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Saffron Brasserie

) #144 of 551 Restaurants in Cambridge $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
36-38 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1LA, England
+44 1223 354679
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“curry” (38 reviews)
“poppadoms” (17 reviews)
“dhansak” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
36-38 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1LA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an excellent meal here. The menu is enormous so there is lots of choice for everyone, and everything from mild to very hot. We chose two "green peppers" hotness which was just right - about medium in Canada. The staff were courteous, the...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you first step into this place, you would find nothing Indian about this place. The settings are clearly fine dining restaurant, like some of the classy hotels But soon, your mind would change as your food arrives. After ordering and eating some of our...More

Thank 0oGeraldo0
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having eaten at many Indian restaurants, as it is my husbands and mine favourite cuisine, we were extremely disappointed from start to finish. The starters were mediocre, but the main dishes were extremely oily, far too oily to eat. We did mention it to a...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Vegetarian dishes are really good! Service was great, too! They have a really nice waiting area for take out orders. Would for sure be back again!

Thank GiantLizard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here a couple of times recently and both were bad experiences. The food is oily and leaves a horrible after taste. After I asked for a couple more minutes to look at the menu, the waiters appeared to completely abandon the dining area...More

Thank Jonathan A
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Regular customers - we never go anywhere else. Always fabulous food and excellent, friendly service. Card payments mentioned in previous review by someone is a temporary issue and not a problem as there is an ATM 1 minute down the road. Would highly recommend.

Thank Sethmartha68
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I have been using the saffron Brassiere for many years now I have tried several other establishments in Cambridge most of which are closer to home but cannot beat both the food and the service provided, a highly recommended restaurant or takeaway.

Thank Darren D
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely meal but unable to take card payments. Dismissed idea of having a sign on the door to advise prospective customers. Result = 10% discount, not tip and no return. Ever.

Thank Felix H
Reviewed 19 April 2017

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 13 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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
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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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