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The Merchants of Spice Colegate

32 Colegate , Norwich, United Kingdom, NR3 1BG
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Opening Information

Open from 5.30 till 11 pm Monday to Thursday
Open from 5.40 till 12 pm Friday and Saturday
Closed on Sundays

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Gluten Free Available

About The Merchants of Spice Colegate

A restaurant born out of a passion to re-define the Indian dining experience in Norwich.

Long awaited fine Indian dining for a fine city. The team at The Merchants of Spice are sure to make your experience a memorable one. Set in a historic venue, a stones throw away from the heart of the city in Colegate, our restaurant has gone through extensive renovation to achieve an elegant and naturally relaxing ambience. No attention to detail has been spared, from the custom made furniture, the selection of exclusive and unique Signature Dishes down to the choice of crockery.

We use only the finest ingredients with authentic herbs and spices to flavour each dish which is a master piece for you to enjoy and is complemented by our first class service.

Cuisine: Indian, Asian, Vegetarian
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Monday, 18 February 2019

Lovely food, attentive and helpful service and a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere - will definitely be back again.

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Visited On Monday, 18 February 2019

food was extremely oily, we had veggie bhuna, bombay potatoes, railway curry, rice and two naan. The naan were shining with ghee - too much, and there was a layer of oil on top of each dish, I had to spoon this off into an empty dish. I didnt feel it was worth the £40 we paid for the meal. I didnt want to complain in the restaurant because the waiting staff were very nice. In addition to the very oily food, we were in a basically empty restaurant, but the staff decided to seat a couple in the table directly next to us. They were both quite drunk and made me feel quite uncomfortable. I would suggest that if there is space, you dont push people to sit next to each other if there is the option to spread people out a little. I think the food in Merchants 2, is much better.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Great food, magnificent service, calm and clean. Staff is very kind. Will came back again and again.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Excellent food

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Delicious food which was enjoyed by all members of our party - we had various dishes and shared them between us. Each dish as good as the other. My only negative point is that with the staff there is always a feeling of being rushed, none were very personable when we visited.

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 February 2019

The service was excellent and the staff very helpful Unfortunately the food was not up to the previous visits made the nan was undercooked and the coffee cold

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Visited On Monday, 11 February 2019

Fantastic service all round. The food was outstanding. I will certainly be booking to eat here again .

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Visited On Thursday, 07 February 2019

Great night, fantastic service and food was amazing.

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Visited On Thursday, 07 February 2019

Felt rushed to leave once meal was eaten

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Visited On Thursday, 07 February 2019

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

Lovely food, very good service.

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Visited On Friday, 01 February 2019

Atmosphere was great, the food was amazing. Definitely going back for more.

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Visited On Monday, 04 February 2019

Great food, great service great price

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Visited On Monday, 04 February 2019

Great tasting food, smiling and attentive service that nevertheless allowed us to have a good conversation. Great new Bicycle beer

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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

Good food and service. Will be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

The best Indian by far

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Visited On Friday, 01 February 2019

Great food, ate too much as usual. Jelfreizi was awesome. Will go back again and again and again

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Visited On Friday, 01 February 2019

Excellent food and one of the best curries I've ever had. Probably the best Indian restaurant in Norwich.

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Visited On Thursday, 24 January 2019

Delicious food, lovely service and tasteful atmosphere.

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Fantastic!

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Ever element of the dining experience was first rate. The staff were friendly and attentive. Poppadoms and chutneys fresh and crisp. Our starters and mains could not be faulted and it was good to see a choice of three draught Indian beers. Will definitely be back.

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Visited On Friday, 18 January 2019

Fantastic as always

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Visited On Thursday, 17 January 2019

Always a good curry!

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Food and service consistently good

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Excellent friendly service as ever with great food

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