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Spice Valley

Bangladeshi
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21 Ock Street, Abingdon OX14 5AG, England
01235 538 998
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery

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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very poor experience

Ordered a take away as a treat and could not have been more disappointed. Chicken madras had absolutely no spice or heat to it. It was watery and very bland. Keema nan was ok but a bit heavy and greasy, poppadums were good, I shall not be using again.

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
rmarchant7
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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  • Delivery
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English first
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Ordered a take away as a treat and could not have been more disappointed. Chicken madras had absolutely no spice or heat to it. It was watery and very bland. Keema nan was ok but a bit heavy and greasy, poppadums were good, I shall not be using again.

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Kent
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16 reviews 16 reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We have been to Spice Valley on a number of occasions, the food is always consistently good, full of flavour with plenty of choice. Staff are attentive and always very welcoming. A lovely restaurant, great food and excellent service. Would highly recommend...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Staff are very attentive and very friendly, food is beautiful and quick service. Great value for money. Nothing is ever to much trouble. Spice Valley is the best indian restaurant in Abingdon by far. Such a relaxing atmosphere and the decor is lovely. We have been coming here for months and every time it has been excellent :)

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We ordered two medium spiced currys both of which were insipid, bland and under seasoned. The pilau rice wasn't pilau rice :( not a sign of any seasoning in sight just that awful multi coloured dyed rice which is awful! Don't believe all the hype there are far better places to eat from in the same area!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Went on recommendation, with friends. Lovely food....very big menu. It was all excellent! Cost £130 for four starters, four mains, lovely bottle of wine and soft drinks. Will definitely go back and will also try takeaway. The staff were smashing too!

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Just one of our usual monthly Ruby's . I have never been to the spice valley before. So we decided to try the Tuesday night buffet . From the starters to the mains all was very nice . Approx 3-5 mains and starters to choose from . All the staff was very friendly and helpful . Nothing was too much... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Ordered a Takeaway last night In Abingdon while I was visiting my friend, and unfortunately this Indian let me down a lot. The food was very salty and the Chi Balti was very oily, like they thew in a cup of Oil in. I was left very disappointed by the food and especially after a long day and being hungry... More 

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oxon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

spacious comfortable restaurant. Excellent service. Terrific food cooked however you like it. Good for large or small parties

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Cothill, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Very good food and service, highly recommended! A very spacious restaurant and very clean and comfortable. We'll be back.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

The food is great and service is great. Very friendly staff. Lovely decor. I highly recommend this restaurant. It never feels rushed even if they are very busy.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 Ock Street, Abingdon OX14 5AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: 01235 538 998

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bangladeshi

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