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Main Street, Lismore, Ireland
5853778
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food, a lamb bhuna and a chicken madras was too hot (chillie) which killed any flavour it may have had.

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Thank Chris L
Lismore, Ireland
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saffron had a buffet style dinner special on to celebrate their 10 year anniversary last month. The food was divine. Really tasty, really well priced and genuinely good value.

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Thank Jenni M
Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Only Indian in Lismore was a disappointment. Food was dry and lamb was tough and overcooked. Service was fine, but woudl not recommend.

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Thank VintageGalAZ
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Very good food - and for once in an Indian- plenty of it. I've eaten here several times and have always enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. We used to run a B&B in the area and many of our guests ate here and all commented on how good it was. Highly recommended.

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Thank Els J
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Primarily, of course, the food, which is fresh, bursting with flavour, and gluten-free. I would highly recommend the Sagwala, or anything with King Prawns, which are excellent quality, plump, fresh, large and juicy. Be prepared that everything is cooked to order, so don't expect an instantaneous dinner. Abu is a kind, gentle, discreet, professional maitre-d.And you can bring your own... More 

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Thank Ann F
Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Family meal on the last night in Lismore. We booked a table and were advised to BYOB as they have no alcohol licence. We had the platter to share which was excellent - samosa, onion bhaji, shish kebab and a pork element which was absolutely delicious. Chicken pasanda, chicken tikka masala, lamb dish and I can't remember the fourth (spicy)... More 

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Thank PiranhaIreland
Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Was here with a friend for a birthday meal and it was excellent..Had the platter to share as starter and it was very tasty especially the Onion Baji. Also had Samosa Chicken Tikka and Seekh Kebab . Main courses good also . I had a chili chicken dish (cant remember the exact name ) and my friend had the Lamb... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We have eaten in Saffron many times and had numerous take away meals from here also. It never disappoints and Abu and his staff are always courteous and kind and the service and ambience are excellent. The food is always delicious and as we have lived in Bangladesh in the past we love the cuisine from that part of the... More 

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1 Thank Catherine R
Cork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Went on a Wednesday night to celebrate a birthday. We were the only customers in the place but the food and staff were fantastic. Had the Tandoori Chicken starter and the Saffron Special Platter - both were excellent, very fresh and tasty. The Nawabi Chicken curry was delicious and not too spicy. The Peshwari Naan was excellent. Great food and... More 

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1 Thank Leo C
Lismore, Ireland
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

We have had a great business meeting and meal with some Indian colleagues The meal was delicious. I would thoroughly recommend Saffron to any visitors to Lismore.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Lismore, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Lismore
  • Phone Number: 5853778

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?