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Blu Saffron

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241 Sydney Avenue, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 346 0223
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic location inside the Pretoria golf club and excellent variety of food, special the ambience for business and friend dinner and interesting the presentation of the speciality in the menu

Thank Paolo O
Pretoria, South Africa
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a business dinner with a colleague and friend, and sat outside on the terrace. The service was excellent, as was the food, and with the mild temperature of the evening, it was really lovely sitting outside. The the reason for only giving a four-rating, is that the only downside, was the smoking around us. We had to walk... More 

Thank PatBosman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I Have no words.... this place is just wow in every aspect... Brilliant service... excellent food. This is one place you just have to visit.

Thank Tiaan L
Pretoria, South Africa
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This must rate among the best, if not the very best, restaurants in Pretoria. Interesting menu with old favourites such as springbok carpaccio, but the specials presented with passion and detail are what makes the experience memorable. On the evening I chose a spicy calamari and chorizo starter (quite hot, steer away if you don't like spicy food) and a... More 

Thank djza
Pretoria, South Africa
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We took visitors from Namibia, to Blu Saffron. What a night to remember. Warm friendly greetings. Great service. But the food? Outstanding. I have no other words. Mushroom and biltong soup. Unbelievable. Best I have ever had. The braised short rib was beautifully done. Spiced just right and slow cooked to perfection. Excellent. Well done.

Thank Bigfoot148
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

What a pleasant experience.We found the interior decorating done very classy with a great relaxing atmosphere. We were there for a Sunday lunch and was seated outside on the patio overlooking the golf course...wonderful! Making the booking was great.I got such friendly help and advice.Also the presentation of the specials by the"manager" was done so well that we could not... More 

Thank pierrejp2016
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Outdoor seating overlooking the golf course is s wonderful at sunset. Very comfortable atmosphere. Service in s outstanding. The gentleman describing the food had our mouths watering. The cream of mushroom soup with biltong is a signature dish--possibly the best soup I have ever eaten. Prawns were excellent. Beef short rib was tasty but a little spicy. Highly recommend eating... More 

Thank beetlebaileyCool
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful evening of gastronomic delight! The setting is great- overlooks the golf course. Staff very efficient and description of "specials" will leave you salivating! Food presentation and taste experience marvelous! The only slight discomfort was the 'smoking policy' - we first wanted outside seating but it was windy and we had many smokers. Later on around the pub area also... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

If you are coming here for dinner, book pre-drinks on the terrace as it is delightful to overlook the golf course at sunset and then move inside for your meal. The Maitre d' is a piece of theatre as he describes each of the specials in turn - you feel he is cooking each dish just for you. I have... More 

Thank annakatrine
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Very good view and the food is excellent, good service just a great pity it is not open on Saturday for lunch

Thank stephaniedavies2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 Sydney Avenue, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 346 0223

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