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River Spice

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17 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
+44 1273 739183
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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Sun 12:00 - 23:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Fri 09:00 - 14:30
Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Prices in Indian restaurants seem to be creeping up but this is good value. The menu is fairly standard but the food was good and I'd come again.

Thank drmartin1970
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306 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were here for dinner. The food was delicious, one of the best curries that l have had.I wasn't surprised to hear that the chef had won an award. The pupadoms were crisp and dry with lovely pickles. My prawn jalfrezi was delicious. The naan breads were really good. Can't fault the meal. The service was very good too. We... More 

Thank WarwickshireMarakesh
Margate, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Starter, main and naan or rice for £10. Really lovely food, friendly helpful staff. Just off the seafront road.

Thank jja20
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across the restaurant while looking for a curry and it didn't disappoint. Starters were lovely and the curry was the best either of us had had in a long time. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Katie W
Baku, Azerbaijan
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Had another fantastic meal in River spice. It's now our favourite Indian restaurant in Brighton. The menu is great, recommend their specials particularly. It's good value for money and the house wine is very nice. The service is excellent and we have always had a good experience in the restaurant. It really should be rated up there with the best... More 

Thank DeborahR526
Harpenden, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I visit Brighton/Hove twice a year and it's my ritual to eat Indian on the first night. This is a new one on me, and I'll be coming back. The food is as clean as the decor and, being in a veggie phase at present, I was delighted with the paneer tikka and veg dhansak...nicely spiced and fresh-tasting veg. Give... More 

Thank haydnd388
Brighton, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

I've never eaten in the restaurant and tonne honest the road it is in isn't Brighton's finest - but I have a number of friends who regularly eat in and rate it. I have only ever ordered delivery so my review is solely on the food I have had delivered. For me this is the finest Indian in Brighton. The... More 

Thank vic79uk
Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

It's our local curry house so we eat here as often as we can and held our pre-wedding party here too, which was a great success. The food is always delicious and very good value, the service superb and the welcome unfailingly warm

Thank Mark B
Clevedon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

On initial sight this restaurant is very "plain". Magnolia walls, wooden furniture and no pictures. The food on the other hand is great. I tried King prawn bhuna and 3 prawns arrived, probably the biggest butterfly prawns I'd ever seen, easily three of our normal king prawns, beautifully cooked. Maybe a little more sauce for my taste, but still delightful.... More 

Thank Wayne S
Miri, Malaysia
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98 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This restaurant is serving Indian cuisine. Food is very tasty. They have variety of options. Good service. Good place for dinner.

Thank Mukesh70

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 739183

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?