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River Spice

) #309 of 863 Restaurants in Brighton $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
17 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
+44 1273 739183
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (7 reviews)
“naan” (4 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
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18:00 - 23:30All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
17 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable curries with fresh produce (especially the tomatoes and juicy big king prawns) and the waiters provided attentive service with nice tableware and a big bright window looking out on the street. We were a little jet lagged so appreciated the quick service and quieter...More

Thank putmeontheplane
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Last minute stop for a late bite. Not very busy on the night, the service was attentive and the food was adequate. We had an all vegetarian dinner. A few good recommendations were offered. Nothing too exciting to report this time. Wasnt very tasty but...More

Thank Pup V
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Decided to try this place as I fancied a curry whilst working in Brighton. The place itself is fairly nice and the staff were polite and helpful. Unfortunately the food was disappointing. I tried the prawn purée starter which was very bland with not much...More

Thank foodie7635
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

On Wednesday evening, we were the only guests. The food was more or less OK, not exciting. Stairs and toilets were grimy. There was only one type of beer. Not expensive.

Thank Gerrit A
Reviewed 7 March 2017

There was a good range of options on the menu, including some fish ones, and the food and wine was reasonably-priced, so no complaints on that score. We also could have no complaints about the quality and size of the portions. But, despite that, it...More

Thank Eamonn M
Reviewed 24 February 2017

we had lamb samosa nan braed a chicken korma chicken tika masala mushroom rice on 22/2/2017 was just passing river spice and decided to go in glade we did great food the waiter Rhaj on his own did very well servring and doing take away...More

Thank Reginald G
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Prices in Indian restaurants seem to be creeping up but this is good value. The menu is fairly standard but the food was good and I'd come again.

Thank drmartin1970
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were here for dinner. The food was delicious, one of the best curries that l have had.I wasn't surprised to hear that the chef had won an award. The pupadoms were crisp and dry with lovely pickles. My prawn jalfrezi was delicious. The naan...More

Thank WarwickshireMarakesh
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Starter, main and naan or rice for £10. Really lovely food, friendly helpful staff. Just off the seafront road.

Thank jja20
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across the restaurant while looking for a curry and it didn't disappoint. Starters were lovely and the curry was the best either of us had had in a long time. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Katie W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 739183
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