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Nouvelle Spice

#14,758 of 17,851 Restaurants in London
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315 New Cross Road | New Cross, London SE14 6AS, England
+44 20 8691 6644
12:00 - 23:30
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delivered very quickly and we were impressed until we saw what had been delivered which is when we realised why it was so fast. The "food" was packaged worse than a microwave meal with a film top rather than proper tubs and it looked like it had been shoved in a microwave. The popadums were stale and none... More 

Thank EliVK
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is not the best Indian that I have ever been to, but it is certainly not the worst, either. Chicken Madras not that hot, and wife's chicken Byriani rather tasteless. Soft drinks rather expensive, too. Lovely onion bhajis, however, and the naan was good. Food reasonably priced for what it was. I would go back there.

1 Thank HistoryMan262
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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227 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Went here on my own, after a long session at Goldsmiths College. Cold, tired and hungry, a curry seemed an ideal prospect. Shown to a table, ordered a soft drink (flat diet coke, out of a plastic bottle) and puppadoms. When the main meal arrived, it was very nice indeed. I have had better, but the onion bhajis were very... More 

Thank RichardG-L
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I've been here for dinner with a friend and ordered a chicken tikka jalfrezi. I'm really not an expert of Indian food I must say, but I liked it: tasty, spicy (hot) and not too heavy. Main course with two naans and a lassi came to about £13, reasonably priced. The atmosphere was quite relaxed and staff efficient.

Thank macricio
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Had a takeaway from here, was pretty disappointed. I don't have takeouts very often, so was really looking forward it. Korma was a weird texture, and they were very stingy on the chicken (the chicken I did get was dry and tasteless) and the sauce separated. The pilau rice smelled weird and had a powdery texture. The naan bread was... More 

Thank Georgia C
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2 reviews
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I actually had my food delivered to my home, but the food was so bad, I can't imagine, going the the restaurant and experiencing the ambiance will help the food taste any better. To my shock and horror, the food arrived in plastic containers that are sealed with a plastic film, which makes the food look microwave ready. Aside from... More 

Thank Rachel K
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Nice staff, OK if you are happy eating Indian sauces from a jar. Probably the worst prawn pathia I've ever had. Suspect they'd scurried across the street to Iceland for the sauce.

Thank B1ackDahlia
Rome, Italy
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

great food, nice staff, friendlich atmosphere. We had a starter, spice chicken and lamb. We like the idea to bring our own wine (they are not licenced). I really reccomend this place, good prices.

Thank Dorothee1963
London, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This is a real little gem in New Cross (opposite Deptford Town Hall) with decent great food and nice staff. Varied menu - never had a bad meal here. A varied crowd to be found here too, from students to people out of the gym to more mature diners, families, very casual. Bring your own alcoholic drinks, but soft drinks... More 

Thank robww
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I go here every couple of weeks and LOVE it! So cheap so delicious and byob. The cooking is not just your average meat smothered in sauce you get at some Indian restaurants but each dish is its own delicious entity. Favourite Indian in London this food is a cut above the rest.

1 Thank CamilleNaomi1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$26
Indian, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 New Cross Road | New Cross, London SE14 6AS, England
  • Public Transportation: New Cross Gate
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8691 6644

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?