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“Pretty good Indian restaurant and better than most”
Review of Bengal Spice

Bengal Spice
Ranked #74 of 122 Restaurants in Ilfracombe
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed June 13, 2013

The restaurant recommended by our hotel was closed and therefore we almost stumbled across the Asian Spice restaurant on our walk around Ilfracombe. It was worrying that we were the only seated diners, but a steady stream of takeaway orders eased our concerns about the quality of the food. The waiters were good giving service reasonable and the food was extremely nice and tasty. We passed on starters, but both had a different curry which was well up to the normal “Indian” standard – tasty and reasonable sized portions. I see that there are both good and bad reviews, but we honestly found the service, food and price all very reasonable and worth recommending as a better than average Indian restaurant. I have no idea whether or not there are better Indian restaurants in Ilfracombe, but I do not believe you will go far wrong if you eat at the Asian Spice.

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Thank g6yog
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

Attentive service. Average food. Reasonably priced and good portion sizes. Traditional 'curry house' menu which will keep most of us happy.

The restaurant has been redecorated and brightened up since our last visit. My only suggestion would be to soften the lighting - reduce the wattage of the walls or the main chandeliers. The only negative would be that the toilets need attention and more regular cleaning.

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Thank DublinJane_10
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

Great service, friendly staff, really tasty food and all at a reasonable price, couldn't have asked for more!

Thank 00pooter
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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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