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The Spice Oven

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La Goa Azul Road | Gharbhat Vaddo, Arpora, India
+91 98050 67107
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely friendly staff , well run bar and restaurant. Ate there several times during our holiday and food always delicious and of a high standard . Good menu choice and good prices . Will definite visit again in the future

Thank Linda A
Ramsey, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, informative menu, good food - what more could you want? Ate here more than once and always good

Thank Keren W
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

Lovely helpful staff, really friendly. English breakfast is an absolute bargain. English dishes all good but so is the Indian. Lovely clean toilets a bonus and nice grounds to eat in.

Thank 222CarolM123
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

Recently changed management but the restaurant still has same layout and good atmospere with confortable bar, nice table settings and good background music. The Indian food was good and the English fish and chips ok. The portion sizes and pricing were both very good. Unfortunately on the second visit four puppies were welcomed into the restaurant, tourists were feeding them... More 

Thank Peppercat33
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

We have been eating mainly Indian food on this holiday, but someone told us the spice oven did great steaks, and they were right. They all came out at the same time, unusual in India and they were lovely. The staff were great and we had a lovely night out.

Thank JeffGoodwin
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

The food was fantastic whether it was Indian, Chinese or British etc! We tried breakfast, lunch, dinner, desert and drinks and they were all great. They also gave massive portions and was very cheap! They never measured the drinks either, and were always very generous with it, it was fantastic. The guys that work in there are so lovely; my... More 

Thank AnnMaxwellx
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant Food is fantastic The lads running it are tops Visited 3 times and no complaints whatsoever Chicken biriyhani the best I've had Toilets are good too Try it you will not be disappointed

1 Thank howardMiddx
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant little bar and restaurant best value in Goa. Staff are fantastic very very friendly. Didn't have a bad meal in the place. Highly recommended

Thank Nick W
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

A nice place for breakfast if you are in this area, good prices and nice staff. The service is a bit slow when things get busy and they could change the tablecloths a bit more frequently.

1 Thank Tom S
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2016

Food very good but seemed to wait a very long time for it,maybe they only have small kitchen and it was busy,but also nice to sit at the bar in the daytime

Thank Jennifer B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Goa Azul Road | Gharbhat Vaddo, Arpora, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Arpora
  • Phone Number: +91 98050 67107

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