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Zafron - CLOSED

726 Brunswick St | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
+61 7 3358 2655
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
6 Sep 2015
“Dissappointing food”
19 May 2015
“Truly persian!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Persian, European, Spanish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
726 Brunswick St | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
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1 - 10 of 225 reviews

Reviewed 7 September 2015

I was disappointed with this place for several reasons. It was very average tasting Persian food and the main course portion were small. The appetizers were not that great and again over priced small portions. I am a little puzzled about all the positive reviews...More

Thank jmocha
Reviewed 20 May 2015

An amazingly underrated place for Persian food...is Zafron! Each and every dish on their menu is mind blowing! The people running the show are lovely and although you can rack up a nice bill trying everything...it's absolutely worth every penny! I was saddened when I...More

Thank thesmilingdoctor
Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed our dinner here pretty much. Food and drinks were exellent and tasty. Staffs were friendly and did great job. The price was not too expensive and could be acceptable

2  Thank lewchijg
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

The foods are authentic and delicious. The service is very good. The food portions are enough. It might be a little bit expensive but all good in total.

1  Thank Imanta517
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

One of the best Persian restaurants we have ever been to. Highly recommended! As there is lmited space make sure you book a table before going there

1  Thank Sidewalkerr
Reviewed 1 April 2015

We liked the look of this restaurant and booked a table for the following evening. When we arrived the outside dining area was two thirds full but the inside was empty, so we expected good service. Menus were almost thrown down and it took a...More

Thank Skippy50
Reviewed 18 March 2015

The food is very good! The atmosphere is also very nice and relaxing! It also has a very nice location.

Thank Behrang A
Reviewed 17 March 2015

By far one of my most favourite restaurants in Brisbane. The owners, Fay and Michael, are very welcoming and the atmosphere is warm and friendly. The meals are hearty and value for money with plenty of Middle Eastern flavour. Have eaten here many times and...More

Thank Mandi B
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Beautiful decor and ambience. A bit pricey though. Food is out of this world. I recommend prior reservation as this is a very popular place and usually packed even during week nights. We had just walked in and were lucky to get a table.

Thank Yasmin K
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Delicious food, relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. This is a favourite restaurant of ours - for intimate dinner for two, dinner with friends or dinner with family. Unfortunately, we don't get there as often as we would like.

Thank Faith H
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$18 - US$29
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Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 726 Brunswick St | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3358 2655
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Description
Zafron has a simple and unpretentious ambience to provide a comfortable social space that features quality and taste. It's raison d'etre is how the cuisine tastes and presents. Only quality ingredients are used and no shortcuts are taken. Everything is hand-prepared fresh by Chef. Zafron has a reputation as a quality venue for large group bookings. Chef's Signature dish for Zafron is her Caspian Chicken. In this East-meets-West dish, Persian ingredients such as pomegranate molasses, pine nuts and Persian saffron contribute to a unique taste with a French-style design. The chicken tenderloins are marinated in Persian pomegranate molasses then pan seared, rolled in crushed roasted pine nuts, breadcrumbs and aromatic spices and baked. The tenderloins are then placed on wilted spinach and caramelised carrots, then dressed with a beautiful saffron white wine sauce and drizzled pomegranate molasses. Only one place on the planet has this dish and it is our most ordered item on the menu! Chef's Tapas Shared Plates are unrivaled for taste and value. Each platter comes with 4 tapas for two persons with a lovely salad garnish. Each tapas and sauce is hand-made.
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