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24-26 Coggeshall Road | CM7 9BY, Braintree CM7 9BY, England
+44 1376 331900
17:30 - 00:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

First thing to say is that we've been here a few times and the food has previously been fresh and waiter service OK. Tonight not so much though... Yes £6.95 each is still the best value in town, but not with the following problems: The evening Buffet was quite obviously a carry through from the afternoon buffet, we were there... More 

Thank cmfoxy
Essex, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

My girlfriend and I went to Saffron on a Wednesday night and had the Special Offer meal which is £8.95 for a starter,main, side and a choice of rice or naan. It's a great offer and not the first time I've been. We ordered our food from the waiter with no problems, he was efficient and didn't hover around tables... More 

Thank soozcarroll
Braintree, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Okay, lets start with the bad points.. • The waiter couldn't decide if he was happy to have our custom or not • The evening (because it was a Thursday night) was obviously a slow one for them, the staff gathered behind the desk and was looking at each others star signs on the computer (looked very unprofessional • The... More 

Thank Victoria A
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 30 September 2015

After long tiring journey decided to just pick up a take-away & found Saffron in Braintree. Ordered & told there was a discount for take-away. Peculiar atmosphere in place - quiet with only two ladies on one table who asked for an Irish Coffee at end of meal BUT staff didn't know how to make - so ladies showed them... More 

Thank Sandy C
Braintree, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

went for a meal on sunday at 7pm, posters in window said £8.95 4 course meal special on wed and thurs and buy one get one free on sundays, between 6pm and 8pm, waiter said we could only have if we had a taste card, nothing mentioned on window poster about this, also told there was a buffet between 6pm... More 

Thank Dorothy R
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Been here after long time used to come here when it used to be shanti back in 2004, but it's lovely meal then & now, great 8 out 10

Thank Sterlline
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Ordered a takeaway on line for convenience. We usually wait approximately an hour but nearly two hours later it hadn't arrived. When we called we were told it would be with us in half an hour and it was just over half an hour later when the food was delivered - in the main it was cold and missing my... More 

Thank Colin B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We enjoy going to this Indian buffet. The waiters have always been charming and don't linger or hover. The value of the buffet is affordable for a family of four. There's a larger selection of food than the Raj Garden which us also more expensive and not as nice. The waiters at the Raj seem to watch you finish and... More 

1 Thank Johnnytheball
Braintree, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2014

Decided to try the Sunday buffet for £6.95 and was very pleasantly surprised. The food was delicious and well presented and the service was great, perfect waiting time in between courses and you didn't feel they were trying to rush you out. Will look forward to going back again!!

2 Thank 336David
1 review
Reviewed 24 August 2014

This restaurant are offering a discount online however the food is bumped up in price so no discount is applied.set meal is bumped up in price an extra £10 this is a trading standards issue as this is false advertising please do not order from this restaurant I assure you they are ripping off hard working people there is not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24-26 Coggeshall Road | CM7 9BY, Braintree CM7 9BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Braintree
  • Phone Number: +44 1376 331900

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