We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Spice Lounge

££ - £££Indian, Asian,
10 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1BU, England
+44 1332 346145
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (91 reviews)
“poppadoms” (49 reviews)
“rice” (54 reviews)
Closed Now
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
10 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1BU, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (636)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 635 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I have visited the Spice Lounge on multiple occasions, with big groups 20+ and small groups 2-4. Every experience has been incredible, delicious food and outstanding service. I have been to a fair few indian restaurants in Derby and the Spice Lounge is by far...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank jds-reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A month doesn’t go by that I don’t visit this place! The atmosphere is great, food is DELICIOUS and the staff are so friendly and helpful. Me and a group of friends went yesterday to celebrate my birthday and they made me feel ever so...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Ceh967
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was excellent, the service was excellent - cannot fault it - great value for money. Would definately recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank freyaruth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When it comes to Indian restaurants, I would regard myself as a bit of an addict of them. I love Indian cuisine, the variety of flavours, dishes, and how the food lifts you; but what you tend to find with Indian restaurants is that it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank 1091MM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here on a works Christmas gathering and the food was fantastic. I eat at many Indian restaurants and this is one of the best I’ve been in. I’m not a big fan of Derby as a town, however this restaurant is one of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank jbr14006
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

been meaning to post for some time have been here numerous times and always enjoy it. especially love the shar he lamb . all the best tammy and anthony

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank anthonycox25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our annual Christmas get together is always at the spice lounge, we just love it here. The staff are so welcoming the food amazing, what more could you ask for. Last night we had an array of dishes all bought out at the same time,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank fionapipes66
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

An old colleague of mine had organised a meal for 10 of us and had previously picked our meals in advance from the Christmas party menu. To start we all had poppadoms with mango chutney, onion and lime pickle dips. My personal main dish was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank ZaZa210684
Reviewed 8 December 2018

We visited as a large Christmas group, having pre-ordered from a large set menu. The restaurant were ready for us with all of our food served together at each course. Our food was pleasant and well cooked, but lacked complexity and character. A fair range...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ian M
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Lovely meal as always - packed with flavour and although very busy, efficient and friendly service. Why however have you started making all your food a luminous red?!! Never used to be and adds nothing.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Itinerantur17
Nearby HotelsSee all 28 hotels in Derby
Cathedral Quarter Hotel
895 reviews
.14 miles away
Premier Inn Derby City Centre (Cathedral Quarter)
452 reviews
.30 miles away
Jurys Inn Derby
2,260 reviews
.31 miles away
Premier Inn Derby City Centre (Riverlights)
496 reviews
.42 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
526 reviews
.03 miles away
605 reviews
.04 miles away
274 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Pickford's House
266 reviews
.14 miles away
Derby Museum and Art Gallery
563 reviews
.12 miles away
Mosh Nightclub
30 reviews
.01 miles away
Fat Cat Cafe Bar
25 reviews
.02 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
13 February 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Emshols | Reviewed this property |
There is a free car park at the rear of the hotel but not many know about it.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$32
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing