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Bengal Spice

RR - RRRIndian, Asian,
12 Forest Road, Loughton IG10 1DX, England
+44 20 8508 7185
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (16 reviews)
“onion bhaji” (4 reviews)
“dhansak” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 23:30 Hours
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
12 Forest Road, Loughton IG10 1DX, England
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Party of twelve of us went here on Monday 5th November. Food was excellent as usual with the same friendly service. We get there at about 9pm so not early, there is normally a bit of a wait for the food to come up but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Garry C
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Food is always nicely flavoured and good portion sizes. Atmosphere is usually pretty good. Decor is a bit tired looking - could do with a bit of a makeover. Staff are always friendly.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank fancyflowers3
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

The food was nice - nothing out of the ordinary. The place could really do with a tidy up/make over.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Really good meal. Service good, food good, parking good. Coconut Lamb was very nice from the specials menu. Wine maybe a tad rough, but otherwise, a really good evening.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank _ros_allen
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We held a charity fund raiser here on Wednesday 17th October for 65 people. The staff were absolutely amazing and the food was wonderful. They put on such a lovely buffet and everyone had enough to eat plus seconds,. We had the whole restaurant for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Glynis R
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Fancied a catch-up with a mate, something not too over the top. Waters give you the right amount of time to choose and couldn't be more helpful.food served hot and tasty without a long wait. One good thing was they didn't hover but we're there...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Roy H
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

BeUriful started and mains ! No room for dessert and very friendly service ! Great to know that this is only around the corner. !

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank tbraniff335
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Great food but the decor really needs to be updated! Onion Bharjis are large and delicious, Samosa's are really small and definitely not made there, also they were hot and spicy. Dansak my favourite dish was very good. Waiters are friendly and attentive. Good local...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank MrsJH776
Reviewed 12 February 2018

6 of us went on Saturday night to this local Indian restaurant. We have eaten there before and have had takeaway too.We we arrived we were greeted warmly and shown to our table. Drinks arrived quickly and when we were not ready to order (too...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Laurence H
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

A couple of beers each. Had fantastic freshly made onion bhaji as starters. Main course as well for under £50. Excellent service. Our first time. We will go back.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank WoodfordR
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27 November 2018|
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Response from _ros_allen | Reviewed this property |
I understand there was a problem in the past with the hygiene rating, so can understand your question. We have been visiting this restaurant over the years and have lived in Loughton for a long time. We do not eat there... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Forest Road, Loughton IG10 1DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Loughton
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8508 7185
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