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Safa

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30 - 32 Bank Street, Belfast BT1 1HL , Northern Ireland
02890 233519
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Off royal ave between. Tesco and primary

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    Very good
  • 50
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  • 20
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  • 16
    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
Arrived in Belfast & headed for a 10pm curry

... Weekend away with fellow Bradford residents , so we are a bit spoilt on the curry front . Safa did not disappoint. Lovely restaurant , spacious & welcoming - very friendly staff - great mixed starters and a perfectly decent curry. Reasonable value for money .

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Jo M
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Very good service but I don't think this is a particularly good Indian restaurant. Pit pricey for what you get as well, so keep an eye out for the vouchers. Nothing bad about the place but I won't be rushing back.

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Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

My wife & I went to Safa on Groupon deal which was a sharing platter with a bottle of prosecco. We had to wait a long time before anyone cane to take our order. The waiter eventually took the order and once it came, we were very disappointed as the poritions for the sharing platter was very small. For £9.95,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

... Weekend away with fellow Bradford residents , so we are a bit spoilt on the curry front . Safa did not disappoint. Lovely restaurant , spacious & welcoming - very friendly staff - great mixed starters and a perfectly decent curry. Reasonable value for money .

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We realy fancied a good Indian meal and were recommended Safa by locals so paid a visit on a cold and wet wednesday night. The restaurant is upstairs and is pretty small. we received a warm welcome and ordered drinks. We asked for popadums and dips and they came in small pieces with 3 dips and we were told we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I just cant get enough of this place. The place just keeps getting better with each time I visit. Staff were brilliant , food out of this world and with a relaxing atmosphere that puts anyone at ease. It gets my vote to win Best Night Out as well as Best Indian Restaurant in 2015.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Came here last year, 4 couples, for my bfs birthday. The food was delicious, I ordered the king prawn tandoori, and while there wasn't loads of it, it was tasty. The rest of the group enjoyed their grub too. Only complaint would be that once I left, I noticed there was a groupon/grab one vouched online which would have halved... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

I've eaten here at least 5 times. Brilliant place to eat! Lovely fresh food, made to order. Reasonably priced. A little hidden gem in Belfast. Only down side is, the staff seem keen to get you out quickly - even when it's not busy at all. Perhaps they think they're being efficient, but I personally prefer a long, relaxing experience.... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have been to Safa on several occasions for lunch and dinner; it continues to improve with each visit and hasn't rested on its laurels after picking up the Love Belfast Award for Belfast's Best Indian Restaurant in 2014. On Monday night (16th March) a party of us attended for a family celebration and from beginning to end the experience... More 

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If your shopping or going out for the night Safa is the answer in central Belfast, we had a superb experience for an early dinner (4.30 pm) after shopping. The restaurant is above a little Irish bar in Bank St , just behind the Tesco Metro / Royal Ave. we were warmly welcomed and shown to a nice little table... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

4 of us went last night, sat in the newer area at back which was ok and a little cold. Waited 15 mins for drink order to be taken and another 10 to get them, 35 mins in then got order taken after having to get a waiters attention. Food took atleast 30 mins to come and although the korma,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30 - 32 Bank Street, Belfast BT1 1HL , Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: 02890 233519

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 22
  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Off royal ave between. Tesco and primary

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