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Zari

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Indian, Asian, Pakistani
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214 Ifield Drive, Ifield, Crawley RH11 0DQ, England
+44 1293 525107
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Description: Zari is a modern and constantly evolving Indian dining experience in...
Zari is a modern and constantly evolving Indian dining experience in Crawley serving customers who are passionate about authentic and innovative food. For 25 years, Zari has been at the cutting edge of real Indian cuisine. Alongside all the classic dishes, the team at Zari brings you authentic regional food from all corners of the Indian subcontinent. We promise that these delicious dishes will make your journey into real Indian food an unforgettable adventure! We celebrate genuine Indian cuisine - real Indian food - combining traditional techniques with locally sourced ingredients. Adapting authentic recipes to wow the modern palate, our dishes push the boundaries and dispel the myths about typical Indian restaurant food.
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  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Just as good as the first time!

The food is superb,the staff are attentive without being intrusive and the price is reasonable considering the quality. Like the way the proprietor greets and chats to the customer,felt really valued and will certainly return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Daphne S
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  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The food is superb,the staff are attentive without being intrusive and the price is reasonable considering the quality. Like the way the proprietor greets and chats to the customer,felt really valued and will certainly return.

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We visit India frequently and this was some of the best tasting and well prepared food we have had in UK. Good selection of regional dishes and, if you ask, they will vary the spiciness. Excellent service. A good night out.

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Almara M, Manager at Zari, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out to write a review for us ! We really appreciate your genuine feedback . We look forward to seeing you soon ! More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Zari is Modern Contemporary Indian Cuisine cooked with the very best excellent quality ingredients and by authentic skilled Chefs, within a friendly family run business environment. Highly recommend this restaurant, which not only serves excellent food with very friendly intelligent staff, but which can also be booked to teach those inclined, just how such food is cooked to perfection with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

My wife and I booked at table tonight for a quick supper before Cineworld. The food is AMAZING. All freshly cooked. The staff are friendly & helpful. The restaurant is very cool looking and spacious. Great for romance or family night out. We are definitely going back to make a night of it.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

This place appears to market itself as an upmarket Indian restaurant, if only based on the prices & decor. However, its location is anything but & although the service is friendly enough, the food was very average. A reasonable and different from the norm starter was let down by a bland main course consisting of tough, dry lamb. I will... More 

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Almara M, Manager at Zari, responded to this review

Dear bigvasco I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed at Zari! We take feedback seriously, and encourage any customer who is unhappy with their meal to notify us immediately so that we have an opportunity to rectify the matter. Our staff are trained to enquire with customers as to the quality of their food and dining experience during... More 

Crawley, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We've been here plenty of times before and, when an occasion warranted a nice meal out, we knew immediately where we wanted to go. The food here is always superb and this time was no exception. Staff are unfailingly polite and service is prompt and efficient. My only issue - and this is certainly not limited to this restaurant -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Attended here with some friends, & it hasn't gotten any Better, rude staff always get the feeling they want you out asap. When someone in our party dared mention their dish was warm, they were having none of it. Overpriced, rude staff, not at what you'd expect from a wannabe "Michelin" star restaurant, you have a very long way to... More 

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Almara M, Manager at Zari, responded to this review

Dear Keiron L Thanks you for your feedback Keiron. It is our job to provide excellent customer service to all our guests, so we are disappointed to hear that you did not feel you received that. Our staff are trained to enquire with customers as to the quality of their food and dining experience during the course of the meal... More 

Crawley
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Zari presents top quality, good looking, tasty food to the table, professionally. I had a chicken Lucknawi Biryani which was delicious.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Found this restaurant by chance a month ago and am certainly glad I did. I have been to many Indian restaurants up and down the country including abroad and I personally think this is one of the best I've been to, for the following reasons; - excellent and friendly service - premises are clean and comfortable (when the kitchen is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My second visit to Zari for a friend's birthday. We were a big party and miraculously the food all turned up simultaneously. It was superb. The staff were attentive and charming, the food divine. A very good dining experience.

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Additional Information about Zari

Address: 214 Ifield Drive, Ifield, Crawley RH11 0DQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1293 525107
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
Average Prices: USD 31 - 47
Cuisine: Indian, Asian, Pakistani

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 214 Ifield Drive, Ifield, Crawley RH11 0DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Crawley
  • Phone Number: +44 1293 525107

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 47
  • Cuisine: Indian, Asian, Pakistani

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups

Description

Zari is a modern and constantly evolving Indian dining experience in Crawley serving customers who are passionate about authentic and innovative food. For 25 years, Zari has been at the cutting edge of real Indian cuisine. Alongside all the classic dishes, the team at Zari brings you authentic regional food from all corners of the Indian subcontinent. We promise that these delicious dishes will make your journey into real Indian food an unforgettable adventure! We celebrate genuine Indian cuisine - real Indian food - combining traditional techniques with locally sourced ingredients. Adapting authentic recipes to wow the modern palate, our dishes push the boundaries and dispel the myths about typical Indian restaurant food.
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?