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Zaaffran

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

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Sponsored by: Zaaffran

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Breathtaking Views
1. Breathtaking Views
"The view from their balcony is absolutely stunning."
Exploration746359
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2. Fireworks Every Saturday Night
2. Fireworks Every Saturday Night
"Perfect location right in front of the fireworks darling harbour"
Federico Q
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3. Vegan, Vegetarian & Halal Food
3. Vegan, Vegetarian & Halal Food
"Outstanding vegetarian food with attentive friendly service"
jakartaboy
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PRICE RANGE
US$14 - US$36
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing we had at the restaurant was remotely like Indian food except the Naan bread and the Poppadums. It is ok to have a contemporary spin on traditional food but make it recognisable. Indian food is glorious but this was not. The location is great...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Carol T
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Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

The view from their balcony is absolutely stunning. We had our small daughter with us, and loved that they had a kid friendly butter chicken option (not spicy.) the samosa chaat was a delicious option from their starter menu, and was an entire lunch itself....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Exploration746359
Zaaffran, Public Relations Manager at Zaaffran, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Hi Exploration746359, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your experience here at Zaaffran. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our beautiful view, service and that your daughter enjoyed the kid-friendly butter chicken. We appreciate your kind words and recommendation as...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Zaaffran! Delicious food and excellent service with a beautiful view. We love the BBQ feast, great way to try a lot of lovely dishes.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank HortonPandas
Zaaffran, Public Relations Manager at Zaaffran, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi HortonPandas, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your experience here at Zaaffran. We are pleased to hear you enjoy our BBQ Feast, we agree it is a great way to try a variety of dishes. We appreciate your kind words...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on Saturday before NYE and were impressed. Staff is nice and friendly, food was really good. We had a great view at the harbour and enjoyed watching Sat night fireworks. Perfect night. Highly recommend. We chose the NON-VEGETARIAN BANQUET and did not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GinaJDSys
Zaaffran, Public Relations Manager at Zaaffran, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi GinaJDSys, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your experience here at Zaaffran. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our food, service and the harbour views. We appreciate your kind words and recommendation, i'll be sure to pass along your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I dined her courtesy of a Groupon voucher given to us by our daughter for Christmas. It was a set menu with a bottle of wine. The food, service and view were all amazing.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AC0005
Zaaffran, Public Relations Manager at Zaaffran, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi AC0005, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your experience here at Zaaffran. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our set menu with wine, the view is certainly a perfect pairing with a great meal. We appreciate your kind words...More

Reviewed 4 January 2019

Second visit and few years on. Absolutely love sitting outside and enjoying the view. The food is delicious, every dish we had, we could not fault. Very friendly and accommodating service, excellent quality and flavours, good portion sizes, stunning view - this is Sydney at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lisa K
Zaaffran, Manager at Zaaffran, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Thank you Lisa, we are so happy to hear that your second visit to Zaaffran lived up to your expectations. It is lovely to hear that you loved your food and that our staff looked after you. We look forward to welcoming you back to...More

Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

pace your orders if u want to stay longer the food comes quickly once u order. the food is not awesome but is decent. location is amazing ask for seating outside and u can see the street shows being performed below.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rahulkarnavat
Zaaffran, Manager at Zaaffran, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review and share your experience with others. We're happy to hear that our staff looked after you and that you got to appreciate our spectacular views and location. We hope you will visit again soon.

Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

The food was nothing special, had much better Indian cuisine before. As a single traveler I was treated not the best way. Was told there is no table available beside towards the entrance but then there was plenty of space. I was finally seated but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AnikaW127
Reviewed 29 December 2018

We ate twice at this restaurant and woud go back again. The food and service were both good, with a good (little expensive) choice of wines and beer. Thank you.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ROGER P
Zaaffran, Manager at Zaaffran, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Thanks so much Roger, we're very pleased you enjoyed your first visit and came back again! It's excellent to hear that you loved our food and the service. We will pass on your remarks to our team and look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 27 December 2018

We had lunch and choose the set menu. The food was very nice but no different than any other standard Indian restaurant. My friends who are Indian foodies asked for extra hot chopped green chilies. The staff were very attentive, helpful and friendly. It was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MartinConboy
Zaaffran, Manager at Zaaffran, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Hi Martin, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your recent experience at Zaaffran. We are so glad to hear that our staff looked after you and that you had a chance to really appreciate the views of the harbour...More

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