We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bengal Spice

) #59 of 88 Restaurants in Ilfracombe $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
36 Greenclose Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8BT, England
+44 1271 862010
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (25 reviews)
“poppadoms” (8 reviews)
“nan” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti
$$ - $$$
36 Greenclose Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8BT, England
Write a Review
Reviews (142)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 142 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent tasty meal. Good choice of dishes. Staff were helpful when unsure about strength of the curry. Portions were a good size. Alcohol is on sale with the meal. Décor is dated but this did not distract from our experience. I would definitely go back...More

Thank Lizthefizz
Reviewed 5 days ago

Prawn Bhuna, Lamb Bhuna, Chicken Chilli Masala and all the meals and extras were lovely. Couldn't fault the food or the service. If we go back to Ilfracombe again we will definitely eat here. Many thanks

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we ate here twice while staying nearby. lovely meals-I had korai lamb one time and dopiaza the other--both excellent. Staff very nice too.

Thank kathy b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On holiday in the area and fancied a curry... Called in on a bank holiday Monday to see if any tables. We asked the man behind the bar, he looked at the young girl who said "No" he asked us to take a seat while...More

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely furious!!!!! Our food was three hours late, had to ring the restaurant four times! Our food finally arrived at 11pm instead of 8. Most of the family had gone to bed. To add insult to injury it was cold and items I paid for...More

Thank Catherine N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at this restaurant on a Saturday evening (27/5). The place had five tables seated and then us in our own in another part of the restaurant. So not at all busy for a Saturday night. We arrived at 8:30 to find there were...More

Thank Monima S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited this restaurant during a stay in ilfracombe. The family agreed to going on a Tuesday which is a banquet night. This proved to be great value for money and more than adequate portions. The food was a little slow in service but we...More

Thank StuartJ64
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We have stayed at ilfracombe many times but never eaten at the Bengal Spice. The food was good & the staff were nice, would eat there again.

Thank KinverSmw
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I never get my Indian takeaway from anywhere else and it's always delicious, great service & they deliver too!!

Thank Courtney I
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I was nearly put off by a couple of recent reviews but glad I went ahead. Addressing specific points raised by others, the onion bhaji were tasty. Yes it was 2 pieces but flat patties of a decent size and good flavour. We had no...More

Thank Steve M
Nearby Restaurants
Nelly May's Parlour
156 reviews
.18 km away
The Manor House Cafe
292 reviews
.17 km away
Johnny C's Diner
73 reviews
.38 km away
Emperor's Court
36 reviews
.21 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ilfracombe Harbour
618 reviews
.98 km away
Tunnels Beaches
1,231 reviews
.29 km away
Ilfracombe Museum
350 reviews
.39 km away
Ilfracombe Aquarium
529 reviews
1.07 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bengal Spice staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Greenclose Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 862010
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing