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Ground Level, Dubai Marina Mall | Opposite Five Guys, Dubai 25030, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 399 7357
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“biryani” (14 reviews)
“nan” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ground Level, Dubai Marina Mall | Opposite Five Guys, Dubai 25030, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 167 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first time here for lunch this afternoon with my out of town visitor. He now lives in California and wanted "Desi" food.... Drinks first at Pier 7 followed by a short walk to Marina Mall and Zafran. An extensive menu to pore over -...More

Thank AshleyAzavedo
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Such a great restaurant... amazing curry! We were served by the waiter, Babloo - what an awesome guy! Best service ever! He recognised us from before and welcomed us back... Thanks to the Entertainer the 1 main course was free. Great evening!

1  Thank MikeRich1982
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The staff at the restaurant were very polite and helpful. The food was tasty, but quite expensive, if we didn't have the vouchers from the 'entertainment' it would have cost us a fortune, even with the vouchers, just 1 starter and 2 mains, with just...More

Thank zools
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy the meals here; the mixed vege plate is a great one and more than enough for 1 person; we liked the staff and their sincere kindness to all customers... The prices are reasonable... Don't forget to try the masala tea...and NAN bread😄

Thank OPTIMIST1116
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We don't usually go to Indian restaurants because my husband doesn't like the cuisine, but we decided to join our friends who tried it and strongly recommended it. The atmosphere was quiet which is what we needed in a busy mall. The waiters were friendly...More

Thank TravellingSheba
Reviewed 3 July 2017

food quality need to be improved. price and location is good. need some indian music. I tied the biryani rice and the butter chicken and was not happy.

Thank z000m
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Standard , nothing to celebrate. I tried fish curry , but was bland tasting. Really dont recommend it if you are used to truly tasty Indian flavors.

Thank Salim A
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This Zafran in Marina Mall has wonderful views over the marina. The butter chicken is highly recommended and the naans are tasty,

Thank OliviaJoyce90
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We visited over the Ramadan period. While the food was OK, the service and kitchen staff seemed overwhelmed, even though the restaurant was far from being full. We had to ask repeatedly for our food to be served. Dessert, which was simple ice cream, was...More

Thank BarryB10846
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

For those looking for tasty Indian taste, which is cooked in authentic Indian cuisine .. The restaurant is wonderful in terms of reception, the hospitality of the staff and cleanliness of the restaurant in addition to the beautiful restaurant decor .. Delicious eating cooks and...More

Thank lavender g
The Marina
It’s hard to believe that only a decade ago there was
no marina. Opened in 2003, the man-made marina runs
along a 3km stretch of shoreline. A heady mix of
luxurious hotels, apartment buildings, and cafes, the
marina hosts regular community events and markets, and
is a wonderful place to while away an afternoon or
evening. Spectacular at night when the skyscrapers
glisten, here you can enjoy dinner on the beach next
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Nearby Attractions
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28 February 2015|
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Response from hamida k | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code as such, but if you are planning to eat outside the restaurant overlooking the Marina, then I would suggest casual jeans - as it can be breezy. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ground Level, Dubai Marina Mall | Opposite Five Guys, Dubai 25030, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Marina
  • Neighbourhood: The Marina
  • Phone Number: +971 4 399 7357
Zafran is an Award Winning Indian Restaurant that takes its inspiration from the Indian spice Saffron. The menu is composed of a delicious selection of dishes featuring regional favourites from all over India, presented with flair in an elegant and vibrant setting, resulting in a delightful dining experience. Zafran is located at Mirdif City Centre and Dubai Marina Mall, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and in Centrepoint, Salmiya, Kuwait.
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