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214 Ifield Drive, Ifield, Crawley RH11 0DQ, England
+44 1293 525107
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I discovered this place about a year ago and thought it really good-excellent food, friendly service and generally a cut above the normal curry houses.I returned another three times and on each occasion it was well worth the 45 minute trip.However,last night it was very disappointing to the point where I will not be returning.The friendly indian waiters have been... More 

Thank mike m
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It all started off well we was welcomed as we walked in and offered to take our drinks while waiting for our table front of house bar was perfect, now the restruantant it's self easten Europeans staff who do not know how smile with a Indian man host who has no style or service experience... go back to customer service... More 

Thank Elliott P
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this fine Indian restaurant with my Mum & Sister to celebrate my birthday. I have had the pleasure of eating here on many occasions, we are always treated to very fine Indian food, a cut above your standard curry house offerings. It's a hidden gem of a restaurant in an unexpected location! The pride taken in locally sourced... More 

Thank FiP-W
Crawley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Zari boasts a different dinning experience - well - it certainly delivers just that but not in the way you might think !! Upon arrival we waited behind a queue of people waiting to be seated. When the manager finally got to our group of 4 we were greeted with 'yes?', he sat us.left menus and disappeared - all without... More 

3 Thank Alst63
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So following a really tiring day decided instead of having a takeaway would go out for an Indian and we had been given a gift voucher at Xmas so thought we would give it a try as I had not been for a long time. We had not booked and turned up around 9.30pm to be greeted by a really... More 

2 Thank AnitaKG
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Been here countless times and the food is always fantastic. It is slightly different from normal Indian food with smaller portions but the taste and quality is absolutely terrific. Great for sit in and take away

Thank GingerSteve68
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

I booked this place online through the restaurant's own website for a pre Christmas family lunch and travelled two hours to get there. I was even given a booking reference number. When we arrived it was closed Shocking customer service. I've not even received an apology. If you're not open - don't advertise that you are and take bookings.

1 Thank AlanWhickerMan
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I adore a curry and I love cooking a curry myself but when you go for a meal you always want it to be better than you can do. Zari doesn't disappoint. Yes it is expensive but you are paying for top quality. I have eaten here a number times, I always get my takeaway from here and I've tried... More 

Thank Hanne S
Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

A very unusual Indian with a VERY wide range of different meals including many fish options. We were attentively served and had first class service throughout. Thoroughly recommended

Thank Paul W
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109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Arrived and was met abruptly by a man who was probably the owner/manager. 2 poppadums arrived after we asked for 2 each. Half an hour later the waiter returned to take the order and then produced a children's menu with no curry on it? Small portions of main course arrived 40 mins after the starter. We questioned one of the... More 

1 Thank DarrenSandhurst

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$37
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Delivery, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 Ifield Drive, Ifield, Crawley RH11 0DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Crawley
  • Phone Number: +44 1293 525107
Zari is a modern and constantly evolving Indian dining experience in Crawley serving customers who are passionate about authentic and innovative food.

For 25 years, Zari has been at the cutting edge of real Indian cuisine. Alongside all the classic dishes, the team at Zari brings you authentic regional food from all corners of the Indian subcontinent. We promise that these delicious dishes will make your journey into real Indian food an unforgettable adventure! We celebrate genuine Indian cuisine - real Indian food - combining traditional techniques with locally sourced ingredients. Adapting authentic recipes to wow the modern palate, our dishes push the boundaries and dispel the myths about typical Indian restaurant food.

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