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Rice & Spice

2 Pavilion Terrace, Scarborough YO11 2JU, England
+44 1723 352823
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“thali” (124 reviews)
“curry” (75 reviews)
“rice” (47 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Pavilion Terrace, Scarborough YO11 2JU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

It does not look too great from the outside in a basement on a street corner, but inside it is comfortable and roomy. We had a very good meal there, but we had to be there at 6 to get a table on a Saturday...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited on the off chance of a table, accomodated very quickly even though busy. Had set meal for two, which would feed 3. Beautiful food. Spicy shekh kebabs and airy pakoras .Partner commented on how it was the best bhuna he had ever had, meat...More

1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal here along with friends for My partners birthday. The staff were extremely friendly, they made a wonderful effort setting the table with Birthday confetti, banners and balloons. I have been to other restaurants before for special occasions and never really experienced...More

Thank RebbeccaAlice
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was beautiful..service excellent ..can't fault this place .. apart from the food my thing is the toilets...and I will say the loos are spotless..better than our hotel!...wish they would deliver all the way to Grimsby...see you when we are in Scarborough again.

1  Thank s_tear
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The name and the outside appearance does not reflect the excellent food and service within. The menu choice was very good with an excellent range of dishes.

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is situated in what I presume were two basement flats. Therefore it looks pretty uninviting from the outside. However the inside is bright and tastefully decorated, the service was polite and discreet, and the food was excellent. This was definitely the best meal...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Rice and spice on a Wednesday evening in May, and there were quite a few people eating. There was a good mix of age groups and everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves. We had not booked, but we were quickly shown to a...More

Thank Viponda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice & Spice was recommended to us by staff at the Marine residence hotel just up the road. Unassuming from the outside, but I was impressed with the food. Coming from Bradford I have high expectations when it comes to Indian food, and I was...More

Thank charrison77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delightfully fresh tasting food and the staff have always been kind and friendly. After many visits we never been disappointed and I wouldn't hesitate in introducing any Indian food loving friends to a happy and relaxing evening in this restaurant.

1  Thank grahamw20172017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An unprepossessing exterior belies an excellent little restaurant providing well cooked food at reasonable prices I am not a big curry man but when on golf tour with the boys it is difficult to avoid going to places one may otherwise have avoided - in...More

1  Thank JCHendo
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a liquor license and do you use direct debit or is it cash only? Thanks.
3 November 2015|
Response from Nur R |
Yes they are licensed. You can also pay with card as well as cash.
are you open on Christmas day
22 December 2014|
Response from cbdynamo |
Their webpage say they are open 365 days a year, but we are going there in the next few days. I will ask for you, OK? They don't seem to be overly dialled up technology-wise .. Which is fine. They are a restaurant; not an IT... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Pavilion Terrace, Scarborough YO11 2JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1723 352823
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