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River Spice

17 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
+44 1273 739183
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (9 reviews)
“peshwari naan” (3 reviews)
“curry” (8 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
17 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Ate here every week for a few months. Never busy but the food was always great and the service good too. Sorry to see it close. Miss having a curry house near to my hotel. Shame it has closed down.

Thank St3v3B
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Portion sizes are good and not too expensive compared to other nearby Indian restaurants. Love the curries (Korma, Madras, Tikka Masala, jalfrezi.. yes we have been here quite a few times!) Love the sides as well although Bombay potatoes are very spicy! Peshwari naan is...More

Thank Georgina L
Reviewed 12 January 2018

So sad this place has closed. Hands down the best take away Indian restaurant in Brighton that I found. Never greasy, great portions, great prices, great selection, quick delivery time, but most importantly the food was packed with flavour and tasted authentic. No other Indian...More

Thank Qasim H
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Unfortunately and without warning, River Spice, has now closed. It was never the most atmospheric restaurant inside, but it was clean and pleasant with a broad range of freshly-cooked vegetable dishes ad also offered prompt home deiveries for good prices.

Thank michaelbenis
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

NEVER have I had service so bad! We arrived around 10.30 on a Saturday night, asked if they were open, told yes and invited in all seemed fine. Poppadoms swiftly, then we rudely started being hassled to order upon my friend ordering a starter he...More

Thank BigE1968
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I visited River Spice on a Wednesday evening and I was the only customer other than three ladies waiting on their takeaway and one other couple later. The restaurant has a basic interior with plain magnolia painted walls and wooden floors. although thankfully they have...More

Thank Boxerdogs1
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I do like the food here. Never had a bad meal and the staff always try hard to make you feel welcome. It is rarely busy which means it can be quite soul-less. Don’t let that out you off if you enjoy good Indian food.

Thank St3v3B
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Had a tastecard booking, staff was friendly, basic surroundings but comfortable. Food was served quickly. Good standard Indian food, beer was cold, discount was good. Would visit again

Thank snclark2016
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Poor meal, frozen veg in curry and rice ; lamb tasted very dry , miserable staff. Offered 10% discount, it wasn't about the money !

Thank davidhibbert2017
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Went in on a Monday lovely guy serving. Prawn Puree to start delicious. Chicken Saag freshly cooked with rice. Thoroughly enjoyed it and would go again. Great value too

Thank Sue W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 739183
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