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The Spice Avenue Balti Restaurant

) #44 of 3,537 Restaurants in Brisbane $$ - $$$ Indian, British,
Shop 12 190 Birkdale Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4159, Australia
+61 7 3822 9822
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“balti” (36 reviews)
“curries” (39 reviews)
“onion bahji” (5 reviews)
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Indian, British, Balti, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 12 190 Birkdale Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4159, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Awesome authentic food, friendly accommodating staff, lovely indoor & outdoor dining area. All 4 of us brits thoroughly enjoyed & our Aussie guest said it was the best curry he'd had, period. Nann bread was awesome, especially the Peshawari & garlic chili. 3 hour round...More

Thank coopercav
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I added a review for this restaurant when I hadn't been there. I like my Indian and I was compelled to write that review due to a whinging review I read about spice avenue and the owners response which made me laugh ...when I was...More

Thank tracyl655
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant yesterday on a recommendation. Being an expat I was excited to try this but I must say I was left a little disappointed. The meals were served in big pots and rice in small dishes. I ordered the chicken tikka masala...More

Thank albany1971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Checked into Spice Avenue after Sailing on Wednesday. Firstly its the cosy atmosphere, then its the delicious smells...salivation starts. Service by lovely young staff with red Manchester Untied look T-shirts who guide you through the menu. Balti is an aluminium bowl with handles...yes the servings...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This British/Indian restaurant is one of the best in the outlying suburbs of Brisbane. Fast service, friendly staff and very well priced meals but ....... Having dined there many tines I'm getting the feeling that the food content is starting to be cut back quite...More

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being an ex-pat Brit for the past 10 years I have absolutely loved the general overall standard of eateries in Australia. Not very often do I complain about the food in a restaurant, cafe, bistro etc as most of the time whether it's a quick...More

Thank MuttsH
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Visited the spice avenue on Saturday night for dinner. Table of six we all very much enjoyed our meal. Good service friendly staff. Will go back next time in birkdale.

Thank Bontio65
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This was our 2nd visit here and again not disappointed with either the food or service. Lovely surrounds and suitable for large groups. Extensive menu so will be returning many more times as so much to try. Staff are very helpful for first timers to...More

1  Thank briandchez
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I went along with my friends didn't like the taste of the food but the portion size was good..service is average.

Thank tyagidivs
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We had a lot of expectation for this place being an English style curry house. These expectations were not lived up to I am sorry to say. The Bombay Potato was far to 'saucey' - this should be a drier style dish. The servings are...More

Thank Claire M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$27
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 12 190 Birkdale Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4159, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3822 9822
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The only British Indian Restaurant in Queensland. Serving Bangladeshi inspired Balti cuisine. Famous across the UK & now available in Australia. Our dishes range from extremely mild to the hottest curries in the world. The extensive menu ensures there is something for everyone. A family run restaurant with 30 years experience in the restaurant industry ensures efficient service & the highest quality food.
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