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Zara Indian Cuisine

1 Hinton Way, Great Shelford CB22 5AX, England
+44 1223 846668
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“curry” (14 reviews)
“chicken al” (2 reviews)
“rogan josh” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1 Hinton Way, Great Shelford CB22 5AX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for a good, for-filling well served curry then Zara Indian Cuisine right beside Shelford Station is well worth a visit. Well informed and polite staff talk you through a impressive Indian menu and are on hand for any queries - Friday night , Saturday...More

Thank ANDY K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Saturday and had a great meal. I can highly recommend the Lamb Gurkha. My partner had the King Prawn Rogan Josh and she thought that it was excellent. The staff were very professional and a credit to the restaurant. Will not leave it...More

Thank Grant H
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Stopped off for a takeaway and ordered the 'Ghurka' lamb curry and steamed rice. Not quite the Ghurka curry I remembered from my Sek Kong days, but it was reasonable. The place was quite busy for early evening mid week, the staff were attentive and...More

Thank Bedou
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Staff communication with customers a bit confusing because of differences in price with regards to the buffet menu and the rest of the restaurant menu. Fairly pleasant atmosphere but quite small inside and few tables. A reasonably priced buffet and customer service average. Well worth...More

Thank walkinmylunchbreak
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I came here with my family on a busy Saturday night. From past experience the food can be a bit variable and the same was true of this night. The poppadums were good and the condiments were plentiful. I had the chicken kashmiri which was...More

Thank Esmerelda9991
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We visited Zara with friends. The food was very good and well presented, aromatic and not to hot. The staff were attentive but not overpowering. Nice little touch at the end of the meal was a shot of what tasted like Baileys and the usual...More

Thank Steven T
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a decent, award winning Indian restaurant. Our food was good without being great. Decent service, including some excellent advice for Mrs M on the best prawn dish. My mixed grill was also good apart from the slightly scrawny chicken. However my mango lassi...More

Thank Davidrm1961
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I visited here with a group of co-workers. It was fine, food and service were average. I would come here again.

Thank travellerwanabe
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Visited here for a business meeting on the 8/2/17. First time, clean well decorated establishment. Staff were friendly and not overly attentive. We started with 2 popadoms each, which were large and fresh and oil free, the acomplements were also very tasty. We then ordered...More

Thank AIJCambridge
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

... but imho not more than that. We came with a group of friends, service was fine, but nothing special. I ordered my food to be without garlic (suffering from an allergy) but I felt ill all night so I am not sure if my...More

Thank Liffey79
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Hinton Way, Great Shelford CB22 5AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Great Shelford
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 846668
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Zara Indian Cuisine opened in May 2007 in a long and elegant building that was once part of Great Shelford railway station, Zara brings a fresh modern look with brightly-coloured contemporary art adorning the walls. High-quality Indian food from a creative chef who is dedicated to invention, as well as tradition. Peruse the menu to find all your traditional favourites, but delve a little deeper and you will be rewarded with specials!
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