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City Spice - Brick Lane
138 Brick LaneLondonE1 6RU
Walking along Brick Lane we ended up in City Spice as we were offered a free bottle of wine by the guy outside and we were celebrating my friends birthday.
As a curry connoisseur I was really excited to try somewhere on this stretch. Unfortunately once we were inside the service was pretty poor. It was difficult to get the attention of staff and we were waiting around 45 minutes for our...more
Unlike other reviews, we found the food to be very tasty. The cheese / garlic naan was a let down, being what appeared to be a garlic naan with greasy cheddar melted on top (i poured the oil off of the bread).
The staff's knowledge of their menu's ingredients makes it easier to dine for those with dietary requirements other than mine (beer, meat, spice!)... As others comment, the staff...more
Let's face it, I went in there as we were being offered a free bottle of house wine and 20% discount on our bill. It was 3 of us and we paid £41 and we had a lot of food!!
For this price in a restaurant, you don't expect gourmet cuisine. The food was OK. It was a bit on the bland side - I did expect a spicier Madras - but overall it was pleasant enough apart from the cheese nan which seemed to...more
Here is a very overdue and more recent review about this restaurant for any considering this restaurant: please read!
I was too late in looking at these reviews before my colleague and I ordered and understood what we got ourselves into. Don't waste your money and taste buds here. The food is bland and service took super long before we got our food. We were disappointed even in the naan!!...more
Average to slightly below average. My lady and I were coerced into this restaurant by the offer of a free bottle of wine and 20% off the bill. Ambience is nice enough and the waiters are fine. Some of the dipping sauces that came with the appetizer were just rancid. Not spoiled or anything, mind you. I can appreciate how there's no accounting for taste; that said, the spicy, pickled sauce made...more