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River Spice

Indian, Asian, Balti
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206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
0118 950 3355
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Arkholme, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food and the waiters here were brilliant and we had some delicious ice cream! The only problem was that everytime we book they never write it down or anything, so I would recommend asking them to. Still good enough for 5 though.

Thank Lunesdale M
Watford, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An after work business get together turned out to be a wonderful meal served by hardworking staff, I had kebab starter and vindaloo main with brinjal bargee as a side (rice and chapati)which were all perfect. I personally could not fault the meal so well done river spice, I enjoyed that.

Thank Dave L
Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food at very reasonable prices. Extensive menu so there is something for everyone . Staff friendly & service quick Lovely setting in the summer

Thank Jill N
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked past the restaurant unsure of what to make if it as a pedestrian? Happened upon a group of folks sitting out in the garden in the front of their house facing on to the Thames and asked them for a recommendation for a family dinner, we were two families with 5 children in total. Their recommendation was to... More 

Thank teamumizoomi
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We waited over an hour for our food with no apology or explanation. Even when I went to ask, the staff were not apologetic and one actually walked off mid conversation. When the food was brought out it was put on the wrong table and then transferred. After we finally got our food a large number of dishes were cold... More 

Thank Amyjs1010
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Flat warm coke for almost £3.75 5 mussels starter almost £7 really not value for money. Customer service need a lot of improvement too

1 Thank Wheeler M
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45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Our usual Curry House in the area was booked for a Birthday Party and so we paid our visit to River Spice. Above average food with plenty of flavour and particularly good Naan Breads. Service decent enough too and with lovely views of the river.

Thank Karen B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Thought the service was really bad, we waited ages for someone to come over to take our order, then waited ages for the food. Didn't like the butter chicken at all. It was very thick and bland. Wouldn't come back, there are loads of Indians in the area that are far better than this :)

Thank aprylb31
Stockholm, Sweden
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157 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We went here for dinner and was apparently a bit early when we arrived at 5pm. The menu is mostly indian which we ordered. Tasty and a bot on the spicy side so ask when you order. The menu is marked low, medium, strong but it may not fit your reference point.

Thank Anders L
Windsor, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

The River Spice is a Great Indian Restaurant By The River with great views a has a big car park & good food & service with a full Indian menu

Thank Robert U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Indian, Asian, Balti
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: 0118 950 3355

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