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Rice & Spice

$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
2 Pavilion Terrace, Scarborough YO11 2JU, England
+44 1723 352823
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“thali” (126 reviews)
“curry” (78 reviews)
“rice” (52 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Pavilion Terrace, Scarborough YO11 2JU, England
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1 - 10 of 551 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic meal , the menu had plenty of choices. Prices very reasonable, the service was excellent very friendly helpful , Would certainly recommend ☺☺☺

Thank herefothebeer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The outside does not do justice to this lovely little restaurant. The staff were very attentive. Service excellent. Food beautiful. Will definitely be eating there again.

Thank kp5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Scarborough with friends on Saturday 18th November, and Rice & Spice was recommended by the landlord of the guest house we stayed at. The food was delicious and reasonably priced, and if we visit Scarborough again will definitely go back. To top it...More

Thank Annie J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seriously enjoyed this restaurant. Food was superb, staff were courteous and attentive. We had poppadoms then mains of Chicken Madras, South Indian Chicken , Mushroom rice, coconut rice and garlic naan, peshwari naan.It was all very good and tasty. We would definitely go back here...More

Thank jcp007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife went on a Saturday evening, quite surprised only two other people in, especially after reading reviews before hand, service was good and food was reasonable price and plentiful, was expecting a tasty curry, but all I got was a bland biryani...More

Thank Malcolm R
Abu F, Owner at Rice & Spice, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear about your recent visit with us wasn't very satisfing. As far as we concern our staff always ask our customers about the food as soon as possible after serving the food at the table. I'm sure they did ask you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we found this restaurant in January when we were last in Scarborough and it was exceptional, so much so we have said that when we go back to Scarborough it would be first port of call, so true to our word we went straight back...More

Thank Jeanette D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don be put of by the decor or the outside of the building. The food here is quite simply delicious. It is no wonder this restaurant has so many excellent reviews because it is simply excellent food and a very reasonable price.

Thank Dominicg01_London
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Had not visited the restaurant since new ownership, refurb and extension. Very pleasant surroundings and decor. The staff were lovely and friendly. The food was very good and enjoyable. Will return again.

Thank Colette T
Reviewed 4 November 2017

On a trip to the Yorkshire Coast we fancied an Indian meal whilst in Scarborough, after checking the reviews we decided to give Rice and Spice a try.This small restaurant in a basement is tucked away on a side street and on our visit on...More

Thank DeepdaleDave
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Thursday evening with family We were warmly greeted and shown to our table, the service was excellent and the food was very tasty we all thoroughly enjoyed our meals !! It was certainly value for money. We would definitely return the next...More

Thank hazza13
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Questions & Answers
24 August 2017|
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Response from Geoff P | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately no there are about four steps down to it.
Fiona L
9 August 2017|
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Response from mattwainxxxx | Reviewed this property |
No, but their chicken is excellent :)
3 November 2015|
Response from Nur R |
Yes they are licensed. You can also pay with card as well as cash.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 16
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Pavilion Terrace, Scarborough YO11 2JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1723 352823
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