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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $17
CUISINES
Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Indian, Mediterranean
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is not often you find a restaurant/takeaway specialising in predominately/specifically "Moroccan" cuisine. This is why we chose to get our takeaway meal here. The flavors and aromas of the targine lamb dish were amazing. Very, very well worth a visit when in Kaiapoi.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 21 February 2024

Best Naan I ever had. Naan was very soft and crispy. Enjoyed the Moroccon salads as well. Very friendly staff. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 2 September 2023

Fantastic chicken tikka Masada tonight. So fresh and tasty. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Great takeaway. Will go back every time

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 29 June 2023 via mobile

Amazing food, beautiful place with very friendly staff! Soooooo many vegan options and meat options too! Great place, I’ll be back for sure!!

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 9 January 2023

Tasty food, great price and good service. A good selection of food with a variety of middle eastern salads. we also had desert.

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 7 December 2022 via mobile

We come here so often, they worry about us if we miss a week! Always start with the Bhajis! But totally recommend the chicken and salads, the curries are better then the curry houses and they do little things to make you feel special.. nothing...is ever a problem!More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 29 October 2022

Had lunch there today. First noticed how clean and sharp the restaurant appearance was, just magic. The menu offered up two different cuisines. Moroccan and Indian. I took my Aunty as she wanted her favourite Indian, so tick there and for me and the wife...to have Moroccan on the menu was perfect. The restaurant was empty, why I don't know. Being a visitor from up north I was certainly surprised by the low patronage given the the appearance and the great attention to good customer service. We will return again food 10 out of 10 service 100%.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 2 September 2022 via mobile

A beautiful meal lovely friendly staff very good prices very impressed we will go back to zaafans in kaiapoi

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 23 April 2022 via mobile

Booked same day. Greeting OK , nothing special. Taken to reserved table and service was impeccable. Order taken swiftly and wine delivered immediately. Food arrived promptly and the chicken korma was superb. Best I have had anywhere in the world and I have spent 30...years travelling round the world This is a gem of a restaurant and I will definitely returnMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 26 September 2021 via mobile

We were on our way to Hanmer Springs and decided to try Kaiapoi for lunch. Didn't really know what we wanted so we're just going to go and get something from the Night and Day store. But just next door was a Morrocan restaurant. We...weren't disappointed. I had the chicken tagine with cos cos and roast veg salad . The wife had the grilled fish salad. Both were excellent and very tasty. They had lots on the menu that we would have liked to try also. 2 drinks and two mains with a flat bread to mop up the tagine juices only $47. Well priced for such a great lu.ch out.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 February 2020

The food was excellent, the venue was fresh and modern. The venue is quite small. A great healthy option in Kaiapoi.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Passport27944032065, Owner at Zaafran Moroccan& Indian Cuisine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2021

Kia ora Dale7344, Thank you for your positive review. We are glad you loved our meal. Ngā mihi, Utsab

Reviewed 9 November 2019 via mobile

I live two minutes away from this establishment (to call it a restaurant would be an over estimation) I ordered a Lamb Souvlaki and when I got home again I would reiterate only two minutes away the meal was cold. I phoned to complain and...was told that they would give me a free meal on my next visit, but I would not want to revisit, or have any other food on their menu, definitely not recommended.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Passport27944032065, Owner at Zaafran Moroccan& Indian Cuisine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2021

Kia ora 259laurencej, We would like to extend to you our most sincere apologies regarding the bad experience with your visit to ZAAFRAN. We are new management now. we would greatly appreciate the opportunity to serve you one more time. Please visit us and you...More

Reviewed 8 November 2019

It was a pleasure to see how clean and fresh this place looked inside and out. The menu was great and they use a tandoor! Our food was good, fresh salads, sauces and tender meat. Service was speedy and food well presented. We will be...back.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 November 2019 via mobile

Spent 5 weeks in NZ and tried food from all over the country and this place takes the cake. Very clean and bright , comfortable seating, excellent service and the food and flavors was absolutely amazing. The portions were big, and the pricing was cheap...considering the flavors, the atmosphere and staff. The food had an authentic homemade taste with flavors in every bite.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 4 September 2019

Love love love the souvlaki. Best around. So glad they have added Indian to the menu, will be in to try that for sure.

Date of visit: August 2019
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ZAAFRAN MOROCCAN& INDIAN CUISINE RESTAURANT, Kaiapoi - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Yes, Zaafran Moroccan& Indian Cuisine Restaurant offers takeaway services.

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Zaafran Moroccan& Indian Cuisine Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5