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Lvl 2, 345 Harbourside Shopping Centre | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9211 8900
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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18:00 - 22:00All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lvl 2, 345 Harbourside Shopping Centre | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Eat here on outside balcony which offered spectacular views of the last night of Vivid at Darling Harbour. The vegetarian starter was yummy but my Butter Chicken dish was rather bland. Cannot fault the service which was absolutely first class. Still yet to find a...More

Thank tfitzp
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I ate at Zaafran on a rainy Friday night. We sat on the balcony and had a view of the Vivid light show. Our dinner was very enjoyable. We had a vegetarian mixed entree, mixed entree, tandoori prawns, vegetable biriyani and naan....More

Thank jaynic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were vegetarians, with a toddler and without a booking on a busy night. Our food was great, the beetroot based entree was excellent, the bread was soft and fresh, the side dishes were tasty and well balanced. The service was very good, professional and...More

Thank Vishnu Prahalad N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Zaffran a number of times & the experience has always been wonderful - the food is delicious, the customer service is excellent and the views from the restaurant are amazing. Highly recommend this place to anyone who wants to either have...More

Thank Geenieee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Malaya is my long-standing fav curry spot on Darling Harbour, but I decided to go for Indian on my latest visit, and tried Zaaffran instead. I was thoroughly pleased with the choice. Great service, a menu that is certainly not your run-of-the-mill Indian fare,...More

Thank KiwiCriticDunedin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an awesome restaurant with a mind blowing view on darling harbour. The manager Mr. Avinash Saxena was a great host and of course Prakash was a super gentleman. Loved the place and most friendly staff. We made it sure that before leaving Sydney...More

Thank Preeti S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we asked about a good Indian Restaurant to eat at in Sydney or Parramatta by an immigrant from India, we were directed to Zaaffran. We were not disappointed: good service, great food at reasonable prices, and a wonderful view from the restaurant overlooking Darling...More

Thank HPK01Traveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday night anniversary dinner. Outstanding vegetarian food with attentive friendly service. The vegetarian banquet for two was unbeatable good value.

Thank jakartaboy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Zaaffran is a excellent restaurant overlooking the Darling Harbour Precinct, with atmospheric outdoor seating to enjoy the city scape! The service was amazing and the staff friendly and punctual. The food was wonderful and catered well for vegetarians. Would recommend for anyone wanting a delicious...More

1  Thank ThefamilyTravelers1
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Right on the waterfront with wonderful views of Darling Harbour. Authentic Indian food with good vegetarian options. Simple ingredients, well balanced flavours. My husbands favourites, Nizami Karahi Murgh and Pasliyann Majnoon. Pleasant helpful staff, a little pricy but worth it.

1  Thank _rodandren
Darling Harbour
The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been
transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment
for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining
options from budget to upscale and million dollar
views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends
for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to Dj’s.
Families can visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship
or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lvl 2, 345 Harbourside Shopping Centre | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9211 8900
  • E-mail
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