Open from 5.30 till 11 pm Monday to Thursday
Open from 5.40 till 12 pm Friday and Saturday
Closed on Sundays
- 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.
Having left a previous review on your Facebook page I just want to reiterate how pleasing it is to see your very high levels of service maintained,staff cleaning tables between courses and enough of them to ensure someone is always on hand to respond to any requests or queries. Food as always was excellent for our table of five and I particulary appreciated that you accommodated my request online for a window seat,that doesn’t go unnoticed. One final thing,to discover you now have an ale on drought was hugely pleasing for me,I have to say I really struggle to drink the usual lagers personally,far to gassy. I hope you will continue to have an ale available in the future,made it a perfect evening for three of the five of us attending. Keep the standards high,it’s always appreciated 👍 Neil Durrant
Excellent service and food
An excellent night out, we will be back
Amazing food and great service!
Fantastic food with fantastic service, very polite staff, by far my favourite Indian restaurant.
The food was very good, really well made and well cooked dishes, a step up from some of the other curry houses in Norwich. The restaurant was clean and smart.
A wonderful evening at one of our favourite curry houses. Can never fault the food here.
Lovely flavoursome food every time
We were so well looked after on this special occasion of my husbands birthday. Thank you to the team for your hospitality and wonderful service... and delicious meal.
Food is fantastic, best curry in Norwich
Another wonderful evening of great food, service and atmosphere at the Merchants.
best Indian restaurant in Norwich . And thanks to all the staff to looking after us . we will come back soon .
Warm ambience, awesome service and great food!
Considering there where 6 of us the service was extremely good!! And the food was amazing!! Would differently recommend & I will be returning!!
Great food, not your standard indian but something a little upmarket.
Fabulous meal as always. One of the waitoring staff was a bit abrupt during the meal but everyone else was lovely as usual.
Excellent night out, great food and good service, many thanks
Absolutely fantastic. Was my first trip, I can’t wait to come back!!
Amazing meal,my wife and I always visit The Merchants when in Norwich unfortunately we live in Hampshire otherwise we would eat here every week.This is our 5th visit and every time we have had a fantastic experience
Beef dish tasted of cardamom and poorly presented for what should be a signature dish. My wife’s Lamb Railway curry had no flavour and some meat chunks were tough and had sinew. They have kindly replaced the dish but sadly not any better. Shame as nice restaurant and atmosphere in lovely part of Norwich
Excellent - looking forward to returning :-)
The Railway lamb curry is to die for and really guys the service is five star, funny, cool attentive staff who look like they actually enjoy being great hosts. Give them all good end of year bonuses it's what makes your restaurant the best Indian in Norwich.
We are always delighted with our dining experience at the Merchant of Spice. We are happy to recommend this restaurant to endometrial who enjoys Indian dining.
Excellent food, one of the best curries I have ever had (And I've had a few) My guests also loved their food. The restaurant was rocking, and it made for a great atmosphere. Great value for money. Couldn't fault the service. All in all a ten out of ten evening
It was myself & my partners first time at dining at the Merchants of Spice, & was absolutely lovely. Food was amazing, the service was brilliant, food arrived quickly and waiters were always at hand. Would definitely recommend and go back again and again.