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Spice Merchants

44 Osborne Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3LT, England
+44 23 9282 8900
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (64 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 days ago

An extensive menu which offers a great choice of seafood and chef specials I opted for the mixed fish starter which was so delicately cooked and a perfect accompaniment to a selection of side dishes. The chicken dishes are beautifully cooked with large pieces of...More

Thank leisuretimelover
Reviewed 1 week ago

A most enjoyable return visit. I my opinion the food quality is consistently well above average and most enjoyable. I had tandoori lamb chops and thought they were really good. The menu is unusually comprehensive particuly with respect to fish based dishes.The staff were extremely...More

Thank 589MichaelP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is fresh and light, so we really enjoyed the meal. The fish curry was excellent and the Goan chicken really nice. Service was slow and scatty on a busy Friday night. One dish with beers set us back £25 each.

Thank Maricar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was lovely everything was full of flavour and portions were a good size. The staff were attentive and friendly. I will definitely recommend to others and will come here again when I’m in Southsea.

Thank splat101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered from here because of the good reviews, but I’m not sure I agree. It was fine, but not great. The tandoori king prawns (my favourite) we’re actually really average. It is nice to see a large range of fish dishes. The tamarind salmon...More

Thank ASPoplar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my other half on 25-8-18 and was not impressed! I ordered the "Special" biryani and there was barely any meat chicken or prawns in it despite the description. The flavour and service was good but given I paid nearly £14 for it-...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try this great restaurant out after checking out places to eat for a stay in Portsmouth. Cannot praise the staff and the chef enough for an enjoyable experience. Felt really cared for and the food was spot on . Try the duck !...More

Thank northerndeejay
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

In the back street this place cooks great Indian food to make you want to return. Waiters are efficient and smiley. Ten of us came - all had different dishes and all enjoyed the fresh flavoursome food. As we come from Birmingham we know our...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We've had takeaways from here before but we sat down for dinner last Saturday evening. Everything was well presented and the staff were attentive but happily not intrusive. Prices are more reasonable than many places nearby.

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Went to the spice merchants on a Saturday night. The service is very good, the food was nice. The menu was basically the same as every other Indian restaurant with a few additions and some items missing.

Thank Peter B
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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.
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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
Good for
Romantic, Kids, 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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