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River Spice

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206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
+44 118 950 3355
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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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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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wandered across here as staying across the road, upon arrival you could see it is currently under a re-furbishment, the staff were welcoming despite the building site appearance but tables were filling up very quickly so we knew that was a good sign. Poppadoms and chutneys very fresh and good, starters of onion Bhaji and chicken tikka were delicious and... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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201 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant offers a limited menu but there are so diverse in the choices. Good quality food, well presented and the staff and service very good. My only complaint would be if you are under way with such a big redecoration why stay open? The building works and unfinished decor are not what you want to see when you are... More 

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Thank haigh48
UK
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93 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice selection of good. Very attentive and quick service. 2 of us had poppadoms, a curry and rice each, naan bread and several drinks and Irish coffees. Bill less than £50 cannot fault.

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Thank sch1968
Bognor Regis
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171 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Back again with a group of friends this year - this place never fails to please. A vast variety of eastern food that allows you to choose your preferred menu. Chinese, Indian or any combination - all well-cooked and authentic. Great service too - just go - you won't be disappointed .

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Thank Middletonmagic
Reading, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Went for a get together. Decent food, and a very nice location for summer, we could go to have lunch again on Thames.

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Thank shan1678
karachi
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Unprofessional service,expired food no salads no desserts Such a waste of time and money !!!!!!! Waiter asked me to use me the same plate than only few dishes and most of food dishes were empty no soups nothing extra. Even the taste was bad

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Thank farhanshaikh20
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Went for a sunday brunch on 9 oct with family...a large group...the place looks run down and dirty...unprofessional staff...no salads as they were not refilling...when we asked for plates they told us to wait as they were washing them...the food was not refilled in time...when my brother asked for another plate he was asked to use his own plate...food nit... More 

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1 Thank karachi123456
Southampton
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

We popped over to this restaurant on a Friday night when staying in the Crowne Plaza Hotel a few feet away. Didn't book but were seated straight away as it was about a third full at around 7pm. Had poppadoms and bits and were given time to munch them before ordering the meal. Nice to get a decent quantity of... More 

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Thank Grumbleweed4162
Reading, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

My friend recommended me that place a few weeks ago, so I finally decided to go. And I'm not regret. Service is attentive, calm and very nice. The food served in River spice was an adventure for me, becouse I've never tried before that kind of cuisine. I can fully recommend!

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1 Thank PaoloSerino
Reading, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Lovely food, excellent prices, staff very friendly, lovely views of the river. Highly recommend, good place for families.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
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: +44 118 950 3355

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