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River Spice

$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
17 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
+44 1273 739183
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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“curry” (7 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
“lamb chops” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
17 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite being now the only indian on Preston Street (used to be at least three), the place is often empty, and it's not hard to see why. Soulless, cold, no atmosphere or decor and rude service. Half way into our starters we were shocked to...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading some of the reviews on here we were dubious but thought we would try it as it was on the doorstep to where we were staying .. so glad we did this was a lovely restaurant from the first step in the door...More

Thank Roziedon
Reviewed 22 July 2017

If I ever want to order an Indian take away, River Spice is the one I go for, Their lamb dishes are delicious and everything is great value for money, I have dabbled with other indian takeaways around Brighton but this one is my favourite!...More

Thank Lydia G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were first in the restaurant, but it was very early evening. Prompt and friendly service. Food arrived fairly quickly and tasted delicious. Would defiantly eat thete again

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Very tasty from starters to mains. Friendly staff get price too. Good choice for vegetarian dishes high recommend.

Thank Laurawise123
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

It takes a lot to impress when there is a few curry houses in a small area and river spice failed to impress. It wasn't bad. Just good standard. I would go again but not in a hurry and not before trying elsewhere.

Thank Damon K
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We have only been recently started to get takeaway food from River Spice. After over 20 years in Brighton this is the best Indian takeaway food we have found. Tasty and fresh, jalfrezi and onion bhajis recommended.

Thank NatalieClaireTravels
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable curries with fresh produce (especially the tomatoes and juicy big king prawns) and the waiters provided attentive service with nice tableware and a big bright window looking out on the street. We were a little jet lagged so appreciated the quick service and quieter...More

Thank putmeontheplane
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Last minute stop for a late bite. Not very busy on the night, the service was attentive and the food was adequate. We had an all vegetarian dinner. A few good recommendations were offered. Nothing too exciting to report this time. Wasnt very tasty but...More

Thank Pup V
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Decided to try this place as I fancied a curry whilst working in Brighton. The place itself is fairly nice and the staff were polite and helpful. Unfortunately the food was disappointing. I tried the prawn purée starter which was very bland with not much...More

Thank foodie7635
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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 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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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