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Zari

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Indian, Asian, Pakistani
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214 Ifield Drive, Ifield, Crawley RH11 0DQ, England
01293 525 107
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Large groups

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 186
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 14
    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
Most recent review
Well worth a visit

With friends who were in transit from Germany to the Caribbean with an over night stay in the UK we were looking for somewhere close to their hotel at Gatwick for dinner. We found Zari in Crawley, and what a find. The food is excellent. Not at all your normal run of the mill indian restaurant. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Eoin F
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Buffet
  • Late Night
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283 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Northampton, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

With friends who were in transit from Germany to the Caribbean with an over night stay in the UK we were looking for somewhere close to their hotel at Gatwick for dinner. We found Zari in Crawley, and what a find. The food is excellent. Not at all your normal run of the mill indian restaurant. The menu is a... More 

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Crawley, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

absolutely shocking food and service. We were stared at for the duration of our meal and on leaving my 6 year olds hand was grabbed and forced open. There was no stolen napkin ring because it was under the napkin on the table where it had been all along. Shocking customer service, the food was lacking at best. a wolf... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I've only had takeaway from here, as I live close by, the food is delicious. More expensive than your average Indian takeaway but well worth it. The food is always ready quickly, and the staff at the bar are very polite, including nice little touches like confirming your order at the till and again when your food is brought out,... More 

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West Sussex
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

I have never had the pleasure of eating here myself as I work evening shifts at a local b and b, having said that our guests ask me about local eateries and if they want an Indian have no hesitation in recommending the Zari. Guests come back and thank me profusely for my recommendation saying it's the best Indian meal... More 

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London
Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have no idea what planet some of the reviewers of this restaurant are on. Sadique is charming and very attentive. The food quality was excellent, presentation immaculate, service impeccable and the restaurant is modern and very well maintained, comfortable, very clean and affording a good distance between tables. It seemed very good value - and I live in Wales... More 

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Lecce, Italy
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We booked an early table knowing it is often really busy. The service was faultless, and the food was really fresh, beautifully cooked and a wonderful taste experience.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Visited on Friday 13th of March with my partner,as always food was beyond good with chicken that melted in the mouth...the lamb balti was one of the best ive ever eaten and with a curry loving other half I've eaten many!! Service was second to none the staff at zari are faultless...the owners are always keen to hear your experience... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Just got back from having a meal here - absolutely delicious expertly cooked food. The service is really great very warm welcome very well organised staff. We had lamb biriani, chicken lababdar and a chapapti then the indian dessert taster platter to finish which was very very good. I would recommend everything we had - it could take weeks to... More 

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crawley
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Over expensive bland food, poor service( waited over one and a half hours for our starters) and shocking customer service. I don't know if the management have been replaced recently but this was one of the worst ever meals out I have ever had..I have emailed the restaurant, hand delivered a printed out version of the email and left a... More 

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Horley
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Great Sunday Lunch. Good food, good service. Lovely surroundings. Really enjoyed watching the chef making Nann bread which we ate Can't understand why so few people use this restaurant on Sunday Lunchtime Extremely good value

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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: 01293 525 107

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Asian, Pakistani

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
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

Questions & Answers

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