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Spice Merchants

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44 Osborne Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3LT, England
+44 23 9282 8900
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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420 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a very busy Indian Restaurant which packs them in. Service under pressure for a Saturday night but we arrived after 8.30pm. Menu is extensive and far too much choice to make a quick call. The Vindaloo chicken was not the best, yes hot but sauce too thick and more potatoe than chicken. Rice dishes were fine but Nan... More 

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Thank Spithead
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived early with the family on Friday night the restaurant was really busy a lot of customers had been to the Americas cup .the waiters couldn't have been more helpful they look after their customers food excellent, service excellent a brilliant night. Can highly recommend this restaurant you won't be disappointed and will return again.

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Thank MicTC
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

About 8 -10 of us came here. We have a work organised (by me) curry night one a month and we are working our way through the local (Portsmouth / Fareham / Havant ) curry houses. Overall our group ranked this as one of the nicest so far. Nice décor and very nice & polite waiting staff (although to be... More 

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High Wycombe
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111 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you are in a town you don't know its always a bit hit and miss as to where you can get a good meal but we used Trip Advisor to find an Indian in Southsea and found an absolute gem. The reviews were good but I'm not sure even they were able to do justice to this restaurant. It... More 

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Thank J4KSS
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love my hot spicy meals and very much miss cooking my own grub, at home and in my own kitchen. I've been in Hampshire for just over 7 months and and stay in a lovely boutique hotel in Southsea, because it is close to all the local amenities. As a result of staying away from home, I eat out... More 

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Thank Tunde0
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service, welcoming and professional staff. Very comfortable restaurant. Extensive and varied menu with some unusual and interesting options. We have always had wonderful food here, the dishes are so flavoursome with an exotic mix of spices. There is a good wine selection and Indian beer on tap. We love this restaurant and would always recommend it

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Thank Heather186298
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a meal here after reading so many positive reviews about the place and was definitely not disappointed! The menu has a vast variety of curries, every dish was packed full of flavour and portion sizes were more than generous. Staff were so lovey, their service was second to none! I couldn't recommend this restaurant enough if you're visiting... More 

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Thank JessicaE1995
Durham
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342 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The menu here is really appealing, and the standard of the food is to match. Particularly intriguing, and inspired, are the curry filled Yorkshire puddings as a starter - a variation of chicken chat on puri, I guess. Brilliant idea! Everything was delicious and very well spiced without burning your insides, really well done on getting the flavour combinations spot... More 

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Thank DevonHare
Portsmouth
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Relaxed, cheerful vibe. Great service, beautiful food (that I could eat every day) with a wonderful balance of subtle flavours and spices.

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Thank WoganBlue
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Arrived early on Saturday night with the family the restaurant was quite busy with a lot of bookings we were well looked after by the brilliant waiters, drinks were ordered food was ordered, the atmosphere was so relaxed the food arrived and everyone had different dishes I recommend you try the ayre delight their extensive fish menu is something else... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
Indian, Balti, Gluten Free
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Osborne Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9282 8900

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