We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Village Spice

) #215 of 694 Restaurants in York $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
162 Bishopthorpe Road, York YO23 1LF, England
+44 1904 655559
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (18 reviews)
“poppadoms” (15 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
162 Bishopthorpe Road, York YO23 1LF, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (299)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 298 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outside looks like a shop, interior much smarter and comfier than I expected from the outside. Popadums crisp, king prawn on puri very good. Main course fine, vegetable pillau rice outstanding. Peshwari nan was rubbish, just a Nan with sugar, no raisins nuts or anything....More

1  Thank NewcastleHenry
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Unassuming place from the outside and wasn't sure whether to try but did. Our visit was early Monday evening and we were the only ones in but not for long. Friendly welcome , good menu, don't serve alcohol but not a problem there's a shop...More

1  Thank samy9266
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We go to Village Spice regularly. The staff are lovely. The food is excellent. We love the special rice - you must try it! They have new dishes which are amazing! And you can take your own wine. What's not to like about that. Love...More

2  Thank mallinsonkate7
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We are a group of lads that travel around various town . Cities in serch of a good curry . Once a month we hire a minibus and off we go . Last night we ended up in York in the village spice . Table...More

3  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Thank you. We always love to come here and tonight might just have been the best yet!! Real, authentic, delicious. Today we had the veg balti achar and the desi sabzi. The special meal deal is great value. The front of house staff are friendly-...More

2  Thank Bobs1and2
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here for 3 years and can honestly say the food has never disappointed me, the place is clean the staff are wonderful, I've recently seen really disheartening comments about village spice and their staff and makes me think that these comments are...More

4  Thank Tommy D
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We've lived locally for over 20 years. Used this Indian many times under various management. Over the last few years it has become good quality food however the speed of service is so slow. It seems their need to their 'just eat' or 'hungry house'...More

Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Took my parents to the Village Spice as it was convinent for a meal prior to going to the local working mens club for a game of bingo The service was terrible, the waiters were arrogant and the food was disgusting. We order 3 different...More

4  Thank allst2017
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

It was a pleasant surprise to find this clean airy Indian restaurant in a residential area 15 minutes walk south of the city centre. There was a good vegetarian section of mains on the menu including some vegan options. It was good value, the whole...More

3  Thank Flavius925
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We visited the Village Spice with friends who use this small but friendly restaurant on a regular basis. The menu is wide and varied and different to other "curry" houses w have used. The staff were friendly, warm and very welcoming and we felt as...More

2  Thank Mick S
Nearby Restaurants
435 reviews
.53 km away
Robinsons Cafe
73 reviews
.64 km away
322 reviews
.59 km away
Pig & Pastry
256 reviews
.56 km away
Nearby Attractions
York Racecourse
595 reviews
.82 km away
Rowntree Park
217 reviews
.37 km away
The Bar Convent Living Heritage Centre
83 reviews
1.07 km away
Yorvik Brass Rubbing Centre
28 reviews
.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Village Spice staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 Bishopthorpe Road, York YO23 1LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 655559
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing