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Spice Garden

$$ - $$$
Indian, Balti, Asian
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6 Church Street | Old Town, Eastbourne BN21 1HT, England
01323-72-21-21
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Today
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
Sat - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I will not be going back. The food was pretty good but the service was hopeless bordering on rude. When we arrived it was very quiet but service was extremely slow and was much worse as evening progressed and tables filled. Worse than the lateness was the offhand manner of most of the staff including the lady who was possibly... More 

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Thank Linda S
Brighton
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unsure why this restaurant gets such good reviews? Terrible service,unenthusiastic staff and inattentive staff. Food-starters-below average and meat samosas were definitely not fresh-couldn't eat more than a mouthful. We had one good main dish out of 8,and that was the tandoori prawns,of which you only got 4 for a main!! Definitely wouldn't recommend and won't be back!

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Thank anonBrighton
Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in last night for a meal having booked a table about twenty minutes earlier. On getting there we were virtually ignored for a couple of minutes before being seated. Starters arrived quickly but the mains took pretty much an hour to turn up albeit the restaurant was almost full. Sadly the curry was bland and tasteless- portion size... More 

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Thank Tom T
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Went here as a family before my son went back to University. Whilst the food is good you get the feeling that you are being fleeced - they try to serve you larger drinks and when they realise that you are not ordering a lot of alcohol you go down the pecking order - we were in there for over... More 

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Thank theonlyrealdiddy
Surbiton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

After reading on Tripadvisor as a recommended Curry restaurant, we took up the challenge. And found a clean ,bright airy restaurant, you could say we were unfortunate as the night we chose it was very quiet and so no real hubbub, but the plus side we could hear each other without shouting, had a very pleasant meal , tasting freshly... More 

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Thank stewpot2016
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Arrived this evening for a pre-booked table. Waited in the doorway until acknowledged and were then shown to our table. Our drinks order was wrong - a large glass of wine arrived despite having ordered a small. Unfortunately I suspect that this is a regular stunt as the restaurant tried this the last time I ate here several years ago.... More 

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Thank SunshireCoaster
Eastbourne
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

By far the best curry house in Eastbourne and not to be missed. Good selection of curries and wines and the staff are on the ball. We cannot wait to return.

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Thank Suzanne D
Eastbourne
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

This is the second time I have been here and wanted a good curry for my birthday meal, it didn't disappoint. To start I had the lamb memo which was delicious succulent and lovely flavours. For the main I had chicken tikka jalfrazei this again was beautifully flavoured with tender chicken. There was also a lovely selection of wines to... More 

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Thank AdamJGodden
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Went for a little day trip up to Eastbourne and decided to stop for dinner before heading back.Brilliant service,nice atmosphere,quality food.the manager did his best to socialise and chat to us over the course of the meal.Would definitely recommend Spice Garden to anyone looking for a delicious Indian restaurant.simply awosome👌👌👌

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Island of Malta, Malta
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Very friendly welcome and attentive service. There was a good selection on the menu and we all ordered different dishes. All were very tasty and will definitely be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 37 - USD 62
Cuisine
Indian, Balti, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
Monday
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Church Street | Old Town, Eastbourne BN21 1HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Eastbourne
  • Phone Number: 01323-72-21-21

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