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Saffron Lounge

#38 of 709 Restaurants in Doha
Certificate of Excellence
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Building No 26 | Katara, Cultural Village, Near Intercontinental Hotel, Doha, Qatar
+974 4408 0808
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12:30 - 23:30
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Fri 13:00 - 23:30
Sat - Thu 12:30 - 23:30
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Doha, Qatar
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47 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very well located restaurant with all authentic Indian dishes made using original indian ingredients and served with the traditional Indian respect for the guests - Atithi Devo Bhav! Staff are very welcoming and have a well trained approach towards service. No complains whatsoever. All in all a very good value for money and highly recommended.

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2 Thank Amby101
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was my loves birthday so decided to make something special. So I searched for a good Indian restaurant and "SAFFRON" made it special for me. Perfect ambiance along with special request for candle light dinner, flower bouquet and cake was taken care by Mr.Rakesh. Food was delicious and yummy. She was supper happy. Thank you for the wonderful time... More 

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4 Thank Rakesh G
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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The portions are very good size, we were so full. The food is delicious and hot. We ordered lamb chops and a chicken with rice. You get complimentary soup and popadoms with dips which is tasty. The staff are polite.

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4 Thank Lorren E
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Marlow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Had dinner with a business colleague. Food was the excellent quality - usual Vineet Bhatia standard. Located in the Katara area - was quiet when we visited. Downside: no alcohol served.

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5 Thank SeeBlackSwan
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Doha, Qatar
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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Indian cuisine located in katara. The tables and the chairs are totally irrelevant to the rest of the interior design for an Indian restaurant. We took bryiani which was nice, lentils which were average and a dish with chicken which was below average. The service is fair, mainly because some of the staff don't understand English. A lot of noise... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I would say a 7 star restaurant, try the Katara branch. In a very nice location, along with 2 more restaurants, each with completely different cuisine. But this one is unique with its tasty, delicious recipies; mainly the Biriani. Appetizers nothing like them, the soup OMG, types of complementary bread killer. Just don't miss that...don't forget Katara branch

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5 Thank Mohammed A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I have been to Saffron Lounge on quite a few occasions and my experience has been amazing. The ambience in the restaurant is very relaxing and has a separate area where you can have only beverages and premium tea coffee If you do not want to Dine in. The food that I enjoyed the most is Chura Saag Paneer its... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I've been going to saffron since past 4 years and they've always provided the best. Yes, it is quite pricey since it's a fine dine restaurant. I love their biriyanis! I bet you wouldn't find a biriyani as different as theirs. Ambiance and food always on point.

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5 Thank Nimisha G
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I have been in Qatar for quite long and has been a frequent visitor to Katara. As I visited Saffron after a long time, must stay the food still mesmerizes me as before. I always cherish the kebab platter I had, which was innovative, balanced and noted harmony. And the chowpatty chat then, which blended in the subtle, yet packed... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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99 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

My anticipations were too high, probably, considering the reviews of this restaurant. The restaurant was empty the whole meal! Why is that that every time we go to a restaurant during the week there is nobody or close to nobody in restaurants in Doha? So of course: no ambiance to start with! The food was good, spicy as we had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 23:30
Monday
12:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 23:30
Thursday
12:30 - 23:30
Friday
13:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Building No 26 | Katara, Cultural Village, Near Intercontinental Hotel, Doha, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: +974 4408 0808

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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?