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“Superb curry in nice surroundings”

The Merchants of Spice
Ranked #27 of 848 Restaurants in Norwich
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $27 - $66
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed March 2, 2014

Went for the early bird menu from 5.30 to 7pm and very good value for the money £12.95.portions were really good,normally with cheaper deal menus the portions are cut back,not here!The restaurant is immaculate and the staff very friendly.Starter was chicken tikka which came with salad and various sauces and also poppadums and chutney.Main was lamb korai which was very tasty and spicy and my friend had chicken madras which was fairly hot.Very enjoyable.

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Reviewed February 28, 2014

Had a delicious meal here this evening.
The food was excellent and quite large portions.
The prices are good, a little more than your 'every day' Indian restaurant but definitely worth it.
The service was also excellent.
The only negative comment is that it was quite noisy in the restaurant. I think that when we visit again we will avoid weekends.

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Reviewed February 14, 2014

My wife and I have now visted this restaurant 10 times and every time we have enthused over the quality of service and food. The portion sizes are just great value for money and the flavours are out of this world. We also love the comfortable seating and the fact that the waiters make a considerable effort to make your visit pleasurable. We have often taken advantage of their Early Bird menu offerings which offer even greater value for money. If you love Indian food this is the place to go.

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Thank NorfolkBill
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Reviewed February 14, 2014

Visited this restaurant the other evening ahead of seeing David Baddiel at the Playhouse & decided to try their Early Bird deal which is 3 courses for £12.95. What you actually get is a papadum each plus chutneys, starters from a smaller than normal selection (but still more than ample), main course from the Classic selection from the normal menu with either a rice or nan bread & then either a Mango desert or tea or coffee & a mint. As we were the first people in that night service was excellent & the food also excellent & certainly good value for money & this restaurant is definately at the higher end of Indian restaurants. All in all we really enjoyed the meal, the service & the atmosphere (once a few other diners joined us) - the only down side was the cost of drinks, £4.50 for a pint of Kingfisher or Cobra & I could just about handle that but £3.25 for a half??!! - come on guys that can't be right.

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Thank Barney44651
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Reviewed February 12, 2014

We had a great meal here at the weekend the service was great and the food amazing. For 4 people with starters and drinks the bill was more than reasonable and if I am in Norwich again I'd definately consider going here.

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