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349 Lower Addiscombe Road, Addiscombe | Croydon, London CR06RG, England
+44 20 86550055
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6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good local restaurant

Been going for a few years, and food is always good, but could do with another chef, as went last night, and waited over an hour for food. Staff were apologetic, and gave us a free drink. But overall a good night out

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve G
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Been using Zafran since they opened and it's still excellent. ..just had takeaway delivered promptly, freshly cooked, piping hot, staff lovely as always ......still our favourite

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Thank Bellagz
Croydon, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been going for a few years, and food is always good, but could do with another chef, as went last night, and waited over an hour for food. Staff were apologetic, and gave us a free drink. But overall a good night out

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Thank Steve G
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

The restaurant is nicely decorated for an Indian restaurant. The drinks are quite bland so please try not to go for the cocktails as you will be disappointed. I have been using this place for a while now to eat in and take away. However the portions of food that I have received recently (last 3 to 4 times) has... More 

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1 Thank Suzanne M
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I haven't had an Indian meal in well over two years and I wasn't disappointed. The Tandoori chicken was lovely but a tad bland and the lamb biryiani was delicious but a tad dry. The peshwarni naan bread was delicious. Staff were lovely and friendly and i will definitely be coming back!

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Thank YoungNubianFoodie
London
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I have only praises for this small and exceptional Indian restaurant based 15 mins from East Croydon Stn. My husband and I thought we would give our local Indian a try, and the fact it was packed for a wednesday night was a good sign. The staff were excellent in educating us on the perfect dish for us, based on... More 

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Thank JoAsa_love
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Visited Zafran on a Wednesday night for a meal with my son, the food was good as we have had there in the past. I was expecting our bill to be for the banqueting menu, when it came it was a lot more than expected. I asked if what we had was included on the banqueting menu and was told... More 

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Thank 937Claire321
Croydon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I've had a few meals at Zafran now, and each time the food has been very good and the service prompt and very courteous. There is a good variety of dishes with well presented textures and tastes. I'd highly recommend.

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Thank Gary T
London
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Just ordered a home delivery from Zafran and within 10 minutes of plating up it went to the bin. The amount of oil Zafran uses means that fracking has must have come to Addiscombe. A heart attack on a plate. I phoned the restaurant to give them the feedback and said that since eating curries in London since 1956 this... More 

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2 Thank Susan064
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Revisited after many years to try their banquet night. What a joy this was. On a Tuesday evening the place was packed and buzzing. The food was very flavoursome and really good value and service. Will certainly start going regularly again.

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Thank Tony N
Croydon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Just ridiculously good food, I always have the vegetable dhansak as it is perfect, my wife always goes for the Goan Paneer. Both very tasty dishes, the peshwari naans are also a great accompaniment. Staff are always very friendly and helpful.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 349 Lower Addiscombe Road, Addiscombe | Croydon, London CR06RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 86550055
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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