Welcome to the New Saffron, where we serve the best Indian (Bangladeshi) food in Thetford.

“Brilliant Indian, Fantastic Staff!”
“Hidden Gem in Thetford”
“Amazing Food, Great Service”


The New Saffron was opened in June 2013 by Shipon Miah, whose family have been in the restaurant trade for over 25 years.

Passion – we are passionate about creating authentic dishes using the finest ingredients and our own blends of spices.

Service – we want our customers to keep coming back so we aim to provide you with the best service.

We hope that you will enjoy our dishes as much as we did in collecting , tasting and choosing the best for you.


To view our takeaway menu and order direct online CLICK HERE


Sunday Buffet

Freshly cooked to order from the menu between 13:00 and 21:00.

Adult £14.95, Child £9.95
Surcharge for House Special £2.00, Surcharge for Seafood £3.00


TripAdvisor Reviews

  •   Truly spectacular experience. Made our weekend. Superb food, nuanced flavours, authentic dishes prepared to perfection from the freshest ingredients... put together by just the most attentive and passionate host/owner, Shipon.... read more

    thumb henrymaj
  •   I’m a seasoned “table for one “ when away on business. Normally at a local curry restaurant. I choose this restaurant based on the views on trip advisor. Not a... read more

    thumb James W
  •   Excellent food, really enjoyed it. Very great service would definitely come back ! Highly recommended

    thumb Cherlonta
  •   We arrived early evening as we had read the great reviews. We were visiting Thetford and live in Essex. Thought the food was ok but nothing special. Overrated really and... read more

    thumb lyndajones1961
  •   Had a sit down meal a couple of evening's ago. Service spot on, attentive without being intrusive.
    Food was DELICIOUS... by far the BEST Indian meal I have had in... read more

    thumb Mandi W
  •   We ordered a takeaway whilst staying at Centre Parks a few miles away from the restaurant. We were told the delivery would be 45mins but after 2 hours it still... read more

    thumb adamd87wh

Google Reviews

  • review rating 5  Absolutely fantastic and fast service along with superbly fantastic food, well cooked and filling. Would 100% come again.

    thumb Matt Bainbridge
  • review rating 5  Superb service and the food was exceptional. Traveling through on business. Checked out other alternatives and made the right choice.

    thumb Neil White
  • review rating 5  Went for my Birthday meal this evening with a group of friends and it was great.Great service and food will definitely return. I”d recommend it to anyone looking for freshly cooked Indian cuisine.

    thumb Mitchel Stone
  • review rating 5  Wow, Amazing food! Upon receiving the bag of aromas, I knew it would be a pleasant surprise when plating up. Well worth the drive from Methwold. 10/10 👌😊

    thumb Grand Outdoors Landscaping
  • review rating 5  Such a lovely place. The food and service was remarkable, really top notch. Waiters were very friendly and hospitable. Highly recommend, will come again!

    thumb Maggie Asuega