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206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
+44 118 950 3355
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Today
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun 18:00 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had booked a table for a family get together having seen some good reviews. From the outset the service was terrible - starting with confusion over our booking but worst of all was the hour long delay in getting served. OK it was a Saturday evening and ( no idea why) but the place did get busy and there... More 

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1 Thank Kazpangers
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying locally and found the River Spice located right on the edge of the river Thames. We had seen a couple of negative reviews but deiced to visit anyway. We were so glad we did. This was one of the best curry's we have had. Good service and a lovely touch at the end by giving all ladys... More 

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Thank Carol R
Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I WOULDN'T SUGGEST TO GO HERE !!! Wish there could '-' option. WORST Service. Taken the water glass, after i said that i

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3 Thank arunfrd
Reading, United Kingdom
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228 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this buffet. I would say the starters are a total let down and all deep fried but the curries are delicious. It's a right old mess outside and you are sat so close to eachother you can hear everything they are talking about. We will definitely return :)

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Thank LL156
London, United Kingdom
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277 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away but with a pleasant water view. Tasty food that mixes both traditional curry house fayre and more exotic dishes involving venison, duck and ostrich! Pub opposite is a good starting place for pre or post dinner drinks. Has parking.

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Thank BristolPavs
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Nice spread, well cooked, worth the money. Wait is a bit too long but all is well that ends well I suppose.

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Thank Pramod M
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Attended here with a large group of friends (12). Lovely setting, surroundings and selection of drinks. There was a variety of food on the menu; and looked a classic Indian restaurant. We ordered a poppadom starter each and they arrived promptly. At this point I thought that this would be a fantastic experience, then we ordered the main... We all... More 

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2 Thank Rhys M
Abingdon, England, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Went there with an ex-work friend as she recommended it. She also recommended the Naga, which I was unsure of, but went with it anyway. And it was amazingly tasty, and a good level of zingyness (for me). Overall, the food was very very tasty. Great attention to service, but it was not that busy to start with. However, it... More 

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Thank Kevin D
Reading, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

On first arrival the staff were very helpful and allowed us to decorate the table for our friends birthday. The food was very good and arrived with our too much fuss and was good value. But what let it down was some of the staffs attitude and professionalism. I have eaten there previously and had the same problems. The final... More 

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Thank Helen K
Reading, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I had to arrange a get together and it had to a curry night. I could not let the team down and wanted to make a really good impression. I have eaten here before and loved it. I am also very keen on checking trip advisor so saw the previous reviews reference the refurbishment. So instead of booking over the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 950 3355

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