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30-32 Bank Street, Belfast BT1 1HL, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9023 3519
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was amazing and staff were lovely! Have been plenty of times and would deffo recommend to anyone:)

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1 Thank Ss3131
Belfast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have been few times for lunch food is gorgeous and the staff are very nice, restaurant is lovely inside as well , great offers on 😀

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited back in September for my birthday on the recommendation of a colleague and loved the place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading reviews on TA we decided on visiting Safa. Fantastic. We arrived around 10.30 PM, not too many people in but hey ho. Manager greeted me, he remembered my name from my email booking, nice touch. Got misen a pint, nice clean crisp pint. Starters we shared a platter, wow amazing. A curry each, I decided to try a... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After googling the top places to eat in Belfast I opted for Safa. What a mistake. The service was perfectly average but the food was dreadful. How disappointing, and expensive for near full plates returned. When I questioned the strange flavour of the food I was told that Safa make their food that way. I certainly didn't argue with that.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't fault them on anything. Was there for lunch menu but was able to order a dish that wasn't on it. Great. Can't recommend enough. It will be over a year till I go back but I will be back.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

WOW ! We dropped in here on the back of the Trip Advisor reviews and it didnt fail to deliver. The food was fantastic and was fresh and full of flavour. You could tell its home made paste that they use and the ingredience, locally sourced. The service was great and we were well looked after. This has to be... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

After eating local cuisine for days, I was so looking forward to eating Indian food here in Belfast, but I was really disappointed after our visit.Taste was pretty average of the vegetarian dishes we ordered; though my husband loved the prawns he was served, but I was shocked that we were served dal which was so stale that it was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Well it did take a bit of finding upstairs over a pub in a courtyard just behind a main street. But we enjoyed our first meal here so much that we visited again for our wedding anniversary. Nice ambience and soft music to complement excellent meal. Great choice of menu and courteous service. Highly recommended

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1 Thank Sylfaen
belfast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Overall great will defiantly be back loved everything from the moment we came in to we where leaving everything was perfect . Staff couldn't have done enough for us

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30-32 Bank Street, Belfast BT1 1HL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9023 3519
Description
Contemporary Indian cuisine, located on bank street in the heart of Belfast City centre. At Safa we offer authentic Indian recipes and traditional style of cooking. Ali takes great pride in cooking to order and grinding all his own spices so it really is the closest to Indian home cooking you can get. We also have a full bar and incredible wine list.

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