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113 Cortlands Drive, Watford WD17 4HZ, England
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Ranked #11 of 191 Restaurants in Watford
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Watford���s Saffron is a popular and sophisticated Indian restaurant serving unusual regional dishes alongside classic curries and just a ten minute walk from the Warner Brothers Harry Potter Studio Tour. The traditional interior, with crisp white tablecloths, dark wooden chairs and white walls decorated with Indian wooden carvings and artworks, is busy with couples and groups in the evenings and increasingly with enthusiastic sightseers keenly dissecting their day spent on the pavements of Hogsmeade. Saffron���s menu is a lengthy selection of fine Indian classics from throughout the country���s many and varied culinary regions. Delicately put together by the kitchen���s skilful team, dishes are distinctive and authentic, spiced ��� the spices ground and mixed freshly each day - and cooked according to tradition whether originating from the sun drenched shores of Goa or from the southern fringes of Bangladesh.
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Watford, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The rating of Saffron as very good is due to the food as the service was hit and miss to say the least. The staff seemed more concerned with the Takeaway orders rather than serving us, even though there was only 1 other table in the restaurant occupied. Saffron is a small restaurant and the ambience is not great when... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I've been here a few times and have never been disappointed, the food is always lovely and the service is very good too.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

First ever visit to Watford. We ate here on saturday evenibg circa 930pm, the restaurant was fairly busy. I had read the reviews before visiting. Not knowing Watford at all,and,staying at Croxley Green this little restaurant took some finding,and,I was just thankful we had sat nav. This place is situated about 2/3 miles from Watford Town Centre,in the Leavesden area... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

Came to Watford for Harry Potter tour, found this Indian restaraunt that gives discount if you have been to Harry Potter studio tour. Small restaraunt on a high street but absolutely fantastic! Amazing service with friendly and chatty staff that make you feel comfortable and welcome! Food was absolutely divine and really good portions! I'm from the north and was... More 

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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

first time in the this restaurant - but I will be back. I had the tandoori mixed grill and samosas. Friendly service. Good price value.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My hubby and I ended up in Watford one Sunday night (about 7 pm) and found ourselves absolutely starving. We were craving Indian so decided on this place based on all of the great trip advisor reviews. When we got there (and throughout the meal) the place was absolutely empty apart from a few takeaway orders. The menu was typical... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is like private dining, a small restaurant that is big on quality. Food selection is great to suit all tastes, the food is delicious both if you are dining in or taking home. As a family we have become regulars and before arriving we all discuss what we are going to eat!

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

My family and I have been going to Saffron now for about 5-6 years now, without ever going to another Indian restaurant! The food is always impeccable, the staff are always friendly and most of the time you don't even have to book. I always look forward to going again to eat their delicious food.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Our more local Indian takeaway is not very good so we wanted to try somewhere new. We were dubious but read the reviews for Saffron and thought we should give it a go. So glad we did! The food took about 45 minutes to arrive but it was a Friday night so this could have been why... totally worth the... More 

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Bay Shore, New Jersey, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Definitely the best Indian cuisine in a take-away. Wish we had Indian take away in the states. The food was so fresh and we received it quickly. It was steaming hot!!

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Additional Information about Saffron

Address: 113 Cortlands Drive, Watford WD17 4HZ, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Watford
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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