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51 Ravensdale | Great Clacton, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 4QH, England
+44 1255 220006
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“naan bread” (5 reviews)
“best indian” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Balti, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
51 Ravensdale | Great Clacton, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 4QH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I know it was Mother's Day and the restaurant was full however their estimate for waiting time to pick up a take-away was way out and we had to wait another 45 minutes after we arrived. They did try to compensate for the wait by...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 16 December 2017

was horrible, poppudums tasted like old nasty oil, prawns were so chewy and the passanda sauce just tasted of cinnamon. couldn't eat it. so many good reviews makes me wonder if many of them have actually ever eaten out of Clacton. should try brightlingsea kovalan...More

Thank romfordgirl
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Disagree with the person who said it’s the worst restaurant in 50 # YEATS # lol , anyway it’s a very nice and friendly place, best food in YEATS !

1  Thank Lee P
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The staff are really friendly and helpful. The food is absolutely delicious. We came to this restaurant 35 years ago when it was a great Italian, this Indian restaurant is a super replacement. Will definitely be visiting often.

1  Thank Jane R
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

A good choice of menu with faultless and attentive service. The naan bread that came with the meal was simply delightful. The wife's "butter chicken" was one of the best presented meals I've seen in some time, there was genuine care and thought given to...More

Thank MemSecES
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We love the Saffron, usually in there twice a month, over the last 10 years; I can honestly say we have never had a bad meal... Food fantastic, Staff friendly and very polite, restaurant spotlessly clean.... Obviously the 10% corkage is a small charge to...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Arrived at the restaurant to be told they had lost their drinks license but I could go to the shop over the road and buy alcohol there. Upon returning with a couple of bottles of beer I was told there would be a 10% surcharge...More

3  Thank dmsss
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We go to the Saffron at least twice a week, always nice food and friendly, well worth a try in my opinion

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The food was OK but not great. It was rather like eating in a canteen, very bright and tables close together. Appropriate for a noodle bar but not at the prices charged here. There is also no drinks license although you can bring your own.

1  Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Been going here for many years and have always loved the food, I appreciate that they have had a few problems lately but the last couple of times I've been here the staff have been really miserable apart from 1 who I don't know his...More

1  Thank Paul M
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Questions & Answers
Luke J
3 November 2017|
Response from Lee P | Reviewed this property |
Yes full stocked bar
7 October 2017|
Response from Lee P | Reviewed this property |
Not for local but I think there is a charge for 3 miles and over but not to sure as I only live 2 minutes away
Charlie S
6 September 2017|
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Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
they do have a Banquet buffet and it is on a Sunday and Thursday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Ravensdale | Great Clacton, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 4QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Clacton-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1255 220006
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