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66 High Rd, Emsworth SO16 2HZ, England
023 8058 1600
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Today
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 34
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Bland and always missing a naan!

We had so many great eat in meals when the restaurant first opened. Amazing naan breads, flavourful food. Yes, the service can be slow but in my opinion this was down to the food being cooked fresh (as possible). Our takeaway tonight will be the last at Spice Village i'm afraid. My partner... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
Mahala1981
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Havant
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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Woodmancote, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Turned up at 6.30pm, just has a main course, and escaped at 9.30pm. In between these times we had to endure long waits for ordering, drinks, clearing of table and the bill. Real shame as it's an ok place and the food is ok - when it turns up. If you have a life I would strongly recommend giving this... More 

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Osby, Sweden
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Lovely indian restaurant! Great service and great food. Portions are quite big. Seemed clued on when it came to gluten free options which was good for us!

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Havant
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We had so many great eat in meals when the restaurant first opened. Amazing naan breads, flavourful food. Yes, the service can be slow but in my opinion this was down to the food being cooked fresh (as possible). Our takeaway tonight will be the last at Spice Village i'm afraid. My partner always orders a balti and this comes... More 

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Clungtown
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I came here with a group of friends who were staying with me as unfortunately Taste of India next door was unable to cater for all seven of us as it was nearly full that night. The food was churned out with little thought or care and the service was abysmal. It was embarrassing for me after I had invited... More 

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Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

It Is the second time I have been to Spice Village Emsworth on both occasion I ask for no cue cumber on my food (its not a hard request) on both occasions the food came with cue cumber on it I told them that I did not want the meal because of this they took it away but did not... More 

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preston
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I visited the spice village when I was staying in a local b @ b and it looked quite nice from the outside. service was very fast but to be truthful I wasn't impressed with the food. the onion bhajis felt like I was eating diced cardboard and my biryani wasn't so nice either although the price was not too... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Preface this by saying I am not a fan of Indian food. Came here for dinner with a friend here on 22nd June and because I don't like Indian food I ordered the roast chicken and chips. Was expecting a roast chicken. I got these battered and deep fried balls of chicken that were very dry and some chips. Horrible.... More 

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Dorset
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Pleasant clean dining area. Service was ok. I had a chicken balti with a spinach side. The balti wasn't as I expected, a very orangey sauce rather than brown and tasting more like a curry than a balti. Chicken also had a strange texture. It was ok just not what I was expecting. Nan bread very good. No hot dip... More 

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The Spice Village is a welcoming restaurant with friendly service and excellent food at very reasonable prices.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Have been coming here since it opened on and off, it used to be a pleasurable night out. I have got used to the fact that the service is deathly slow in a trade off for a nice meal and I even got used to the fact that the attitude of some of the service staff is terrible . It... More 

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Additional Information about Spice village

Address: 66 High Rd, Emsworth SO16 2HZ, England
Phone Number: 023 8058 1600
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Emsworth
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Indian, Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 66 High Rd, Emsworth SO16 2HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Emsworth
  • Phone Number: 023 8058 1600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?