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€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
2 Clarendon Street, Derry BT48 7ES, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7126 0532
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2 Clarendon Street, Derry BT48 7ES, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Saffron is the best place in Derry to get very tasty food. They serve the best India food in Derry. Sometimes we would eat in the restaurant and sometimes we get a takeaway. Today we got a takeaway and it was delicious as always. Staff...More

Thank Frances202
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I wouldn't be a massive Indian fan however we tried here for my birthday. My partner had the chicken pakora and I had the shish kebab to start. We then both had a korma for main (I had lamb and she had chicken). We received...More

Thank Jason N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This friendly and welcoming restaurant is different from many Indian restaurants we have visited. The dishes were beautifully and subtly spiced, redolent of the London based Dishoom. The portions were excellent and the breads superb in themselves. The service was prompt and very friendly, and...More

Thank Malcolm C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a plain eater I was apprehensive about trying Indian food but I had heard good things about Saffron so decided to give it a try. I recently went with my son and I was immediately impressed with the decor and friendly greeting at the...More

2  Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here and had a very good meal. The spicing was good. I had chicken makhana with Nan and dahl. Service was a little slow but very happy with the meal

Thank jmaclennan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice relaxing place to eat, excellent food and drink. Staff very welcoming and very reasonably priced. Will defiantly be back.

1  Thank harrym0rr0w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the most delicious Indian meal ever at saffron. Both my husband and i had starters and main course which were all delicious. The staff were so pleasant and helpful and the service was excellent. I don’t like too spicy and my husband likes extremely...More

1  Thank dstewartd73
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Booked table for 6pm ......got main courses at 7:35. Despite the time afforded ...meals came out wrong and one of the meals ( a bog standard lamb bhuna ) was inedible. Staff response " if you don't like it....you don't like it it". The point...More

4  Thank Magintz
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

My search for Indian food is Derry landed me here. Tried the Chicken Tikka Masala and Garlic Naan here and didn't like it at all. The gravy was sweet and Naan was extremely thick. The service and ambiance is nice but the food is overpriced...More

Thank Komal M
SukiNagra, Manager at Saffron, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Dear Reviewer thank you for your comments both positive and negative. We have been in the restaurant business for over 30 years and pride ourselves on our authentic Indian dishes. Our dishes are all made to order and can be altered to suit the individual...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Rang my order in for collection and was over priced for what I got,, mixed kebab on naan, £7.00 for little dried chicken and chicken madras chips and rice. I called to let the server no that it was not a mixed kebab and they...More

2  Thank Darryl M
SukiNagra, Manager at Saffron, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Dear Reviewer thank you for taking the time out to write your review. I can only apologise for the miscommunication between yourself and my staff, when you phoned the restaurant to make your complaint. The member of staff in question said the phone lost signal...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Clarendon Street, Derry BT48 7ES, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7126 0532
At Saffron we serve authentic Indian food, with a small European Selection available. We have been in the business for over 3 decades and are coeliac friendly and also offer a large Vegetarian selection. We are family friendly and offer a wide range of Mullins ice cream and homemade desserts. We have Live Music at the weekends and are well known for our Cocktails.
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