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River Spice

206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
+44 118 950 3355
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible12%
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thought this would be a better bet than the Toby and it was. Good food with good service and a great view of the river.

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I decided to have an Indian buffet today. What a mistake, we have used this restaurant many times in the past and the food was excellent. This time it was awful, the naan was like cardboard and they had been made aware...More

Thank bamadman
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Indian Restaurant is located on the river Thames just out of the centre of Reading near to Caversham. Its location is very good and it has its own limited parking. First impressions were that it was a stylish, slightly up market Indian Restaurant. The...More

1  Thank Peter T
Reviewed March 12, 2018

This is an Indian restaurant with interesting choices on it's menu. It is not often you see Ostrich on a tandoori menu! We thought the food was very tasty and nicely presented and the amounts for each dish at about the right amount. The ambience...More

Thank finian29
Reviewed February 13, 2018

First time I'd been here for a while and admittedly was always good food. Its recently been refurbished and now looks clean and modern inside. The staff have changed and at a guess I'd say the chef has changed to. The menu has a new...More

Thank Beverly H
greekpete, Public Relations Manager at River Spice, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2018

First may I thank you for taking the trouble to leave feedback on your recent experience and I'm extremely sorry it was so bad. Would you be good enough to contact me directly by email at info@riverspicereading.com where I will take up your grievance personally.

Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing family meal on New Year’s Eve. The service was very poor, no one came to take our order, after a very long wait we had to ask someone to take our order. The side plates were dirty & left curry on the tablecloth...More

Thank Anna-marie W
Reviewed December 23, 2017

I was recommended to try this place by friends. Although it's a bit of a trek from Maidenhead I thought I would give my wife a treat. We went tonight and I was so impressed with the food and in particular the service I didn't...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

My favourite curry house in Reading. Had the Haliari Chicken - really good! Been many times and I really love it. Has parking so worth a visit. Staff friendly and attentive and reasonably priced.

Thank Derek W
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

A very good evening. The 9 of us had a wide variety of curries and side dishes. All good. Very good service. Will be back soon.

Thank Barneyq101
Reviewed November 18, 2017

I visited the River Spice again this evening with a large group of friends it was an outstanding evening and with a 25% food discount the whole evening was under £20 a head. You can get a vast selection of different foods -Chinese, Indian etc....More

Thank Middletonmagic
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June 3, 2015|
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Response from sollymrphilips |
For the 2 of us, 2 popodums, a main course, with rice and a nan for both of us along with a large bottle of cobra beer and a bottle of water - £40.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 950 3355
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Come and dine with us in the wonderful ambiance of our Indian restaurant on the banks of the river Thames in Reading
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