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Saffron Lounge

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Station Road, Woodmancote, Cheltenham GL529JG, England
01242 672297
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5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am

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Visitor rating
  • 77
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent food & very good value for money

Food is always 1st class & the service is excellent. Ideal for eating in or take away. We regularly use this restaurant and have always had a great meal. The presentation of the food is excellent and the menu is very varied. Families are made to feel very welcome

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Tracey R
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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115 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Food is always 1st class & the service is excellent. Ideal for eating in or take away. We regularly use this restaurant and have always had a great meal. The presentation of the food is excellent and the menu is very varied. Families are made to feel very welcome

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gloucestershire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

What a total waste of money- I wish I had read the recent reviews before coming here. It took an hour and a half to be presented with our starters which were tasteless! Had to send them back as they were almost inedible. The mains arrived and were just as bad. Do not go here, I much prefer curry corner... More 

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Nottinghamshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Having read reviews, we were a bit unsure of our choice, but arrived to order takeaway last night and the place was really busy and this boosted our confidence a bit. Got food home, and, well... the food was exceptionally underwhelming. I mean, we both sat there struggling to find anything to say as the food tasted of nothing. There... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I visited this restaurant yesterday for a takeaway meal. Upon arrival the restaurant looks nice, and the staff were welcoming. I ordered our normal favourite meal of a chicken Dansak and vegetable Dansak, with Saag Aloo and a peshwari naan bread. This came to £22.50. The restaurant was very quiet with one couple sitting down, which should have been an... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

I've used saffron lounge many times over last couple years. Always been great however last couple times not so good resulting in my delivery tonight which was by far the worst. My main a chilli chicken masala balti was bathing in oil and not nice at all. The rice was hard and the nann was hard, bland & burnt. Considering... More 

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Gloucestershire
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Station Road, Woodmancote, Cheltenham GL529JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham  >  Woodmancote
  • Phone Number: 01242 672297

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
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

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