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Saffron - CLOSED


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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations

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Reviewed February 4, 2015

A fairly average looking restaurant with good food. One dish in particular is a stand-out - the duck tikka puri which is outstanding, I have never seen this on another Indian restaurant menu and it is absolutely delicious.

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank KemptownFoodie
Reviewed January 15, 2015

Closed down thank heavens. Terrible hygiene standards, lousy cooking, cheeky staff and a dreadful atmosphere made this the worst Indian restaurant in Newton Abbot. Hopefully the new owners will improve it.

Date of visit: February 2014
1  Thank Prorecordist
Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

I have visited several times over the last year, once for a work night out when we were given an option of a variety of dishes as a fussy eater who always sticks to the same meal it was nice to try something different for...More

Thank Livingthehighlife25
Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

I have used this takeaway service alot for deliveries. Most times the food is delivered cold but it is cheap and cheerful. On this occasion it was two and a half hours late, cold and soggy popadoms that were delivered smashed. The attitude from the...More

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank Rubinaboob
Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Found out our usual indian had changed owners but thought we would give this o e a chance. Ordered to pick up staff where polite and order was on time but food was cold with 2 of the side dishes undercooked one of the curries...More

1  Thank rhiannanicholls
Reviewed June 14, 2014

get a gold card as loyal customers and makes a big difference to the bill.... Good service and super lamb pathia

Date of visit: June 2014
Thank 722Alf911
Reviewed May 17, 2014

On arrival we quickly realised that one of our favourite Indian restaurants for miles had new owners. Always something to be wary of you might think - be assured that all is well, in fact more than well! The food was as excellent as always...More

Date of visit: May 2014
Thank AGE120D
Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

Went for a buffet night - the place was filthy with mouldy windows and food splattered up the wall by our table - the sink in the toilet looked like someone had washed their willy in it there were curly black hairs there! While waiting...More

1  Thank at0m1cb10nde
Reviewed May 5, 2014

You cannot question the food here, it is always well cooked and very tasty, I had a superb duck disk which is as good as any I have had before. The trouble is you are often the only people in at lunchtime which makes for...More

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank Chris T
Reviewed April 27, 2014

I would never go here again as we waited over 2 hours and still did not eat !! The staff were rude all the drinks were flat and it was dirty . We went with family and friends and we were all very disappointed .

Date of visit: April 2014
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