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Main Street, Lismore, Ireland
5853778
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Great spot for some good food and extremely friendly staff

Very good food - and for once in an Indian- plenty of it. I've eaten here several times and have always enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. We used to run a B&B in the area and many of our guests ate here and all commented on how good it was. Highly recommended.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 2, 2015
Els J
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Very good food - and for once in an Indian- plenty of it. I've eaten here several times and have always enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. We used to run a B&B in the area and many of our guests ate here and all commented on how good it was. Highly recommended.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Primarily, of course, the food, which is fresh, bursting with flavour, and gluten-free. I would highly recommend the Sagwala, or anything with King Prawns, which are excellent quality, plump, fresh, large and juicy. Be prepared that everything is cooked to order, so don't expect an instantaneous dinner. Abu is a kind, gentle, discreet, professional maitre-d.And you can bring your own... More 

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Thank Ann F
Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Family meal on the last night in Lismore. We booked a table and were advised to BYOB as they have no alcohol licence. We had the platter to share which was excellent - samosa, onion bhaji, shish kebab and a pork element which was absolutely delicious. Chicken pasanda, chicken tikka masala, lamb dish and I can't remember the fourth (spicy)... More 

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Thank PiranhaIreland
Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Was here with a friend for a birthday meal and it was excellent..Had the platter to share as starter and it was very tasty especially the Onion Baji. Also had Samosa Chicken Tikka and Seekh Kebab . Main courses good also . I had a chili chicken dish (cant remember the exact name ) and my friend had the Lamb... More 

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2 Thank redbhoy
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We have eaten in Saffron many times and had numerous take away meals from here also. It never disappoints and Abu and his staff are always courteous and kind and the service and ambience are excellent. The food is always delicious and as we have lived in Bangladesh in the past we love the cuisine from that part of the... More 

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1 Thank Catherine R
Cork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Went on a Wednesday night to celebrate a birthday. We were the only customers in the place but the food and staff were fantastic. Had the Tandoori Chicken starter and the Saffron Special Platter - both were excellent, very fresh and tasty. The Nawabi Chicken curry was delicious and not too spicy. The Peshwari Naan was excellent. Great food and... More 

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1 Thank Leo C
Lismore, Ireland
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

We have had a great business meeting and meal with some Indian colleagues The meal was delicious. I would thoroughly recommend Saffron to any visitors to Lismore.

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1 Thank boolavogue
Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I visited the charming Saffran Indian Restaurant in Lismore . .It was a real treat and not what I expected in rural Eire.The staff were very attentive and efficient.The food was excellent and I would highly recommend it to visitors.There is more to Lismore than a spectacular castle !

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1 Thank Alison H
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

Friendly and warm welcome! The food was delicious an varied! The service perfect! And we had a wonderful night there all round :)

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2 Thank MsCrowe
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

my husband and I finally got a chance to visit.the restaurant was empty on a Friday night.we waited about 5minutes before someone came with bread and sauces.we then waited about 15 minutes before menus were brought to us. it was really cold in the restaurant,no heat on which made it a little uncomfortable.the waiter took our order,the food was good... More 

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  • Address: Main Street, Lismore, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Lismore
  • Phone Number: 5853778

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  • Cuisine: Indian

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