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All 185 Thalang District Restaurants

Saffron at Banyan Tree Phuket

33, 33/27 Moo 4, Srisoonthorn Road | Cherngtalay, Phuket 83110, Thailand
+66 76 324 374
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We arrived at Banyan Tree this afternoon and faffed about relaxing so thought it aould be easiest to go somewhere very close to us . Saffron had had the highest rating for restaurants in the Banyan tree so we decided to give it a shot. We were pleasantly surprised - the food was excellently cooked and beautifully presented. The service... More

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Really nice decor, terrific friendly service: this is a very good restaurant in an upmarket holiday hotel. Some do's and dont's : DON'T order wine and then complain it is expensive. The wine IS expensive but that is true everywhere in Thailand (the government tax) do drink Thai beer at best, and it goes better with the spicy food anyway.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The welcome, the service and the decor and atmosphere suggested we were in for a very enjoyable evening, however, the wine was grossly overpriced and the food extremely disappointing. My partner and I both ordered curry, dry pork curry for my partner and Massuman for myself. We specifically requested no sugar in the food but both meals were so sweet... More

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Sriram K, General Manager at Saffron at Banyan Tree Phuket, responded to this review

Dear Roger J, Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we do take all our guests comments seriously and as such I have taken a closer look at your coment regarding our wine prices. It is unfortunate that the Thai tax laws have increased the price of wine 300% but it is a fact of FB life... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We have stayed at the BT 5 times out of the past 7 years. Each time, Saffron is our big night out. It has the best massaman curry either of us have eaten and the service is unobtrusive, polite and professional. A word of warning though - avoid being seated near spoilt expat families.

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Sriram K, General Manager at Saffron at Banyan Tree Phuket, responded to this review

Dear Sean H, Thank you for your review and for choosing to stay at Banyan Tree Phuket for the 5th times and pleased to hear that our signtature Thai Restaurant Saffron is your preferred restaurant when at the resort. We appreciate you taking time to aknowledge the effort of our associates and the compliments on our dishes especially the all... More

Sydney, Australia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We dined at Saffron twice during our stay at the Banyan Tree - on the first night and the last night. The atmosphere was different on each night - quiet on the first night, busy on the second. The staff remembered us the second time around and treated us like royalty. Service is 5-star, which goes along with the 5-star... More

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Sriram K, General Manager at Saffron at Banyan Tree Phuket, responded to this review

Dear madsin, Thank you for your review of Saffron restaurant, I am pleased you found both visits memorable, and the level of service given by our associates worthy of a 5 star resort. We do take all comments made by our guests and diners seriously and strive to improve our culinary product to a level above and beyond expectations for... More

perth
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Everything about this restuarant is excellent. From the moment you are greeted at the door to the moment you leave you are treated as special. Food excellent. Ambience excellent. Service excellent. Cost, considering what you are getting very reasonable. Dress standard is smart casual, please no thongs, singlets or boardies!

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Sriram K, General Manager at Saffron at Banyan Tree Phuket, responded to this review

Dear ji27603, Thank you for you review, we appreciate you taking the time to aknowledge the effort of our associates and I will surely pass on this message to them. We try to achive a level of above expectations with every guest and I am pleased you found this so. I hope that you will return to dine with us... More

Melbourne
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Staff were very attentive and friendly, although we did have to wait a while for our bill (as they got quite busy). Food was delicious, and although the prices would be classed as expensive in Thailand you would pay double for this quality food in Australia. Would highly recommend the appetiser platter (yum!!) and banana blossom salad. They also wheel... More

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Sriram K, General Manager at Saffron at Banyan Tree Phuket, responded to this review

Dear MacMol, We appreciate your comments and I will certainly pass on your praise to the associates in both the service and kitchen departments. We do try our best to ensure each guest is taken care of equally and attentively, our cooks are well trained and we have a corporate Thai chef who ensures the menus and the flavours are... More

London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

We had a nice meal at a not-outrageous price (compared to other high end restaurants in the area) (THB 3,500 for two with mains, shared starter and some cocktails). Beware water prices, as others have advised. One thing that seriously let it down was the number of people very casually dressed (shorts and flip flops) and with multiple kids/buggies in... More

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Sriram K, General Manager at Saffron at Banyan Tree Phuket, responded to this review

Dear craig_2159, Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we do take all our guests comments seriously and as such I have taken a closer look at your comment regarding our water prices. Our prices range depending on your choice of water, brands such as Voss obviously sell at a high price than say an Evian or... More

Zurich, Switzerland
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301 reviews 301 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Normally, one expects a place like this to be very busy. When we got there at 9:00 pm, only one other couple was seated. Throughout the two hours we were there, only another table of four was taken up. That is to say, we lucked out and really enjoyed the evening. Not only was the place more or less ours... More

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Sriram K, General Manager at Saffron at Banyan Tree Phuket, responded to this review

Dear Mypace, Thank you for your review, we are of course very happy that you found the experience worthwhile and took the time to write this review. Our GM likes to get out into the restaurants and say hello to our guests. I will pass on your comments to Our F&B service and culinary associates all of who work very... More

melbourne
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is a classy Thai restraunt with great tasting food and service. Beautiful decor and a nice ambiance. A menu with a good variety of choice and extensive wine list. The food had great flavour and apperence that left you satisfied but not over full. Highly recommend dinning here. Well done to David Hamilton (exec chef) and staff for a... More

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Sriram K, General Manager at Saffron at Banyan Tree Phuket, responded to this review

Dear larryduc, Thank you for your very positive review of Saffron, I will pas this on to my team as it is important they know their efforts do not go unnoitced. I hope you will make it back to Saffron so we can once again look after you. Regards, David Hamilton Executive Chef More

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