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Durham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely restaurant, quick service by friendly yet professional staff. Food was very tasty, there were 4 of us in our party and not one complaint. Thank you Safron, we will certainly eat here again when we next return to Lincoln.

Thank LadyMac49
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fabulous food, served very warm, friendly staff. Will be returning asap! Considering the location we were impressed at how reasonably priced it was

Thank Emma Y
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having arrived in Lincoln early Friday evening, we wanted a couple of drinks & decided we would like a curry later. As Saffron was by our hotel we popped in to see if we needed to book a table (this was about 8:00pm) there was nobody in there. Undeterred, we went back at 9:30 & discovered one other couple eating.... More 

Thank Mike M
Beccles, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Indian restaurant doesn't have a website, isn't on the major road thru the main picturesque part of Lincoln & doesn't have a glitzy facade; but the food is top notch. As I tend to find Bombay potatoes irresistible, I usually try them on most Indian meals. These were the best I've ever tasted. The meal itself (vegi massala) was... More 

1 Thank John B
Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the food very average at best. Prawn dish advertised as containing fresh tomatoes and coriander was in fact half a dozen over cooked prawns in curry gravy. Very uniform one dimensional flavour. Service pleasant but difficult to attract waitresses attention depending on where you are sat in restaurant.

Thank jamesbradley8
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First impressions were not good. The chairs were very old and uncomfortable. The menu's were also very tatty and torn and stained. HOWEVER the service and food were excellent. Each dish we ate tasted fresh and delicious and that is what matters. I'd definitely go back if visiting Lincoln again but would take my own cushion!

Thank Anna W
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We had booked a table for ten at 1800 hrs, so not late. The menu was varied and reasonably priced. The absence of draught beer was disappointing. The food was very tasty and we'll cooked BUT the delivery was poor. Some guests were served their rice but then waited over 10 minutes to be served their curry dish. If it... More 

1 Thank guy_mccusker
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Worst service I've ever received. We turned up and they didn't have enough seats for our pre booked group and they tried to split us. In the end we had to move extra tables in ourselves to make it work. It was an hour and a half before they brought any food out and the meal was awful. Part of... More 

1 Thank James B
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I read a lot of reviews before going to this restaurant, but my husband fancied a curry and I wanted to be up in the Bailgate so decided to give Saffron a go. I have to say, a lot of the negative comments on here really are ridiculous. Someone said the chicken was cut up small - yes it was,... More 

Thank Julihar
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

I'm a massive curry fan and this is one of the best Ive had, really enjoyed the meal! Highly recommend.

Thank LucieCatchpole

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Indian, Asian
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lincoln, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?