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Howick Street, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Dining options: Dinner
Description: has been operating for just under a year. Fantastic Indian food available...
has been operating for just under a year. Fantastic Indian food available for dining in or takeaway. Of the three Indian restaurants in town this is the best by far.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
The best in town

The food is top class. The service is friendly and attentive. Sometimes it gets a little noisy but you have to travel a long way to get a better Indian meal. Four of us ate 3 courses last night for $100. Great value.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The food is top class. The service is friendly and attentive. Sometimes it gets a little noisy but you have to travel a long way to get a better Indian meal. Four of us ate 3 courses last night for $100. Great value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We ordered hotel-delivery which was a bit tricky as we didn't realise we were short of plates and cutlery. Fortunately some plastic forks were included. The food itself was excellent! We ordered mixed entree - and were almost full after the decent sized portions. The butter chicken, lamb korma and fish curry were excellent - as were the garlic naans.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Really nice indian delivered in a timely manner. Will definitely be my go to indian restaurant in future.

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Bathurst, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I had my doubts about Indian food as I had a bad experience many year ago. We were feeling like something different so gave it a try. Yummy the food was very good and. We enjoyed it very much. Will be going back. Thank you Saffron for renewing my faith in Indian food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Dined there with a friend while working in Bathurst. Some locals suggested the Tamarin but we decided to give the Safron a go on the recommendation of a work colleague... It is a quiet unassuming restaurant but the food and service was first rate.... Fresh and spicy, the Rogan Josh suprisingly packed a punch and the Saag had fresh crisp... More 

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Waverton, NSW
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I never like eating solo, but last Friday I found myself in Bathurst on a bitterly cold night. What better time to try "Saffron" after a rap from my friend John B., a local who'd eaten there. I was not disappointed, in fact I'd go so far as to say it's the best Indian meal I've eaten west of the... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We chose Saffron because of several good reviews on Tripadvisor. The restaurant is indeed on a par with the sort of run-of-the-mill Indian restaurants found in Britain. Our samosas were alright, and the chicken dishes reasonable - the Tikka Masala better than the Chittenda (which was only lukewarm). The meal was adequate but not great.

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bathurst, australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We ordered takeaway and tried the Saffron for a change instead of the always excellent Tamarin in Bathurst, We ordered Garlic naan, Butter Chicken & Prawns Malabar. The Garlic Naan soft and gooey with very little going for it, The Butter Chicken was just OK but the Prawns terrible, watery lacking Coconut cream having no flavor or substance . Do... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Yum! We had Eggplant Masala and Mustard Fish, with accompaniments. It is one of the tastiest Indian meals I have had in ages. We ate New Year's Eve 2013, and they were much busier than they expected to be. However, they handled it really professionally, explaining what the wait would be. With the nice bottle of BYO wine we brought... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

This is one of the best Indian meals I have ever had. The service was country friendly and city efficient. BYO, but there is a grog shop next to Coles in the arcade down the road. We will be back. Great meal.

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Address: Howick Street, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Bathurst
Cuisine: Indian

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  • Address: Howick Street, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Bathurst

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  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

has been operating for just under a year. Fantastic Indian food available for dining in or takeaway. Of the three Indian restaurants in town this is the best by far.

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