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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best curry in Bulgaria; lovely fresh dahi papari chat, fantastic saffron lamb curry & sublime chicken kali mirch, friendly service, really good authentic Indian cuisine

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 7, 2022 via mobile

Worst food and worst service ever for a so called indian restaurant which has just 1 waitress for the entire restaurant and very rude and unpolite

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 27, 2022

The food is delicious and it is worthy to travel from the center to the restaurant. I recommend trying some of the more traditional dishes just to experience the amazing Indian food.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed March 23, 2022

Although the restaurant is not centrally located, I do recommend it to everyone who loves Indian cuisine. Food and service - perfect, prices are above average for Sofia but still reasonable for what you get - 20-25 EUR for a proper dinner with a beer,...I think it is ok.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed December 14, 2021 via mobile

Always high quality food, very delicious, great staff 😍 worth visiting for tourists, I’m local and it’s one of my favorites

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed November 14, 2021

The food was really good, heart-warming I would say! Chicken tika masala was very nicely seasoned and the starters were also pretty tasty. The dessert we had was well made(I thinks it's called milk balls) with a flavorful syrop which we loved! We will visit...again for sure! Highly recommended! :)More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed September 16, 2021 via mobile

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Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed May 29, 2021

The food is amazing and staff is so polite! Absolutely recommend a visit! Thank you for the great experience.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 13, 2021 via mobile

After a couple of tasty popadoms with average chutneys, and pretty poor vegetable samosas, we were not expecting much from the main dishes. However, both the chicken tikka masala and chicken chettinad were nicely spiced, and the naans were pretty good. Would have been a...4 star rating if not for the average starters. The staff were great - friendly and efficient.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed March 12, 2021

Saffron is tried and tested and is truly delicious. There may be fancier restaurants in Sofia but for sheer depth of flavour and consistent excellence, Saffron is my number one choice and the restaurant I always recommend. If you’re looking for a Indian food, don’t...think about going anywhere else, none compare. Particular highlights are the biryanis with a touch of rose water. The meat curries are cooked long and deep and are resonant with flavour. The salads are fresh, well textured - just lovely. There is nothing I wouldn’t recommend. Just go easy on the spice - hot means hot! Prakash, the owner, is a true gentleman and goes out of his way for his customers- this guy truly cares about his food and it shows.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Prakash M, Owner at Saffron, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2021

Thank you so much for your review we are so grateful for your appreciation and support Stay healthy will always welcome you back in saffron πŸ™ Regards Prakash Mishra

Reviewed September 9, 2020

Two of us ate at this restaurant for the first time this week and plan to definitely visit again soon! The staff was responsive and the food excellent. We chose all vegetarian dishes, medium spicy--and the taste was perfect for both of our palettes. I...highly recommend Saffron if you are in Sofia!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Prakash M, Owner at Saffron, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2020

Thank you for your review and support I am glad you enjoyed in saffron Stay healthy and safe Regards Prakash Mishra

Reviewed August 10, 2020

I've eaten at the Saffron on several occasions and have never been disappointed. Last evening six of us dined out and the both the food and service were excellent! (not to mention the beers!!!) I've lived in Sofia for 11 years and have eaten at...many Indian restaurants, but none can compare with Saffron, which has to be best Indian restaurant in Eastern Europe! Many thanks to the restaurant owner Prakash, who makes sure we are always happy. Can't wait to try to the brunch now.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Prakash M, Owner at Saffron, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2020

Thank you so much for your review & support your most welcome in future Best wishes Stay healthy & safe Regards Prakash Mishra

Reviewed July 1, 2020

The experience was great. The food was so good, but the very best was the service. I wanted to have a small surprise for the bday of my boyfriend and I asked them to prepare a couple things, bur they did it multiplied by 3....Especially I'm really grateful to Mihaela who was the best waitress I've ever met. So helpful and smiley, keep her in the restaurant as long as you can!! Thank you very very much!! Благодаря!!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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361prakashm, Owner at Saffron, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2020

Thank you so much for your review we are glad that you enjoyed in saffron will wait to welcome you again Yes Mihaela is most charming and honest employee in Restaurant Thank you! Stay safe

Reviewed June 28, 2020 via mobile

Good food, nice terrace and polite staff. However, we found a hair in the lamb sauce. In addition, the portions are quite small. However, the lamb samosas were delicious.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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361prakashm, Owner at Saffron, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2020

Thank you so much for your review i am sorry that you found hair in Food which is won't be possible but as we have policy in Restaurant clients always right if you could tell this to server that time we can change the dish...More

Reviewed June 2, 2020

Vegetable samosa, butter chicken, chicken korma, lamb ???, and dessert. All the food is fantastic and prepared to your preferred level of heat. Our kids love the butter chicken. My son even licks the plate clean. The samosas were a hit, too. We'll have to...order again on our next visit. Our server was friendly and funny. It was so nice to go out to eat again!!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Saffron is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5