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726 Brunswick St, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
+61 7 3358 2655
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Ranked #10 of 3,122 Restaurants in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $21
Cuisines: European, Mediterranean, Persian
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Zafron's unique cuisine is representative of the 25 years of professional experience and passion from Chef/Owner Farideh Knopf (Chef Fay). The diverse menu offers about 30% traditional Persian dishes. Other dishes are Euro-style fusion with Mediterranean, French and Italian influences. Our most popular dish is Caspian Chicken- a French styled dish of pomegranate-marinated chicken tenderloins with wilted spinach and carmelised carrots topped with a creamy white whine and saffron sauce and pomegranate molasses.Zafron is unpretentious and welcoming. The dishes are prepared with care and love.
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Good food, reasonably priced nice mild flavours and great range of vegetarian options, a good simple family restaurant or somewhere which will cater to lots of tastes with a big group. Nothing that will blow you out of the water though flavour wise.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Evening meal at Zafron was a very pleasant experience. The service was excellent, table just as requested. A very pleasant atmosphere, not too crowded or busy but strong impression this was a very popular local restaurant. A very pleasant, amiable, relaxed atmosphere but with the finer touches. The food was unusual and interesting but would appeal to most palettes I... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I had dinner with my family and two guests. The food is called persian but is far from that. it tastes nothing like Persian. The attitude of the people that work there is also in desperate need of adjustment and improvement. The menus promises much and when the food arrives, you are only filled with disappointment. Brisbane does not have... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

A great restaurant is hard to find. My sisters took me to this restaurant for my birthday and it really made my night!! With every mouthful of food we were amazed at how delicious everything was! The place has a great vibe, the staff are welcoming and if you love Persian Mediterranean food this place is sure to please! I... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We had a dinner there on Friday night with a group of friend. The waitress was friendly but we felt that we were really rushed. As soon as we sat down, she handed us menus. We felt we were 'encouraged' to order our main as soon as we ordered our entrees. Mains were brought in as soon as entree finished... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The restaurant looks very nice, the staff is friendly and the food was delicious! The bread and the desert were quite small and a little bit overprice, but still worth it. I will Definitely be back and highly recommend it.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My family and I had probably the best meal since relocating to Brissie. Great care and preparation and the use of spices is sublime. The chef obviously loves making her dishes so take your time and enjoy the experience. The morello cherries rice is brilliant.

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126 reviews 126 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

VERY tasty meals… don't miss the Caspian Chicken. This is a great casual restaurant with excellent food, good service and a pleasant atmosphere. It's also very well priced, including the wine list which although not extensive. We've eaten here several times and they've never disappointed. Highly recommend this restaurant… parking is a bit of an issue though as its a... More 

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Tehran, Iran
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We went to this restaurant because of good reviews but were really disappointed. I will never go to this restaurant again. A very small table for four people that we had to put water bottle beside the table on the floor, despite having a reservation! Not friendly! Not good value for money!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Amazing, went here because of the high reviews and were not disappointed. Meze starter and cherry rice (!) were highlights, you really need to order those. Well worth the short cab ride from the city. If you choose somewhere else for dinner tonight, you'll make a mistake ;-)

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Address: 726 Brunswick St, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 3358 2655
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane
Average Prices: USD 19 - 21
Cuisine: European, Mediterranean, Persian

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