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The Spice Avenue Balti Restaurant

Shop 12 190 Birkdale Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4159, Australia
+61 7 3822 9822
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“balti” (45 reviews)
“curries” (37 reviews)
“onion bhaji” (6 reviews)
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Indian, British, Balti, Asian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 12 190 Birkdale Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4159, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Spice Avenue is the only restaurant I know that offers such a variety of authentic British Indian cuisine! It is clear the family and the staff always ensure that the food and service is to a high standard - continuously delivering on great flavour,...More

Thank anneka1martin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been eating at The Spice Avenue almost once every week for the past year and my partner and I have never had a bad experience. Their quality and and quantity matches what you pay for. The customer service is great from the moment you...More

1  Thank Liam G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The spice avenue is the best balti curry since i moved from the U.K, Naz always makes sure the food is 110%. The customer service is always 100% with Saleem and Naz always going the extra mile for customers.

Thank chelseasage123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been postively raving about the Spice Avenue for the last 8 years to friends, family and co workers, back when it was rated #2 in Brisbane on TripAdvisor for restaurants. After my last meal and experience with the owner it makes sense why this...More

4  Thank Tim S
Saleem_Zee, Manager at The Spice Avenue Balti Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Tim, We have been waiting patiently for this review, we knew it was coming from the moment you mentioned trip advisor whilst in our restaurant, almost as if mentioning trip advisor was going to scare us or maybe get you the discount you were looking...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

the Naan bread was terrific , as was the little bowl of spiced sauce - however the biryani is NOT how usually it would get served and the chicken tikka in it was very bland no salt and used in other dishes - the Dhal...More

1  Thank Denleu
Saleem_Zee, Manager at The Spice Avenue Balti Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Denleu, We haven’t felt the need to respond to reviews on here for quite some time, but your review has re-ignited our urge to reply… Firstly we did a little research to find out exactly who you are, as we very rarely receive reviews of...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We ordered 5 dishes for takeaway and unfortunately we disappointed with all the dishes. We didn't like the taste of the dishes. We ordered the chicken tikka biryani and found in bland in taste. I wont be going there again.More

2  Thank fijiislander
Saleem_Zee, Manager at The Spice Avenue Balti Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are very sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your meal with us, we will admit that our style of cooking being British Balti is very different to traditional Indian cuisine. The style of cooking and flavors of our currys have been adapted to...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

After trying loads of Indian restaurants in Australia brisbane , finally found the one !!!!! Great flavour , good food portion sizes , great customer service. definitely lives upto food we love back in England !!!!! . Overall a fantastic restaurant.

Thank Ginge448
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Great spot, very welcoming. Glad to see Naz is still there. Mixed platter to start, Onion Bhaji aren’t the best infact very mediocre, other items were nice . Mains of Balti Chicken & Prawn, wow what a meal. That was one of the best Indian...More

1  Thank Oldtable
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

A great way to clear the nasal passages washed down with a few beers. Great flavours- however a little disappointed with the excessive sauce levels in the meals. A pity, but would returnMore

1  Thank 907mandye
Saleem_Zee, Manager at The Spice Avenue Balti Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mandye Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the flavors of our food. We would like to explain that Balti style cooking which originates in Birmingham,UK - is generally more saucey in comparison to traditional...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The best Balti in Australia! Fantastic food, staff and service! Can totally recommend the Keema, Palak Paneer, Chicken Tikka Masala and the Chili Chicken dishes - huge portions!

Thank Gail S
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Average prices
USD 13 - USD 27
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 12 190 Birkdale Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4159, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3822 9822
  • E-mail
The only British Indian Restaurant in Queensland. Serving Bangladeshi inspired Balti cuisine. Famous across the UK & now available in Australia. Our dishes range from extremely mild to the hottest curries in the world. The extensive menu ensures there is something for everyone. A family run restaurant with 30 years experience in the restaurant industry ensures efficient service & the highest quality food.
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