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Saffron

Lincoln, England
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Ranked #152 of 350 restaurants in Lincoln
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 20, 2014
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We were recommended to the Saffron and I must say the food was excellent. The service however, was not. We waited for over 45 minutes for our order to be taken. Drinks ordered weren't available and then the wrong drinks were brought over. Water was delivered after about 20 minutes but then had to wait another 15 minutes for glasses.... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We had a meal at this restaurant for our third wedding anniversary in July 2014. It was a Monday evening so the restaurant was very quiet, which we enjoyed. The place was extremely clean and furnished beautifully with quality and Indian culture. There was some relaxing background music which we really enjoyed. The staff and service was exceptional and we... More

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Lincoln
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Really disappointed tonight after many good meals here. Really poor service, waited 1 1/2 hours for main course with no apologies, really disappointed no responsibility taken on behalf of staff. don't bother ordering any king prawn dishes as they don't contain any!!! Will probably never return!!!!!

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London
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134 reviews 134 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Whilst visiting Lincoln this weekend we took the ghost walk (which is really good), towards the end we walked past Saffron, when it had finished about 8.30, we asked if they had a table, luckily they did. The staff were very welcoming and took our order, we did have to wait but there was a very large party in the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We (me and my husband) went to Lincoln in May this year and since we were staying at Catheral View, which was right next to Saffron and being Indians ourselves, we thought of giving it a try We checked up some online reviews and they were mixed, so we were unsure. However, we decided to try ti ourselves. Really happy... More

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Nottinghamshire
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

As some of the reviews for this restaurant were negative we were a little unsure but decided to book and see for ourselves. Really happy we did. The waiting staff were very friendly and attentive and the service was good. We had a first class meal in relaxing surroundings and would recommend for a good evening out.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We hadnt booked anywhere to eat on a saturday night - big mistake unless u want to eat at 6pm or go down to the high st. Luckily Saffron managed to find a table for us, with only a 10 minute wait. Initial service ie drinks and popadoms was quick but main course we had to wait an hour but... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Have been coming to Saffron on and off since it first opened in 2007 or 2008 I think! The menu and premise has remained unchanged since it's inception. Combined with a location that potentially lends itself to more high end dining it has undoubted but unachieved potential. As garnered from previous reviews it has at times fallen short and more!!... More

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 via mobile

Having not booked anywhere on aSaturday night ,it was a struggle to find somewhere to eat at 8.15pm.The staff were very friendly and found us a seat quickly and drinks ,popadoms and chutney arrived promptly.The starters also came quickly but the main courses didn't arrive until nearly an hour later.A free drink was offered at the end of the meal... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This restaurant is a firm family favourite. The food is always excellent with a wide range of choices. Also if you ask for ingredients to be omitted or added they will accommodate if they can. If you are going as a group of 6-8 ask for the back room, it is like having your own private dining room. Good value... More

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