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River Spice

38 West Street, Portchester PO16 9UY, England
+44 7860 237994
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (11 reviews)
“onion bhaji” (3 reviews)
“take away” (5 reviews)
Indian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
38 West Street, Portchester PO16 9UY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've both eaten in and had takeaways from the River Spice. The staff have always been friendly and attentive whether calling to place an order for delivery or eating in. The menu is fairly extensive and I haven't been disappointed so far. Portion sizes have...More

Thank Allen J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very limited menu but fairly good service staff friendly not the cheapest- take away very slow at the weekends and food needed re heating

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit . Nice and clean and a lovely welcome when you arrive . Staff very attentive I chose Chicken Biriani and my husband a Prawn Dansak both lovely meals but unfortunately tepid to eat . The problem was there was 19 of us...More

Thank Maureen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered 30 mins before collection & still had to wait in Restaurant.. WORST FOOD IVE EVER HAD TBH Ordered lamb biriani & mixed kebab..Check the pics out because they don’t LIe ..Watery veg curry-went straight in bin.. Tiny pieces of Lamb in Birani & the...More

Thank Adaudo A
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I took my son to River Spice as he fancied a curry for his dinner. The service was superb all the staff were welcoming and very attentive. I don’t know how but we managed three courses despite the very generous portion sizes and the food...More

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 1 June 2018

I have been using this wonderful restaurant for a few years now and had the most wonderful takeaway the other evening. The restaurant is so clean and well presented, the staff are friendly and professional. The food was absolutely stunning and flavoursome and the onion...More

Thank Debbie23g
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Three of us visited this restaurant on bank holiday Monday 3 different dishes ordered and all 3 were very very tasty the service was great and very friendly staff. Definitely visit here again

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Although situated in the architecturally dreary Portchester precinct, River Spice is a classy restaurant. Good décor, lots of friendly and chatty staff. Went early on a Saturday on the off-chance - generally you would have to book as it gets very busy very quickly. Also,...More

Thank oldtrouthampshire
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Lively atmosphere. Good menu with just about the right amount of choice. My curry was delicious although next time I would order a starter as the portion wasn't huge

Thank Kerry H
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Sam an his family run an amazing Indian restaurant with a combination of top quality ingredients, friendly and polite service and a consistently high standard of food I would thoroughly recommend River Spice to anyone. We try other Indian restaurants from time to time but...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 West Street, Portchester PO16 9UY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portchester
  • Phone Number: +44 7860 237994
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