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Cafe Saffron

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25 Hill's Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 1QU, England
01743 246 753
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Today
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 180
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Warm welcoming good food

In my quest to eat in every restaurant in Shrewsbury I made a reservation and paid a revisit to the Saffron and while not being an expert on Indian food I have to say this is the best one I have eaten in while being in Shrewsbury. Would recommend it above any of the others I have tried.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
stevev0
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Telford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
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English first
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

What a choice of food and its all nice as I have tried most on the menu. they do a take out too which is handy if you just want to go home and put your feet up! If you want good Indian food prepared fresh then try Café Saffron you wont be disappointed In my opinion the best curry... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

In my quest to eat in every restaurant in Shrewsbury I made a reservation and paid a revisit to the Saffron and while not being an expert on Indian food I have to say this is the best one I have eaten in while being in Shrewsbury. Would recommend it above any of the others I have tried.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I have been eating at Cafe Saffron for many years and they are my first and only choice for Indian food in Shrewsbury. Fresh ingredients, great skill and vast experience combined to create consistently lovely, sometimes excellent, dishes. My visit with my family last Thursday evening went off the scale for describing food. We shared four dishes : mixed Tandoori,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

If you want something different , try one of their "specials", just tried one, lamb chops in their special sauce, my wife had the chicken version, both really good !

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

we went last night, a party of 30+ singers after a day learning songs. Rather than being daunted by our boisterousness, the staff embraced us, and although a little slow, the service was as prompt as you would expect on a Saturday night when the restaurant was full to the brim with other guests, including a stag do. The food... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This remains a reliable favourite with consistently good food despit a somewhat variable service. Can be very noisy and busy especially Friday and Saturday. Service at its best is brilliant but can be a bit brusque and over familiar, especially when very busy. Food all you would expect and oneof the best bin town.

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Visited whilst on a business trip - the restaurant is easy to overlook as from the outside it doesn't look like much but once you climb those stairs there is a light and airy restaurant that serves great food. My colleague and I shared a great meal and I would thoroughly recommend you visit. As an aside, for a Tuesday... More 

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36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We weren't holding our breaths when we looked at café Saffron from the outside and then up the stairs to the sparse dining room. But the food was great! we had the Sunday £9 deal and poppadoms, chicken pakora and a chicken dopiaza were some of the best I have had and a huge coriander naan, even ice cream for... More 

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United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This is probably the best indian meal I have had. We had a night out with colleagues and I ordered chicken balti, pilau rice and a nan bread. The amount of chicken in the balti was good value and would recommend this meal. Delightful

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The staff are very attentive and welcoming, the food is amazing and I'm not surprised the Chef has won awards as he cooks brilliant food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 Hill's Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 1QU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: 01743 246 753

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?