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Spice Merchant

33 London End, Beaconsfield HP9 2HW, England
+44 1494 675474
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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Opens in 27 min
12:00 - 14:30All hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
33 London End, Beaconsfield HP9 2HW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never recommend this restaurant to anybody. There are hidden prices and is misleading. I ordered mixed grill platter and was charged £28 for a small portion. It was written £14 per platter minimum for two people. Staff didn't clarify when order was placed but yes...More

1  Thank Ajay G
Spice M, Marketing Manager at Spice Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ajay G, Comments like this are very rare as the sharing platter portions are large. There is the option however of ordering two sharing platters if one isn't enough. It is also very clear from the menu (having written it myself) that the price...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I paid a return visit to Spice Merchant to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Since we were last there the restaurant has been extensively refurbished. The new decor is very tasteful. Once we were shown to our table we were offered popadoms but...More

Thank gussiegoose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simply the best in every way especially the bar and their services, moreover the cocktail "FLAMES OF PASSION" was unremarkable what we have, super cool place to hangout with friends,splendid experience,deserve more then 5 stars.

3  Thank peterbenjamin295
Spice M, Marketing Manager at Spice Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear peterbenjamin295, Thanks for your great review. Our mixologist will be pleased to read your comments. Don't forget all cocktails are half price every day between 5 and 7pm. Kind regards Spice Merchant Group

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last night I had ordered a take away and went into the restaurant to collect it, whilst waiting my partner and I thought we would try a cocktail (as we had just had a massive exam). Their is a new cocktail connoisseur who advised the...More

Thank Caz219
Spice M, Marketing Manager at Spice Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Caz219, Thanks for your splendid review. Our new mixologist is the best in town and has blown us away with his new menu :) Don't forget our Daily Happy Hour... all cocktails are half priced between 5-7pm should you be passing! We've also got...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed one of the best Indian meals ever in this glamorous Indian restaurant in Beaconsfield old town. The front of the restaurant has plenty of space to wait for friends over a drink or cocktail and the back is the contemporary restaurant space - and...More

Thank fooderella
Spice M, Marketing Manager at Spice Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear fooderella, Thanks for your 5* review and detailed comments. We are pleased to read that your food was enjoyed and can recommend some new dishes for you to try on your return. Kind regards, Spice Merchant Group

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant five times previously and have enjoyed the food and service, but after this occasion I will be going to The Old Bengal down the road in the future as it's just as good and less expensive than the Spice...More

Thank DarrylH6969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hadn't visited for quite some time even though it's the closest Indian restaurant to where I live, but thought things may have improved with the recent refurbishment. Not the case and probably worse. Service is extremely slow and you have to request things more than...More

Thank Firelli
Spice M, Markteting Manager at Spice Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Firelli, As with any restaurant re-opening we experienced some teething problems which we apologise for. These have since been resolved and we are really excited about our new a la carte dishes and soon to be launched cocktail and light bites menu. Our staff...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my very favourite restaurant. A complete 'go to' for any occasion with a group of friends, family or for a romantic meal! The food is beyond delicious and the staff are fantastic. The new refurbishment is a big hit with us, mainly as...More

Thank gemlafferty78
Spice M, Marketing Manager at Spice Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear gemlafferty78, Thanks for your great review. We are so pleased that Spice Merchant Beaconsfield is your favourite place to dine. You may be interested in our new weekly Summer Garden Party - see our website for more details. Do give our sister restaurants in...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We heard good reviews from friends so went along to find out for ourselves, we were not disappointed the décor is very classy and all the staff friendly and helpful. We were seated in the garden area which was perfect for a summers evening and...More

Thank Eamon62
Spice M, Marketing Manager at Spice Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Eamon62, We are thrilled to hear that your anniversary meal was enjoyed and appreciate your kind comments. Perhaps you'd be interested in trying our beautiful Afternoon Tea next time you visit - an Indian inspired twist on the classic! Kind regards, Spice Merchant Group

Reviewed 5 July 2017

Lovely as always, really like the refurbishment. LOVE the beautiful doors, ran out of time but would have sat at the bar for a drink if i had time!

Thank sarah s
Spice M, Marketing Manager at Spice Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear sarah s, We are thrilled to hear you like the changes we've made. Do keep an eye out for our new cocktail menu which was finalised by our newly appointed mixologist this week! Kind regards, Spice Merchant Group

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$39 - US$52
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 London End, Beaconsfield HP9 2HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Beaconsfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 675474
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This chic restaurant in Bucks is one of a small chain of classy Indian restaurants across the south east founded by Bashir Islam. Bashir has been part of the industry for over 30 years and wants you to enjoy yourself. Well, if he insists... This is where the Spice Merchant Group Chef, Vijay Anand, is based, so you get to savour dishes made with his own highly-experienced hands. You can't go wrong if you start with his bataki nazrana - tender tandoori duck and potatoes encased in filo pastry, served with a sweet n' spicy red onion and mango chutney. For a refreshingly different main course order the mirchi ka kekda - peppers stuffed with kerala-style flaked crab meat served with a fabulous febugreek flavoured sauce. Plenty of veggie options and tandoori specials too. The Spice Merchant has won various awards, the latest being an award for the best and innovative restaurant in the South.
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