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214 Ifield Drive, Ifield, Crawley RH11 0DQ, England
01293 525 107
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Ranked #9 of 176 Restaurants in Crawley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Indian, Pakistani
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We have been to Zari quiet a few times. The food is always scrummy and the price doesn't break the bank. The staff and mangers are very friendly and good with children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We actually stumbled across this place by accident when we were meant to be going to another Indian, but we enjoyed it so much we have been back twice since then. The food was excellent and they were very helpful, with suggestions as I'm one of those awkward people with an allergy (nut). They offered to cook a nut free... More 

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140 reviews 140 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

A very good curry. The menu is interesting and the food of a very high standard, without being extortionate. There are all the usual favourites as well as some unusual and interesting specials. Service was a bit slow to get started but once it all got going this was a very good meal. The shop front on an arcade of... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Only been there twice, but on both occasions the food was really tradional tasting curry, cooked on an area enclosed in glass do you can see what's going on, they never forget to send a birthday discount voucher by email, very nice place to eat I'm sure that they still do Indian cooking lessons.

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Kinmel Bay, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Positioned on the end of a row of shops, we were expecting a nondescript sort of meal, the place looked deserted. We were greeted warmly and show to a larger, rear dining area laid out with linen tablecloths and napkins in silver rings. The menu was extensive and descriptive. Whilst enjoying poppadoms and dips, we perused the menu, finally selecting... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I would rate taste of the meals average compared to the price you pay , however Idid like parts of non vegetarian Thali.We waited 57 minutes for our main course to arrive which was annoying. Will think twice to go out if I am hungry.

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Ericthemenace, Manager at Zari, responded to this review

I am responding to the review dated 10th January 2015. We are sorry to see your negative review. We would like to apologise for any difficulties you encountered on your trip. After having consulted with the staff who served you, we would note that we did move you from a large table to a small table at your request, and... More 

Crawley
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Just been here for the first time since this place opened down the road from me. Wow it is just like a top end restaurant. Extremely competent and polite staff and the food is sooooo yummy! Big well done for expanding this place it's amazing to think this is on a shopping parade! Will def be coming back me and... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We have used the Zari for many years now and have never beed disappointed. The food is always excellent and the service second to none . Not out of place in a top London resturant let a lone a curry house. Whilst not the cheapest you get what you pay for, the selection of dishes is fantastic with many you... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Sat 27 Dec 2014 - party of 2 Sadly, this will have been my last EVER visit to ZARI... not because I don't like the food, but because I DARED to complain about something!!! I have been coming here for 20 years, and in recent years was dining here 2-3 times weekly, though most recently once every month or so,... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

this was my second visit and my last. The portions are smaller than any other restaurant and the fact that they have changed the basic papadom and chutney to something that may look nice but no taste was very disappointing. the waiters were not Indian, and although it did not affect the service but it changes the authenticity of a... More 

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Ericthemenace, Manager at Zari, responded to this review

I am responding to the review you have posted on 28th December 2014. I am sorry that you feel this way. Our portions are exactly the same as has been for the last 25 years. We have not changed the amount of food we serve in the dish but have changed the shape of the dish. Our dish is deep... More 

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Additional Information about Zari

Address: 214 Ifield Drive, Ifield, Crawley RH11 0DQ, England
Phone Number: 01293 525 107
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Crawley
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Asian, Indian, Pakistani

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