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Spice Lounge

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$$ - $$$
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11 Fore Bondgate, Bishop Auckland DL14 7PF, England
+44 1388 600042
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Never been disappointed in spice lounge even after several visits! Friendly staff and variety of delicious freshly cooked food. Always busy so booking is necessary! Definetley recommend especially chicken tikka masala and onion bhaji

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Thank slc9
County Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food superb - Faultless actually! Would have been 5 stars but for the surly guy taking orders who seemed to have zero smile, manners or personality.

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1 Thank peterhardy123
Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As ever, a quality visit, good food, excellent staff and nice ambience. Wish I still lived in bishop

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Thank Shaun V
Durham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Went here for a birthday treat, the restaurant was a bit chilly when we first went in, we were the first ones there, it soon started to fill up tho, we had some starters which were brought out on a sizzling plate all very tasty, mains was also very nice and plenty of it, the service overall was good too,... More 

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Thank julie d
Durham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is the only Indian I will ever eat from. Issy and the team are very very hospitable and caring. You are never rushed or hurried out - you are allowed to enjoy the whole experience not just the food. I never ate Indian food until I tried here.

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Thank Cazcloud9
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Back here in September.. food good as always. Nothing a trouble, good service. Mid week is quieter but call a book a reservation at peak times . Oh they also do take out food

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Thank Dorothy W
Kent
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160 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

The food was OK and not over priced, but was not somewhere that I would go back to. The curries that we bought were not very flavourful even though the portions were a good size.

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Thank BJN3
Shildon, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

Customer service was very poor and rough. Staff need training for the service specifically the food serving persons.Bar service was good. Food is tasteless, bland

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1 Thank riasamba
Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

I have visited this restaurant on numerous occasions with my wife, family, friends and Business Associates and I can honestly state that everyone has been overwhelmed by the food, the atmosphere, the service and the staff. Issy is one of the nicest people I know and he promotes his attitudes and behaviours amongst all his staff. The food is absolutely... More 

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1 Thank Les P
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Average Indian . Ok when you are starving after a few drinks. They try and push different foods onto you so your bill is a lot more than you anticipated.

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Thank Karen J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Balti, Eastern European
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Fore Bondgate, Bishop Auckland DL14 7PF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Bishop Auckland
  • Phone Number: +44 1388 600042

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