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Lvl 2, 345 Harbourside Shopping Centre | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
+61 2 9211 8900
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Ranked #546 of 5,305 Restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $16 - $41
Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue, Indian
Neighborhood: City Centre
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

This is the best Indian Restaurant I have been to in many years. How do they get the tandoori chicken so tender? The service was excellent, food amazing with lots of foods I have not experienced in an Indian Restaurant before and all complemented by the vista of the city lights glistening over the picturesque Darling Harbour

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Singleton, New South Wales, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

the view here is lovely service was good, food fairly average i did not think it was worth the price.i have eatin in some very good indian resteraunts that had awards so was disappointed

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Hearing/reading rave reviews prompted us to visit Zaafran on a wednesday during lunch hour. Decent food and overall enjoyable experience. We were promptly attended to, and had plenty of seating options to choose from a spacious, inviting interior and we chose to be seated indoor right next to the window. Place looked almost empty except for a group in one... More 

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Italy
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79 reviews 79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Just on Darling Harbour. The place may seem a tourist trap but it's worth a visit. Food is excellent and the waiters may help you in choosing the right dish for you. I really appreciated the spicy food. The price is average.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Rude and egomaniac manager..customrler service is very bad...they behaved like zaffron gang in india who discrimate and are fanatics

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The food just keeps bringing us back. Because of the extensive menu we decided to go for the Zaaffran platter for two. It was pretty big but we just finished the lot. Great meat selection served with plenty of naan breads and delicious sauces. There is a spectacular view from the balcony and the service is just right.

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Gurgaon, India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Myself and my husband visited it on my Birthday.I liked the food as it was spicy to my liking and there were quite a few vegetarian option.The view was good.Staff was helpful.Vegetarian food was absolutely fine.My husband who took non veg wished me too put a line regarding the non - veg food too.He found one of the gravy rather... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My Husband had booked this for new years eve. I think it is the best place to be. You can see the fireworks have an amazing dinner. They served us a 4 course meal and it was so yummy that me any my husband finished each and every thing we were served. We liked it so much that almost every... More 

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Taree, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Saturday night we had a very pleasant Spring evening on the balcony at Zaaffan's overlooking Darling Harbour. We are not overly familiar with Indian cuisine so we opted for the non-vegetarian banquet. That was a good decision. Our waiter explained each course to us and what to do. We would never have chosen some of the things we were given... More 

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Mortdale
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A group of 9 of us went to Zaaffran for a birthday celebration. From arrival to departure, the food & service were excellent. We had the $57 seafood banquet. It was delicious & plentiful. The Manager Arvinath was exceptionally friendly & obliging. We all had a wonderful evening. Just be mindful of the sitting times. We went for a 6... More 

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Additional Information about Zaaffran

Address: Lvl 2, 345 Harbourside Shopping Centre | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9211 8900
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City Centre
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 41
Cuisine: Barbecue, Indian

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