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Chef and Spice

1 Andrewes Street | Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 5PG, England
+44 116 242 2240
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“curries” (85 reviews)
“salads” (29 reviews)
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Chinese, Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Andrewes Street | Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 5PG, England
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Reviewed yesterday

A very enjoyable evening raising funds and eating good food. The service and surroundings were excellent. Staff very helpful. There was a very good choice of food available.

Thank susan H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent choice of dishes and deserts did not disappoint. The bar is comprehensive and overall good value for money.

Thank JawLeicester
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit on Saturday night, only two things stopping me giving it 5 is the lack of desserts, when I went to the fridge there was one type of cheesecake chopped up and the 20 minute wait for our table that I had prebooked...More

1  Thank TiaEdwards
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ten of us went for a birthday treat , can not fault the food, eat as much as you like,curries were great with plenty of meat in them, thought the price for a child is abit steep because children don't eat a lot like the...More

Thank keithpat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with my best friend who loves Indian meal and we both thought the buffet selection was really good! The panner was cooked well and had good amount of flavour. My friend loved the dal curry with rice and the dosa. Service was...More

Thank chandz94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of 19 family members had a meal here.It is good value for money at 16 pound per head.Loads of choice for starters, mains and deserts.Although it was really busy there was no queueing for your food.Also there was a brilliant magician doing tricks...More

Thank paul r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent staff Excellent food Excellent atmosphere Guys make time and go you won't be disappointed.

Thank heizenburg77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is very nice however i think there should be more meat dishes on offer and also range of desserts not very good. Needs to have more choices of cakes on offer (cheesecake , gateaux etc..).

Thank 2805lisa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place food amazing I'm gluten free so excellent that all gluten free food is labelled well I can even have food I can't get else where because they use rice flour

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for our friends birthday meal. Food is excellent with lots of varieties to choose from. All the chefs are very polite and very friendly. I gave a special order for cheese chilli garlic naan and it was ready in few mins. We...More

Thank Aruna P
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December 23, 2016|
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Response from 369Robbi | Reviewed this property |
I think so!!
Tray Z
November 6, 2016|
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Response from Jenonnet | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have an area that's set back from the rest of the tables which can seat approximately 20 people comfortably. You would need to ask for this area specifically, otherwise they would put tables together in the main... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Andrewes Street | Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 5PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 242 2240
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Chef and Spice is the classiest addition to Leicester's dining scene and premier banquet buffet. Visit us today and discover for yourself what people are raving about. Diners are sure to have a most memorable time which will leave you looking forward to your next visit.Our chefs prepare the finest dishes prepared fresh unlike other buffet restaurants, including an amazing selection of desserts with our very own not to be missed chocolate fountain, right before your eyes in our state of the art live kitchens with the only challenge being to enjoy as many dishes as possible as many times as you like! Our first class personal service treats valued customers as valued customers and not simply as another number through the door like other buffets and our value for money prices are simply the best in Leicester and will not be matched anywhere else for quality.
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