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Spice Box

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2-30-8, Katamachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture
+81 76-234-3313
18:00 - 00:00
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great flavours, nice staff and generous portions. There is nothing else like this place in Kanazawa.

2 Thank Amanda G
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Japan for 3 days and the spice box had an amazing atmosphere and excellent food and really friendly staff the tandoori chicken is to die for

2 Thank Himendra R
Brighton, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Spice Box is a tiny and wonderful Sri Lankan / Indian restaurant, on a quiet backstreet. Two tables for four, and a counter for six looking directly into the kitchen. Service is prompt and polite. The food, cooked by numerous chefs, arrives quickly, and is absolutely delicious, with a lovely cold beer. Well worth a visit!

3 Thank Ivor_K_13
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Very authentic curries and south Asian food. Enjoyed it a lot! The presentation on the tandoori plate was fabulous.

2 Thank Jeremy F
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Best sri lankan food in the city...kind of the only srilankan restaurant here.all and all the food was greater than I expected.

3 Thank jj_mendarka
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This restaurant has ovely food, great service and friendly staff. Down near the river in Katamachi lived upmto all its reviews

1 Thank 831Aussie35
Townsville, Australia
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We weren't expecting to find great Indian in Japan but were pleasantly surprised by Spice Box. We had four of the Indian curries plus rice and naan and this comfortably fed a family of four, including two very hungry teenage boys. The curries are around 950 yen and rice 300 yen so comparable with what we would pay in Australia.... More 

5 Thank Stephanie H
Kanazawa, Japan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to India several times in search of the best curry I could find. Couldn't find it. Went to Sri Lanka after that. Similar mission, had similar issues. We went to tourist areas on all occasions so it seems the curries you get out there aren't as traditional as they could be. After those trips I figured a good... More 

6 Thank TonariNoTony
York, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We chose to eat here as it afforded a break from Japanese food (there are an abundance of amazing sushi restaurants in Kanazawa but i personally welcome a change after a few days). There is a good range of food options (Indian and Sri Lankan) and we were very impressed with our food. The owner is really pleasant and chatty... More 

5 Thank Pete F
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

After being in Japan for over a week and struggling sometimes with the missus and her herbivorous ways, a curry house is usually a safe bet. In Dubai we are somewhat spoilt when it comes to curry options, so finding a good curry house in Kanazawa seemed an unlikely prospect. Looking on the map the Spice Box was a bit... More 

4 Thank benzonar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-30-8, Katamachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Ishikawa Prefecture  >  Kanazawa
  • Phone Number: +81 76-234-3313
Curry and Indian Tapas. Authentic Indian and Sri Lankan cuisine.

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