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“The food here is excellent.”
Review of Saffron

Saffron
Ranked #33 of 1,096 Restaurants in Sofia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $5
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed January 20, 2013

In comparison to taj its more authentic, excellent flavors. I had the chicken vindaloo and garlic naan. Excellent value for money too. Would def recommend.

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4  Thank Maxsho
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Reviewed October 30, 2012

i expected a nice evening here admiring the decor and thinking it may be typical indian food. ordered fish for starter which was bit soft possibly undercooked but never mind we can live with that just wait in anticipation for main meal. ordered chicken jalfrezi, tarka dhal. rice, nan bread and couple of parathas for 3 (we like our food)
the food was inedible due to the high salt content we literally took a couple of mouthfuls. the food sat on the table tantalising our hunger. we complained and the staff offered to re cook the meal but we declined paid the bill and left (no discount)
would not have been too expensive if the meal would have been good only about £35 which was expensive for soemthing we could not eat
i would not recommend this place i eat in the taj mahal the night before and the food was fab i should have gone back there really but thought i would try a different place

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3  Thank banditqueen1
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

Entering the restaurant says it all: the decor is a normal Bulgarian restaurant decor (including television on the wall) with some Indian accents (table linen, a few decorative items). So is the food: it is beyond doubt Indian inspired but it misses the final touch: I had shrimp soup with only a few small bits of shrimp, and the soup misses consistency, and Madras curry chicken: the chicken was shortly cooked to keep it tender, as many Bulgarians do and not the Indian chicken that is well drenched in the sauce. The rice that came with it was rather tasteless with some deep frozen vegetables. There are better Indian restaurants in Sofia.

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Thank armvand
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

In India, Athithi Devo Bhavah means the guest is equal to God. Saffron Restaurant, its staff and the food they served, took the example of this statement and served a team of hungry cricketers from Romania a feast that is worthy of every leva we spent there!
To be hones, it's been ages since I have experienced such delightful feast. It's just not one dish alone, but the entire fare was just brilliant.
To top it the owner Mr.Prakash ably supported by his staff including vali (hope I got her name right??! since we were busy adding calories) made our experience an unforgettable one in this part of Eastern Europe.
Thanks a ton Guys, we were really fed up (pun intended) with your service :)

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4  Thank miscamusings
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Reviewed April 20, 2012

I went to the website to check out the menu before actually arriving. When we got the there mid afternoon the place was empty and our hostess quickly seated us. We knew from the website just what to get so we ordered Chicken Jalfrieze, Garlic Nan, Mushroom Masala, Basmati Rice and Dahl. The drinks came quickly but the food took much longer than I thought, maybe 20 minutes. It arrived and was placed on small burners.

The food was very tasty albiet some of it, particularly the Chicken Jalfriezei was not as piping hot as I would have thought. This may be typical though -I have heard this often of several local restaurants. The portions were very generous. Two of us barely finished the rice and chicken and we had to take home 1/3 of the dahl and Mushrooms and some Nan which made for lovely leftovers. It was spiced perfectly and I got the sense that if we came in the evening the place would have been hopping. Our bill came to less than $40 lev

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6  Thank Plentyodough
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