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Helmsley Spice

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$$ - $$$
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1 Bridge Street | Helmsley, Helmsley YO62 5BG, England
+44 1439 771777
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been there a couple of times to order out, and the service took a lot longer then expected, as we waited we were seated at a table and had to be moved around as people came to eat in. After paying an arm and a leg for a meal for two, the food was very average and not what... More 

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just wish I wasn't 3.5 hours drive from this scrummy food. Has to be one of the best Indian restaraunts in England, if not the UK.

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Thank Cygnus-YYZ
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous, fresh food - quite possibly one of the best Indian's I've ever ate. The onion bahji's where divine and our main meal was really fresh and full of spices and big chunks of peppers, Mmmm!

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Thank Eve C
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited between Christmas & New Year & really enjoyed the food, all cooked with great flavours & very tasty. We would've given 4/5 but the service was very slow; they kept getting distracted by takeaway collections & we sat waiting a good 10 minutes for our bill. We will return but please focus on serving those sat in your... More 

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Thank Degsy79
Coventry
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Helmsley Spice whilst staying locally. The restaurant is a bit shabby, the welcoming & staff very friendly. There is a an excellent choice of traditional curries & some restaurant specific. I ordered the mustard sea bass, with coconut rice & a side of saag pannier. Everything was cooked perfectly.

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Thank RebeccaCoventry
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We got a takeaway from here whilst staying at the Studford lodges - it was a pretty foggy night so travelling to collect the food was the online downside. Really nice Indian food - very polite service and a quick turnaround despite the drive.

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Thank LozKnowles
York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I have visited this Indian many times as to me it is the best food of any Indian I have visited. The surroundings need a lick of paint but the service is good. It is not the fastest restaurant that I have been to as some of the other reviews state but its quality makes up for this and if... More 

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Thank derekleetham
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Came here for dinner on a Sunday evening with my partner and two friends visiting from near London. Service was a little disorganized but very friendly and welcoming. The atmosphere was good and food excellent - our guests were definitely impressed.

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Thank Ian D
Guisborough, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Helmsley Spice is a great Indian restaurant if you have many hours to kill, the food is excellent but service is slow and you have to wait a lone time between courses. If you plan on spending the whole night here then it's fine, if not forget it. Take away is no better wait time about 1 hour

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Boroughbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Visited here on way back from trip on NY Moors Railway and were late back so late in for the meal, but not a problem. They take tastecard (2 for 1) so very good value, food was very good and service good. We though it may be very quiet as it was a mid-week night, but there were enough in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bridge Street | Helmsley, Helmsley YO62 5BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Helmsley
  • Phone Number: +44 1439 771777

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