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Britannia Spice

$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi
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Ocean Drive 150 Commercial Street, Edinburgh EH6 6LB, Scotland
+44 131 555 2255
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had intended to eat here for some time. The atmosphere and service were fine. However, the quality of food and portion sizes leave a lot to be desired.

3 Thank Jim T
Bo'ness, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a nice enough experience but we thought the portions are a bit on the small side and quite pricey too, dont get me wrong it was clean plates all round it was all just a bit average for an award winning restaurant.

2 Thank 604johnnyboy
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a family meal with my husband and 2 son's. The chicken pakoras were like chicken dippers. My main described as "hot" on the menu was bland chicken with spinach and no hint of spice! My husband and son's tandoori dishes tasted burnt! My youngest son is the only one of us who enjoyed his main! Keema nan was... More 

1 Thank Mardi T
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

We went with a groupon voucher. Top quality food. Chicken pakora starters - excellent. 2 curries, peshwari nan, and 1 rice, then kulfi ice-cream. Excellent service, and a very fine meal.

Thank KKQueen
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We were treated less favourably because we were using a groupon voucher a d because we were a same sex couple. The manager begrudgingly allowed us to choose what we wanted off the menu and was less than impressed when all we wanted was to spend our voucher on what we wanted. He made it very clear that he was... More 

5 Thank Sam L
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Ordered meals for delivery most enjoyable highly recommend food was delicious hot and arrived on time

Thank laurence d
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Ate here over a year ago and was disappointed. However, anyone can have an off day so we went back and were very pleases we did. A warm welcome, smiling service and really good food. Some dishes were quite different to a lot of restaurants such as prawns in spinach and garlic which were delicious. Overall a good dining experience... More 

Thank Dave J
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely decor inside the restaurant - made to look like a ship as it's by the docks. Excellent choice of cuisine. I chose the chicken sishlak from the tandoor oven and it was delicious! Lovely tender meat. Side dishes were good and I enjoyed my cobra beer. Was quite quiet as it was a Thursday but still a nice atmosphere

Thank Sarah R
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We had a meal which was unfortunately, disappointing. I had a mixed kebab to start and it was a tiny portion. I don't know what they did to the shish but it wasn't nice! The food we had was all like mush with bits of meat plopped into it. You couldn't differentiate tastes or textures. Expensive for what it is.... More 

3 Thank s g
Lacombe, Canada
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137 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Britannia Spice offers a range of dishes from various regions of India and Bangladesh, making it easy to select a good variety of flavours. The dishes we chose all had beautifully balanced spices and the meat was tender and juicy. Naans and pappadums were also good. We found the service friendly and attentive too. Overall, difficult to fault, and we... More 

Thank Bernie P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ocean Drive 150 Commercial Street, Edinburgh EH6 6LB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 555 2255
From its location in a former whisky bond close to the waterfront at Leith, Britannia Spice has been attracting Edinburgh's diners to its multi-ethnic blend of exotic eastern cooking since 2000. Drawing on the traditional cuisine of India, Bangladesh, Thailand and Nepal, the critically acclaimed dishes are served in a nautically-inspired interior with an airy yet intimate ambience.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?