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“Worth a visit” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Saffran

Saffran
Ranked #1,257 of 2,184 Restaurants in Manchester
Price range: $11 - $17
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating
Description: SAFFRAN restaurant at The Trafford Centre is pleasantly located in the quiet area of the booming shopping mall. It’s in The Great Hall, which makes for a peaceful sit-down dining experience away from the hustle & bustle of people walking out of the shops and fast food joints.Our philosophy is to serve amazingly fresh and delicious food while sticking to a practices of making sure every single dish is as healthy as possible to reach goals of healthy lifestyle and overall well being. Our Tandoori clay oven makes our food just iresistible. Even Andrew Parkinson, a valued member of the Jamie Oliver Team visited SAFFRAN and got introduced to the concept and food. To make a long story short he was very impressed and in his own words “SAFFRAN is nothing but amazing!”
merseyside
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2013 via mobile

Was well impressed with this place. The staff where very polite and helpful.
The choice of food was good with a varied selection, check the menu on line.
Excellent choice of wine.
We went with 2 kids and they enjoyed swell.
Will be going back' from sunny 'Wirral'!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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English first
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Healthy and tasty”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

Popped in just to try something different and we were pleasantly surprised. Waiter (Drew) was friendly and chatty and helped us with the food choices. We enjoyed the food, but no real atmosphere as it was on the periphery of the food court. Worth a visit.

Visited May 2013
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Better than Nandos!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

A bit of a surprise this one. Called in for lunch and had really nice saffron chicken served with a sweet potato,sour cream, salad and half an onion. Delicious except for the random raw onion which should have been properly baked and caramelised. The place itself is ok - busy and fast paced, quite noisy as its in the T.C atrium.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank SirPrunealot
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northerner abroad
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103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Ghosts of Kro past?”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2013

Stopped by on Saturday after shopping - sat at a table and was acknowledged by the waitress - then she cleared table after table and I was still sitting there - wasn't even asked if I wanted a drink - reminded me of similar situations when this venue was Kro. No excuse for it as they weren't particularly busy (no wonder). Won't go back.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Finoula
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Amazing!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2013 via mobile

Interesting, fresh food, healthy and tasty. Friendly and helpful staff. Nice to find an 'independent' restaurant in such a big brand-filled place like the Trafford Centre. Good options for veggies, really really tasty and new ideas...love the haloumi cheese one of my faves...I am going back tomorrow LOL :-)

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Khemi777
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