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Saffron Restaurant

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5 Quay Street, Truro TR1 2HB, England
+44 1872 263771
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:30
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Decided to go into Saffron for lunch as the menu sounded appetising and varied. I had hake with sticky rice and Thai green vegetable curry. The two others in my party had chicken and mushroom suet pastry pie. We all enjoyed our meals which were well presented and very tasty. We had sticky toffee pudding and the cheese board to... More 

Thank Jo L
cornwall uk
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When in Truro, we always head for Saffron knowing that we will have an excellent choice of food and also knowing it will be value for money. Today's pork & chorizo burger (my wife) and my hake with sticky rice and Thai green curry was really tasty. So thank you Saffron - see you again.

Thank bobity
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Saffron has been a birthday breakfast tradition of ours for many years. The service is always attentive and the Food fantastic. I can't recommend it highly enough.

Thank Louisa G
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice ambience and decor. Interesting menu and good prompt service for a pre- theatre meal. Lots of fish choices and some unusual meat choices. I had halloumi to start which was combined with chestnut and fig and was an unusual but enjoyable combination. My husband had squid which was well cooked. I had chicken suet pudding with root veg. Which... More 

Thank Ingrid R
Dorking, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit to this restaurant and we will certainly go again. The staff were all welcoming and attentive, the menu was good and our food was delicious and plentiful! We chose to eat off the lunch menu and this was excellent value.

Thank DJP67
Truro, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Saffron three times in the lat three weeks. Generally, it's pretty much up there with the restaurants of its type around the world. The food is interesting, the menu well-considered, it tastes good and it's always possible to pair it with a good wine. Service is excellent; attentive without hovering. Next time I am in the... More 

Thank path0mas
south west
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank goodness I hadn't read some of the recent reviews before visiting this restaurant. I probably wouldn't have gone and would have missed out on a very enjoyable and pleasant evening. Perhaps this evening we had a different chef and waiting staff?? But totally unrecognisable from the description I've just seen. The scallops were delicious and my husbands pate was... More 

Thank Bettyannmary
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

noun: hospitality 1. the friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers. This is the industry that Saffron in Truro claims to be in. It’s a bar and restaurant, it sells food it employs waiters and chefs to enable the above. So how come last night after attending the Festival of Light we were thrown into total... More 

Thank loupwolf
csiagos, Owner at Saffron Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, The City of lights parade is a family orientated event that starts very late in the afternoon and finishes early evening. The majority of people in town are with children and tend to leave when the parade finishes, hence Truro empties of people quite rapidly after the parade. Your group was our last booking after a total of... More 

Devon, England
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a table with 6 friends for after the Truro Lantern Festival. When we arrived at 8.15 we were the only customers, and no-one arrived after us. Should have been a warning! We didn't have to wait long after we had ordered, and the starters seemed OK, although nothing was piping hot, not even the soup. The plates / dishes... More 

Thank welltravelled0
Newquay, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal last night, a good variety on the menu. Felt welcome by the team with just the right amount of interaction. It was tasty, good value would definitely recommend and return.

Thank Gabbie T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
British, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Quay Street, Truro TR1 2HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 263771
Newly renovated restaurant in the heart of the historic city of Truro, Cornwall. Modern British fine dining offering seasonal, locally produced food, an excellent wine list and attentive service.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?