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Zari

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Indian, Asian, Middle Eastern, 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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, 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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  • 217
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 22
    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
Best Indian restaurant in Crawley.

My husband took me here for my birthday recently after many, many recommendations and I have to say we were not disappointed. The interior is modern, the waiting staff are attentive and friendly and the food was delicious, we will definitely be returning.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
EggyPuff
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West Sussex
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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West Sussex
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

My husband took me here for my birthday recently after many, many recommendations and I have to say we were not disappointed. The interior is modern, the waiting staff are attentive and friendly and the food was delicious, we will definitely be returning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

A nice improvement over the standard Indian cuisine. All food made in-house and fresh. An open Kitchen and a few unique dishes. Try it for yourself, you won't be disappointed.

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Surrey, UK
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This is by far the best Indian restaurant I've ever eaten in. It's a real cut above the rest. Tuesday evening set meal & the Sunday buffet are terrific value for such a great restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Was recommended this restaurant a couple of years ago, and loved it. Slightly more expensive than your average Indian, but well worth the money! The flavours are delicate and incredibly tasty. Went to a themed Bollywood Night, which had a set menu and Bollywood dancers. Great fun. I cannot recommend highly enough!

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Went there on Tuesday night, restaurant was fairly busy. Good service from very friendly and helpful staff. Lovely food, bit expensive but get what you pay for. Will definitely be returning.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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42 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We had a delicious meal here, a little expensive for a curry, but certainly worth it as the food was beautifully presented and absolutely delicious. However, we waited well over an hour between ordering our food and actually getting it. Far too long. We asked staff several times and were always told 'It's just coming' only for us to have... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We have not been to Zari for a while and it was husbands choice for his birthday dinner. For a tuesdaynight it was very busy so we were glad we had booked, was promptly shown to our table, everything was spotless, and the waitress very nice polite and friendly, we were asked very quickly if we would like a drink... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

It's been a busy summer at our workplace and we booked Zari to host an informal evening for colleagues to join us for a curry and a beer. Initially we were unsure of numbers and Almara was extremely patient whilst we planned the evening and menu. She offered us several options and ideas and very kindly tailored a menu to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Food is good, service was fine, but it's just too expensive,really don't mind paying for good food buts it's just a bit over the top for for Indian food. Giggling squid in town has a better food for the same price.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The ice cream,food and waiters/waitresses are excellent. The food was so tasty and all the staff are very kind treating you like you are royalty or the ruler of the world. Everyone is so nice and the music and the lighting really sets the mood. This is the best restaraunt ever and having been there many times I would really... More 

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