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Lincoln, England
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Ranked #153 of 363 Restaurants in Lincoln
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

After reading some of the reviews on here about having to wait (I don't do waiting) we decided to give it a try and go early. We were seated quickly and our drinks orderd came in good time, our food order was quick to follow. There seemed to be quite a large party in and then anlther one followed so... More 

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Visited as a group. The normal bunch of guys, few beers first then a curry. I had chops as starter then a chilli chicken mmmmm, really good. Succulent, tasty, spicy and large enough portion for me. Whole bill for 5, starters, beers, Naans and poppadoms £95. Average value for above average food. Would I go again? Yes and I intend... More 

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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

If you are at all familiar with Lincoln city centre, you will know that there are not many Indian Restaurants there. You will also know that there are even fewer good ones. Unfortunately, Saffron is not one of them. I say "Surprisingly", because the food is actually very good. So why the two stars? Because the service is, to put... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Neither of us had eaten here before however had heard some good things. Dinner turned out to be pure farce. Upon arrival we were asked if we had booked and with a shake of the head we were told that we could have a table. At this point there was hardly anyone else in so we were quite surprised. The... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The food was good and arrived at the table in good time. The naan bread wasn't a very traditional recipe but delicious. We were the only table at the time so the restaurant felt a bit deserted.

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Mold, Wales, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My only grumble is that there didn't appear to be any opening times displayed on the restaurant windows/door. We had found it closed on the Sunday afternoon, had to search Google on the smart phone. Thankfully they were due to open that evening. So we returned with hungry tums, to be greeted by a smiley faced waiter/barman. There was one... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The first impression in the reception feels like an optician or dental practice. Once at your table however the whole experience changes. We shared two of their own dishes. The were both beautiful. Interestingly combined ingredients and flavours that made it a really special meal. The service was really good too. We will definitely be back.

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Stewarton, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Very disappointing to receive Chicken Korma instead of Chicken Tikka Masala. Very sweet and tasted strongly of coconut!! Complained but management did not want to know. Lamb was ok but had better. Needless to say would not return.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Very convenient for cathedral area.Some different dishes. Quaint building. Manager recommendations good

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Becoming a regular haunt and go to due to consistently good and well presented food with added bonus of its close proximity to home. Yes the menu hasn't changed since it opened but I've no complaints on that front! Service is prompt and courteous which appears contrary to some previous reviews and for Uphill and High St it's head and... More 

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Address: Lincoln, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
Cuisine: Indian

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