Group of around 12 of us turned up in the early evening on a recent Saturday. We'd pre-booked a table.
Like the other reviews, I'd summarise it by saying it looks a bit faded from the outside, but the food and service are excellent (and the place itself is clean, hygienic etc).
Food was very nicely and subtly spiced, very well cooked. Service was amusingly eccentric - couple of our party asked for kormas, the manager (I think he was the manager) shook his head and persuaded them to have a similar curry - he basically ran through the ingredients of a korma, and suggested something a bit different that they'd still probably like. Difficult to convey it in words, but there was a good charm and sense of humour about haggling over your menu choices. When the dishes came out, we were encouraged to taste the sauce first to ensure we were happy - if we were not, then we'd be offered something else. Everyone was happy with what they were given though. I was offered a second cheese nan for free, as the manager wasnt quite happy with the first one (I wasnt remotely fussed, seemed fine to me!).
No alcohol license, but the off license across the road does a discount of cans of beer for customers of Spices. They were happy to chill them for us, and gave us glasses and poured the beer for us too.
So yes, a great curry house, with a 'traditional home-cooked' menu, and the standard balti/korma/massala etc. Slightly eccentric but charming service. Very nicely priced too. Definitely recommend Spices.