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Spice Merchants

44 Osborne Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3LT, England
+44 23 9282 8900
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (63 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 Osborne Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3LT, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was recommended by colleagues and they were right. Why stay in the nearby hotels when you can go to a nice restaurant. Staff were friendly. Restaurant quite busy and as often is the case I was on my own. No problem got a good...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant has a very varied menu and the food is of a good standard. The service and décor are good and I would say that this establishment is well worth visiting when in Southsea.

Thank rcdmartin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in last Sunday evening. We had not booked a table but one was available next to the window. The staff were polite and helpful making some good suggestions on what to try. Prices seemed ok but last time we were in the road there...More

Thank colin c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered a take out last night. It took 55 minutes to come but once we tasted the food we were happy to have waited. We must have tried 20 different Indian restaurants for take out food since we moved to Portsmouth and we are...More

Thank aprilgilbert0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite a nice restaurant on the surface and the food was ok when we eventually got it - we were waiting at least 45 minutes - and we both agreed not the best Indian food we'd ever eaten and they tried to overcharge us and...More

Thank CathyAJ
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We found this restaurant on Google maps and the reviews were good so we thought we'd give it a go. We walked in to a very busy restaurant, which made us think we should've booked. The friendly staff found us a bar table whilst we...More

Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed 3 April 2018

A year since my last review. Grandma's birthday again and this is still her favourite curry restaurant so again 3 generations sat down for a curry. Service was friendly but a little haphazard. They brought several incorrect dishes and had to go running back to...More

Thank trew68
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Easily the best restaurant in the area for a curry. Excellent service and great quality food. Highly recommended.

Thank Denzelking007
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Our visit to this restaurant was for a work colleagues leaving function. We were easily accommodated in the restaurant and were sat by the bar. They serve King Cobra which is always a good sign. Everyone’s food was excellent and it was all served in...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We ordered a curry on Friday for the family and loved it so much we went back this evening! Highly recommend the ayre delight.

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Questions & Answers
Lewis J
13 September 2017|
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Response from Ripon R | Property representative |
There are 2 car parks nearby or you have off-street parking.
Joy S
12 April 2017|
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, the front door was quite narrow and had a small step - they might have a back door though (although not ideal obviously).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Osborne Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9282 8900
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