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“Not bad, they try to be good”
Review of Saffron

Saffron
Ranked #18 of 96 Restaurants in Gaborone
Cuisines: Indian, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Not bad, they try to be good”
Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

We went in for dinner. Outside you can read they offer fusion kitchen, spring rolls as a starter were good. The waiter was a newbie he was very unconfident. Wine was excellent. Prices are reasonable,5 persons including drinks cost about 80 €. Quality was fine but the taste could be better. I expect from an indian restaurant if I want my meal hot I get my meal hot. But it wasn't. Some people at other tables celebrated their birthday and the staff had a big surprise for them, they sung and danced for them. That was really nice.

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  • English first
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English first
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126 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Busy Indian restaurant”
Reviewed August 7, 2014

This busy Indian restaurant in the new Airport Junction precinct, north Gaborone.
Perhaps not the most spicy hot or sophisticated Indian I have tasted but still tasty.
Good size portions and wine list. Looked great for small groups and business dinners.
Service a little hit and miss perhaps due to orders lost in translation?!

Visited July 2014
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent Indian cuisine”
Reviewed July 3, 2014

Excellent food at reasonable price. Staff friendly and helpful. Can order Indian, Chinese or fusion. Portions good size

Visited July 2014
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Thank Des L
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Gaborone Botswana
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Generous and Tasty”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

Portions at this restaurant are excellent, flavors are good, nice variety on the menu - their naan, parathas and rotis are very good especially the filled ones. Still have someway to go to match the flavor and taste of Chutney restaurant though.

Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Grant R
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Gaborone, Botswana
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Nice ambiance”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

Good food, service, location and bar. Located in the sebele centre so convenient for most of town and phakalane too. We have a young baby so it's always take away for us but nice to have a cold beer whilst waiting!

  • Visited May 2014
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