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Spice Lounge

St Nicholas Cottage | Durham Market Place, Durham DH1 3NJ, England
+44 191 383 0927
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (22 reviews)
“lamb” (15 reviews)
“rice” (12 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
St Nicholas Cottage | Durham Market Place, Durham DH1 3NJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Souce Longe in Durham for our third visit over the years, as usual it was spot on and one of the tastiest curry’s We have had. The depth of flavours excellent as was all the food. Service was attentive the surroundings good...More

Thank Phillip P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service, great atmosphere, bustling and popular. The food was gorgeous! The restaurant is not immediately obvious in the market square, it’s tucked in the alley down the side of the church. Highly recommend this little place.

Thank BenShaw
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We had a table booked for 8pm but had to wait for a table to become vacant and it was 8:30 pm by the time we sat down. This was not as bad as it seems as we were seated at a table near the...More

Thank Grumpyoldsoandso
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Was not bowled over and would not return again. Nothing wrong, service not exceptional and food simply ok.

Thank markstradling
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Very good place to eat in Durham. Sheek kebab starter was two large spicy kebabs accompanied by a delicious sauce and interesting salad. Chilli rice was suitably hot with plenty of onions and fresh green chilli. Paneer with chick peas rather than green peas was...More

Thank Hogget-Lover
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic little restaurant tucked away down a lane by Market Hall. Great food, great service. Thoroughly recommend it.

Thank knittingaway
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Durham for couple of days so decided to go out for a meal. I enjoy spicy food so looked for Asian restaurants. We picked this based on previous reviews and were glad we did. It’s only a small place but we...More

Thank Gerihen
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We had a business meeting in Spruce lounge with dinner. Ambience is same as it was 8 years back, even the persons working there are same. Not too much seating area. Food was good, fresh and tasty. Good variety. Nice choice of beers.

Thank Gaurav S
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Came to the Spice Lounge because of its TripAdvisor ranking - deserved as it turned out. Smallish pleasant space, fairly busy even at 7 on a Monday evening. Service mainly good. Food much better than the average High Street Indian restaurant. Balti chicken tikka especially...More

1  Thank MartinC132
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We have visited once before when staying with good friends in the North East. It is tucked away near St Nicholas Church In the heart of Durham. The menu has a fresh feel to it - yes the old favourites are there but there a...More

Thank ttree22
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$16
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Nicholas Cottage | Durham Market Place, Durham DH1 3NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 383 0927
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