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Saffron Fine Indian Cuisine

#78 of 10,897 Restaurants in Taipei
Certificate of Excellence
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38-6 Tian Mu E. Rd, Taipei 111, Taiwan
Name/address in local language
+886 2 2871 4842
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Beijing
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fine dining and Indian food is normally an oxymoron but Saffron's team manages to pull it off. The service level, the cutlery, the decoration, definitely give the fine dining feel. We ordered a lot of dishes but the stand out ones for me were - gosht notice kebab, lentil salad, the chilli pakora (part of the vegetable pakora platter), saag... More 

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Beijing, China
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was visiting some friends up in the Tienmu area and they took me to Saffron for dinner. It was one of the best Indian food experiences I've had. I didn't order anything. My friends took care of ordering a number of different dishes and we had a family style shared dinner. It was really amazing and this allowed me... More 

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Thank AsiaTraveler1969
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last time we visited saffron, we tried the lentil salad. It was like the Indian version of salsa--it was delicious and I'll now order it every time.

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Thank KL214504
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150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the only restaurants which serves authentic Indian food. There are so many places in Taipei to have Indian food. The ingredients they use are the best among all the other restaurants. Have been many times and it's been always the best in my list for Indian food.

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1 Thank sbgemstw
taipei
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

We came without reservation but the wait staff still made us a table around dinner time. During the meal, all the waiters took care of us so well and all the dishes are also delicious too. I will definitely come back again!

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1 Thank badten16
Taipei
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

The food is great. The service is excellent. The tables are a bit close together but despite that, it is not overly noisy. The ambience is good. For an upscale restaurant it is not expensive. The corkage for white wine is NT$300. We will be back.

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Neihu, Taipei, Taiwan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Saffron is not my favorite Indian place because it is way too fancy for me and it's also one of the most expensive places, but it is hands down the best, nevertheless. It's particularly good for a date (remember, it's fancy). Decor is attractive, tables have white tablecloths, waiters are fairly attentive, and curries are flavorful and complex. However I'm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing and the service was delightful. A great fine dining experience. And the kulfi was the best I've ever had so its a must try fr me. All in all, the best Indian restaurant in Taiwan.

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Thank Vibhash G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Have a great time in the restaurant the sag paneer and myth makhani was delicious better than anywhere in Taipei. The naan was soft and tender.

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Thank Huangfa
Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

I went there for my birthday and it was pretty amazing ! The curries are good, the staff is so nice, the naan is most likely the best on the whole island and the dessert were delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $26
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Asian, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38-6 Tian Mu E. Rd, Taipei 111, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei
  • Phone Number: +886 2 2871 4842

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