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Safa

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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Great value for money very friendly staff . The food is always good . Would recommend this place for somewhere to try

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Thank Therese H
Aali3032, Public Relations Manager at Safa, responded to this review

Thank you for your custom and feedback. We look forward to welcoming you again :) More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

2nd visit , loved it so much 1st time back again , warm cosy surroundings , Staff very helpful on dishes , glad to see they now have WKD on their drinks list , Food is amazing from the 1st bite you can tell it's fresh , the Chilli Malsla is a must try , check out their Facebook page... More 

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Thank Crazy1978
Aali3032, Public Relations Manager at Safa, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback and custom! We take great pride in are ever growing wine and bar list. We are pleased you've enjoyed your experiences with us and look forward to your third visit. Kind regards, Ali and his team :) More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

First time I have had a Indian and will definitely be back worth the visit customer service was also excellent couldn't fault them

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Thank John M
Aali3032, Public Relations Manager at Safa, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Look forward to seeing you again :) More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

We had bn out all day and saw safa lunch menu was three in afternoon doesnt finish till four had two courses and drinks nan bread side for 31.00 perfect size perfect food cooked to perfection lovely setting modern staff great i would reccomend this to anyone when we go back we will b there

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Aali3032, Public Relations Manager at Safa, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Best wishes the Safa team More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

I've been to quiet a few Indian restaurants and I usually go for Korma, I can say hands down this was one of the most flavorful and delicious ones i've ever had. The location is a little hidden above a pub, but the atmosphere is very nice and quiet.

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Aali3032, Public Relations Manager at Safa, responded to this review

Thank you for dinning with us, we appreciate your lovely feedback. Look forward to greeting you again. Kind regards the team at Safa More 

Belfast
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Had read reviews saying this the best Indian in Belfast so had a work's dinner here! I wasn't overly impressed to be honest! The food was nice enough and there was plenty to go around but I've had better from my local takeaway! One thing I will say is the service is excellent and the waiters are very attentive, so... More 

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Aali3032, Owner at Safa, responded to this review

Hi we are sorry.To here your expirance wasn't good as you expected , we would like you visit Safa again , we take all comment on board and like to here all responds it gives our team a chance to correct our mistakes, once again we are sorry. , and we look forward to see you. Thank you kind reg... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

We were in a rush and had little time here, the staff served us in top speed and with a smile. Food was very tasty with generous portions. If you like a good curry, this place is worth a visit.

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Thank Diane N
Aali3032, Public Relations Manager at Safa, responded to this review

Thank you for dinning with us, we are very pleased you enjoyed your experience with us. Best wishes the team at Safa More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Stumbled on safa after a busy day shopping. The food was absolutely amazing very fresh and authentic 👌🏻👌🏻 the service from the staff was second to none couldn't have done for you, brilliant I will definitely be returning thanks safa

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Food, location, staff all excellent. The Chicken Chilli Masalla was outstanding! Good value for money as well, i will return.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Beautifully appointed above Kellys Cellars, so after a couple of Guinness there's nothing better than a quality Indian to satisfy the pallet. What a lovely restaurant Safa is, beautifully furnished with accommodating waiters. I opted for a chicken chat as the starter with a chicken madras as the main. I can't fault the quality of the meal which was full... More 

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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$ 7 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
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
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?