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Spice Den

9 Dianella Dr, Casuarina, New South Wales 2487, Australia
+61 2 6674 8924
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sticky pork” (19 reviews)
“duck pancakes” (40 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
9 Dianella Dr, Casuarina, New South Wales 2487, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambience and decor of this place is beautiful and the service friendly and efficient but the food was not to our taste and came out way too quick??? microwaved? The squid entree was very tough an chewy and covered in dry shrimp, the duck...More

Thank 123free
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was staying at the retreat and decided to give the spice den a try as it was convenient. We had booked a table through the retreat, but when we told them the booking they didn't seem to care and seated us at a table, weird...More

Thank Ally G
Reviewed 1 week ago

After two visits, I feel that I have exhausted the options on the menu that appeal to me. Having said that, there are lots of options for meat-eaters. The restaurant is set up beautifully, offering both indoor and outdoor dining - even winter as patrons...More

Thank GConscreen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Read a review of this place ages ago and as it sounded so good kept a note of it. Everything was excellent: food service staff. We really enjoyed the experience and food was full of great flavours and very well presented and explained by staff....More

Thank Murmarg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The trip advisor reviews gave us confidence that the food here was good and we were not disappointed. There are definitely hints here of longrain at its best. The food is complemented by a solid looking wine list, a great range of international beers, and...More

Thank Janet O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our second time dining at this beautiful restaurant & will definitely not be the last. This time we had another couple with us, so we were able to try even more delicious food. Between the four of us we have a crustaceans allergy & gluten...More

Thank Dani S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here twice again and the food and service is still very good and value for money great. A must visit on this coast

Thank 778clive
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing atmosphere, prefect lighting and the prefect spot for a romantic dinner. As for the food "Amazing " definitely a must for visitors and locals alike and highly recommended

Thank George M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined for lunch and chose the set menu for $34pp. We weren't disappointed with anything. Ambiance 5/5 Staff: 4.5/5 Food: 10/5 this was truely excellent. Duck pancakes & softshell crab as entrees; massaman chicken with rice & beef noodle for mains and to finish...More

Thank HELEN k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have been here a few times enjoying the cocktails and several dishes each time so I decided to bring my family... There was 5 of us so we decided to order a main meal each to share and with the waiters...More

Thank Ninjabirtles
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There are a number comments about changes to decore and noisy and rushing to get you out. We went there a long time ago and this was not the case. Has the place changed and now not romantic etc?
20 April 2017|
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Response from MichelleFre | Reviewed this property |
On both occasions when dining at the Spice Den it has been quite busy and noisy. The first time was an anniversary dinner with my husband where I could hardly hear the waitress talking let alone my husband. The second was... More
Do you have a kids menu? Or can you make the fried rice mild?
18 March 2017|
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Response from Therymans | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they did have a kids menu not 100% sure, sorry. But everything is cooked fresh so making something mild shouldn't be a problem. we had asked for things to be made mild for our kids and it wasn't a problem.
Sharyn P
Do they do take always?
17 January 2017|
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Response from RtjL | Reviewed this property |
As mentioned - yes however, the atmosphere and service is superb. It was just wonderful to sit back and take it all in.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Dianella Dr, Casuarina, New South Wales 2487, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Casuarina
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6674 8924
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