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The Spice Merchant

14A Market Street, Watchet TA23 0AN, England
+44 1984 633010
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“curry” (36 reviews)
“poppadoms” (13 reviews)
“sheek kebab” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14A Market Street, Watchet TA23 0AN, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room was cold and unwelcoming. The food was poor. Soft poppadoms, over cooked veg starters. Tough chicken in the main course and a Madras sauce that would have disgraced a supermarket bottle. Nan sub Patak standard. Virtually anybody putting together a curry at home...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TheBlade
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal here with my 15yr old Son. I knew the food was going to be good because the restaurant was constantly packed and the takeaway food was flying out the door at a rare rate. The staff were extremely friendly and the food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 226vincentw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't expecting much but how wrong we were. Fantastic meal , fantastic service and a good price. The best Indian meal we've ever had! Going again Friday night before we head back home.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Marc D
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We chose to go here because of the good reviews and were not disappointed. Staff were friendly and the food was delicious, even my son’s English dish of scampi and chips was really tasty. The food came in no time at all. We enjoyed our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Laurensimpson79
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Seemed to be the only place we could get a table. Four different starters and the same with the mains. Good service but mains all much of a muchness. Our fault really . Reasonable value for the money.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ctw626
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Friday night, date night..... Moved to Watchet 3 weeks ago - have been desperate to try this restaurant since we moved in! Fabulous food, well-priced and an excellent wine list. The staff could not have been more helpful. Cleared a window table especially for us....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mandypearman
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Lovely tasty food, we really enjoyed it and there was enough left over for the next day! It looked a nice place to eat in too

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cjdoug
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Been here a few times ,I live up the road from it ,and it really is a freak place for a social meal with friends .

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jimliddell48
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Really pleasant atmosphere and polite staff.Although I don't eat Indian food very often, the food was excellent. The two friends I went with were also more than happy.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Paula D
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We were unable to eat in due to the restaurant being too busy with bookings. However they were happy to accommodate my dietary requirements in a takeaway and we both enjoyed a good curry.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bethan W
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Questions & Answers
September 5, 2016|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but the staff were very accommodating. Probably worth giving them a call.
John D
July 29, 2015|
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Response from David Y | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, but they have said they will cook orders as you would like. So maybe it is worth asking them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14A Market Street, Watchet TA23 0AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Watchet
  • Phone Number: +44 1984 633010
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