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66 High Rd, Emsworth SO16 2HZ, England
023 8058 1600
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6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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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, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 32
    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
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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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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preston
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  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
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Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We ate here on a Friday evening and were surprised to be able to get a table at short notice. We've eaten here regularly over the last five years, but not in the last five months. The service was patchy, the three waiters varying between competent, untrained/incompetent and downright surly. There seemed to be enough waiters around, but every aspect... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

I know this restaurant very well. If you want good, hot food and proper service visit mid-week. On a Friday or Saturday evening you won't get anywhere. A takeaway ordered on a Saturday night has had us waiting an hour and a half. If you absolutely have to eat here at the weekend BOOK A TABLE NO LATER THAN 6.30PM!!... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

All the food was fantastic except the naan bread which had a horrible sauce on it. The service was do so slow and not good to be kept waiting all that time.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We visited last night as a group of 7 ,they were very accommodating and coped very well despite being very busy. The trolley system of bringing food out works but clearly the kitchen isn't equipped for the size of the restaurant . Generally all was good just a bit cold with a wait which was fine and to be expected... 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: Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?