a few times socially but this time or was to show some colleagues on what india can really be like. The spice route keeps on improving. They don't stand still. The staff is amazing, very attentive and knowledgeable about both the food and the correct wines that go with it. Ordered some beautiful dishes and each one... More

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. VP & GM 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 are a 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. VP & GM More

New Delhi, Delhi, India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Well as I say it is completely different with what expectations you go in with. If you are going with the thought that it would be the traditional Indian / south indian food it would not be the case. Its a separate cuisine with Coast food as the primary serving. This restaurant is bound to have extreme reviews. Those who... More

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

Dear Guest, Greetings of the day! I have been disappointed to note that you did not relish your experience while dining with us. However, I would like to mention that the cuisine served at The Spice Route is not Indian but authentic South east asian cuisine that delights the patrons who are fond of it as well as those who... More

Gurgaon, India
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This was my 5th visit to the Spice Route, the last one was a couple of years back. I was shocked to see how the standards have declined over the years. There are few restaurants in Delhi that are better at serving average food in a brilliant ambience. The restaurant was relatively busy with tourists, but that notwithstanding the service... 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

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