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The Spice Merchant

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££ - £££Indian, Asian,
14A Market Street, Watchet TA23 0AN, England
+44 1984 633010
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (33 reviews)
“poppadoms” (11 reviews)
“sheek kebab” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 23:30 Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
14A Market Street, Watchet TA23 0AN, England
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1 - 10 of 244 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are big curry fans and we were really pleasantly surprised by this restaurant. Top notch food and the staff were really friendly and attentive. Brilliant pudding choices for an Indian too! Will be returning next holiday

Thank Thriftytraveller55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely curry was had by all!Garlic and keema naan breads and flavourful curries. Efficient staff and good Indian beer.

Thank pennyp29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Open 7 days a week, but the staff are always professional, polite and personable, willing to have a laugh and a joke. Usually very good food, but sometimes the standard drops a little and the food can taste a little tired. Good decor, and fairly...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Food is good and not too expensive. I mostly go for takeaway and come away happy. They have another nearby branch in Williton which is larger, but I prefer the food in Watchet.

Thank ISCM
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

This was a recommendation from the B&B owner where we were staying, it's a lovely little curry house in the small village of Watchet. Free parking after 6pm across the road too ! It doesn't have many tables, so in the height of the season...More

Thank Darren H
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Visited here whilst on a weekend break in Old Cleeve, Friday evening. There is no parking outside but there are several public car parks nearby. We had a taxi from our B&B which cost us £7.50 each way but well worth it. I had booked...More

Thank Currymonster21
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Ordered a takeaway from here and were very impressed with the quality of the food. My veggie dhansak was full of recognisable chunky vegetables with a delicious spicy sauce. Rice was fluffy and naan bread delicious. Looks a pleasant place to eat in too.

Thank Souliz
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Had a fab meal at this Restarant, service was a little slow but it was very busy and staff were trying to cater for large parties. Good was first class, best bharges I have had in years. If your in the area it's well worth...More

Thank Rwillcardiff
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

The Spice Merchant offers contemporary food in a contemporary setting. It is not overpriced and our meal was excellent. Definitely on the list for our next visit.

Thank 1963est
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Visited this in the evening.Staff and service really good.Best to book as its very popular but people always collecting takeaways.Had a nice lamb shank curry it was delicious.Standard and different curries to try.Nice beer.Will definately be returning!Garlic bread a must!!

Thank 65,443
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Questions & Answers
5 September 2016|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but the staff were very accommodating. Probably worth giving them a call.
John D
29 July 2015|
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Response from David Y | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, but they have said they will cook orders as you would like. So maybe it is worth asking them.
Monica H
24 April 2015|
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Response from suitcasetogo | Reviewed this property |
Hi I've just looked at their on line take away menu, and it says that ' they're open every day including Bank Holidays'. Hope this helps, if not give them a ring to double check, they're too good to miss!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14A Market Street, Watchet TA23 0AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Watchet
  • Phone Number: +44 1984 633010
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