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Zaaffran

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Lvl 2, 345 Harbourside Shopping Centre | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9211 8900
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Today
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:15
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 18:00 - 21:30
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:15
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was an awesome restaurant with a mind blowing view on darling harbour. The manager Mr. Avinash Saxena was a great host and of course Prakash was a super gentleman. Loved the place and most friendly staff. We made it sure that before leaving Sydney we go again to take the best memory back home. a must place to visit... More 

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Thank Preeti S
Freeport, Maine
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91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we asked about a good Indian Restaurant to eat at in Sydney or Parramatta by an immigrant from India, we were directed to Zaaffran. We were not disappointed: good service, great food at reasonable prices, and a wonderful view from the restaurant overlooking Darling Harbor!

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Thank HPK01Traveler
Jakarta
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Saturday night anniversary dinner. Outstanding vegetarian food with attentive friendly service. The vegetarian banquet for two was unbeatable good value.

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Thank jakartaboy
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Zaaffran is a excellent restaurant overlooking the Darling Harbour Precinct, with atmospheric outdoor seating to enjoy the city scape! The service was amazing and the staff friendly and punctual. The food was wonderful and catered well for vegetarians. Would recommend for anyone wanting a delicious meal and great service!

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1 Thank ThefamilyTravelers1
Newcastle, Australia
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Right on the waterfront with wonderful views of Darling Harbour. Authentic Indian food with good vegetarian options. Simple ingredients, well balanced flavours. My husbands favourites, Nizami Karahi Murgh and Pasliyann Majnoon. Pleasant helpful staff, a little pricy but worth it.

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1 Thank _rodandren
Tauranga, New Zealand
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had the most amazing dinner... from the time we arrived until we left...... service, staff and food was awesome.... food was so tasty, full of favour.... most certainly be going back again

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1 Thank Karen J
Geneva, Switzerland
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant because the menu is a little different and it is vegetarian friendly. The views are great, the staff attentive and helpful , the food was excellent - all fresh ingredients and you can really taste the different flavours . We have a rule - don't go to the same place twice on holiday - my husband... More 

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1 Thank Hoops44
Perth, Australia
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is amazing. My wife and I are vegan and didn't intend coming to Zaaffran for dinner but as soon as we saw it we felt compelled to go. The menu has a large vegetarian selection and they even highlight dairy, gf and/nuts included in each dish. We mentioned we were vegan and they could accomodate most dishes... More 

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1 Thank Kooley84
New Delhi, India
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

The food was nice. The view on terrace is lovely. Staff were very polite. Would definitely recommend.

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Brisbane, Australia
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78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

A very busy restaurant in a great position. As regular diners of indian food, we were happily surprised with the variety, taste and presentation of each dish. All factors were way above the normal suburban Indian menu. Taste and chilli heat were balanced too. We were happy with the service although a young couple next to us had to wait... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$37
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lvl 2, 345 Harbourside Shopping Centre | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9211 8900

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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?

Staying in Darling Harbour

Neighbourhood Profile
Darling Harbour
The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining options from budget to upscale and million dollar views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to Dj’s. Families can visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the world. The Sydney Maritime Museum and the IMAX theatre are also popular attractions. The Harbourside Shopping Centre is a site unto itself, with hundreds of shops, restaurants and bars. On Saturdays in the summer, the city puts on a spectacular fireworks show along the harbour's shore and there are plenty of other free events during the year - Darling Harbour Fiesta, VIVID’s light installations and the Sydney Festival, just to name a few.
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