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Saffron Brasserie

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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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 100
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 12
    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
One of the Best in Cambridge

I went to the saffron as part of my local pubs Curry Club having never been there before, It was busy but service was swift and efficient. The main thing about the saffron is the quality of the food I had been told it was good and it did not disappoint. All the dishes you would expect from a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Good for:
  • Large groups
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70 reviews 70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I went to the saffron as part of my local pubs Curry Club having never been there before, It was busy but service was swift and efficient. The main thing about the saffron is the quality of the food I had been told it was good and it did not disappoint. All the dishes you would expect from a Indian... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

As an events administrator for a large organisation in Cambridge I needed to find a restaurant suitable for 24 very important international delegates to dine at. Habib was able to put together a great menu for us which allowed our delegates to sample a range of different dishes. I could tell from the smiles and the comments of the delegates... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Just an average Indian restaurant. Nothing special. The starters were nice. Mains had too much colour rather than flavour which is often the case with Bangladeshi cuisine.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Initially we were looking for a restaurant to have lunch after our civil ceremony. Habib, the very friendly and dedicated restaurant owner said we could have the whole restaurant for their lunch opening hours plus half an hour if we ran over. He worked to give the best day of our lives. We had a small wedding but with his... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

It's always a relief when you move to a new neighbourhood and the local Indian restaurant is delicious. We have been eating here since moving to Cambridge in July 2014 and it has been consistently our favourite place to go, both for a quick bite and for more special evenings like birthdays. The fish and meat are always fresh and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I have now been to this restaurant several times. Sometimes, to eat in and other times I have had a takeaway. The first thing to mention (and the most important), is the food. The chicken is "real" chicken and not processed chunks, like in other Indian restaurants. Every time, the food has been superb. Average speed of service, for both... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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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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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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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: French, 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?