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Saffron Bakery Cafe

Shop G04 Ground Floor, Stanley Plaza, Hong Kong, China
852-28183233
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Ranked #3,030 of 4,455 Restaurants in Hong Kong
Cuisines: Bakery
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English first
Richmond, Virginia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

You would think that in the morning walking into a bakery cafe one would smell fresh bread baking. Or bagels? Or croissants? Or anything? Nope, not at this bakery cafe at 11am on a Tuesday morning. Very disappointed to have chosen Saffron over McDonalds or Starbucks for my morning coffee. I always try to choose local over chains. But I... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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198 reviews 198 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We dropped in for a quick coffee/drink and were ignored while we waited at the counter. Finally we were acknowledged and were able to order; the total came to around HK$100. Unfortunately we were not able to get our drinks as the waitress informed us that she would not ? could not change our HK$500. ?? a very bizarre way... More

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Hong Kong
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We seldom get down to Stanley so we were very much looking forward to going down there as a family to have breakfast this morning. Saffron LOOKED good so we went in there; I only wish I'd looked at Tripadvisor before going. Michaelf006 sums this place up well: "The drinks are expensive and the food is so so". CHECK. "Miserable... More

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SP, Brazil
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The bakery is really typically British, from food to decor. The food is very good but we had a problem with it: my dish came very fast, I ordered mashed and bangers and they were very good. But my fiancé ordered a grill cheese sandwich and tomato soup. It took forever. I was almost done with my plate, he went... More

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England
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My boyfriend and I enjoyed afternoon tea at Saffron Bakery Cafe, having been to Saigon for lunch. We ordered 2 breakfast teas and a huge slice of carrot cake. The staff were friendly, the cake was amazing, and there was plenty of space with a really relaxed atmosphere. If you're in Stanley and looking for a pit stop, I'd highly... More

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Hong Kong, China
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75 reviews 75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Arrived all the way from central, just to be told at 20:00 on a Friday night that it's already closed ?!?! Somewhat disappointing.

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Hong Kong, China
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Visited this restaurant in January. It was busy sunday. Ordered bagel with cream cheese charged HK$35. They dont issue receipt. I asked for tap water since their coffee is ridiculously expensive than Starbucks. I happened to eat my ordered bagels with fork and knife. I sliced a part and there, maggots on bagel. I certainly wont recommended this restaurant. Poor... More

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Hong Kong
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4 reviews 4 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

Unfriendly and rude lady owner. Miserable staff. Waited 45 mins for a latte. Served our drinks in paper cups whist everyone else had proper cups and saucers. Expensive and poor quality and the table was dirty and previous plates etc had not been cleared away.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013 via mobile

im not one to slate a place but theres many better places to eat in stanley,the cave is great and makes this place look like a joke,drinks are expensive and the food is so so.the skateboards for sale in this "restaurant" are twice the price as other shops in stanley its just hong kong all over ,miserable over worked staff... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013 via mobile

avoid this place, american woman owner is beyond rude, no wonder the place is empty most of the time, and the staff aren't treated very well ,therefore they are always lacking the staff. another case i assume of wealthy owners with money from elsewhere assuming they know how to run a business, they should definately not be in the service... More

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