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Spice garden

202 Ocean Road | South Shields, South Shields NE33 2JQ, England
+44 191 455 9867
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (68 reviews)
“rice” (37 reviews)
“peshwari naan” (9 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
202 Ocean Road | South Shields, South Shields NE33 2JQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful!! Every course was delicious, staff brilliant Will definitely be back! ( spicy chips is a must! )

Thank Terri H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best Indian meal I have had. Try the Tandoori Bhoona style main meal. It is well worth it .Staff and price EXCELLENT. I WILL BE BACK.

Thank steven g
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Quite simply, one of the best curries I have ever had. The amazing thing is that it was so reasonably priced! No wonder they were so busy! Big portions, small prices! The place is pretty small so you may want to book before you go.

Thank thecardman
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Out of all the curry houses on Ocean Road this is by far my favourite! The food is always brilliant - the staff and service is just as good! They will always try and accommodate for you even if you haven't booked. The price is...More

1  Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Booked a table for six of us for mother's day eats we booked table four weeks in advance we arrived at 6.30pm it was very busy total down side to restaurant no where to stand whilst waiting to be seated you feel your blocking door...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 10 March 2018

This place is often crowded when other restaurants are slack. The food is great and the prices are cheap. Recommend Xenuk for starter, Mussels in a sauce. The Madras is great and the Bhuna starters and mains are great. Friendly staff and quick service.

Thank beckrichard
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We went in on the off chance after a few beers and were impressed. The curries were lovely and there was plenty choice on the 3 course specials menu. I had the garlic chilli chicken tikka, very very nice.

Thank ChrisHarkus
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

This used to be our favourite, and I appreciate it’s one of the busiest on Ocean Road but it seems lately they’ve packed far too many tables in you feel on top of the one next to you. It’s not so bad if you’re against...More

1  Thank pinkgrrl
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We have been coming here for years..booked table for 2 at 7pm. it wasn't ready so after 15 mins were given a table for 4 as these people hadn't turned up ..just sat down ordered drinks when they arrived and we were promptly moved...very embarrassing...didn't...More

Thank Barry H
Reviewed 6 February 2018

I first visited Spice Garden in May of last year and have now lost count of the number of times I have been. Sometimes I have visited three times in one week! Having tried many different Indian restaurants over the years of varying quality I...More

Thank aukgeezer
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3 September 2017|
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Response from Kenda107 | Reviewed this property |
I back of Ocean Road behind curry shops if no street parking available
30 August 2017|
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Response from Victor T | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant does specials every night and booking is always advisable. Great food and superb service.
kay h
15 July 2017|
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Response from Rukon C | Property representative |
Sorry for the late reply. Yes we do English dishes
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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 - 11:45 pm
5:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 Ocean Road | South Shields, South Shields NE33 2JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  South Shields
  • Phone Number: +44 191 455 9867
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