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Spice Lounge

) #5 of 473 Restaurants in Oxford $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
Banbury Road, Oxford, England
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (39 reviews)
“garlic naan” (10 reviews)
“papadums” (5 reviews)
Opens in 3 min
All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Banbury Road, Oxford, England
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1 - 10 of 473 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you like Indian food this little gem of a restaurant in north Oxford is a must visit. Friendly, prompt service, delicious food and a great atmosphere combine to make this place our new favourite. Special shout out for the Tarka Dal 💙💙

Thank Jules D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent food,excellent service. I have eaten a lot of Indian food, and the food at the Spice Lounge is really very good. The different meats in my Tandoori mixed grill were all cooked beautifully - moist and tender and very tasty. The staff were very...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with family for a birthday meal very pleasant atmosphere staff were very welcoming service was very good food was of a high standard and reasonably priced would recommend.

Thank Lynda M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a quite wonderful restaurant. The service is exemplary and the food of the very highest quality. I enjoyed a prawn puri, a lamb rogan and a plain naan. Each was as good as I gave eaten anywhere. Ice cold Bangla lager and cracking...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, good variety, excellent recommendations from waiters and owner. Lovely staff. Exemplary, speedy and friendly service. Would highly recommend

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can highly recommend. Very friendly staff and food was exceptional. Will definitely revisit. Good value.

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was having a girls night with my friends and we'd decided we wanted an Indian. Having seen the reviews for this place we chose to give it a go and we were glad we did. We were given a warm welcome by the staff...More

Thank Sam26837
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stale papodums, waited ages for main meal and then only half of it arrived. We were put on noisy table area right next to take away counter. Very expensive. It seems like everyone is treated as a tourist and no need to offer any kind...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant for an evening meal and left saying that it was the best Indian restaurant we'd been to. The service was very attentive and friendly and the food was simply delicious. Particularly good for veggie/vegan options! Reasonably priced for the quality...More

Thank phpb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent, staff were very friendly but not over the top...a lovely cosy evening in pleasant surroundings. Don't normally write reviews but would recommend this place. Andy and Suzy

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Questions & Answers
17 February 2017|
Response from Nick G |
it would be around a half hour walk each way. If you wanted a closer Indian, there is a place called Chutneys which is 10 minutes away which I recommend equally to spice lounge.
Liz C
25 January 2017|
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Response from AAktar | Property representative |
Hi, were a fully licensed restaurant.
6 August 2016|
Response from Pickles0013 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. No we had dinner for two.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
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18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Banbury Road, Oxford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
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