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Saffron Restaurant - Innerleithen

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


US$10 - US$18
Indian, Grill
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We frequently visit this fabulous wee restaurant and the atmosphere, service, staff and food are always fantastic. Every dish is distinguishable and freshly prepared. This is our favourite Indian restaurant and we are lucky enough to only live a few miles away from it.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KNB66
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

We got a takeaway from Saffron when visiting Innerleithen. Fantastic food, lovely staff and very wel priced. Absolutely loved this place and would highly recommend!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jauntyrose
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Visted here based on the below reviews however must say we were disappointed. Small portions in respect of starters in comparison with the price (chicken pakora). Menu states if they dont have what you would like to ask and theyll be more than happy to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Food is fresh, delicious, possibly not spicy enough for many, but kitchen will spice up if requested. Staff and management try to make visit special. Very clean, proper tablecloths and many other nice touches

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JaimedeMallorca
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Having spent some days in Rajasthan, I discovered true Indian cuisine, unlike the majority of Indian restaurants in the UK. I was really impressed by the food at Saffron. The sit-in area is very small, so it’s best to book a table. As it was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank brawlad321
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We found Saffron by accident, not having read any of the reviews. It's excellent. Really good food; some of the best curries I've ever had, lovely staff and generous portions - we couldn't have managed a starter. Just go.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Phil C
Reviewed 22 October 2018

This is possibly the best Indian restaurant I’ve ever eaten at. The makkhonwala chicken has a sauce made with butter, cream, almonds, mango, and coconut. The dish, according to the Bengalese owner, has Indian origins and was customized for the British palate. I wanted to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank EllenLM
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Had a lovely meal in this small and friendly restaurant. Service was great and food was delicious. Would definitely go here again and it does takeaways!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Happyhomefromhome
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We were a party of 11 which for a small restaurant is a lot. I am pleased to report the high standards were maintained. Everyone enjoyed their meal and the staff were friendly, making it an enjoyable experience to be repeated soon.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 417aileenm
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Great wee place.... we recommend the lamb!!! So nice and tender.... delicious! Annnd they give you hot moist towels at the end 😍

Date of visit: September 2018
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9 March 2018|
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Response from Q3494MYjackiec | Reviewed this property |
Is that a constructive question?
14 February 2018|
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Response from muttiekb | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am sorry I do not know if the food is halal. Best to phone or email to check.
18 December 2016|
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Response from BelayetM | Property representative |
Hi there, many thanks for your enquiry. Unfortunately we are allowed only guid dogs at the moment. Sorry for any inconvenience.
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