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Zaaffran Restaurant

Rue de l'Akagera | Kiyovu, near Le Bonne Source Market, Kigali, Rwanda
+250 783 042 504
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic naan” (10 reviews)
“dal tadka” (2 reviews)
“naans” (8 reviews)
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Indian, Arabic, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Rue de l'Akagera | Kiyovu, near Le Bonne Source Market, Kigali, Rwanda
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11 - 20 of 97 reviews

Reviewed February 25, 2017

We spent a month in India before coming to Africa, and we were in Indian food withdrawal before visiting Zaffron. We ordered entirely from the vegetarian curry part of the menu - Dal tadka, which is a delicious yellow dal, vegetable jalfrezi, which is a...More

Thank Heidi A
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

I ordered food for delivery and plan on ordering again. Everything was delicious and I saved the mixed raita to eat with chapati. Butter naan was the best I've had in Kigali and huge pieces!

Thank katie611
Reviewed February 9, 2017

I was looking for some Indian cuisine and found this restaurant a short walk from my hotel. The staff were very attentive and the food was good. I had chicken vindaloo and enjoyed it very much.

Thank RKumara
Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

I have eaten a lot of Indian food in my life, but this was honestly the best I've had. Paneer starter was fantastic, as were the onion bahjis, naan breads, and curries. The service was excellent too. We'll be back!

Thank Caitlin B
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Not only is the menu quite exhaustive, they also adhere to your demands and preferances.The place is quite large and quiet.Parking is not a problem .The MasalaTea and Pan are also quite welcome.

Thank ArunLoyalka
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Our waiter was wonderful, attentive without hovering and made sure our needs were met. The kitchen prepared some wonderful dishes for us, even making some needed adjustments to suit dietary restrictions. I would recommend this place to anyone visiting Kigali, it would be wonderful to...More

Thank Quinn039
Reviewed January 1, 2017

The variety is impressive, rich menu The food is good and the price is definitely connected to reality The atmosphere is pleasant, resting place, spacious, ample parking and the complex creates an experience Certainly it is clear the city has no small Indian community,more then...More

1  Thank Shlomo L
Reviewed December 12, 2016

Amazing setting although a little rustic. Food quality and service amazing. You just keep eating. Really worth the visit

1  Thank Jason P
Reviewed September 27, 2016

We ate here and at Khana Khazana during our time in Kigali and both were very good. I just thought I'd write this review to even the scores a little since I thought Zaaffran was perhaps a bit better (at a minimum 'as good' and...More

1  Thank lll-T-R-A-V-E-L-lll
Reviewed September 6, 2016

I've been for dinner. Ok first impression not positive, environment very simple. But my wife and I have enjoyed a good choice of indian cuisine. Service very kind. Need to improve the ambience,,,

1  Thank Marco S
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June 4, 2017|
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Response from Julie V | Reviewed this property |
yes--it sure does!
March 30, 2016|
Response from ZAAFFRAn_IndineCusin | Property representative |
Dear Anis8892,Zaaffran food is halal.Thank you for your consideration.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $25
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de l'Akagera | Kiyovu, near Le Bonne Source Market, Kigali, Rwanda
  • Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Kigali Province  >  Kigali
  • Phone Number: +250 783 042 504
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Welcome to Zaaffran for mouthwatering cuisine...lovingly prepared with Leapingly fresh herbs and spices.
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