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Zaffran Indian cuisine - CLOSED

4-5 Waddington Road, St Albans AL3 5EX, England
+44 1727 899446
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“curry” (15 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours Closed
Indian, Asian, Eastern European, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
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4-5 Waddington Road, St Albans AL3 5EX, England
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent dishes, very friendly staff especially the owner. We are vegans and they prepared for us 4 different meals and we asked for more!

Thank Sanja V
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Having walked by Zaffran regularly, the amazing smell really made me want to try it. We ordered popadoms and a main course. The main course took over an hour and a quarter. If the place was full I'd understand but it half at half capacity...More

Thank EJW23
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Looked and smelt good from the outside. A total disappointment once we were inside. Shown to table and asked if we wanted popadoms. About 10 minutes later we were asked about drinks. Eventually we were asked about food. There were only another 2 tables in...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I'd not used Zaffran before and was keen to try it. Having walked past a few times when it was closed it looked a quality establishment. Five of us went along for a friends birthday meal, with the table booked for 8pm. On arrival the...More

Thank TravellinTomS
Reviewed 11 August 2017

When the restaurant first opened, food was fantastic and staff were polite. Recently, food has been of much lower quality, with the bog standard sauce and meat, without the details that made this restaurant dishes special. Dishes lack flavour and are bland. Staff are rude...More

Thank mwatson83
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Four of us had a lovely meal before going to St Albans theatre last night. Service was excellent just like the food. There were some unusual dishes on the menu, Chicken in Red wine, honey and Lemon was good as was the Zaffran Biryani Will...More

1  Thank stella3625
Reviewed 16 July 2017

An absolute gem of a restaurant! Have been many times and have never been disappointed. The staff are fantastic and have generously supported our monthly charity nights on several occasions.

1  Thank Astirrat
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Absolute Rip Off - double check your drinks bill. They hand write drinks price based per round without giving any breakdown and also tend to charge you extra for poppadums and chutney per head. They over charge you every pint by a £1 Hoping you...More

1  Thank LucyPok
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Disgusting slops it looked like it was left over. The curry was all watery. Lamb chop burnt and tough. We cldnt even eat it I will never have one again from hear.

Thank Chrisfount
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We wanted a pre show meal, and I have often walked past this restaurant and though it smells so good, I'll have to try it one day, but in St Albans there are so many to choose from I never remember to give it a...More

1  Thank MrGovernor
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-5 Waddington Road, St Albans AL3 5EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 899446
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