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Rayleigh Spicy

159 High Street, Rayleigh SS6 7QA, England
+44 1268 770768
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“thali” (22 reviews)
“curry” (21 reviews)
“naan bread” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
159 High Street, Rayleigh SS6 7QA, England
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Went here on Friday with a friend. It's quite a small restaurant with a good reputation so book in advance if you can. The restaurant is nice. Tables are quite close but not too uncomfortably so. The service was very good and the food was...More

Thank Alison Q
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We don't go anywhere else now, this really is the best curry house in Rayleigh. The staff are amazing, very friendly and accommodating. You're never rushed and the food is outstanding with good specials. You do need to book if eating later in the evening....More

Thank ClaireCEssex
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

If I was blindfolded I could not tell difference to the Bland curries served to our table. No Heat, No distinct Flavours , Just Bland Bland

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Decided to try somewhere different Monday night very busy Reason is the staff are nice and friendly Menu and food is excellent No rush comfortable surroundings in a small friendly restaurant Defo be going back

1  Thank stephen p
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I use the Rayleigh Spicy regularly for take always, although I have never eaten in. The food is excellent. I can do it no better compliment than that. I have eaten a considerable amount of the menu and it has always been superb. In addition,...More

Thank Bigaitch27
Reviewed 19 July 2017

First Visit here with a Groupon voucher, don't think we have ever left a restaurant mid meal before but when it suddenly turned into a scene from the film Snatch with the arrival of a certain table of guests, we like another couple nearby we...More

3  Thank PaulT73
shahahmed, Manager at Rayleigh Spicy, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

I am sorry to see you're review of our restaurant was not based on the service or food provided, but on our customer base. I would like to point out that the travelling community are regular customers and have never caused us or other patrons...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Totally packed on a Wednesday nigh and understandably so. I was very impressed with the quality of the food here. I avoided the Thali which is on special Monday to Wednesday in favour of the main menu and enjoyed a Chicken Tikka Naga, which was...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We had not visited for many years. The welcome was as it always was - fantastic. The food was very good and place had a buzz, we will visit again.

Thank ray d
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Ensure you book before visiting, this is a very popular Restuarant. The food is very good and served by very cheerful staff. They always welcome families.

Thank Freddie R
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We have eaten here many times and have never been disappointed. Shah, Miah and the team are very welcoming and go out of their way to accommodate. We really enjoy our nights out here. The exterior of the restaurant might appear unassumimg, but you won't...More

Thank staddonhouse
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Sarah M
26 May 2017|
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Response from India-rose S | Reviewed this property |
Yes! I am vegan and work here so eat every week, and always a different dish! They guys are really good at helping to let you know what you can eat because they're so used to me asking about different dishes! Very... More
18 June 2016|
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Response from MarkRayleigh | Reviewed this property |
Yes they deliver, food always great!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 High Street, Rayleigh SS6 7QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Rayleigh
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 770768
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