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Main Street, Lismore, Ireland
+353 58 53778
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Cork
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We got takeaway kebabs here during our visit to Lismore. They were very tasty and we enjoyed them very much. It looks like a really nice restaurant with a large selection of authentic Aisan meals. I would like to go back there if we are back in this area.

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Thank Sunville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived without at a reservation but we were quickly accommodated and tables were joined together to fit our group. The atmosphere was quite and cosy and the staff were polite and kind at all times. Overall offering amazing service. We ordered a variety of dishes and every one of them was delicious. I have been to many indian restaurants... More 

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Thank Colin T
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The food, a lamb bhuna and a chicken madras was too hot (chillie) which killed any flavour it may have had.

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Thank Chris L
Lismore, Ireland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Saffron had a buffet style dinner special on to celebrate their 10 year anniversary last month. The food was divine. Really tasty, really well priced and genuinely good value.

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Thank Jenni M
Scottsdale, Arizona
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Only Indian in Lismore was a disappointment. Food was dry and lamb was tough and overcooked. Service was fine, but woudl not recommend.

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Thank VintageGalAZ
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

Very good food - and for once in an Indian- plenty of it. I've eaten here several times and have always enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. We used to run a B&B in the area and many of our guests ate here and all commented on how good it was. Highly recommended.

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Thank Els J
Cork, Ireland
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85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

Primarily, of course, the food, which is fresh, bursting with flavour, and gluten-free. I would highly recommend the Sagwala, or anything with King Prawns, which are excellent quality, plump, fresh, large and juicy. Be prepared that everything is cooked to order, so don't expect an instantaneous dinner. Abu is a kind, gentle, discreet, professional maitre-d.And you can bring your own... More 

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Thank Ann F
Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

Family meal on the last night in Lismore. We booked a table and were advised to BYOB as they have no alcohol licence. We had the platter to share which was excellent - samosa, onion bhaji, shish kebab and a pork element which was absolutely delicious. Chicken pasanda, chicken tikka masala, lamb dish and I can't remember the fourth (spicy)... More 

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Thank PiranhaIreland
Cork, Ireland
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Was here with a friend for a birthday meal and it was excellent..Had the platter to share as starter and it was very tasty especially the Onion Baji. Also had Samosa Chicken Tikka and Seekh Kebab . Main courses good also . I had a chili chicken dish (cant remember the exact name ) and my friend had the Lamb... More 

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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

We have eaten in Saffron many times and had numerous take away meals from here also. It never disappoints and Abu and his staff are always courteous and kind and the service and ambience are excellent. The food is always delicious and as we have lived in Bangladesh in the past we love the cuisine from that part of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Lismore, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Lismore
  • Phone Number: +353 58 53778

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