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Zafran

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The Marina
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Ground Level, Dubai Marina Mall | Opposite Five Guys, Dubai 25030, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 399 7357
Today
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Wed 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

had a mix of veg and gluten free dishes which tasted really well. The staff were also really helpful in explaining what off the menu can be made gluten free for my daughter.

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Thank Ballysingh31
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We have been to Zafran many times and it never disappoints. Tonight with temperatures starting to drop below 30C, we enjoyed sitting out and having dinner. Our guests are not very adventurous with their taste so we opted for safer less spicy dishes. But it was all tasty and very enjoyable with no after taste issues. I would not say... More 

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Thank Madone3
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Yet again, Zafran remained our favourite Indian restaurant during our holiday. The outside setting overlooking the marina, attentive service but most importantly the food .... fresh and delicious.

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2 Thank Chris_Columbis
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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67 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

variety of their own inventions of Indian Dishes. you will be amazed with starters only. must visit.

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1 Thank Rohit P
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We got raw chicken, three of us. The services was nice and the waiters were nice, but obviously the chef didn't know how to cook chicken.

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Thank Caroline G
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant gives indian cooking a marvellous experience and one does get a good palate experience. A come back place and worth your dime.

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Thank Tayab E
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

I have been with VIP friends and the invitation was on me the food was good but I have been embarrassed when the waiters bring me the machine of the credit card and ask me to enter the amount of the tips. It's first time happened to me and as far as I know the tips is given not requested... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Again I go there with my family ,food was excellent I tried juices , dal , nan, kulchas , all are best

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

We ordered delivery. Perfect for 2 people at home, each portion is enough for a hungry man or just a bit more than needed for one woman (along with a shared serving of rice and 2 pieces of naan). The butter chicken was great, slightly more tomato based than cream it nothing to complain about. The smoky richness of the... More 

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Dubai
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Again i tried this restaurant with the family; it was a great experience .... I liked the juices , the fried vegetables and the soups.... The bread , nan is awasome..... You should all try it....

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Thank OPTIMIST1116

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$17 - $30
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ground Level, Dubai Marina Mall | Opposite Five Guys, Dubai 25030, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Marina
  • Neighborhood: The Marina
  • Phone Number: +971 4 399 7357
Description
Zafran is an Award Winning Indian Restaurant that takes its inspiration from the Indian spice Saffron. The menu is composed of a delicious selection of dishes featuring regional favourites from all over India, presented with flair in an elegant and vibrant setting, resulting in a delightful dining experience. Zafran is located at Mirdif City Centre and Dubai Marina Mall, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and in Centrepoint, Salmiya, Kuwait.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in The Marina

Neighborhood Profile
The Marina
It’s hard to believe that only a decade ago there was no marina. Opened in 2003, the man-made marina runs along a 3km stretch of shoreline. A heady mix of luxurious hotels, apartment buildings, and cafes, the marina hosts regular community events and markets, and is a wonderful place to while away an afternoon or evening. Spectacular at night when the skyscrapers glisten, here you can enjoy dinner on the beach next to the sea, or visit a high-rise bar in a hotel for a magnificent view across the Gulf and the man-made Palm Island, with the world-famous Atlantis Hotel at its end. The Walk at Jumeirah beach Residences is a pedestrianized stretch leading to a new development: The Beach. It’s one of the few places where Gulf nationals mix with tourists and Western ex-pats. It’s a popular place to show off your supercar for an evening, so watch out for Lamborghinis, Maseratis, and Ferraris in abundance.
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