Was in Beer this weekend. Spice Merchants was closed. The locals in the Dolphin reliably informed us, its closed for good :( Gary...
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Just our opinion. We live in East Devon and have a handful of Indian restaurants nearer to us but we always chose to go to Beer. We've never had a bad experience here. The staff are attentive and the food is great. We were so...More
Table booked for 9.30pm. Arrive on time to be told no tables available, after quite some time the staff asked another table to move or leave so we could be seated which was not acceptable for the guests dining. Customer service here is way below...More
We visited the restaurant for a New Year's Day meal following a busy day of walking. Hailing from Birmingham, the birthplace of the Balti, I feel I'm well placed to appraise a curry house and the Spice Merchant rates very highly. The food was consistently...More
We booked a 9:30 table here on New Year's Eve only to arrive and there being no tables for us. The waiter then made a couple who had just finished their meal move to another table or if they had finished would they mind leaving,...More
We were regular customers here, but on our last visit, the meal was disgrace, and with no service or care, we will never return! Had a curry cooked with fruits. It was a pineapple ring cut in half, o please! The service is a total...More
What a surprise, we fancied a Saturday night curry, and to be honest in a small village like Beer we didn't have high expectations, but how wrong we were, the food and staff were brilliant, we will return
The food is decent and the service OK. A number of the staff have been airlifted back to Bangladesh for being illegals but then they can get some the food and decor is surprisingly goo.
Visited last Tuesday with daughter and grandchildren. Our drinks order was taken as soon as we arrived. Following the arrival of drinks we were ignored to the point of rudeness. The restaurant was not busy. After our orders were taken the length of time the...More
After a long days walking along the SW Coastal Path, we decided on a lazy night in, so ordered a takeaway from the Spice Merchant, which was just around the corner from our apartment. As with most indian restaurants the choice was extensive and good...More