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Spice Lounge

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Banbury Road, Oxford, England
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Today
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Sat - Thu 12:00 - 14:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a quiet Tues evening, but it livened up a bit as the evening wore on. The food is of a reliably decent standard, though not quite top notch in this category. It is reasonable value, low key but smart enough and welcoming and the service is excellent. We come here for the service and the relaxed air... More 

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Thank Philip H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disappointing in so many ways. The main meals were very small portions, first time I've ever left an Indian restaurant feeling hungry. We were offered popadoms on arrival, which we were excessively charged for. The food itself lacked flavour, and was served in unappetizing 1980s bowls.

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Thank J S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here was absolutely delicious. Great taste and the chicken was cooked perfectly. My partner got a vindaloo which he said was the hottest he has had (just a warning) and I had the chicken bhuna. We did arrive early and they let us in while setting up which was very accommodating of them. The only down side was... More 

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Thank Jessica H
Middlewich, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous meal here on a Saturday night. The welcome and service were outstanding, and so when we asked for guidance on which of the house specials were best, we were happy to go with their advice. My wife had the Garlic Tawa Chicken, which was fragrant and flavourful with incredibly tender chicken. I had the lamb flavoured... More 

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Thank Clive F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been there a couple of times and every time I would get exclusive service. The people there care for every individual and provide the warmest experience. I love it.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Wellington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really tasty food, great service, friendly staff and a good atmosphere to the place. Despite only passing through Oxford from Shropshire - I'll be coming back for more!!

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Thank cloggie98
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

1st visit to Spice lounge, service was impeccable, greeted with a friendly smile, given time to choose our meals and even helped out with some questions. Food was superb, tasty, plentiful & every bit as good as the other reviews have stated. Definitely a return trip is in order. Thank you all for a wonderful meal

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Thank Jason W
Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us dropped in for dinner and were a little short of time, on our way to another event. The staff were very accommodating, efficient and friendly. We really enjoyed the food and will be back to try more of the menu. First impressions were very good.

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Thank cosiwalkers
Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been patrons of the Spice Lounge in Summertown Oxford since it first opened, and have always had Great Service! (the Owners have always made us feel welcome :)), Great Food! (consistently a high standard) and all at a reasonable price. The variety and choice of dishes is excellent and the staff can recommend dishes you may not have... More 

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Thank trww1965
Oxford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A very friendly atmosphere and very good food for a friend's birthday celebration.we all enjoyed the occasion

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Banbury Road, Oxford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford

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Cannock, United Kingdom
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?