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1 Bridge Street, Sturminster Newton DT10 1AP, England
01258 473982
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Straight up and down Indian

Perfectly adequate Indian meal, but not more than that. Very little to distinguish the dishes, each of which came with a brown sauce. I'm sure each sauce has different ingredients, but they certainly looked pretty similar. Peshwari naan seemed to have some kind of honey glaze which made eating it a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I've been going to Cafe Spice for years and the food and service have always been excellent. The staff and the waitress are very attentive and create a lovely atmosphere! I would definitely recommended it here - the new set of staff are also very nice and provide the same standard of service as the previous ones if not better!... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Perfectly adequate Indian meal, but not more than that. Very little to distinguish the dishes, each of which came with a brown sauce. I'm sure each sauce has different ingredients, but they certainly looked pretty similar. Peshwari naan seemed to have some kind of honey glaze which made eating it a rather sticky experience - tasted OK though. Service was... More 

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Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Very friendly, treat us as family and remember our names. One of those places that are fun to go to just for the company. The excellent food is an added bonus....

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dorset
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Have eaten here before and had a nice meal but had a takeaway recently and the food was very bland and poor quality. Will not be going here again, maybe they would benefit from some competition in the area to up their game.

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dorset
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Slow service... Not many staff about....Cold resturant on a cold night, not ideal, food not extraordinary ....lots of little things that could go along way to improve overall experience

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My family regularly goes here usually a big group of us for a celebration of some sort. We all love the atmosphere and food. There is a brilliant choice and all of our party is easily able to find something that they love. The staff here provide an excellent service and the price is very reasonable.

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Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The food is excellent I have been 2 many Indian restaurants this 1 is very hard 2 beat !!! The staff r very polite & friendly would recommend it very highly

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Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Cafe Spice is the only restaurant in our town and thankfully is a good one. An advantage for us is that it is walkable. The staff are very friendly and the food is tasty. The only criticism i would have is, that they are sometimes heavy-handed with onion. Otherwise it is a very good dining experience.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

But this little place wasn't up to my taste, it's ok if you are running late and it's the last resort but I would rather travel further a field to have quality at the same price

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We had a selection of meat based dishes here but I was concerned to see how many came out a bright red colour ! My shikh kebab (bright red) tasted a bit stale and I think on balance I would go veggie if we eat curry in Sturminster Newton again.

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Address: 1 Bridge Street, Sturminster Newton DT10 1AP, England
Phone Number: 01258 473982
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Sturminster Newton
Cuisine: Indian, Thai

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  • Address: 1 Bridge Street, Sturminster Newton DT10 1AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Sturminster Newton
  • Phone Number: 01258 473982

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Thai

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