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Taste of Spice

3 Market Place, Selkirk TD7 4BT, Scotland
+44 1750 20210
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“curry” (20 reviews)
“melon” (9 reviews)
“rice” (12 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3 Market Place, Selkirk TD7 4BT, Scotland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Taste of Spice
1. Quality ingredients
" The food especially the chicken was cooked to perfection."
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2. Authentic cooking style
"One of the best meals we've ever had."
Philip N
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3. Excellent value
"Excellent value for money."
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1 - 10 of 262 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice surroundings, attentive,pleasant and efficient staff. Extensive menu of top quality food catering for all tastes from mild to hot hot hot!!! Very good wine list. Take away available in fact people travel for miles for takeaways even though available in their ow towns,...More

Thank Grummy
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We spent a night in the small town of Selkirk as we were driving back to Glasgow for our return flight home. It was a cold, damp and dark evening and we needed to find food. It was around 6 p.m. on a Thursday evening,...More

9  Thank Christine S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for dinner one Friday evening and although the restaurant was quiet, the service was excellent and the food very tasty and satisfying. Would certainly return.

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited here many times,I was left slightly disappointed in our latest visit.the service was first class as normal but the food although still good was nowhere near as good as it was.what has happened to the chicken shaslick,nothing like it used to be with...More

Thank selkirk1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’d been told by friends that this is a really good restaurant and that we should certainly visit. We’ve recently moved from ‘over the border’ to Hawick and think of ourselves as aficionados of a good curry. Well, we certainly weren’t disappointed. The meal we...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by early evening for a meal before going to a meeting. Was on a short schedule so needed quick service. Got speedy service with politeness, nothing skimped and no fuss. Good meal (lamb tikka massala) with good flavouring and the taste not overpowered.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and i dropped in as a last resort as other establishments were full. We recieved faultless service, my friend had never eaten spicy food before and ordered a european dish, he was provided along with his order a small chicken korma taster, free!...More

Thank hughallan47
tasteofspice, Manager at Taste of Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir, wejust like to thank you for taking time to feed back. We really appreciate it and it means a lot to us. Looking forward to serv you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a blast in this little cozy place in Scotland. Situated in Selkirk the Scottish borders, who've taught of this restaurant serving lovely food with real spices. From appetizers to the main courses were a delight. Friendly attentive staff even though the place was packed...More

1  Thank Diosdado U
tasteofspice, Manager at Taste of Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sir, we just like to thank you for taking time to feed back. We really appreciate it and looking forward to serve you again .

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are staying nearby for a few days but we're only having one dinner out and this was it! The food was fresh and aromatic with an balanced blend of spices. Staff were friendly and helpful and there was a lovely buzz...More

Thank Janice G
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

It was okay. The food was average. The sweet was frozen but still charged for it. Nothing to write home about

1  Thank Magwil_11
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Questions & Answers
jan e
14 July 2017|
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Response from tasteofspice | Property representative |
Hello we are getting ready to deliver food in our local area soon. Please check our website for more details Thank you.
16 July 2015|
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Response from tasteofspice | Property representative |
Dear Guest we are sorry to hear that your last visit to our restaurant was not as you expected, we aim to provide 100% to all our guest - wheather new in or regulars. It will be helpful if you could provide exact date and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Market Place, Selkirk TD7 4BT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Selkirk
  • Phone Number: +44 1750 20210
  • E-mail
Taste of Spice restaurant in Selkirk is a friendly, bubbling, award-winning Indian eaterie. Known to be Selkirk���s favourite Indian restaurant, Taste of Spice has been highly commended for its HealthyChoice menu offerings, so you can indulge your palate without overindulging. The smart, traditional interior has a casual atmosphere. Signature dishes include Saslik with a choice of chicken, lamb or quack (duck), Jalfrezi Balti, a combo of two great dishes, and Chicken Xacutti, a famous Goan dish unique to Taste of Spice. With five house wines available by the glass and Cobra on draft, this restaurant takes care of everything.
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