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36-38 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1LA, England
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Good for:
Large groups

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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Indian Restaurant in Cambridge!

My friends and I have been going here on and off for years. The service is always amazing (staff are very attentive) and the food is absolutely delicious! I recently went on a busy Friday night but we did not have to wait too long for any of our food and it was all fantastic! Definitely my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
RWithers
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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English first
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My friends and I have been going here on and off for years. The service is always amazing (staff are very attentive) and the food is absolutely delicious! I recently went on a busy Friday night but we did not have to wait too long for any of our food and it was all fantastic! Definitely my favourite place to... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I went to this restaurant for having my lunch. The only person available was not comfortable to receive me. Rather than polite welcome, All I received was a rude behavious. Ex : Can I have some water? waiter response: : ( :( :( .. Food??? I had a lamb briyani and I would suggest the chef to browse through google... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Got a few dishes for takeaway in a Saturday night. All tasty enough but very samey. A bit slow too. All that said, we have previously had better food but nothing special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We have been visiting the saffron for a long time and we are always really impressed with the high quality of the food and the quick sevice. The staff are all really friendly as well. Would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

One of the better curry houses in Cambridge, a nicely laid out restaurant not at all cramped. The staff are friendly and attentive. The range of curries makes it worth a visit and our table tried 8 different ones. Portion size is generous, so if you wanted to mix and match a meal there is plenty to go around. Parking... More 

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High Peak, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Had a Saturday night meal here, we got seated quickly and the staff were attentive. The food is best described as average, my jaipuri lamb tikka was a bit oily for my liking, the sauce was flavoursome however the lamb was not. It tasted as if it had been chucked in the sauce at the last minute. I probably wouldn't... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I have been visiting the Saffron regularly for as long as I've lived in Cambridge. The service is friendly, fast and accommodating, and the menu is full of hidden gems. The madras is the best I've had anywhere, and the Hyderabad lamb is perfect for those less inclined towards spice. The house specials are always a good choice, though take... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have eaten at this restaurant several times, with groups of friends from 8 to 16. It's normally best to book, but the staff are extremely accommodating at fitting groups in. The service is fast and friendly. And the food is fantastic! There is a broad range on the menu, and I have never had a bad dish there. I... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I have been to Saffron a few times now and their food is amazing! The staff are friendly and welcoming and have always attended to us promptly. I've been there with my husband as well as big groups with family and it has always been a pleasant experience from great customer service to great food. A few of my favorite... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

A group of 14 of us headed to the Saffron for one of the lads' leaving do. Being a regular, there is only one place that does awesome food and can accommodate large groups without any hassle. As always, food was great, service v friendly and definitely a great send off! Definitely recommend this place for large groups, romantic dinners... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 36-38 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?