Located on Paddington Street, this bustling Indian and Bangladeshi restaurant in London is always filled with locals, commuters, businessmen and tourists enjoying Bombay Spice’s award-winning cuisine. In his quest to banish clichéd Indian flavours, successful restaurateur Luku Babul Bor has revived traditional recipes for classic dishes at Bombay Spice much to the delight of the discerning curry connoisseur. Head chef Mohammed Uddin trained in five-star hotels in India, and customers are always clamouring for a table here so it is wise to book in advance. Suitable for business lunches and after-work parties, you’ll thoroughly enjoy this dining experience and the staff at Bombay Spice are attentive and helpful.
£25 and under
While the food is decent (not the best in London by far, but certainly not bad), it's an easy, casual spot to grab a bite, with a 25% student discount. There's quite a bit of selection, and they are flexible in letting you adjust your plate to more or less spicy. (Just don't forget to say please... the staff always seems rather grouchy!)
Highly recommend coming at lunch hour instead of...more
So, during my first two full nights in London I had take-away from two Indian restaurants that are literally right next door to each other and half-a-block from my place. I figure I should make them two of my first reviews, and might as well knock it out in a two-fer review. Here we go.
The two places are The Rajadoot, with the prime corner position, weighing in at 3.5 stars on 2 reviews, and...more
We tried Bombay Spice on our recent trip to London. The experience was ok, not great, not bad, just ok. The place is a bit cramped, especially the back little sunken room they seated us. It was a bit warm too. I ordered butter chicken and I must say, it was not what I expected. I haven't had enough Indian food in London to know whether that is a standard way to prepare it in London or...more
I love this place. I only ate here once, but it was a great experience. I had chicken korma for the first time here and now I am forever hooked. Its my favorite indian dish. All the food was pretty good, the prices are decent and the waiters were friendly.more
Aside from the 10% discount offered to those who opt to take away their meals, Bombay Spice is worth paying full price. As a fan of Indian food, I love the vast selection on the menu. Here, you'll find the traditional Tandoori, Biriani and Vindaloo dishes along with some added flair!
The menu includes quail, king prawns and of course samosa. Starters and sides are ridiculously well-priced for...more