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The Spice Route

#35 of 11,766 Restaurants in New Delhi
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Janpath Lane | Patiala Peg - The Imperial, Connaught Place,, New Delhi 110001, India
+91 11 4111 6605
Today
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The service was great and the food very nice. Unable to find a dish without spice. The spice levels were still quite hot even on the mildest settings. The surroundings and atmosphere was stunning. Even the fried rice was hot 🤔 Great night.👍

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Thank Graeme P
New Delhi, India
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137 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Seafood is something that all Bengalis swear by. The fresh exploding tastes are something that are a part of daily life of all Bong household. Now, with the plethora of food festivals going around, imagine one which involves sea food. This is what Chef Veena Arora does for her Winter Collection 2016. Churning out a plethora of South-East Asian dishes,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Spice Route is highly recommended and we had decided to have a nice dinner on our first night in New Delhi. Was told the restaurant took 7 years to complete due to the exquisite hand painted artworks through the entire restaurant. As a art lover, I was really impressed by every details of the paintings from the wall, to... More 

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Thank Kevin T
VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. VP & General Manager at The Spice Route, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I deeply regret your recent experience and would like to sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. Spice Route is quite appreciated for its food and service and thus, receiving such a feedback is indeed surprising. Kindly treat this experience in isolation and I sincerely hope that you will not let it influence your perception. Once again, I am deeply... More 

London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Spice Route, The Imperial Hotel (New Delhi). An absolutely stunning hotel, very plush and worth seeing and The Spice Route has beautiful decor. The service was excellent, exactly what we'd been craving as it's not always been easy to find on this trip. £30 a head for starter and main course. Food wasn't outstanding but it was tasty and... More 

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Thank cbubbs85
VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. VP & General Manager at The Spice Route, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words of appreciation. I am delighted to learn about your wonderful dining experience at The Spice Route and am glad that you liked the stunning decor, attentive service and good food. We are constantly working towards enhancing the qualityof our product and service. Once again we thank you for your patronage and look... More 

Bonn, Germany
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was recommended to us by a local ("best in town"). The dining room is very impressive and the food was good. The service was friendly but not overly attentive. The wines were ridiculously expensive. We spent a nice evening but we wouldn't go again.

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Thank FalkW
VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. VP & General Manager at The Spice Route, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am delighted to learn about your wonderful dining experience at The Spice Route and am glad that you liked the stunning decor, friendly service and good food. We are constantly working towards enhancing the quality of our product and service. Once again we thank you for your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is exquisite! The decor (seven years to complete) is utterly breathtaking.... as is the food! Hand carved finishings and some of the most fantastic Asian paintings/sculptures complete the amazing ambience of this top restaurant. Stunned by the decor/design you go on to experience some of the best south east Asian food available. The cuisine is derived from the... More 

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Crete
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271 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant interestingly covers the cuisine of five different countries on the historic spice route.the food is good and served in great style by very attentive staff. The restaurant is also very accommodating regarding the level of spice that individual guests prefer. I had two '3' chilli dishes (the hottest) which were spicy but not excessively so, less than what... More 

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Thank Beltayne
VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. VP & General Manager at The Spice Route, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words of appreciation. I am delighted to learn about your wonderful dining experience at The Spice Route. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. VP & General Manager More 

New Delhi, India
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95 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Spice Route is a poetry in design. The renowned South East Asian cuisine restaurant mesmerizes all your senses enrapturing you with its sensuous exotica. It has been designed to reflect the journey of spices from the Malabar Coast in Kerala

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VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. VP & General Manager at The Spice Route, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words of appreciation. I am delighted to learn about your wonderful dining experience at The Spice Route. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. VP & General Manager More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a beautiful meal here with the family. The lovely maitre d' Mr Rohit explained the history of the restaurant and the cycle of life represented by the different sections of the restaurant. He was also very kind recommending dishes which were not spicy for the kids. We had the malabar fish curry and Kerala chicken curry which were delicious.... More 

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Thank Yu L
VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. VP & General Manager at The Spice Route, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words of appreciation. I am delighted to learn about your wonderful dining experience at The Spice Route. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. VP & General Manager More 

Malaga
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

One of the best meals I have ever had in terms of atmosphere and the quality of the food with great service. Don't fall over at the wine prices when they bring the list (if you are from Europe)!

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Thank tim s
VWanchoo, Sr. Exec. VP & General Manager at The Spice Route, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words of appreciation. I am delighted to learn about your wonderful dining experience at The Spice Route. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Vijay Wanchoo Sr. Exec. VP & General Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $100
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Janpath Lane | Patiala Peg - The Imperial, Connaught Place,, New Delhi 110001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  National Capital Territory of Delhi  >  New Delhi
  • Phone Number: +91 11 4111 6605

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