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Saffron

Howick Street, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #20 of 74 Restaurants in Bathurst
Cuisines: Indian
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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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Birdwoodton
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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94 reviews 94 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
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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132 reviews 132 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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133 reviews 133 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
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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Bathurst, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

A tiny restaurant that packs a fantastic taste of India on its plates. Saffron consistently delivers a wonderful array of culinary delights.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

We found Saffron to be a very pleasant experience. Super fast and super friendly service. Best Indian curry we've had anywhere let alone in Bathurst. We ate in and was quiet but there were about 8 take away orders picked up in that time so you know the food's gotta be good! Definitely going back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012 via mobile

The food at saffron is always impressive, however at our recent visit we were severely let down with the service! We placed a phone order And were put on hold half way through! Because of this, the girl mistook our order, she didn't repeat the order at the end of conversation! so when we went to pick up the order,... More

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Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012 via mobile

Good Indian food, reasonably priced.. Fairly small restaurant and does get quite busy so better to book. Extensive menu, nice naan breads.

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