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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

Thank James B
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank LucieCatchpole
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at the White Hart for court the following day,on my own as Joan didn't travel. Started to pour with rain so needed somewhere local. Had done the excellent Cafe Zoot on last visit so plumped for this place nearby. Empty not a good start but weather bad Sunday night early! Handed ripped menu Going down hill Warm Cobra beer... More 

Thank OWEN C
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

It never seems busy whenever I go into this restaurant which is a pity as it fits the bill as a decent curry house. Saffron is not a 'high end' establishment. The furniture is modest and the atmosphere slightly lacking although the service is friendly enough. However, Saffron provides a comprehensive menu supported by a good range of well prepared... More 

Thank deathbychocolate
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

I'd seen some pretty mixed reviews of this place but decided to give it a chance. We were pleasantly surprised! Visited mid week at 7.30 and we were greeted warmly and shown to our seats. The menu choices were reasonably priced and we decided to order several items, poppadoms and accompanying sauces, naan bread, rice, onion bhajis and a curry... More 

Thank Mikey0000
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I was told about this place by the reception staff in my hotel. It was to be a fair walk up a very steep hill to get there but I decided to go. Having walked for around 10 minutes, I found the restaurant with ease and went in. First impressions were clean and tidy. This is always a good sign... More 

Thank Guven D
Bedford, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Four of us went here. Food was good and plentiful and reasonably priced. Highlight for me was the lamb madras which was strong but perfect for me. Rice maybe a little over, nan bread ok. No complaints from anyone we all enjoyed the food.

Thank Ian M
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Went here with 3 friends. I'd heard mixed reviews about the place so wasn't sure what to expect. It was a Saturday evening at 6pm and quiet. We were promptly seated, had our drinks order taken and served along with popadoms. Our food order wasn't long after. The food arrived about 15/20 mins later and the restaurant filled up quite... More 

Thank Manb0
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Food was really nice lots of flavour and well cooked. The atmosphere was a little cool to start with but soon warmed up and the staff were really friendly.

Thank Liz C

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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?