A star on London's Dockland dining scene, Spice Merchants is a modern Indian restaurant near the West Ferry DLR station that attracts a discerning crowd of bankers, celebrities and food loving locals. Spice Merchants has become a popular venue for corporate events and business meetings and the kitchen is famous for its Dhum Phukt cooking style that was created by the Moghuls and has won the restaurant two Good Curry Guide awards. With its elegant atmosphere and fine dining service, Spice Merchants is suitable for all occasions and famous fans include Sir Ian McKellen and the BBC’s David Dimbleby. For special celebrations we highly recommend booking a window table in advance.
£25 and under
This East London curry house looks quirky from outside and the food leaves a lot to be desired. The staff are rude and inconsiderate, the menu is standard London curry-fare, and the ambience is very frankly creepy. The chicken tasted like rubber, and the vindaloo curry was very similar to the tikka masala... I would rather have a curry at Wetherspoon's than come here again... uhh......more