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Saf Restaurant

63-97 Barkers Building High Street Kensington, London W8 5SE, England (East End / East London)
02073684555
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Ranked #7,347 of 18,011 Restaurants in London
Price range: $23 - $39
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Vegan, Vegetarian, Healthy
Neighborhood:
Shoreditch
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Established over the last decade,Saf has developed a philosophycommitted to providing a healthylifestyle using nutritious plant-based ingredients. With our services and products, weaim to introduce a newsense of well beingto a diverse rangeof customers. Saf is an acronym forSimply Authentic Food,it also means ‘Pure’in Turkish
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English first
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

My husband and I, both vegans, went out of our way to visit this restaurant at the London Whole Foods and looked forward to a nice upscale vegan meal. If this is one of London's best vegan restaurants, as it had been touted, I feel sorry for Londoners. The food was overpriced and bland. One should not need to use... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

From the moment I walked through the door the atmosphere was engaging. Saf manages to be both vibrant and chilled, elegant yet comfortable! Definitely a place I could relax and enjoy a great evening with friends. The staff are engaging and encouraging, taking the time to suggest courses or cocktails and the choices are interesting indeed. As a hardened meat... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

Im not sure what everyones talking about I had a great dining experience. Every bite was something so new to the palate. Its fine cuisine its not suposed to be big pub portions. Yes the service wasn't as fast as pub food but who cares I saw the chef out in the garden picking out some of the edible flowers... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

We visited the Shoreditch restaurant as a couple on a Friday night with a prior reservation. It is a tad on the expensive side however you cannot ignore the quality and obvious preparation and dedication that goes into each dish. Service The guys behind the bar were exceptionally friendly and welcoming and mixed a mean cocktail. All other staff were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

I visited Saf Shoreditch and loved every minute of it, the restaurant is beautifull and the service was excellent, so relaxed a great atmosphere for eating. The presentation of the food was outstanding and the flavour reflected this. THE COCKAILS ARE AMAZING. All the staff seemed to really enjoy working together and that is great for a restaurant like this.... More 

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Derby
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011 via mobile

We were looking forward to visiting Saf again but were very disappointed. Service is extremely slow, portions are tiny for the expensive prices you pay and the menu and food are nowhere near as good as they once were. Not sure we'd go again.

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Lymm, United Kingdom
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241 reviews 241 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

In a crowded market restaurants need to stand out, to offer something special or valuable. Being a vegan restaurant is probably enough provided your food is good, bat at Saf they try to go further. The whole place tells you it's trying to be a Michelin restaurant, but it really is never going to achieve that status. We were met... More 

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London
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

I went to Saf on Saturday night with a large group, for a friend's birthday. First impressions were good - the room is lovely, and felt very high end, good finishes lighting etc. We were seated for about 30 minutes before we were asked if we wanted to order drinks - and that was after was flagged down the waitress.... More 

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Paris, France
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

I had heard so much about Saf, that I was looking forward to the experience. The service was extremely slow despite our reservation. The food was good but not the best I have eaten. Portions are small, therefore not such good value for money.

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london
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2011

This is a friendly restaurant with helpful staff and a great room. The food is tasty and zingy although the portions are on the small side. Attentive staff were let down by a slow kitchen. And this was with only 5 other tables occupied. I'd go back again, but I would put a bit more pressure on the kitchen next... More 

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Additional Information about Saf Restaurant

Address: 63-97 Barkers Building High Street Kensington, London W8 5SE, England
Phone Number: 02073684555
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > East End / East London
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 23 - 39
Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian, Healthy

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