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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
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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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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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

Thank farhanshaikh20
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

1 Thank karachi123456
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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 3 weeks ago

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!

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 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank saramc74
London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Visited on a busy Saturday evening, did not book, but that was no problem, really good service, had chicken tikka, palak panner and vegetable dansak and the garlic nan was the best we have ever had. Will be back.

Thank Sue B
Cirencester, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal in this fantastic location. The staff were polite and very attentive. My wife and I will definitely visit again.

Thank papastewz
Newbury, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Came with friends on a Friday evening and the first surprise was the free parking - quite unexpected in Caversham. It's a very nice spot- on The Thames. The furnishings are modern and it has a comfortable atmosphere. I got the feeling, watching guests come and go, that a lot of regulars eat here. We were immediately spotted coming through... More 

Thank Karen L
Bath, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

We were quite dubious about going here due to the negative reviews. However we were staying at the hotel opposite, were hungry and decided to give it a go . This is where you can't believe everything that is written. We were greeted by the manager who shook our hands and showed us a table . It was a Friday... More 

Thank Carolyn s
Reading, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

This is such a great location, right next to the river and a great spot for sunny days and people watching. The restaurant itself is quite nicely done out with white table cloths and red roses making it look high-end and the parking is a real bonus in this part of town. 'Let's try the Sunday Buffet', I suggested optimistically.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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, Romantic, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
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?