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Saffron Brasserie

36-38 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1LA, England
+44 1223 354679
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“curry” (38 reviews)
“poppadoms” (17 reviews)
“lamb” (14 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
36-38 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1LA, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here on a number of occasions and this time was no different both in level of attentive service and quality of food. We spent a couple of hours enjoying our meal and even took a 'doggy bag' home with us of food...More

Thank jd2412
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Oh my lord what has happened to the saffron? We used to always get a great indian Curry there without fail so back I went telling my friends just how good it was. But this time it was awful. There was 6 of us dining...More

Thank Zoo7Zoo
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We have been here several times as we live very nearby. And every time, I come out either hating or loving it. Last night, i came out swearing I would never go back. The service was confusing - our waiter kept slamming and throwing our...More

Thank Ishka-1
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We popped in here for a quick meal on the way to the station and, whilst I am not sure that we would choose it for a leisurely evening meal, it certainly met our needs that night, If we are in the same position again,...More

Thank Eamonn M
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, and variety beyond the boring normal curry offerings. Staff were attentive and price was within expectations

Thank RussS11
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We visited here on Saturday night as a couple. The food was good and the service was ok considering how busy it was. We shared the saffron sizzler and chicken ghassi and had it with garlic naan and bombay potato. This was an adequate amount...More

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

After years of research into Indian cuisine, I have just got home after a fantastic meal at Saffron Brasserie. I had the Lazeez Lamb Tikka - absolutely delicious and had a real kick that made the eyes water. Service was adequate as were the drinks...More

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Foodwise, nothing surprising, standard Indian fare, but do not think of transgressing the unwritten code of Indian dining here! Unfortunately I had the AUDACITY to order a green salad at the end of the meal. Making a face of clear disgust, the waiter repeatedly challenged...More

Thank john m
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

A great spot for a curry in Cambridge. One of the best there is on offer in the city, with friendly and welcoming staff.

Thank David W
Reviewed 11 January 2017

So good to find a good indian restaurant in Cambridge! Really lovely food, definitely left feeling full! Service was inattentive but this did not affect our experience too much.

Thank VanilliaLatteAddict
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36-38 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 354679
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