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Spice Merchants

44 Osborne Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3LT, England
+44 23 9282 8900
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (65 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
44 Osborne Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3LT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu has a wide variety of seafood dishes. We had Ayre delight which was delicious. We also tried the chicken biryani which was equally good. If you are looking for good Indian food in Southsea , I can definitely recommend spice merchants

Thank kldiver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and husband came here for our anniversary meal and it was amazing, the food was so delicious and cooked well, friendly service and served in good time, the korma is one of the best I have ever had, we have already recommended this place...More

Thank wyles2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner after reading other reviews and glad we did.Very attentive staff and welcoming.Food excellent and plentiful, we ordered too much and couldn’t finish it.Reasonable prices too.Would definitely return if we visited the area again.

Thank Angus7274
Reviewed 14 June 2018

We ate here whilst in Portsmouth on business and the group are partial to a good curry. The menu is vast and varied but comes with a seafood theme running through it, though all the standard meat dishes are also included. The food was very...More

Thank DoozeUK
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Our usual takeaway had been in decline (quality and accuracy of order) so we tried here. Great food- flavoursome although perhaps a little more expensive than usual but worth it for the quality.

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Good quality food, great service and nice surroundings at a very good price. I will definitely be back the next time I’m in Portsmouth.

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

This was recommended by colleagues and they were right. Why stay in the nearby hotels when you can go to a nice restaurant. Staff were friendly. Restaurant quite busy and as often is the case I was on my own. No problem got a good...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 19 May 2018

This restaurant has a very varied menu and the food is of a good standard. The service and décor are good and I would say that this establishment is well worth visiting when in Southsea.

Thank rcdmartin
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Called in last Sunday evening. We had not booked a table but one was available next to the window. The staff were polite and helpful making some good suggestions on what to try. Prices seemed ok but last time we were in the road there...More

Thank colin c
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We ordered a take out last night. It took 55 minutes to come but once we tasted the food we were happy to have waited. We must have tried 20 different Indian restaurants for take out food since we moved to Portsmouth and we are...More

Thank aprilgilbert0
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Lewis J
13 September 2017|
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Response from Ripon R | Property representative |
There are 2 car parks nearby or you have off-street parking.
Joy S
11 April 2017|
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, the front door was quite narrow and had a small step - they might have a back door though (although not ideal obviously).
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Osborne Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9282 8900
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