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Restaurant Saffraan

Oudegracht aan de Werf 146/148, 3511 AZ Utrecht, The Netherlands
+31 30 231 0114
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good61%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“cold meze” (3 reviews)
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European, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
££ - £££
Oudegracht aan de Werf 146/148, 3511 AZ Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The full mezze menu was really good. I can't complain about the food. Unfortunately, the service put a damper on the enjoyment. Despite booking we were shoved in a corner to a table that still had rubbish from previous customers. Very long wait between dishes....More

Thank oribie
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Came here with a large group and the restaurant was able to accommodate all 14 at a long table. Most of us had the meze assortments in two waves, first other cold dishes with six different dips and hummus. The second wave had a nice...More

Thank fred200099
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Restaurant Saffraan is located at Oudegract Utrecht which is the heart of the city. The staff is always helpful even they had some difficulties while we were there because of big crowds. I took 28 Euros menu. The cold mezzes were nicely prepared and presented...More

Thank Flyngdtchmn
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Found this wonderful spot by accident whilst looking for another restaurant in the area! It's situated literally on the canal near a bridge. The interior is fascinating as it's a vaulted cellar but with a Turkish twist!the menu is extensive making choosing your meal virtually...More

Thank Stef H
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Saffraan is one of our favourite restaurants in Utrecht. They serve north-African, Turkish and other Middle Eastern food, which is always tasty. Our favourite is the Mezze dinner, with lots of small bites. Staff is friendly and the restaurant is beautifully decorated.

Thank AvW12345
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The restaurant is located at the water level along the canal. A really cool setting. The interior is roomy and inviting with numerous glass light fixtures straight from Turkey. We were provided with a Dutch menu with English subtitles. It was slightly hard to navigate...More

Thank bluejay377
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We came with 2 American friends. English menus were quickly provided and the service was friendly and efficient. We shared 2 mezzes "reis door het Midden-Oosten" between the the four of us and that was enough. We each had a different main course and everybody...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Location is good and interior is nice. Cold appetizer was tasty but nothing special, not worth 10€. Warm apetizer (sucuc) was OK. The biggest problem was that after more than one hour waiting we did't get our main courses, they forgot them!?

Thank aniratak
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I had a nice dish with aubergine,potato and meat.The decoration inside is very nice.With good weather you can sit outside.It is a nice restaurant with a good price quality balance.

Thank Darlene F
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It is just ok for me. Food is not bad , nothing extraordinary. Location is beautiful, in Oudegracht. Very nice for a special occasion and a nice set menu with many different things to try in small portions. Not cheap.

Thank Pedro M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oudegracht aan de Werf 146/148, 3511 AZ Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Utrecht Province  >  Utrecht
  • Phone Number: +31 30 231 0114
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