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Spice garden

202 Ocean Road | South Shields, South Shields NE33 2JQ, England
+44 191 455 9867
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (62 reviews)
“rice” (35 reviews)
“sheek kebab” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
££ - £££
202 Ocean Road | South Shields, South Shields NE33 2JQ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Out of all the curry houses on Ocean Road this is by far my favourite! The food is always brilliant - the staff and service is just as good! They will always try and accommodate for you even if you haven't booked. The price is...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Booked a table for six of us for mother's day eats we booked table four weeks in advance we arrived at 6.30pm it was very busy total down side to restaurant no where to stand whilst waiting to be seated you feel your blocking door...More

Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is often crowded when other restaurants are slack. The food is great and the prices are cheap. Recommend Xenuk for starter, Mussels in a sauce. The Madras is great and the Bhuna starters and mains are great. Friendly staff and quick service.

Thank beckrichard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in on the off chance after a few beers and were impressed. The curries were lovely and there was plenty choice on the 3 course specials menu. I had the garlic chilli chicken tikka, very very nice.

Thank ChrisHarkus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be our favourite, and I appreciate it’s one of the busiest on Ocean Road but it seems lately they’ve packed far too many tables in you feel on top of the one next to you. It’s not so bad if you’re against...More

1  Thank pinkgrrl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here for years..booked table for 2 at 7pm. it wasn't ready so after 15 mins were given a table for 4 as these people hadn't turned up ..just sat down ordered drinks when they arrived and we were promptly moved...very embarrassing...didn't...More

Thank Barry H
Reviewed 6 February 2018

I first visited Spice Garden in May of last year and have now lost count of the number of times I have been. Sometimes I have visited three times in one week! Having tried many different Indian restaurants over the years of varying quality I...More

Thank aukgeezer
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Visited for a third time. We ate from a set menu but that still gave us some options. Very good value. Curry was tasty, rice had plenty of flavours too, good nan. Service was efficient. Would recommend for anyone on a budget.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Being dining here for some years and never had reason to complain. The food is of a high standard and we eat in many Indian restaurants, and the prices are well below many. Service is always swift and polite with friendly staff who do their...More

Thank victor061
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Came here sat 20 jan always liked this place no frills but good food until I began to eat my curry main meal I cut into apiece of tandoori chicken and it was completely RAW I was shocked the waiter took it away and was...More

Thank Peter H
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2 September 2017|
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Response from Kenda107 | Reviewed this property |
I back of Ocean Road behind curry shops if no street parking available
30 August 2017|
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Response from Victor T | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant does specials every night and booking is always advisable. Great food and superb service.
kay h
15 July 2017|
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Response from Rukon C | Property representative |
Sorry for the late reply. Yes we do English dishes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 Ocean Road | South Shields, South Shields NE33 2JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  South Shields
  • Phone Number: +44 191 455 9867
Contemporary indian cuisine
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