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22 Camberwell Church Street, London SE5 8QU, England
0872 148 0588
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Ranked #6,904 of 17,940 Restaurants in London
Price range: $16 - $23
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Takeout, Delivery
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Dining options: Takeout, Delivery
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This was our second visit after popping in on a Sunday when it was unexpectedly half price! We went on a Friday night and when we arrived the waiter (possibly the manager) was attentive with poppadoms and drinks orders. A new waiter suggested portion sizes and the starters were the best I've had in an Indian restaurant. The service was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant / takeaway was taken over quite recently & it certainly does not live up to the previous owners. Literally the worst curry imaginable & totally tasteless. Ordered a madras (supposed) hottest curry out there - not only was it lacking in heat, but flavour too - a soupy type red gravy is the best way it can be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I have come here a number of times, but only recently ordered food and picked it up, as opposed to staying in for dinner. Having been told that there was new menu, we decided to try our old favourites. The Lamb Jalfrezi is still the best, and amazingly tasty as ever. But chicken shakooti not as good as usual. Service... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

sometimes you find yourself craving certain flavours and with few alternative Indian restaurant's close by my partner and I decided that despite the premises being empty we try out Safa. Upon it was clear the place was impeccably clean and fairly well organised and one of the waiters swiftly seated us and took a drinks order. Drinks and poppadoms arrived... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
19 helpful votes 19 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
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Additional Information about Safa

Address: 22 Camberwell Church Street, London SE5 8QU, England
Phone Number: 0872 148 0588
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 23
Cuisine: Indian

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