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Saffron Restaurant

Summertown 204 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7BY, England
+44 1865 512211
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“curry” (17 reviews)
“hot spicy” (3 reviews)
“indian style” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Summertown 204 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7BY, England
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

...somethings wrong....an Indian restaurant in salubrious Summertown serving “cash and carry” masala sauces with either chicken or lamb!! Why not serve fresh beautifully prepared food rather than a school dinner sauce. It’s easy to pack a restaurant with customers in Summertown- just serve good food...More

Thank Timon C
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Went with family on a Sunday evening. The food here is mostly good but I would not recommend eating in. The dining room has all the atmosphere of a church hall - it was cold, dingy, areas of damaged paint on almost bare walls, an...More

Thank jjjj127
Reviewed 1 March 2018

It was too cold to cook or go out to get food, so we decided to order our evening meal. As expected there would of been a delay on delivering due to the weather, but our food was delivered in time & it tasted amazing....More

1  Thank sukiking2018
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We ordered a takeaway as we had a family gathering. Saffron was recommended by a family member. The order was delivered late but the staff was very polite & apologised for the inconvenience. Due to being busy they were little late delivering the food. But...More

1  Thank benrichard76
Reviewed 11 February 2018

I ordered a takeaway from here recently. I had been told by a friend that it was very slow to deliver, but I had thought perhaps they were exaggerating... Ordered at 6:15pm, using the online ordering system, which was quick and easy to do. Downsides...More

2  Thank neuropathik
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Four of us visited this restaurant on Saturday evening. When the starters arrived we were surprised at the meagre portions but accepted those. However, when the main courses arrived all of them were cold or at the best lukewarm. We complained and without a word,...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We had great service and fabulous food. We ordered multiple different dishes to share and the sauces were amazing. A very good value and overall good experience.

1  Thank Kristin E
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Saffron restaurant is a gem in the heart of Summertown, Oxford. The restaurant is welcoming with a very luxurious atmosphere, quality tablecloth and cutlery. The food is very tasty as well, good portions and fairly fast to prepare. I gave 3 points because is the...More

Thank Paolagjc
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Very warm welcome by the staff Nice size table so nothing is cramped Menus easy to follow and staff explained everything Food was very tasty and looked good and well presented The bar very well stocked including comfortable chairs Well worth a try to for...More

1  Thank ccag2762
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Very good night @ Saffron hot & spicy. The food was amazing we all enjoyed the evening. All the dishes we chose was made to our preference & the staff was very friendly & helpful. The place is very modern, clean & spacious. We will...More

1  Thank jayjoner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$51 - US$51
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Summertown 204 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 512211
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