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Station Road, Woodmancote, Cheltenham GL529JG, England
01242 672297
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Gloucestershire
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We booked a table for early evening expecting it to be quite quiet, but when we arrived it was packed so parking was not easy. As it was so busy the service was a little slow but it was worth the wait. Our food was served hot and had good flavour. By the end of our meal the restaurant was... More 

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Witney, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Cauliflower bhaji that was almost a puree, Chicken bhuna that was tasteless and full of hard onion. Chicken kharai that tasted identical to the bhuna, in other words no taste at all. Poor ambience in the place. I really cannot understand why this restaurant scores quite well on tripadvisor. Suggest you avoid it.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

A very pleasant evening, relaxing atmosphere and good service but although food was nicely presented it was bland

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My boyfriend and I ordered a take away from here last night and were totally disappointed, having read the rave reviews on TA. My vegetable dhansak was totally bland (although it did have a nice array of vegetables) and although I'd asked for it to be madras hot it was barely spiced at all. My boyfriends balti was similarly lacking... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Just to say tha,t following my previous posting about the lengthy wait at the Saffron Lounge, my party were very grateful for the courteous and efficient response of the manager to our complaint. Full marks!l Jo R

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My girlfriend and I have visited Saffron so many times we have lost count, it is just simply an unbeatable dining experience. It's not just our favorite Indian, but our favorite restaurant, and the 40 minute each way trip for us is always worth it. The food is on another level, presentation, taste, variety, it has it all. The whole... More 

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cheltenham
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is our local Indian restaurant. It's a great place to go on a Friday night after a hard week at work. It's run by a lovely family who welcome us with genuine warmth. The food is consistently delicious. We even get to take a doggy bag home if we can't finish our meal!

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I am a massive fan of Saffron Lounge, which is simply the best Indian food in the area. We normally eat in, but ordered a home delivery and received simply fantastic food and service. Very delicious.

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TWells
Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Staff were friendly, place was empty so difficult to judge atmosphere - and the food was fine, BUT why oh why is everything drenched in tomato sauces? Very odd that hardly a dish exists without it.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I took a party of 16 friends to the Saffron Lounge on Thursday, prebooked, and although we arrived at 7.00 it was a very long time before they took our orders, and some of our party were still waiting for their main courses at 9.00. This was totally unacceptable, and people who were coming in later in couples were being... More 

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Additional Information about Saffron Lounge

Address: Station Road, Woodmancote, Cheltenham GL529JG, England
Phone Number: 01242 672297
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham  >  Woodmancote
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Indian

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