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“Definitely the place to visit when in Leicester!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Chef and Spice

Chef and Spice
Ranked #15 of 1,138 Restaurants in Leicester
Price range: US$13 - US$19
Cuisines: Chinese, Indian, Asian, Balti
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Buffet, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Chef and Spice is the classiest addition to Leicester's dining scene and premier banquet buffet. Visit us today and discover for yourself what people are raving about. Diners are sure to have a most memorable time which will leave you looking forward to your next visit.Our chefs prepare the finest dishes prepared fresh unlike other buffet restaurants, including an amazing selection of desserts with our very own not to be missed chocolate fountain, right before your eyes in our state of the art live kitchens with the only challenge being to enjoy as many dishes as possible as many times as you like! Our first class personal service treats valued customers as valued customers and not simply as another number through the door like other buffets and our value for money prices are simply the best in Leicester and will not be matched anywhere else for quality.
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“Definitely the place to visit when in Leicester!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

I live overseas and actually visited Chef and Spice twice during a recent visit to Leicester-once with a friend and her two children and the second time, with my parents.

The restaurant is an absolute pleasure to dine at. There is a fantastic range of dishes on offer - starters, mains, rice, naan... As well as freshly made dosas and stir fries. If you fancy mixing it up a bit, there's also a pizza and teppanyaki stand. For desserts, there are a number of Indian sweets as well as a chocolate fountain and ice cream stall. The food all tasted well made (rather than just thrown together) and there was a good mix of vegetarian dishes thrown in.

The staff are super helpful and friendly; nothing is too much hassle. The toilets are also absolutely spotless.

A great place for dinner with fabulous service. Go here!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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“Chef and Spice revisited”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

Each time we have been to Chef and Spice the quality, variety and service has been very good, the consistency in the quality of food is a major factor to, as well as value for money. Always a good night out.

  • Visited August 2014
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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“Chef & Spice, Leicester”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

We really love eating at Chef & Spice as there is a huge variety for all the family. Lots of authentic Indian starters, loads of lovely spicy curries and rice,naan bread e.t.c. My son loves going up for numerous sweets; ice cream, chocolate fountain, cakes, jellies. There are also other dishes like pizza, chinese,meat,fish and noodle bar. it is our family's favourite.

  • Visited May 2014
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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“Great way to introduce the kids to Indian food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

We visited Chef and Spice on the Hinckley Road a couple of weeks ago with our 2 boys aged 2 yrs and 3 yrs and enjoyed some great curries without needing a babysitter. We arrived early one Tuesday evening (about 5.45pm) and were warmly welcomed. The fact that it is a buffet style restaurant is a huge advantage to anyone with children as they can try a little bit of a dish without worrying about wasted money if they don't like it!

As well as indian dishes there is also fresh salads, a grill, breads, pizza and chips on offer, so if the kids don't take to indian food straight away, you know they wont go hungry.

The food and atmosphere is great and there was even an early bird discount if we vacated before 7pm (which we did for bedtime...) We will definitely be back soon!

  • Visited August 2014
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“a great experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

This was a visit early evening that was full of atmosphere and although busy everything moved a the right pace. Staff were attentive but not pushy and we liked the little ideas on the table to save energy.. Food was fantastic and fresh with a very good selection on offer. The area is clean and very airy and although busy was comfortable. Will visit again very soon

  • Visited June 2014
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