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“declining standards”
Review of Desi Spice Club

Desi Spice Club
Ranked #31 of 36 Restaurants in Helmsley
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“declining standards”
Reviewed August 3, 2014

We have been regulars of this restaurant even since it opened over six years ago. Our most recent visit was most disappointing and we shall not be returning. We opted for the buffet. The poppadoms were soggy and tasted old. The dishes, all mainly chicken, whilst relatively tasty were very indistinct and rather cold. Most astonishing were the random prices which did not seem to correspond to what was advertised. We were stunned when we questioned a drinks bill for £11.50 for two soft drinks and a bottle of beer, to be told that we were being charged almost £4 for a large glass of lemonade which I saw him pouring out of a supermarket brand large plastic bottle. That is a pretty hefty profit for them and pretty unjustifiable I think. Shame, but they have just lost some pretty loyal customers! :(

  • Visited August 2014
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English first
Perth, Australia
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Delicious food”
Reviewed July 2, 2014

I went on a night with no buffet but it was still great. Beware, the large glasses of wine are very big and you won't be able to drive home!

Visited July 2014
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Thank AMHOz
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“recommend top food and service”
Reviewed June 14, 2014

great food great service great ambience...... highly recomend you find this lovely little treasure.... very inviting and would eat there every time while visitng this area... you will not be disappointed unlike my review of helmsley spice restaurant, dont get them confused...

Visited June 2014
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2 Thank 190anon
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Back on top”
Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile



We use to go to spice club all the time but we stop going after they put the buffet on 6 days a week just been to see if any change has been from befor my god I was surprise they have a
new menu inside and they only do 2nights buffet now Wensday and Sunday which I will not be going on these nights
But over all the food and service was 10 out of 10 well done

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Jessicahopkins
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“real experience”
Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

called at the Desi SpiceClub on our way home and was greeted by friendly well presented staff.we opted for the buffet as the aroma was appealing and glad we did.The starters were very tasty and the mains the same.There were some unusual dishes ckn piaji I have never had before was beautiful.Venison in a curry a first in my experience which my partner enjoyed a good choice of rice and nanns

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3 Thank Liz K
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