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The Rose Inn & Delhi Spice

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87 Ashford Road, Bearsted, Maidstone ME14 4BS, England
+44 1622 738200
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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432 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I will start on the positives; the onion bhajees were crispy, tasty and probably the best I have had anywhere, as was the excellent mushroom rice that was full of mushrooms and tasted superb. Unfortunately, the service was poor. We ordered a bottle or red and a bottle of white wine and only one came which was placed on the... More 

Thank SteMar247
Bearsted, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After an impromptu Saturday afternoon with friends and family (25 in total) down the Green we wanted to carry on once the sun had gone and rang Deli Spice on the off chance. They managed to squeeze us in and a fabulous evening was had by all. Food and service was great. We was a large group with lots of... More 

Thank LouisaGroves
Management response:

Thank you for the review. We always do our up most to accommodate large groups even at last minute. We are a family friendly Pub/Restaurant and pleased you all had an enjoyable evening. I will pass your comments onto our team. More 

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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had our first visit here and we were really impressed. My wife and I love some of the local Indian restaurants around town and this is up there with the best of them. Service was fantastic. The staff could not have been more helpful. The chap (who we presume is the owner / manager) serving us gave us excellent... More 

Thank Maidstone77
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came in for a quick pint. Used to come long time ago. Great looking pub with what seems like a nice restaurant. Something that will need to be tried in the near future. Nice atmosphere. Always nice to see a busy pub. Well worth anyone to visit it.

Thank Nick J
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time here, we love Indian food and the restaurant was recommended to us . I have to say that apart from in India this was one of the best meals we have had . The food was varied and a good combination of spices I could not fault it . The service was good very slick... More 

Thank Pammie C
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had been invited to dine here for someone's significant birthday. We arrived and found that the booking had been put in for the next day, luckily there was a table available. There was a round table nearby and I asked if we could go on there to be told that it had been reserved. All I can say whoever... More 

Thank JRTLondon
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Have eaten in the Delhi Spice a number of times and always had great food and excellent service. Rather than eating out we decided to have a takeaway and the food was just as good and the great service. Definitely use it again.

Thank Mark P
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Dropped in at short notice on a busy Friday night and as always a great meal. Service is excellent and fast. Highly recommend.

Thank Frank L
Management response:

Thank you for your review. I will pass your comments onto our team. More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

First visit here and it was a last minute thing after my birthday plans went a bit pear shaped! Very attentive staff, and fantastic flavoured food with very tender meat. Tandoori Chicken to die for, cooked on the bone so a lot of flavour without drying out (like you often get with chicken pieces on a skewer). Reasonable prices with... More 

Thank poggy497
Management response:

Thank you for your review. On your next visit ask to be sat at the back of the Restaurant, which is much quieter and you shouldn't be affected by the bar. But segregating the two is something we may do in the future thank you for the feed back, as we're always wanting to give our customers a good experience.... More 

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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Went here Saturday 18th. This is effectively our local now. It has a good atmosphere. The food is very good, maybe not the absolute best but up there. Servings size could be z little more.when it's busy had to wait ages. Food was worth it if a little expensive. I would come back, yes of course.

Thank Richard S
Management response:

Thank you for your review. I look forward to seeing you again soon. I will pass your comments onto the team. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Pub, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Ashford Road, Bearsted, Maidstone ME14 4BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone  >  Bearsted
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 738200

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