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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Indian, Balti, Asian, Bangladeshi
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 October 2021

I have been using CAFE SPICE for around 20 years, and I love it. I usually only order a takeaway when a friend is visiting, but since Covid restrictions, I now go up and collect my meal. I just wanted to say how gorgeous their...food is, and I especially love their Taka Dahl with extra garlic! You can pay by card or cash, and i have never found the service unfriendly. I would eat in the restaurant, but they don't serve wine - so other than that - they are THE BEST!! - Julia in Oxford City Centre.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 3 August 2021

Cafe Spice is excellent, food is always hot in temperature and very well spiced, great complexity and chili eat if you order it :) very good value, 2 large dishes, a biryani a starter and a side for £20-£25 and they throw in a free...Bombay aloo , we always have enough left over for delicious curry sandwiches the next day - great value for 4 meals!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 9 July 2021 via mobile

Always order from here to work and usually nice. Tonight wasn’t - bland madras with barely any heat, tasted like things were missing and dry tasteless mushroom rice. Very disappointing.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 19 February 2021

They have a 20% discount for NHS staff and key workers prominently displayed on their website. We decided to take advantage of this and placed an order for collection, as it says "on ALL collection orders". They wouldn't honour it. For the sake of £6...they have lost themselves two stars on this review. Apparently "on ALL collection orders" actually means "but not orders placed for collection on the website". No indication of that T&C anywhere. We order from here regularly but will now be rethinking. The korai is excellent, but absolutely not worth "we're going to make you guess how to get this discount" behaviour. NB a note was put on the order about the NHS discount; so they could have contacted us to explain instead of refusing. We would have cancelled the online order if we'd known that.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 31 December 2020

Ordered a takeaway new years eve obviously expected a delay arrived nearly 2 hours later which is fully expectEd and understandable When it's arrived the santa korma instead of a madras so had no dinner and a waste of money Asked for the rogan with...no onion was full of onion And absolutely now way to contact them as phone isn't being answeredMore

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 25 December 2020

These guys pretended to be open on Christmas day via Deliveroo and then pretended to deliver food to my door. They were totally unreachable via phone or any other method. Worst is gave them an extra £5, having felt sorry for restaurants in general during...these tough times. What a shame or shall I say sham.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 25 December 2020 via mobile

Went to Oxford with my wife and 2 children. After a long day we went for a meal at this place ordered chicken Jalfrezi and Lamb dupiaza for our main dishes. The children had chicken nuggets and chips. The restaurant wasn’t huge but can accommodate...parties if required when we are allowed due to COVID. The meal was good atmosphere was pleasant. Would recommend people to try out this place sometime.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 19 September 2020

Cafe spice is, in my opinion the best curry house in England A bold statement, but at the age of 56 I have had a so many Indian meals in oh so many different places from Lands End to Edinburgh I am confident to say...that this place is fantastic For 20 years this restaurant has been consistently delivering superb authentic Indian and Bangladeshi foodMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 21 June 2020 via mobile

Ordered a takeaway from here as it got very good reviews. Got the chicken mirch masala with garlic rice and a garlic naan bread. The food itself was OK, though nothing special, but I might have given it another chance if I hadn’t found THREE...black hairs in the curry. With it being a takeaway there is nothing I could do about it. Won’t be ordering from them again.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 25 May 2020

food is very nice really nice good value i would use again. A real shame that the young lad on the counter has a negitive attude and dose not know the word please and thank you.

Date of visit: May 2020
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Yes, Cafe Spice offers takeaway services.

Yes, Cafe Spice offers delivery services.

Cafe Spice is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4