Sea Spice

The White Lion Hotel, Market Cross Place, Aldeburgh, United Kingdom, IP15 5BJ
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Winter Times
Lunch - Wednesday to Sunday 12.00pm to 2.30pm
Dinner - Wednesday to Sunday 5.30pm to 9.30pm
Summer Opening Times
Lunch - Monday to Sunday 12.00pm to 2.30pm
Dinner - Monday to Sunday 5.30pm to 10.00pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About Sea Spice

Sea Spice is a unique amalgamation of exotic Indian cooking within the quintessentially British coastal setting of Aldeburgh. Taking lead from the ancient Spice Route and Aldeburgh's historic role as a valued Tudor port, this new gourmet restaurant unites local Suffolk produce with classic Indian flavours originating some 4,000 miles away. Honouring the breadth and complexities of Indian cooking, Sea Spice offers guests an array of regional dishes from Goan inspired seafood dishes, to tandoor-grilled meats and traditional fragrant curries.

Cuisine: Indian
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 19 October 2019

Beautiful restaurant, wonderful food

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Visited On Thursday, 17 October 2019

Absolutely delicious dishes. Muntjack vindaloo a highlight. Delicious sides and naans. We were in early, midweek, off season and so expected it to be quiet. That didn't detract from a great meal. Thank you.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 October 2019

We very much enjoyed our first visit to your restaurant.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Service on Wednesday October 16th was terrible, staff were running around but not doing anything. We had booked a table for 7.30 but our order for drinks or food was not taken till 7.50 and only then when I stopped the waitress from taking the order for the table next to us who had sat down a good ten minutes after us. We ordered two desserts, it took 50 taps on the computer screen to order it. Staff spend way too much time tapping into the computer and not serving or being aware of customers.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 October 2019

First time we have dined here. Lovely room and décor and even though it was pretty quiet on the mid-October Sunday evening we were there, it didn't spoil a delicious meal. The food was first class and the menu was just that bit different from the usual run of the mill Indian fare. We really enjoyed it and would definitely return.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 October 2019

Delicious, original flavours.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 October 2019

This is our not sure nth visit and we travel 30-35 miles to come to sea spice. The overall experience was not good in terms of service and food. Drinks:- Did not had some beer on menu Mocktail - A passion fruit one but no taste of it disappointing. Starters - 1/2 tandoori Chicken - felt could has spent a wee bit more in tandoor. A little bit more spices for marination would have elevated it to next level, bit bland. Achari Paneer- something felt wrong, the spice coating was superficial and did not permeated into the cheese block. Mains - Lamb bhunna and Dal Makhani was the saving grace, Paneer Butter masala again was on the sweat side. Surprised at the qty of the Biryani, quite small when sharing Dessert - Goolab jamoon was good, Carrot dish very much on dry side, khulfi had some of taste and was not good. Services - No comments and recommendations from The person serving. Lack of knowledge on items on Menu. Ambience - very good but was not matched with service and food. We drowned our disappointment with couple of rounds of available beer San Miguel ☹️😟😢

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Visited On Friday, 11 October 2019

We had a lovely evening,food is fantastic.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 October 2019

Excellent meal, thoroughly enjoyed our experience

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Visited On Friday, 27 September 2019

Very good. We dined late so cannot really rate the atmosphere as very few others remained, but the food was excellent and everything was nicely presented. Service was good.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 September 2019

Excellent all round evening

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Just right

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Only Ghost ship non alcoholic beer. Alcohol free lager would be better.

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Visited On Sunday, 22 September 2019

We really enjoyed our meal at Sea Spice. The food was tasty & we had the best naan bread ever!

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Whilst the food and ambience were great, the service was patchy. My starter didn't arrive until after my son had finished his and I'd had to ask where mine was. Then at the end of the meal, the waiter was engrossed in a conversation with the only other occupied table and it took more than 20 minutes from having our mains taken away to even an enquiry as to whether we wanted dessert. By that time, we were mildly irritated as well as tired.

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Visited On Thursday, 12 September 2019

Good quality food and service, albeit on a quite night.

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Visited On Monday, 16 September 2019

Great service, great food, not keen on the uniform!!

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Visited On Monday, 16 September 2019

What a wonderful restaurant! Food lovely and the staff super friendly. Will try and return soon.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 September 2019

Once again a fantastic meal and great service.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 September 2019

We loved our meal at Sea Spice. It was really nice to be able to enjoy some unusual and very well made Indian dishes. The staff were very helpful and eager to explain the menu. The wine list is well chosen and good value, as is the large selection of beer. Highly recommended.

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Visited On Friday, 13 September 2019

outstanding restaurant - food is incredible - service delightful

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Visited On Friday, 13 September 2019

Fantastic food, good portions and very well spiced

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Visited On Thursday, 05 September 2019

Fantastic service and lovely high quality food.

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Visited On Friday, 06 September 2019

Noticeable improvement of service from last few visits.. staff were more attentive and food/drink orders were taken promptly and delivered in record time

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Visited On Friday, 06 September 2019

Excellent food and friendly, helpful service. Definitely go again.

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