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Saffron Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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Parque Elvira, 29640 Elviria, Marbella, Spain
952 830 146‎
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Alexandria, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have meaning to try this restaurant for a while, and we are happy that we finally had dinner there. We haven't had good experiences with Indian food back in the States and were a bit hesitant. We told the waiter that we weren't that familiar with Indian food, and he helped us select food that wasn't fried or spicy... More 

Thank zenborzoi
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513 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

We have been visiting this place since it was Joseph's (I think) many years ago. We went again last night on our return to the Marriott but we were so disappointed. Other than the wonderful Ronnie it is simply a disaster. My wife ordered a leg of tandoori chicken which was served RAW. Disgraceful. The replacement came 15 minutes later... More 

Thank brian_uk12000
Hertford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Staff are extremely friendly and food excellent. They even do takeaway. Dhansak is very very good! A must for any visitors to the area!

Thank cloud1974
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Came back after a great meal last year. Really nice waiter, slightly mental and funny in a Mr Bean kind of way, but much better than the poker face type of waiter you often get. Great food, jalfrezi was bang on as always!

Thank Mojoscotland28
Malaga, Spain
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

A friend recommended this restaurant to me and i have to say its one of the best indians on the coast. The food is fantastic, nice flavours and not oily like some i have eaten in. The menu is quite extensive and i recommend the thali which is really good value.

Thank garynew88
Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016

Arrived at our hotel after an early start and a long morning of travelling really ready for lunch, found the Saffron and even though given the time on a Sunday we were the only customers we were not made to feel at all awkward. The waiter was charm itself, the food exceptional, we will be returning before we leave! On... More 

Thank Paul J
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

The Dinners of this restaurant were very, very good. We are going To come back here some other evening. Thank you.

1 Thank tuula_R451
Sitio de Calahonda, Spain
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2015

The restaurant looks fantastic, the food is tasty, I especially love the Tandoor food as they have an authentic tandoor oven! Ronnie is wonderful and very helpful.

1 Thank Nicoli U
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

Lovely food, not at all greasy, plenty of chicken. I had the vindaloo really hot and spicy not for the faint hearted you can ask for extra hot but I thought best not to. The starters were good and plentiful, the staff are very friendly and talkative but not to intrusive. Give it a go you will not be disappointed

Thank freddie g
Hertford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

I have been to Saffron for the last 4 visits to Spain. The staff are so attentive and the food is great. Also really great for a takeaway if you don't feel like eating out. We usually get a free beer while waiting!

1 Thank cloud1974

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $25
Indian, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parque Elvira, 29640 Elviria, Marbella, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Marbella  >  Elviria
  • Phone Number: 952 830 146‎

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?