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Saffron

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Retford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a large group for my birthday, very well looked after by the staff, good value for money and an excellent location.

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Thank nickcleaver
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Great, friendly and quick service, lots of choice of food for a massive party of 26 people! Actually too much food! Yummy!

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Thank emily c
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Awesome service and great food! Couldn't fault it and perhaps the best curry Iv had yet. Definitely recommend giving them a go

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Thank Sophia C
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Visited Lincoln for new year.. Definitely the best chicken tikka masala I've ever had. Thanks Raj We will be back and would recommend this place...

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Thank lisajo7
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local shop owner and we were not disappointed.I would go as far as to say this was the nicest Indian meal we have had for some time! If we lived in the area we would be regular customers.

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Thank Rosemarie L
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

We recently had a Christmas party at the Saffron. All the staff were lovely, the food was delicious I had a Chicken Tikka Masala and my wife had a vegetable dansak. The only negative was when food came out to us it wasn't hot. It wasn't cold it was just warm to hot. In other word you didn't have to... More 

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Thank Frazer M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food and freindly and helpful staff! Quick service. Thoroughly enjoyed my meal and my family did too! Very cosy restaurant set in a beautiful part of lincoln! Will definately be returning.

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Thank Ben C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Really friendly and helpful staff. Willing to alter dishes to your taste. All the food was tasty and the portions were generous. We drank quite a few beers and the bill was £109 for 4 of us. The food was not bland or luke warm as described and there was plenty of it, enough for breakfast tomorrow. Would definitely return.... More 

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Thank Jill S
Swindon, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

Cramped side room we were sat in surrounded by Dimplex heaters poor slow service And delivered the most bland curry. Wife had a madras and I had garlic chicken tikka both with mushroom rice and sag aloo - it all tasted the same - edible but bland. As for the garlic and coriander nan - dry and tasteless. Best bit... More 

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Thank johntoll
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Sorry but it's just not good enough to serve the kind of food that you served tonight. If you want a rough and ready curry go to the one on steep hill. It's better and tastier.

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Thank Neil G

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Restaurant Details

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

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