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Spice Lounge

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$$ - $$$
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Banbury Road, Oxford, England
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We left it to them to suggest the menu and it was excellent, variety of flavours and textures. No artificial colourings! Also very good value for money, same sort of price as most Indian restaurants but much better food.

Thank GNOOxford
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On each visit, we've been given friendly, polite service and the food has consistently met high standards without costing the earth. The portions are always good sizes and the general atmosphere is lovely. The staff are always welcoming - spice lounge is definitely a place worth visiting!

Thank Nick G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a quiet Tues evening, but it livened up a bit as the evening wore on. The food is of a reliably decent standard, though not quite top notch in this category. It is reasonable value, low key but smart enough and welcoming and the service is excellent. We come here for the service and the relaxed air... More 

Thank Philip H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disappointing in so many ways. The main meals were very small portions, first time I've ever left an Indian restaurant feeling hungry. We were offered popadoms on arrival, which we were excessively charged for. The food itself lacked flavour, and was served in unappetizing 1980s bowls.

Thank J S
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here was absolutely delicious. Great taste and the chicken was cooked perfectly. My partner got a vindaloo which he said was the hottest he has had (just a warning) and I had the chicken bhuna. We did arrive early and they let us in while setting up which was very accommodating of them. The only down side was... More 

Thank Jessica H
Middlewich, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous meal here on a Saturday night. The welcome and service were outstanding, and so when we asked for guidance on which of the house specials were best, we were happy to go with their advice. My wife had the Garlic Tawa Chicken, which was fragrant and flavourful with incredibly tender chicken. I had the lamb flavoured... More 

Thank Clive F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been there a couple of times and every time I would get exclusive service. The people there care for every individual and provide the warmest experience. I love it.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Wellington, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really tasty food, great service, friendly staff and a good atmosphere to the place. Despite only passing through Oxford from Shropshire - I'll be coming back for more!!

Thank cloggie98
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

1st visit to Spice lounge, service was impeccable, greeted with a friendly smile, given time to choose our meals and even helped out with some questions. Food was superb, tasty, plentiful & every bit as good as the other reviews have stated. Definitely a return trip is in order. Thank you all for a wonderful meal

Thank Jason W
Newbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

Three of us dropped in for dinner and were a little short of time, on our way to another event. The staff were very accommodating, efficient and friendly. We really enjoyed the food and will be back to try more of the menu. First impressions were very good.

Thank cosiwalkers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $30
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Banbury Road, Oxford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford

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