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Spice Lounge

St Nicholas Cottage | Durham Market Place, Durham DH1 3NJ, England
+44 191 383 0927
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“curry” (21 reviews)
“sheek kebab” (3 reviews)
“lamb” (15 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
St Nicholas Cottage | Durham Market Place, Durham DH1 3NJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a great meal here in February for my Birthday, I took my family for a Friday evening meal and as previously the food was very good. Saffron King Prawns and the Exclusive Lamb dishes are well worth trying. The atmosphere was a little strange...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant took a bit of finding as it is off a corner in the Market Square. The food was very tasty although more spicy than the chilli guide on the menu indicated. The service was good and the portions large and enjoyable experience.

1  Thank Roy f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Durham for a few days for our anniversary and decided tonite we'd have a Indian meal. On app local this restraunt had high reviews so decided to give it a try. We made a reservation but needn't have bothered as there was...More

Thank Shoelacef
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had seen some mixed reviews on this restaurant but decided to risk it anyway and we were very pleased that we did. The restaurant is small, but not cramped, situated just off the main square. There is a large menu but based around a...More

Thank LS2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eventhough I came in less than 30 mins before closing, the waiter kindly offered me a table. Ordered onion bhaji and lamb tikka, both were delicious. The waiters asked several times if everything's fine, it's a nice place, I'd recommend.

1  Thank Gabor K
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Souce Longe in Durham for our third visit over the years, as usual it was spot on and one of the tastiest curry’s We have had. The depth of flavours excellent as was all the food. Service was attentive the surroundings good...More

Thank Phillip P
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Friendly service, great atmosphere, bustling and popular. The food was gorgeous! The restaurant is not immediately obvious in the market square, it’s tucked in the alley down the side of the church. Highly recommend this little place.

Thank BenShaw
Reviewed June 10, 2018

We had a table booked for 8pm but had to wait for a table to become vacant and it was 8:30 pm by the time we sat down. This was not as bad as it seems as we were seated at a table near the...More

Thank Grumpyoldsoandso
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Was not bowled over and would not return again. Nothing wrong, service not exceptional and food simply ok.

Thank markstradling
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Very good place to eat in Durham. Sheek kebab starter was two large spicy kebabs accompanied by a delicious sauce and interesting salad. Chilli rice was suitably hot with plenty of onions and fresh green chilli. Paneer with chick peas rather than green peas was...More

Thank Hogget-Lover
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $16
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Nicholas Cottage | Durham Market Place, Durham DH1 3NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 383 0927
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