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Spice Merchant - Henley-on-Thames

25 Thameside, Henley On Thames, RG9 2LJ

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  • Spice Merchant - Henley-on-Thames - Oxfordshire
  • Spice Merchant - Henley-on-Thames - Oxfordshire
  • Spice Merchant - Henley-on-Thames - Oxfordshire
  • Spice Merchant - Henley-on-Thames - Oxfordshire
  • Spice Merchant - Henley-on-Thames - Oxfordshire
  • Spice Merchant - Henley-on-Thames - Oxfordshire
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 17:30 - 23:00
Friday & Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:00.

Great food and wine. Great service. great atmosphere.

Julia 14 February 2018
from Henley on Thames

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Set right on the banks of the River Thames, Spice Merchant Henley-on-Thames is a tranquil setting to enjoy a great variety of traditional Indian delicacies, as well as exotic Indian versions of afternoon tea.

The Spice Merchant menu is packed with dishes from all across India, and offers pot-cooked and flame-grilled delicacies. From the tandoori oven, there is mouthwatering chicken marinated in a traditional recipe of yoghurt, ginger, garlic, bay leaves and nutmeg, as well as seafood recipes like fresh monk fish with fenugreek leaf and turmeric. A range of aromatic curries are served with varying levels of spice, and freshly baked naan breads offer perfect accompaniments to any meal.

An exotic Indian take on traditional afternoon tea is served at Spice Merchant in Henley-on-Thames, and there are refreshing drinks ranging from champagne through to mango lassi.

A relaxing riverside setting for modern Indian dining, Spice Merchant Henley-on-Thames is an 8-minute walk from Henley-on-Thames Rail Station.

Spice Merchant - Henley-on-Thames

25 Thameside, Henley On Thames, RG9 2LJ

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Customer reviews for Spice Merchant - Henley-on-Thames

4.2 ((((* (based on 10 reviews)
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Recommended for

  • dinner (8)
  • views (5)
  • large parties (4)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • child friendly (2)
  • private dining (2)
  • business (1)
  • lunch (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • romantic (1)
  • value (1)
  • (((** 28 August 2018 by Tracy from HENLEY-ON-THAMES

    Restaurant is nicely laid out and the back seating area is real surprise.
    Staff were friendly but obviously busy so felt a little hap-hazard. We were waiting to be seated for a while and then for our drinks and Food order.
    However food was lovely and tasted freshly cooked. We tried a variety of starters and mains.
    We enjoyed the evening but not as good experience we have had in the past.

  • ((((( 14 February 2018 by Julia from Henley on Thames

    Great food and wine. Great service. great atmosphere.

  • ((((* 5 February 2018 by Keith from maidenhead

    Excellent location, professional and experienced waiters, well presented table, fast service.
    Food tasty and up to standard though no 'wow' factor.

  • ((((( 29 October 2017 by Ann from Sonning Common

    Wonderful evening at The Spice Merchant. Great food, great service and great choices. Wonderful options for vegetarians. Good quality and value for money.

  • ((((( 24 October 2017 by Andrew from Fort Lauderdale

    Pleasant venue overlooking the water. Crisp white linens with attractive place settings and table centres. Very attentive service and excellent curry! The naan was a little bit doughy otherwise no complaints.

  • (((** 6 October 2017 by Audrey from Henley on Thames

    Had we stuck to the set menu our meal would probably have been fine
    Two of us enjoyed our prawn curry meal but my grandsons lamb was very hot even though we did ask for medium hot as we all love curry
    My bill was far higher than I expected
    I think £176 for three people is high

  • ((((( 7 August 2017 by Aysha from Reading

    Absolutely amazing experience, food was delicious and service was incredible

  • ((((* 18 July 2017 by KEBH from Henley-on-Thames

    Interesting menu and a lovely setting. Duck Tikka starter is very tender and tasty, but expect it to be a little more on the hotter side than some Tikka. Everything was very tasty. If you order Onion Bhaji - it is enormous, so plenty to share. A good wine list is also on offer. Only negative comments are that the washrooms, although clean, could do with an update - no hand towels and a hand dryer that is most ineffective.

  • ((((* 28 May 2017 by David from High Wycombe

    The food was very nice and the four of us enjoyed the meal. I would recommend this restaurant although I did think that it was expensive, especially the tiger prawns.

  • ((((* 24 April 2017 by Dee from Henley on Thames

    We booked in for afternoon tea as a surprise mothers day treat for our mum. The service was excellent, the waiter and staff were more than accommodating. The food was wonderful and such a unique twist to have indian cuisine as afternoon tea.

    Set on the river, it has a great view. We will hopefully be going back soon and would recommend The Spice Merchant if you are looking for an alternative and unique experience.

    Thank you to all the staff at The Spice Merchant.

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