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Bengal Spice

#3,386 of 18,249 Restaurants in London}
$$ - $$$Indian, , Vegan Options
604 Holloway Road, London N19 3PH, England
+44 20 7561 1107
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible9%
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“curry” (9 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
“chapel market” (13 reviews)
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Indian, Bangladeshi, Vegan Options, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
604 Holloway Road, London N19 3PH, England
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have dinned in the restaurant and had takeaways delivered. The chicken is especially succulent. When I mentioned this to the owner he explained a special two-stage cooking method that I had not heard of that gets the delicious result. The dishes in general are...More

1  Thank MichaelOCallaghan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My experience, on tasting the food at Bengal Spice was "Yes! - this is what I have been missing" Because Bengal Spice is located in a stretch of the Holloway Road that doesn't have lots of restaurants, and the also front of the restaurant didn't...More

1  Thank StephenRogers
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We have been in to the restaurant and ordered take away. Both times the owner was funny and knowledgeable about the food we were ordering and gave great recommendations. The foods was really delicious and the service in the restaurant and the delivery were really...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

My friends and I came in here around 930pm on a Friday night and they were more than accommodating for us. After a few minutes of recommendations and sorting out the level of spice we wanted on a scale of 1-10, we sat back and...More

1  Thank MFC31
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

If you like freshly prepared curries that are not run of the mill you will love this restaurant. The owner was very proud of the range of dishes available. He was attentive to our needs and spent time with us to ascertain what we would...More

1  Thank MaryMullins158
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We found this amazing curry house in Holloway Rd N19 for a meal before going to watch a band in the nearby Nambucca venue. The food was excellent and we were advised on our choices by the ultra helpful owner. This meant that we tried...More

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The food is actually so good it's worth putting up with the rude owner and slow service. I highly recommend the chicken dalshar

Thank Sam T
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Eating at this restaurant was really a wonderful experience all round. There's a nice atmosphere, the owner Ali was really friendly and helpful and you could absolutely tell how passionate he is about his food, and boy could you taste it as well. I'm a...More

Thank ProGenji
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This is honestly the best curry I've tasted outside of India. Each dish is so different, with fresh ingredients and incredible flavours. I consider myself very lucky to live just around the corner, so have eaten here 10+ times now, and am yet to be...More

1  Thank betsdog
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Ali is doing the same great cooking here that he did at Spices on Chapel Market before he moved. Every dish delivers just a little bit more than the equivalent elsewhere and you will never be let down if you let Ali choose something for...More

3  Thank SamAndCrakes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$27
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 604 Holloway Road, London N19 3PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7561 1107
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What you get at Bengal Spice is simple: exceptional food, really great prices and service that is second to none. All of the food is cooked from fresh, so arrival time of the food will increase accordingly but definitely worth the wait! When the food arrives, you are never disappointed. One of the reasons why the restaurant is still here today is because the customers love the food. This is simply because everything they use is of high quality and freshly made. So you can actually taste the difference in aroma and texture, it will definitely put a spark in your taste buds; just exactly how it should be made. The restaurant’s chefs specialize in high quality Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine. To make your dining experience even more affordable, Bengal Spice operates a BRING YOUR OWN Drink policy AND THERE IS NO CORKAGE CHARGED. You are very welcome to bring your own wine or beer and have it with your meal, excluding soft drinks.
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