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Rue de l'Akagera | Kiyovu, near Le Bonne Source Market, Kigali, Rwanda
+250 783 042 504
11:30 - 22:30
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my friends last week. it was fun being there they have great service. The food is delicious and the taste is out of world. I love the food so much. I recommend you should have a try in Zaaffran. It is a best place to spend time with family, friends, and business conference.

Thank Mit P
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Indian authentic restaurants in Kigali.!!! What an Indian food!! I loved it. The soul way of making an Indian food!!! Strongly recommended for every visitors to Kigali.

Thank parmarvimal11
Brighton, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm lived in England for 12 years and eaten my fair share of curries! This one was definitely one of the best I've ever had! Paneer starters were a lovely surprise - so delicious! As were the onion bajies! Nan, curry... all amazing! Go there!! And the waiter was awesome - perfect service!

Thank Haig B
Los Angeles, California
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91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had some of the best, freshest Indian food! Lovely setting, outside and terrific wait staff. They will help you order if you do not know the menu well. Everything we chose was delicious! Try #4 on the appetizer list...you will not be disappointed. Good value for the food and we enjoyed every last bite.

Thank Julie V
Kigali, Rwanda
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Well, visited with my and my brother family , as a food explorer it's a worth to eat food , a authentic test of Indian cuisine which is hard to find in kigali . Taking dinner is must during the visit of kigali .

Thank patelmihir11
1 review
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

1 of best ever indian food eat in overseas, specially from chefs special Veg. Jallfarezi..and Murg malai tikka and with all 1 of best Naan served....thank you for memorable testful weekend

Thank Duglus
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We spent a month in India before coming to Africa, and we were in Indian food withdrawal before visiting Zaffron. We ordered entirely from the vegetarian curry part of the menu - Dal tadka, which is a delicious yellow dal, vegetable jalfrezi, which is a dish with a surprising depth of flavors (the bald description in the menu doesn't do... More 

Thank Heidi A
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I ordered food for delivery and plan on ordering again. Everything was delicious and I saved the mixed raita to eat with chapati. Butter naan was the best I've had in Kigali and huge pieces!

Thank katie611
Toronto, Canada
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101 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I was looking for some Indian cuisine and found this restaurant a short walk from my hotel. The staff were very attentive and the food was good. I had chicken vindaloo and enjoyed it very much.

Thank RKumara
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I have eaten a lot of Indian food in my life, but this was honestly the best I've had. Paneer starter was fantastic, as were the onion bahjis, naan breads, and curries. The service was excellent too. We'll be back!

Thank Caitlin B

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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
USD 15 - USD 25
Indian, Arabic, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de l'Akagera | Kiyovu, near Le Bonne Source Market, Kigali, Rwanda
  • Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Kigali Province  >  Kigali
  • Phone Number: +250 783 042 504
Welcome to Zaaffran for mouthwatering cuisine...lovingly prepared with Leapingly fresh herbs and spices.

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