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Spices of Bengal

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
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Charing Hill | Canterbury Road, Charing, Ashford TN27 0NG, England
+44 1233 712286
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18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live locally and regularly order takeaway from this restaurant. The curry is always great and the service is too. For example, whilst waiting the staff have given me a free drink, or given a sweet to my daughter. Nice touches. The only thing stopping this restaurant from getting 5/5 is the fact they don't deliver. If they did, we... More 

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Thank dslee1
Limoges, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We always use this take away and it's always great ... would highly recommend sit in meal too! Great for couples and family's !

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

First time visit, food was very very tasty! Everything was great. There was a bit of a wait for the food but the quality made up for this. The only real downside is that the interior could do with a bit of a redecoration, very tired and shabby, it would make this place so much better! Will be returning!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

A lovely meal as always (We have been three times over a couple of months) Sadly they were very busy when we went the other day and maybe were a little stretched but was still a wonderful meal as normal and we shall be returning.

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Thank Rebecca-Elliz
Whistler, Canada
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95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

One of the things we always do when visiting the UK is to go to a curry house and this one was recommended by our hotel. The service was a little slow but as we were in no hurry, it didn't matter. The food was delicious and very reasonably priced. Can certainly recommend to future diners!

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We rang the restaurant to order a take away for collection on a Saturday night for 4 people. We were told it would be an 1 1/2 before we could collect it which was a bit strange. Once we collected the food it was of a good standard. Not sure why it took that long to cook as the restaurant... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Great Indian restaurant with great views across the Weald! Although there is a reasonable amount of parking, this place can get very busy! Restaurant is a little old fashioned but clean. We have been coming hear for years and the food has always been delicious and ample portion sizes. The service is good even when waiting for a takeaway.

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Thank hellolola123
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We have visited the restaurant many times and we are never disappointed. The staff are so friendly and welcoming with a real eye for detail, often missed in many other restaurants. The food is always superb and the staff take time to explain the different dishes, so you can try something new with confidence. Thank you for another lovely evening,... More 

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Kent
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We arrived mid-week without a reservation but were soon found a table. Throughout our visit staff were very attentive and polite. We ordered a selection of curries and sides and were surprised at the generous portions we were served and were unable to eat it all up. The dishes themselves all tasted very good and were reasonably priced. The only... More 

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Thank Kent-Hoggy
Hastings, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

We ordered a Take Away for 100 people! The restaurant owner was brilliant- helping with everything we needed and a promise that if we ran out of anything to call him and he would provide more. We didn't- there was plenty of delicious food for everyone. People are still talking about it one year on. Many thanks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charing Hill | Canterbury Road, Charing, Ashford TN27 0NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford  >  Charing
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 712286
Description
Set on top of charing hill, it has one of the best views in Kent, the restaurant is open plan with a great bar and with a smoking area.

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