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Saffron Desi - CLOSED

Micklegate, York YO1 6LB, England
+44 1904 659999
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible19%
18 Feb 2015
“Great food”
2 Jan 2015
“Beware - cash only!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Micklegate, York YO1 6LB, England
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

I visited this restaurant last Wednesday evening whilst working in York for a few days. I ate the Chicken Handi from the 'specials' part of the menu along with a couple of chappati and a Sag Aloo. It was superb and way too much food...More

3  Thank Neil H
Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

We went on New Years day at about 9:00pm so wasn't expecting It to be busy and they said they were still serving. There were 3 other tables in and what seemed to be a private party at the rear, all of which had their...More

6  Thank patang23
Reviewed 17 December 2014

We visited this place on Saturday evening from the network rail. There were 3 of our ladies who were unhappy but the rest didn't have much of an issue. In all fairness the food was luke warm when we called the manager well there was...More

6  Thank Erica12231
Reviewed 17 December 2014

A party of sixteen of us visited Saffron for the umpteenth (and last) time. Service extremely poor. I understand that the restaurant has recently been bought out by a well known local small chain. Parts of the restaurant resembled a building site, dusty and dirty....More

4  Thank Howmar
Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

I recently visited saffrons with a small group. We were greeted by a very friendly waiter (though I can't remember his name). He had us seated promptly and settled us in. Our group had a set menu for a very reasonable price. When the food...More

1  Thank Aubrey1510
Reviewed 16 December 2014

My friends came from out of town and wanted to go out for an indian. I hadn't been to saffron before but my work colleagues constantly tell me how amazing it is so thought I will see what the fuss was about. We got there...More

1  Thank amber2412
Reviewed 15 December 2014

i went on saturday 13th december for a works do, the woman behide the bar had NO CLUE on any of the drinks that was ordered(a vodka and coke and a tonic water and lime), then we waited for ages for a starter that had...More

7  Thank Julie C
Reviewed 13 December 2014

My works Christmas night out was met by filthy blocked toilets, one of which had overflowed. Dirty sinks and peeling paint. Moving onto the meal. We had the £16.95 set menu, which consisted of a starter of 3 bits of veg roll/samosas. An hour after...More

4  Thank CattyVM69
Reviewed 13 December 2014

Where do I start? 2 hour wait between starter and main When the food arrived it was cold! When we told the manager he argued with us and said it was to his standards, he did replace the food, but only brought back half of...More

2  Thank cjohnson1992
Reviewed 13 December 2014

Took an hour and a half to serve. Food was small portions failed to meet ordered requirements. Cold food and rude staff. Toilets were horrible, vomit doesn't help.

3  Thank Johnny7777777
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Micklegate, York YO1 6LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 659999
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