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“Great food and good excellent service.”
Review of Saffron Restaurant

Saffron Restaurant
Ranked #55 of 200 Restaurants in Gibraltar
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Inter-continental restaurant serving fresh, home-made contemporary cuisine from around the world, with a very good selection of vegan, vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Also serves exotic mocktails & many other beverages as well as offering light entertainment, all within a relaxed atmosphere within the town centre.
Reviewed June 1, 2014

After my second visit to this restaurant I am now in a good position to review it. During my two visits (a few weeks apart) I can confirm that the service has been impeccable and the food delicious. Its interesting to see some negative reviews, I can only guess that either those reviewers only eat at Michelin star restaurants or the restaurant was having an off day. My starters, mains and deserts have always arrived on time have been very well presented and have tasted fresh and tasty. I do recommend this restaurant to anyone and as for it being considered pricy; I found this restaurant to be well priced for the quality of the food and no item on the menu over priced. If you want a budget meal which is not original and a carbon copy of so many menus around Gibraltar feel free to visit another, but if you want to try something different and interesting then this is the restaurant for you.

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Thank Nathogib
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Reviewed May 27, 2014

Awful service, terrible food, do not recommend it to anyone.
The prawns in their 'spicy prawns' starter had an unusual powdery texture to them.

As a main course i decided to go for the "Chefs Special" Swordfish, This resulted in further disappointment when the potatoes accompanying the fish were dry and harsh, probably due to an attempt to keep them warm for an unreasonable amount of time.

To top it off the sword fish had an uncanny smell, tough and dry, not the "catch of the day" to say the least. I just find it unfair it has such a high rating, makes you wonder who's made these reviews....

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2  Thank Alexgl90
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Reviewed May 26, 2014

This restaurant is not the norm for Gibraltar. We were met by staff who where eager to help and who were attentive throughout our stay. The wine list was excellent and menu gave plenty of choice. Our food was well presented and cooked to perfection. Even though we decided against a desert course the staff came with a lovely taster portion of home made cheese cake. What a lovely touch!
A must if you are in Gibraltar and like good food!

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Thank Bill T
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Reviewed May 26, 2014

On behalf of the party of 7, and after so many excellent reviews swaying us away from the frequently chosen, and well established restaurants, we were all left wanting. Other than drinks and appetisers starting us well, to have entrees served adhoc, 3 followed by remaining 4 coming 45minutes after, then main courses arriving whilst 4 of us were still on our entrees, and upon consuming them their empty plates left to clutter, really left much to be desired of a rather pricey establishment. The managing of it on the day was way below par, and so cannot award it more than a star, even though all the positive reviews may suggest otherwise. A real shame indeed, where nothing was even thrown in come dessert time, which we all skipped, to complement for our dissatisfaction.

Thank Clione A
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Reviewed May 24, 2014

Good food and attentive staff. Varied menu with several specials and good wine list. Nice to visit a place in Gibraltar that has good customer care. Others could benefit by visiting this restaurant. Will be back.....

Thank Nigel B
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