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Safa

22 Camberwell Church Street, London SE5 8QU, England
0872 148 0588
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Ranked #5,540 of 17,021 restaurants in London
Price range: $17 - $26
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Takeout
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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311 reviews 311 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 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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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

really good food and a good price for big portions! very lovely staff, quick service for a relatively busy weeknight. really friendly place!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

We ate here early on a Saturday evening as it was close by and was on our tastecard. I tried to ring in advance to book but both numbers went to answer machine. We turned up at 6.15 to an empty restaurant and were seated. As we began ordering I advised the waiter I had a tastecard, but he stated... More

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