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Royal Spice

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1a Station Road | darton, Barnsley S75 5HT , England
01226 391801
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 6
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
"Excellent Food & Exceptional Customer Service"

As soon as we walked through the door we were greeted by the friendly and welcoming staff. I visited on a Sunday evening with my wife and 11 year old daughter. There is a choice of a buffet (all you can eat menu) or the house menu. We chose the buffet menu which turned out to be a great decision... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
MarkLadlow
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Barnsley
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We have a high life diners card and noticed we could use it here so thought we would give it a try we had to take a bus and a train to get into darton we didn't phone to book as it says there's no need to we got into darton and went for a drink so I phoned to... More 

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Barnsley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

As soon as we walked through the door we were greeted by the friendly and welcoming staff. I visited on a Sunday evening with my wife and 11 year old daughter. There is a choice of a buffet (all you can eat menu) or the house menu. We chose the buffet menu which turned out to be a great decision... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great food, extremely friendly staff and an all round brilliant experience. They even gave my girlfriend a rose and pretended I'd ordered it on Valentines day which got me in good books, lovely personal touch!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Been visiting this restaurant for years, and although not as good as some of my favourites in Bradford, it's always been one of the best in Barnsley for consistency and service. The latest visit however was the best yet with a noticeable step up in quality of dishes that makes me wonder if a new chef is in place. Excellent... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Visited with my 12 year old son. Really welcoming, great choice, nice meals and great value. Really clean loos which is a great way I find to assess how the rest of the business is approached from kitchen to front of house. Friendly atmosphere. Informal but still a restaurant feel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

visited today and the buffet was excellent fantastic food and great service. Best Indian in Barnsley. Great value for money. Definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

Visited the Royal Spice last night ...Taste Sensation!. Very welcoming restaurant great for couples, families and friends it really is an all rounder with great atmosphere. My partner and I both had starters and mains and could not fault the dishes. I had the veg mix to start with which I would highly recommend, the only thing was I would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Looked around to find a place we've never been to. Found out about The Royal Spice through trip advisor. As it had so many wonderful reviews. We thought we'd try it out. The Royal Spice is a hidden gem. The restaurant itself is fabulous. The waiter welcomed and sat us down. There was so much variety we could have chose... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Royal class food and service..went for a meal last night at royal spice darton.warm welcome from owner.place looked clean..drinks and popodoms were served very quickly.the starters and main meal are the best i ever tasted made fresh with perfect spice also very reasonable priced too over all perfect evening at royal spice will be visiting next week

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Visited on bank holiday Monday evening after reviewing Tripadvisor. However would say was left disappointed overall. Arrived and stood around for 10 mins as the staff more interested in takeaway orders. Finally seat and popadoms free on arrival. Good and appreciated! Waitress arrived to take our food order and we'd not even been offered a drink! Whoops! Starters arrived and... More 

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Additional Information about Royal Spice

Address: 1a Station Road | darton, Barnsley S75 5HT , England
Phone Number: 01226 391801
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Barnsley
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian, Thai

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1a Station Road | darton, Barnsley S75 5HT , England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Barnsley
  • Phone Number: 01226 391801

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?