We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


13 rue de la Harpe, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 40 46 96 02
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“naan” (8 reviews)
“curry” (9 reviews)
Open Now
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
13 rue de la Harpe, 75005 Paris, France
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (352)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best meal we had in Paris during our stay. I had the chicken curry, sorry can't remember the dishes full name.Restaurant is small but homely.

Thank CWD360
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has authentic Indian meal. If you go in person you are more likely to ask for the right spices/ hot etc. They cater to Indian vs French a bit different so if you like real Indian style, ask for it. The food was...More

Thank ata2018
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The worst "Indian" food I ever ate in my whole life. I have eaten loads of Indian food in restaurants in Denmark, Sweden, England and Qatar and was never dissapointed. Next to none taste in both soup and chicken/rice dish. The "fish" soup was watery...More

Thank MetteiSverige
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We ordered takeaway delivered by Deliveroo. Everything was very bland and lacking in authentic Indian spices or flavours. The saag lamb especially was extremely oily. Food arrived almost cold. Overall a very disappointing experience.

Thank capt_grob
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My husband and I work in an area of Michigan with a large Indian population, and therefore a good variety of Indian food. When trying Safran, we weren't sure about what to expect having Indian food in Paris, but we were so glad that we...More

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

6 of us went to dine in we all from uk We all got completely wrong order given to us, Staff did not have a clue what they was doing The food tasted so bland and horrible, the rice was old and you can smell...More

Thank shahruls1media
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Had the chicken curry and butter chicken with rice and naan. It was excellent, fast service, piping hot and very good food. I would highly recommend this place, just ask them to spice it up if you are braver enough!

Thank kww31
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We had a lovely family meal. The waiter was friendly and the service overall was great. The location was super cool, as we could eat and watch everything happening on rue de la Harpe.

Thank Mariessuitcase
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Very friendly staff and the best service and attention. Food is authentic Indian type and served in good Indian ambiance. Food portions are quite large and enough.

Thank Movarip
Reviewed 28 April 2017

After 15 years of living in France and the most terrible French Indian restaurants you can imagine we wandered into this restaurant after being promised by the staff it was real Indian cooking. And so it was, delicious and fragrant rice and excellent spice use...More

Thank jean k
Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the
residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon
never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional
cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets
surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide
eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just
next door and the prototypical terraced French
brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,811 hotels in Paris
Hotel Europe Saint Severin
1,061 reviews
.01 km away
Hotel Royal Saint Michel
636 reviews
.03 km away
Hotel du Levant
1,283 reviews
.04 km away
Studio Apartments rue de la Harpe
11 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Creperie Genia
246 reviews
.04 km away
La Petite Bouclerie
243 reviews
.04 km away
Pizza Sarno
516 reviews
.04 km away
Chez Suzette
182 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
Latin Quarter
3,772 reviews
.15 km away
Eglise Saint-Severin
241 reviews
.09 km away
Fontaine Saint-Michel
413 reviews
.08 km away
Rue de la Huchette
170 reviews
.10 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
sasmi g
31 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from smzin | Property representative |
11:00 to 24:00
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 rue de la Harpe, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odéon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighbourhood: Odéon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 40 46 96 02
Restaurant SAFRAN an innovative, fresh approach to Indian cuisine, Restaurant SAFRAN offers a relaxed, contemporary atmosphere in which to enjoy the extraordinary, vibrant Pan-Asian cuisine. In over a decade of service, the restaurant has sought to redefine Indian food, decor and service. Restaurant SAFRAN elaborate and extensive menu incorporates the best of Indian, Pakistani and Banglades cuisine with specialities and influences from all over the Asia, often, with a European twist. Rare, unusual meats feature on the menu and Cyrus's. Speciality Menu changes fortnightly to take advantage of the best of French seasons have to offer. All dishes use only the freshest of ingredients, cooked with natural herbs and Cyrus's own spice blends. Restaurant SAFRAN is dedicated to promoting environmental awareness and won two 'Environmental Best Practice' Executive Chefs and Experienced Hospitality with full Audio Video inside our restaurant. Restaurant SAFRAN - Speciality of Traditional and Innovative Indian Cuisine.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing