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Safa

22 Camberwell Church Street, London SE5 8QU, England
0872 148 0588
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Ranked #6,172 of 17,213 Restaurants in London
Price range: $16 - $24
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Takeout
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Dining options: Takeout
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

A group of us went here at the weekend and we did not need to book. That in itself would usually make me wary but it was fine. The food here is very good; the menu is decent and even if you want anything off menu it does not seem to be a major issue. All the dishes that we... More

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Kinver, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Modern, trendy and refreshing décor, and not traditional curry house theme. Service was friendly, and food quality and presentation were fine. Do not accept credit cards, which was a nuisance

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

After a long journey back home we decided to go here for dinner. It was exactly what we needed. Had sharing plate to start, and then the slow cooked lamb. It was all delicious, and the service was wonderful. We had 3 courses and two bottle of beer, came to £60 with service

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Was invited to this restaurant with a large party and we all raved about it. A tastefully decorated place with attentive service. Food all came out the same time, no awkward waiting you usually get with large groups. I had the shank, melts in your mouth with a tasty sauce. Mmmm. All of the other meals were huge and looked... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Wanting a quick evening meal on my own I was recommended this lovely restaurant. The tandoori chicken was HUGE portions and succulent too! The salad served with it was beautifully presented and dressed (not the usual shredded lettuce) The waiters were impeccable and polite. The prices even better. HIGHLY recommend ! Kate from Bedford

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Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Not knowing the area we chanced upon a fantastic evening meal in this restaurant. Staff were friendly, attentive and a waiter recommended my mum & sisters main course. I went for a lamb passanda which I thoroughly recommend. The poppadoms, sauces & onion bhaji were delicious too. We weren't rushed at all, and spent a lovely evening there.

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London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

The reviews about the shockingly rude manager refer to the actual owner who doesn't go there any more. I am sorry about this, as an evening with Mr Nasty is one of the funniest experiences Camberwell had to offer. The current manager calls him Basil and told me that he took the job on assurance that Basil would not set... More

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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329 reviews 329 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

The menu is interesting and very well priced. The service was brilliant. The sag paneer was divine - the best that I have had outside of India. I would travel to London just to eat here again

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Manager was the most unprofessional and rude individual I have ever encountered. He first aggressively questioned what I was doing at the counter even though I walked through the open door. He said I could not order till 6pm, this was at 5.58pm, so I sat patiently while he looked at the calender on the computer. I then asked could... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

If you are thinking about heading to Safa for night out, don't !!! Here are the reasons: 1. Order took over an hour to come 2. They didn't have half the food on the menu in the restaurant, simple stuff like tandoori chicken. 3. When the food did come there were gaps in bringing out different peoples food of 20... More

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