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Red Spice

Merthyr The Old Welly 1 Bethesda Street, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8LL, Wales
+44 1685 370666
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“biryani” (3 reviews)
“chicken dish” (2 reviews)
“best indian” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
Merthyr The Old Welly 1 Bethesda Street, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8LL, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very poor for the price. First visit not again. Half and half was cooled ask politely to change it and had reply it’s just been cooked. Eventually it was taken away only to be put it a microwave for 30 seconds and returned. Shame really...More

Thank tmharris
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Asked if I could change something on the menu and was hit with a very rude, condescending and uncomfortable response in front of my whole party, completely ruined my night, felt very uncomfortable, and to make it worse my husband heard the staff talking about...More

Thank Ashleigh D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and plenty of seating for 9 people at short notice just a shame about the waiter that served our food

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Take away delivery is terrible, had a few previous orders delivered with items missing. But tonight was the worst waited 2 hours for home delivery. Will not be using Red Spice again. Food fine but not worth the wait.

Thank Denise T
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Down in Merthyr for a few days, was recommended this place as a nice Indian, on arrival no one else was in the restaurant, didn't bother us to much as it was early. Sat down, there was no atmosphere, the staff were un-intrested in us,...More

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Ive had great tasting indian food here and ive also had ok food bordering on unsatisfactory. If this restaurant was more consistent in my opinion it would be the best in merthyr for indian food. Service could be better. One of the waiters always smells...More

1  Thank GastroEatsandSleeps
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Managerial skills of Callum (the manager) are an absolute joke, do NOT pay for your food in advance if you are using their delivery service, my £35 order did not arrive nor did I receive a phone call to alert me that it wouldn't be...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed March 4, 2018

This is probably the best Indian in town, excellent food and good service. Looking forward to going back.

Thank 1007Cathy
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

So don’t take our custom if you can’t service us in good time. Everything was slow which meant from arriving to meal it was 1 hour 30 mins. Shocking. Food mediocre including gristle in the lamb dish. Naan bread wasn’t that warm and I would...More

1  Thank cheryCola
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

We were 3 couples meeting for a Saturday meal and booked this local Indian restaurant. There's plenty of roadside parking and inside a warm welcome with modern comfortable decor. My husband likes spicy food and I don't but that wasn't a problem for either of...More

Thank Cherylwelshgirl
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July 18, 2016|
Response from Drthrob1 | Reviewed this property |
Not entirely sure sorry...but I'd like to think so.
Debra J
August 16, 2015|
Response from andrrw |
What time are you open
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Merthyr The Old Welly 1 Bethesda Street, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8LL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Merthyr Tydfil  >  Merthyr Tydfil
  • Phone Number: +44 1685 370666
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