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“nice restaurant, friendly staff, average food”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Bengal Spice

Bengal Spice
Ranked #13 of 17 Restaurants in Wivenhoe
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Witham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“nice restaurant, friendly staff, average food”
Reviewed October 29, 2013

went here for a meal and got seated straight away as it wasn't too busy for a saturday night. the staff were friendly and service was good. the food itself was okay, not the best i've ever had but still enjoyable. if i was to order a takeaway rather than eat in the restaurant itself, I'd probably order from elsewhere. But for an evening dinner in the actual restuarant, it was friendly and pleasant.

Overall, no faults but I have had better Indians before

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Natasha G
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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Friendly but average”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

I live in Birmingham so I the expectation is high. This is a friendly restaurant with very average food. Sorry.

Visited July 2013
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Take home spicey”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

Always friendly, every dish is distinguished, tasty and freshly cooked. Eat in or take home, both delicious.

Visited May 2013
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Thank Rosalind S
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Nice place”
Reviewed April 14, 2013

Great service food well worth a visit and good value for money ..we had a family gathering a everyone said how good the food and service was and I have to agree..

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Ray P
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Essex
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94 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Excellent curry!”
Reviewed December 22, 2012

My daughter and her boyfriend have been going to the Bengal Spice for several years now and have raved about the quality of the food, so my wife and I joined them for a meal yesterday evening. We guessed that it was going to be fairly busy and our guess was spot on, it was pretty much full. We were greeted by the owner as we arrived and were shown to our table. The obligatory poppadoms and pickles arrived within a couple of minutes together with menus and our drinks orders being taken. We were expecting a bit of a wait considering how busy they were but within about ten minutes our waiter was back to take our orders. Again, we were expecting a wait, but were pleasantly surprised at the speed of service.

So what about the quality of the food? In short, excellent both in quantity and quality.

Certainly a restaurant that is worth a second visit...and a third and a fourth!!!

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank John_C_1956
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