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Safa

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30 - 32 Bank Street, Belfast BT1 1HL , Northern Ireland
+44 28 9023 3519
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My friends and I had an amazing meal in this quaint restaurant. The staff were very attentive! Definitely worth a visit!

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Thank hollym00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food and service are outstanding! Such a friendly environment with real authentic Indian food. Definitely the best Indian in Northern Ireland!

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Thank Claire L
Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was our second visit to Safa, this time we went for an evening meal. Would recommend the goat starter! Very tasty and nice to try something unusual! The Molee curry for main was really good. First time trying it...creamy coconutty verrrry nice!

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Thank basilfawlty007
Aali3032, Guest Relations Manager at Safa, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments about Safa and we are glad you enjoyed your second visit to us. We look forward to making your next visit just as enjoyable. More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A*** can't wait to come back! Yummy! Nice place to take the family especially after a trip to the Giants!

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Thank Rachel H
Aali3032, Guest Relations Manager at Safa, responded to this review

Thank you for rating us A*** and we look forward to seeing you after the next Giants game. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent oriental meals and deserts - we had vegetable and chicken options. I have loved a mango dessert. Brilliant atmosphere, light and music. Staff very helpful and friendly. Will recommend to my friends. I am actually going to take my family there for a dinner.

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Thank humulin7
Aali3032, Guest Relations Manager at Safa, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback and really happy you enjoyed the Mango Kulfi for dessert. We look forward to making your visit with your family as enjoyable as your first. More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first visit to Safa and will definitely not be my last!! Wonderfully aromatic food (and not too spicy at my request.. Will be more adventurous next time). Very friendly staff. 5 star!!!

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Thank Damian D
Aali3032, Guest Relations Manager at Safa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words on your first experience at Safa Belfast. Glad to hear you will be in again and we look forward to providing the 5 Star service you have become accustomed to. More 

Carlow, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic selection of Indian dishes, we enjoyed the mixed starter and two hot curries. Great value for money.

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Thank nicola k
Aali3032, Guest Relations Manager at Safa, responded to this review

Thank you for your custom and positive feedback and we look forward to you sampling more of our fantastic variety of Indian dishes in the near future. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited ali safa on Saturday night 4 of us.food,drink and service was really good will definitely be back again soon.

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Aali3032, Guest Relations Manager at Safa, responded to this review

Really glad that your experience at Safa was enjoyable and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went last week with 3 friends after work. We all really enjoyed our meals. Safa never disappoints- lovely, tasty, freshly cooked & presented food. Waiting staff always very friendly too.

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1 Thank ced1243
Aali3032, Guest Relations Manager at Safa, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and I am happy that you are never disappointed with food and service. We look forward to continually providing the fantastic service you have become accustomed to. More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

im new to indian cuisine and Safa is brilliant as Chef caters for all people. The staff have even persuaded me to try new dishes and glad they did. very nice wine list also

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1 Thank Margarita N
Aali3032, Guest Relations Manager at Safa, responded to this review

Thank you for your sincere feedback. At Safa Belfast we try and cater for all tastes and try to be as flexible as possible for our customers. Really happy that you have been made to feel comfortable to try a variety of new dishes and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 - 32 Bank Street, Belfast BT1 1HL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9023 3519
Description
Contemporary Indian cuisine, located on bank street in the heart of Belfast City centre. At Safa we offer authentic Indian recipes and traditional style of cooking. Ali takes great pride in cooking to order and grinding all his own spices so it really is the closest to Indian home cooking you can get. We also have a full bar and incredible wine list.

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