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The Marina
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Ground Level, Dubai Marina Mall | Opposite Five Guys, Dubai 25030, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 399 7357
12:00 - 23:00
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Thu - Fri 12:00 - 00:00
Sat - Wed 12:00 - 23:00
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Alexandria, Egypt
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Buffet is amazing and variety in both main courses and desserts are good. Staff is friendly and fast service. Real and great Indian restaurant (southern part food). Love it.

Thank Abdulhameed-Yehya
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This has always been our eating point in DXB Marina, great food, great location and nice service. The food is truly value for money not much room to complaint except for the sweet dish not all are available as in the menu.

Bengaluru, India
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Zafran is a nice place for Indian food in marina area. nice ambience, nice view, nice food. service was very good . try Chicken kaali mirch there , its really yummy !!!

Thank Nagarajhegde
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So pleased we found Zafran before heading upstairs to the foodcourt, we enjoyed classy food in a beautiful relaxed setting and it met our budget 😊. Affordable lunch box menu is amazing ... it's huge and offers you a great variety of Indian food, same high quality food as the rest of the menu. My drink was so pretty and... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A saga of spices and flavors of quintessential Indian fares, the newly revamped Indian bistro Zafran at Mirdif City Centre is calling all foodies to a culinary journey through India. To bring the story of the food alive, Zafran brings the regional flavors of India with a menu featuring distinctive curries, BBQs and snacks from across the country. On an... More 

Thank Lamiya S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I brought there my mother to let her try Indian food. It was quite good. The staff was very friendly. At the end I had a good feeling about the place

Thank liubovshchurkova
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had dinner here with a friend, and the food was absolutely tasty, the butter chicken and mango chutney were just spot on! Right from the get go, the staff were attentive and super friendly, answering questions about the dishes we were querying about. The service was quick and it was nice to see the chef’s in action when cooking. We... More 

Thank S23k
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Zafran is one of the many restaurants available in the Entertainer book for Dubai so will save you quite a lot of money. The deal consisted of buy one main get another for free. After asking the polite staff what was included in the deal, he informed us that we could pick, for example a main curry dish and then... More 

Thank raaaziz
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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102 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Great tasty Indian food at a reasonable price. The restaurant is clean and modern with indoor and outdoor seating with views of the marina. The staff are friendly and efficient.

Thank TheDolphinGuy
Ajman, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Had dinned with friends...Amazing experience... food was awesome..especially black dal and Sweet mango pickle. Ambiance was very nice...with the view of dubai marina.. Service was added delight..

Thank anishajaiswal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$30
Indian, Asian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ground Level, Dubai Marina Mall | Opposite Five Guys, Dubai 25030, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Marina
  • Neighbourhood: The Marina
  • Phone Number: +971 4 399 7357
Zafran is an Award Winning Indian Restaurant that takes its inspiration from the Indian spice Saffron. The menu is composed of a delicious selection of dishes featuring regional favourites from all over India, presented with flair in an elegant and vibrant setting, resulting in a delightful dining experience. Zafran is located at Mirdif City Centre and Dubai Marina Mall, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and in Centrepoint, Salmiya, Kuwait.

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Staying in The Marina

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The Marina
It’s hard to believe that only a decade ago there was no marina. Opened in 2003, the man-made marina runs along a 3km stretch of shoreline. A heady mix of luxurious hotels, apartment buildings, and cafes, the marina hosts regular community events and markets, and is a wonderful place to while away an afternoon or evening. Spectacular at night when the skyscrapers glisten, here you can enjoy dinner on the beach next to the sea, or visit a high-rise bar in a hotel for a magnificent view across the Gulf and the man-made Palm Island, with the world-famous Atlantis Hotel at its end. The Walk at Jumeirah beach Residences is a pedestrianized stretch leading to a new development: The Beach. It’s one of the few places where Gulf nationals mix with tourists and Western ex-pats. It’s a popular place to show off your supercar for an evening, so watch out for Lamborghinis, Maseratis, and Ferraris in abundance.
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