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“Great meal, and particular for the price, it was a steal”
Review of Saffron Restaurant

Saffron Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 89 Restaurants in Nelspruit
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Dear Saffron customers, We are sorry to inform you that we will close Saffron Restaurant temporarily as of Wednesday, 11th October 2017 until further notice. We need to appoint new management which makes it impossible for the restaurant to serve customers during this period. We do apologies for any inconvenience caused. Chez Vincent Management.
Reviewed June 26, 2013

We had 5 tapas between two people as well as a dessert and really enjoyed all of them. The dishes tasted fresh and were well prepared. Also, the owner was truly welcoming and made everyone feel right at home. Considering the amount of food we received (plus a glass of wine each), the price was incredibly reasonable. The wines by the glass could have been of a better quality, particularly considering how much quality wine South Africa has at low prices, but this was the biggest fault. Also, the ambiance of the restaurant could have been better.

Would definitely go back and have already recommended to a friend going to Kruger.

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Reviewed June 24, 2013

We visited Saffron after months of hesitation as I work abroad.
The experience from ambiance to menu knowledge by the team to the great culinary quality,service speed, well designed wine list and the overall sense that the Team really went out of their way to make you feel welcome and cherished is indeed a rare privilige these days.
Vincent and Steve I salute you.

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Steve M, Owner at Saffron Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2013

Hi Shania, it was great to see your comment on Tripadvisor and a pleasure having you here. I am pleased you discovered us and hope to see you again soon when you get the chance to "get out of town" again.

All the best to you both,

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Reviewed June 23, 2013

Saffron combines a warm environment with friendly service and even better food. Well done to Steve and Vincent for bringing back a little bit of Spanish culture to our shores.

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Reviewed June 22, 2013

Professionally received by Steve and staff and travelled 140km back two nights later to experience the fantastic food again. I recently arrived in Nelspruit and used 'Tripadvisor' to locate a decent restaurant. I found 'Saffron' on the app and it was rated 'high'. Saffron is more than just goos food, it specialises in making 'Tapas' which consists of 'bite sized' flavour extravaganzas. Nothing is 'run of the mill', it is all special and consists of food that fuses Asian, French and Spanish food into cost effective temptations.

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Steve M, Owner at Saffron Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2013

Hi Spookydicks, I sincerely thank you for your recent comments on Saffron. The fact that you traveled so far to visit us a 2nd time is the greatest compliment of all, greatly appreciated and we look forward to your next "mammoth" trip.

All the best to you

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Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

Saffron was a unique and unforgettable experience. The staff overflowed with friendliness and each tappa was better than the previous one. The smoked Norwegian Salmon was the best bite of bliss my tongue has had the honour of tasting. Buttery, rich, succulent. My mouth waters just recollecting it. A fabulous evening.

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Steve M, Manager at Saffron Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2013

Hi JP
Thank you for your comments on Tripadvisor, we love feedback and I was particularly pleased that you enjoyed our smoked salmon. We take a lot of pride in the curing and smoking of this product and it is encouraging that it is appreciated. Best of luck and we look forward to your next visit.

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