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Saffron

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti
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Lt. 4 Avenida dos Pescadores | Near the Church, Praia da Luz, Luz 8600-130, Portugal
+351 282 768 825
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was in the restaurant with a couple of friends of mine last week. It was a very nice experience as we all love Indian cuisine. I should say that the food was great, especially liked the mixed vegetables with chicken bhuna and naan bread and popdumps. We did enjoy the food, the service was good but when we came... More 

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Thank Lizy_2802
Worcester, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First let me say this is a good Indian restaurant. We were looking forward to returning as two years ago we had one of the best Indian meals we had ever had anywhere here. Our first disappointment was that the menu had changed and was now just the generic bog standard Indian menu you find everywhere, with no intriguing sounding... More 

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New York
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was 6pm and Pashmina, the wonderful indian restaurant, was not open for another half hour. Should we wait, my wife and I wondered, well it turns out we should have. When we got our table, the restaurant was fairly empty, but others came in soon behind us. We ordered quickly as we had our 3 year old with us.... More 

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Thank ono2009
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Very good quality food and great friendly service - generous portions and for a change freshly cooked popadoms

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Thank J563GXmartin
new york
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I was not expecting much having had great Indian food in New York City but this far exceeded my expectations

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Thank newyorksteve
Capbreton, France
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We've been there few months ago in family and came back just the 2 of us. We ordered some pickles (fresh and delicious) and some veggies curry (amazing) and spinach chicken (sauce delicious). We had a very tasty and nice dinner. Service was perfect. I highly recommend!

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Thank Colin T
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Never in our lives have we tasted food so awful, as nice as what the waiter was, the lady sat in the corner didn't take her eyes off us, really off putting seen as we just wanted a romantic night out. Food was nothing special, ended up leaving the main as both myself and my partner felt it all just... More 

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Thank Rebeccabetty
Almondsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We went on what must have been the wettest evening in Luz, the welcome was warm and friendly. The food was superb. The king prawns were huge and very tasty. Would definitely recommend this one!

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Thank waterside2016
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We visited with friends, who are regulars. We were promised a great meal and that's what we got. I ordered Chicken Pathia - my usual. It wasn't on the menu, but no problem. And it was excellent- as good as my favourite UK restaurant. We returned two nights later and whilst it was quiet (Sunday night in November) we enjoyed... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

There were very few restaurants open on a Monday in November, so we chose Saffron... the staters wee mediocre, lacking in spice and flavour... we had samosas which were thick and not well filled and the sheek kebab was dull and probably not cooked in the tandoor.... so disappointing. The mango and lamb curry, however, was much better with good... 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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lt. 4 Avenida dos Pescadores | Near the Church, Praia da Luz, Luz 8600-130, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Luz
  • Phone Number: +351 282 768 825

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?