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Simla Spice

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39-41 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1DZ, England
+44 1803 295556
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went on a Wednesday evening whilst visiting Torquay for a few days, there was an offer on ( banquet night) I believe this is also available on a Sunday evening, it was very good value for money, the food was very good, the restaurant was very quiet so unfortunately no atmosphere but we received fantastic service, would definitely visit... More 

Thank Sue C
Paignton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner on Wednesday night, the food was good, the new owner was serving us, very good host, the wine was ok and the chicken chat was on point and the tikka were ok. Would def recommend and will definitely return

Thank trollop2303
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Paignton for a weekend and liked the look of this place from a browse on Trip Advisor. So you have to hunt around a bit for parking but considering it was a Saturday night it didn't take too long. I was surprised how quiet it was for a Saturday but it is a holiday town out... More 

Thank Mr N
Exeter, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant looked nice and clean, staff were friendly, starters was nice , we shared a meat platter. I asked for my main meal not to be spicy as I can't eat spicy food, the waiter assured me it would be mild, well I couldn't even eat it, after one mouth full my mouth was burning, we told the waiter but... More 

Thank jennym73
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Was recommended an Indian buffet only on Sunday's Visiting Torquay thought would try Simla Indian buffet. Biggest mistake ever. It was quite expensive supposed to open at 12.30pm doors opened then another half hour until food arrived. There was two tables of two and one of four, tells you right away not popular. The food was disgusting never had onion... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Saturday visit. Poppadoms and drinks were swift. Starter and mains not ordered with drinks which may of speeded up the 45 min wait for starters and then another 40mins for mains later. Starter which was house special was good. Main another special was not. Not much meat and far too many onions.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Second visit to the Simla this time with friends. Excellent service good food and ample portions. The staff very good with advice on the menu.

Thank Michael619
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

We visited simla spice during our visit to torquay we visited on a wednesday when there is an offer on and is very reasonably priced. This indian is deffinatley worth a visit and is an upper class indian resturant.

Thank Devils1927
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

What a great resturant this is , The staff where most friendly and welcoming, The service was quick and efficient food was wonderful and plenty of it, Food and drinks prices very reasonable. If in Torquay and you like indian food it's a must visit.

Thank Ron284
Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Service and food were good,we all really enjoyed our visit.The food was piping hot and the choice pleased everyone

Thank cbennett238

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39-41 Torwood Street, Torquay TQ1 1DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 295556

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