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Spice Essence


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Indian, Balti, Asian
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Reservations
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All reviews curry poppadoms garlic chicken king prawns indian food old bakery decent takeaway menu selection take away last night fresh ingredients town centre definitely eat here again excellent food and service sunday evening lovely meal dishes
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both ordered King Prawn Masala. Wish we hadn't as the Prawns were still in their shells . . Covered in sauce and a right faff to eat . .Hardly any prawns as well. The pitta bread was horrible and crumbly, like dry flour. When we...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Sheldon20
Reviewed April 29, 2019

Good choices on menu, some things not usually on normal Indian restaurant menu, staff friendly quick service great Shasklick curry. But no complimentary drink at end of visit, little disapointing but did not spoil night

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank gary s
Reviewed April 27, 2019

As a regular take away customer , I am not impressed. Since Khan has left, the food is not the same quality. Would not rush back.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Harriet K
Reviewed April 25, 2019

Loved the curry, great service and good price, would thoroughly recommend. Extensive menu with many speciality dishes.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Darren H
Reviewed April 9, 2019

A good curry house with an excellent menu, service very quick and efficient, all our meals were very good.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Steve H
Reviewed April 9, 2019

Visited this lovely restaurant on Friday evening; surprisingly we were the only diners in there. The food was absolutely gorgeous, chicken pakora is my favourite starter and this was by far the nicest I have tasted...the batter was so light and tasty. The mains didn't...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank callywallyLiverpool
Reviewed March 29, 2019

3 of us called off here on the way back home from a few days in Scotland. Limited roadside parking in the town centre; we eventually found the restaurant off Main Street up an alley way. Entrance was up a flight of wooden stairs. On...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 761leet
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

Went to the Spice Essence on a Sunday evening, family of 5. We ordered 4 starters, 4 mains and 3 rice. Asked for some extra sauce. Usually at Indian restaraunts the sauce does not come at an extra cost. On this occasion they decided to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank JD2791
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Kirkby is blessed to have such a good place, the staff are great, friendly, helpful and always willing to advise and recommend. Never had a bad meal the take away is great also, only thing missing are spicy poppadums!

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank MrSimonDale
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

We were so glad we ate here. Very reasonably priced. All you want an Indian restaurant to be. Excellent, tasty, spicy, hot food. Friendly and courteous waiters. Definitely come again!

Date of visit: March 2019
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February 6, 2017|
Response from simon R | Reviewed this property |
yes every night from 5/530
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Response from Simon D | Reviewed this property |
Cash only, but ATM close by.
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