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Spice Lounge

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10 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1BU, England
+44 1332 346145
17:30 - 23:00
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food as always and attentive staff . A good range of food not just blow your head off spicy but medium and mild curries too to suit all tastes

1 Thank nickelback57
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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This venue is very well promoted and so my wife booked us for dinner. On arrival our table wasn't ready which was disappointing especially since she advised it was a birthday treat. We were left standing in the open restaurant and not offered a seat or even a drink. When our table was eventually ready we ordered and our food... More 

Thank Philip H
Derby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyable meal and wine we had the early bird menu which represents very good value for money. Service was also good. Nice setting. Would certainly return.

1 Thank amjustagirl
Derby, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended with friends. Been alot in the past and never been disappointed. All had the early bird offer. There was a long wait for our starters but the staff were aware and very apologetic the free glasses of wine and the top ups were much appreciated and not necessary as we were enjoying just sitting chatting but it was a... More 

2 Thank leesim1903
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have ordered take away for the first time from this place encouraged by reviews and unfortunately I cannot give it any praise. Had a king prawn and 2 vegetarian dishes and all were dreadful. No flavour, the vegetarian in particular, just bland, swimming in oil particles. I order those dishes regularly from various restaurants and never had such tasteless... More 

Thank LTravellerM
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35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have had the early bird menu a few times, great value with a side and a drink. Attentive service, food arrives quickly and is of a good quality.

3 Thank Nick D
Worcester, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here in a large group while doing the excellent ghost walk and hunt at derby gaol Super service and super food Totally recommend Local,people were very friendly also

3 Thank WorldFisherman
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brilliant food, great staff, not much more to add, this really is an absolute gem of a restaurant . Great menu

3 Thank chriseatsart
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, Great food. Would not visit anywhere else in Derby. Booking advised as this is a very popular place due to exceptional standards.

3 Thank Joanna J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Disappointed that they messed up my booking. Initially I had booked online for 4 people but rang up to change it to 8 people on the Sunday before our Saturday night booking. The gentleman I spoke to on the phone assured me that 8 people would be fine and checked a number of times that I wanted to change from... More 

1 Thank derby30

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$32
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 346145
Particular attention has been given to the interior decor of our restaurant which has been designed to create an ambient setting, and one which complements the subtleties of the cuisine.

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Swadlincote, England, 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?