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Saffron Ester A. Lim Drive | Amorita Resort, 6340, Philippines
+63 38 502 9003
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food! Would definitely recommend vietnamese spring rolls and white marlin main. Unusually high quality for philipines. Prices not high for such a quality. The only thing we felt was overpriced is the beer. Planning to return very soon.

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Thank Monika M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bohol is in dire need of a great restaurant that uses fresh ingredients, great menu selection and well-trained cooks. Having been in Bohol for a few days, our group of 3 were getting really sick of the quality of food we were getting in Alona Beach. Some of the seafood on offer were simply not fresh, our simple stir fried... More 

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Thank Chickquita W
Katalene A, Director at Saffron, responded to this review

Hello Chickquita W, it is unfortunate to read how you and your friends got “hangry”. Thank you for choosing to dine at Tomar Tapas x Bar. We are truly elated to learn that we’ve satisfied your dire food cravings. We appreciate your high regard on our team member Russel, a true asset to the company. We hope to welcome you... More 

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166 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good surprise for our 1st time at Saffron, a hidden gem inside Amorita resort. Beautiful welcome by the staff, great place with beautiful swimming pool and great premises like the wine & tapas place. Prices are surprisingly affordable for that place which is in one of the top hotel in Panglao. Starters, cocktails, main dish, wine selection all were... More 

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Thank ride_and_dive_1965
Katalene A, Director at Saffron, responded to this review

Hey there ride_and_dive_1965! We are very delighted to learn that you’ve had a wonderful dining experience at Saffron Restaurant. We appreciate your high regard on our structures and facilities! We hope you and your partner had a memorable and intimate dinner celebration. JK is a true asset to Amorita Resort we make sure the team perfects the artistry in service. More 

Manila, Philippines
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saffron is the main dining area of Amorita Bohol. When staying at Amorita, I promise you, you will not see the need to dine anywhere else! I once asked a family who recently stayed in Amorita for dining recommendations in Bohol and they happily admitted that they did not leave the resort for dining options. They even added that if... More 

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Thank SBRam0s
Katalene A, Director at Saffron, responded to this review

Hello SBRam0s! We are very much grateful for your reviews. They are very detailed and specific, it will be of great help to future guests! We highly appreciate you choosing to stay at Amorita Resort with your family and for the continued patronage for Saffron Restaurant. We are bursting with joy with your recommendation. We hope to welcome you back... More 

Manila, Philippines
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully furnished and great menu. The prices are not surprising. We use Saffron every morning and dinner. Highly recommended for sure.

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Thank cyberneticsoul
Katalene A, Director at Saffron, responded to this review

Dear cyberneticsoul, Thank you for appreciating Saffron Restaurant’s beauty. We appreciate your recommendation and we hope you had memorable delicious moments with Saffron Restaurant. Looking forward to serving you as a returning guest! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is tasty enough even if a little expensive for what you get. The views are absolutely stunning as other reviewers said. Unfortunately our experience was totally spoiled by the attitude of management. We were asked to pay 600 piso after i accidentally broke a wine glass which was on a wobbly table. Yes 600 piso!!! I am a... More 

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1 Thank Cocoscot
Katalene A, Director at Saffron, responded to this review

Dear Cocoscot, thank you for choosing Saffron restaurant, we are glad you found our food delectable. We are terribly sorry for the unfortunate incident. We appreciate that you’ve shed light on this so we may improve on protocol regarding these situations. We hope you give us another opportunity to fulfill the promise of infinite delight. More 

Cebu City, Philippines
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

From the location, the ambience, the food and the service this restaurant gets 5 stars. So good, the white marlin on the menu is possibly the best fish dish I've ever tasted! Go on and treat yourself, you will not be disappointed.

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Thank StueyW77
Katalene A, Director at Saffron, responded to this review

Hello StueyW77, Thank you for your recommendation! The white marlin is indeed a crowd favorite. We’re glad you chose Saffron restaurant to treat yourself. We appreciate your time and effort in sharing your experience online! We hope to satisfy your cravings again soon! More 

Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

By far the the best restaurant in Bohol. So good we came back 3 times during our 12 day trip. The food is well prepared and cooked correctly (something which is not a given in Bohol region). The ambiance is excellent with great views over the ocean and pool area. We had a fantastic gentleman by the name of Arnold... More 

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Thank HarryKong
Katalene A, Director at Saffron, responded to this review

Hi HarryKong, long stays in Bohol is a good idea! Thank you for your continued patronage during your stay. Your commendation of our team member Arnold is very much appreciated. We’ve put much thought in crafting our menu and a lot of love preparing each dish. Your kind words are our fuel to continue to provide an impeccable dining experience! More 

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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We came to enjoy the Friday evening buffet. First of all the view is beautiful and the music is very relaxing. The food was delicious and the variety was large, the cocktails were accurately done and on the highest level. The restaurant staff was very professional and welcoming. With that been said, the price for these services is not cheap.... More 

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1 Thank Vali D
Katalene A, Director at Saffron, responded to this review

Hello Vali D, we are thrilled that you chose Amorita Resort’s Saffron Restaurant to enjoy a Friday night out. It is our goal to make the dining experience of our guests special and unforgettable. We always give our best efforts in preparing our buffets so your compliments mean a lot to us. We very happy to learn that your group... More 

Metro Manila
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The restaurant is already reputed to be good and we are very happy to report that the restaurant is great. It was a bit of a trek from the beach, up on a hill, but the meals we had here, along with the staff service, was memorable. Everything that we had, the pizza, the salads, the burger, pasta, grilled items,... More 

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Thank clarissa623
Katalene A, Director at Saffron, responded to this review

Hi clarissa623, your happiness to share your Saffron Restaurant experience truly delights us! Our promise of infinite delight is thoroughly executed through outstanding service and delicious food. Thank you for your compliments on our food and our staff and for choosing Saffron Restaurant. We hope to serve you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Philippine, Seafood, Asian, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saffron Ester A. Lim Drive | Amorita Resort, 6340, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Bohol Province  >  Panglao Island
  • Phone Number: +63 38 502 9003
Description
The critically acclaimed Saffron Restaurant at Amorita Resort is inspired by the seasons and specialties in Bohol. The all-day menu, developed by Chef Raphael Ongchiong, emphasizes freshness, clarity of ingredients, and local availability. Saffron offers a thoughtful reinterpretation of Boholano heritage cuisine, alongside a wide range of Continental and Asian food favorites. The Chef's culinary artistry is met with an excellent selection of wines, signature cocktails, and gourmet beverages.

A 162-seat dining venue, Saffron is casual and welcoming, with a decor to match. Sea-inspired accent lighting, all-weather woven furniture, and hand-carved driftwood create a dramatic poolside ambiance that serves to elevate guests' dining experience.

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