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“Good local Indian”
Review of Bengal Spice

Bengal Spice
Ranked #77 of 122 Restaurants in Ilfracombe
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed November 16, 2012

We called in here in desperation on a Monday night in October. For the record most restaurants in ilfracombe are closed on a Monday night. Mixed reviews but we decided to give it a try. In my opinion the food was both tasty and good value. We always prefer to try something we haven't had before. I had the meat shatkora as it was recommended by the waiter. A lovely very citrus flavoured curry. I would recommend this as a good local curry house if you are away from home and in need of a good curry.

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Thank MidlandsHolidayqueen
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

visited this restaurant/takeaway 2 days running beginning of november.very quiet on the 2 days (mon/tue) but on these days you could opt for the £9.95 special.any starter,main meal,rice or nann and coffee or icecream.1st night starters excellent (chicken tikka/prawn dish) main meals - chicken tikka biryani - excellent , chicken korma - bit bland., naan good , afters good.2nd night starters again excellent , main meals 2 x chicken tikka biriyani - both excellent ,nann and afters good. service superb , very polite , interior nice.
all in all very good food and will visit again next time in ilfracombe.

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Thank dave k
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Reviewed November 2, 2012

On arrival we were greeted and seated all very nicely. Unfortunately, the whole place could do with a revamp, crockery and toilets included! However, the worst part which is obviously the reason for going was the food!! There were 5 of us in total and we all agreed that the meals were less than desirable. Starters - chicken pakora, blatantly re-heated chicken was used as it had that horrible re-heated taste. Main courses 2 x chicken korma, again horrible re-heated chicken and very little flavour! My son had the roast chicken! Well when I saw it I nearly told him not to eat it! The skin was all soggy and again obviously re-heated to within an inch of its life in their favourite machine, the microwave! He said "this chickens horrible mum!" Chicken tikka masala, very average! And a chicken bandi mogli (or something like it?!) and again very bland. We couldn't get out of there fast enough, I'd rather skip a meal than eat there again! Good luck if you are daft enough to try it!!!

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Reviewed November 1, 2012 via mobile

We went to Asian Spice on a Tuesday where we (me and my partner got 5 courses each for under £22! The food was great and the staff really friendly. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank EllieT2B
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Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

Wow very nice food and would advice anybody that visits ilfracombe to dine here.
Highly recommend!!!!

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Thank 2009shaz
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