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30-32 Bank Street, Belfast BT1 1HL, Northern Ireland
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Always consistently good food, ambiance and service. Have visited many times but first time posting review. Would highly recommend a visit for good quality Indian food in city centre

Thank susimcmj
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First visit and most enjoyable Great service by all especially Marco! Great food - will be back soon.

Thank MsHevs
Belfast, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good food at a reasonable price. Service good. Extensive menu. Friendly waiters Marco & Wesley. Would eat here again & recommend to others.

1 Thank NEC40
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here with my husband on Saturday 20th. This was our second visit and a short notice decision to go out. Booked a table and headed into town. Great service , lovely food, would highly recommend .

1 Thank brenda b
Musselburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Busy restaurant but service was good...Marco was very welcoming. Food was hot and well presented. I would recommend this restaurant if you are near the Ibis Central

1 Thank Fay R
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a family dinner here to celebrate my daughter's birthday and were absolutely delighted with both the service and the high quality of the food. The menu is very wide-ranging and we really liked every dish we tried. We can recommend it very highly!!

1 Thank Stephen P
Wexford, Ireland
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely Indian restaurant in the heart of Belfast the service was excellent and very attentive. We started with the Safa sharing platter which was delicious and pompadons with lovely spiced onions.. We had excellent mains jalfrezi and my husband had tikka Marsala. I had the chicken chili Marsala my advice would be unless you like really hot food then avoid,... More 

1 Thank loughderravaragh
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Small above Kellys cellars where we had a few beverages before enjoying our meal. Crispy Cobra, Tasty sharing platters and a beautiful Lamb Resala... Service from Marco/ Hasan and Wesley is second to none, they are attentive, witty and polite but not over the top Made for a perfect mid week evening

1 Thank bigtajmamal
Bristol, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had prawn puree. For main two lamb dishes. Lamb Sagwala and lamb Shaslick. Very tasty perfectly cooked and tender. Service from Marco and Hassain was exemplary. Highly recommended do try.

1 Thank Oontour
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place to eat excellent authentic Indian food in Belfast. Marco, Hasan and Wesley are the models of attentive service and conversation. The food is excellent with an extraordinary range of options. Pick the meat or vegetarian option you want, then pick the curry sauce to go with it. The are also a number of rice, bread and side order... More 

1 Thank Jenny G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $21
Indian, Asian, Balti, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30-32 Bank Street, Belfast BT1 1HL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: 442890233519
Contemporary Indian cuisine, located on bank street in the heart of Belfast City centre. At Safa we offer authentic Indian recipes and traditional style of cooking. Ali takes great pride in cooking to order and grinding all his own spices so it really is the closest to Indian home cooking you can get. We also have a full bar and incredible wine list.

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