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Spice Island

) #1 of 13 Restaurants in Shildon $$ - $$$ Indian, , Asian
100 Main Street, Shildon, Bishop Auckland DL4 1AQ, England
+44 1388 777775
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“vindaloo” (3 reviews)
“indian food” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Balti, Asian, Eastern European
$$ - $$$
100 Main Street, Shildon, Bishop Auckland DL4 1AQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Indian of choice, this visit did not disappoint. The food is consistently deliciously, so full of flavour and just lovely. The staff are always friendly and attentive and I imagine we will revisit this restaurant many many times in the years to come. The...More

Thank evie20162016
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The place was empty when we visited.. The service was still very slow when ordering drinks and our food. When they arrived they were "ok", No the best or tastiest indian style food I've ever had but no the worst.. I wouldn't return.

1  Thank Explorez
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic Indian food would highly recommend to anyone. Friendly staff and quick service will be back soon!

Thank Nathan L
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Had onion bhaji which was rubbery. Chicken tikka masala more like korma. Nan bread like an old rag. Mint riata the colour of mango chutney. It all tasted ok but certainly not excellent like other reviews. So won't be going back in a hurry

1  Thank mturnbull
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Fabulous food once again from the team at Spice Island. They served over 100 meals in the restaurant and a similar number of takeaways. However, the service and the welcome despite us being the last booking was first class. The food arrived quickly and was...More

Thank gab285
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We've eaten here many times over the years, both in the restaurant and takeaway, and we've never been disappointed. Food is delicious and the service good. A steep staircase to access the restaurant so need to be aware that access may be difficult.

Thank Pauline1026
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We have been regular visitors (2/3x per month) for the last couple of years and are yet to have a single bad mouthful. Food is always to a high standard along with the service. Nothing is ever too much trouble. After trying various Indian restaurants...More

1  Thank potternico
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Waited forever for the food, finally arives just above room temperature and completely bland. Expected far better. Wont be eating fr

1  Thank sw2101
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I've visited here on many occasions and have never failed to be impressed. Situated at the start of Main Street, only a small sign gives this establishment away. Due to it being located upstairs, a very steep flight of stairs is the only access so...More

Thank daz_weston
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We have used Spice Island's takeaway service a number of times over past year. It has been consistently excellent, both in terms of timing for the pick up, and the quality of food. In our gathering were two Indian nationals, one a medical consultant in...More

Thank Rodney W
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Main Street, Shildon, Bishop Auckland DL4 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Bishop Auckland  >  Shildon
  • Phone Number: +44 1388 777775
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