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Saffron Restaurant

56 Ferreira Street, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
+27 13 744 1146
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (54 reviews)
“tagine” (2 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
56 Ferreira Street, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was for my husbands 40th! Food was yummy, people sooo friendly, service very good! We had an awesome time! And the best, it has a fireplace!!!

Thank sipes0611
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited this restaurant less than a year ago and were most impressed. The owners informed us they had sold the restaurant and were emigrating. We went back to Nelspruit and decided to go and see how things were...a total and unmitigated...More

Thank Tzoro1
Reviewed 14 July 2017

when I moved to the Lowveld (3/4yrs ago) i came across them as nr1 restaurant in nelspruit - and yes it was!! loved the tappas - what a taste explosion!! when i returned it's out with the best and in with the not so good!...More

Thank luckypenny86
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I am really sorry to write this review but it is necessary for the improvement of the restaurant, we had dinner family time with friends on Saturday night as I knew this restaurant from the previous owner who was a real "chef ", actually most...More

1  Thank Stephane D
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The mussel starter is the best! The beef was lacking. Management is good and excellent service. I would go again. Very tight driveway but don't be put off by that. Place is simple and nice.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely decor and great staff but the food was so good!! We understood Orange restaurant to be he best in the area but compared to this place it was for sure the better place. We ordered the tapas options (you could also have them as...More

Thank DapaNewcastleEngland
Reviewed 23 March 2017

My boyf and i visited the Saffron Restaurant and it was to us, by far, the best Mediterranean cuisine in Nelspruit. Also, if the good value for money and beautiful presentation was not enough, they even supply each table with "Peaceful Sleep" for the convenience...More

Thank DotaDestroyer
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This is our favorite restaurant in Nelspruit. Very good menu using fresh, local products and cooked by an excellent French chef. The owners are very friendly. Nice to have such good European food made by somebody with a real understanding of spices and flavours.

Thank SAgirl1633
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Searched for an Indian restaurant on Google Maps (as I am vegetarian and aways a "safe" bet) and Chez Vincent Guest House and Saffron Restaurant came up. I was a little disappointed when they advised me that they were not an Indian restaurant but in...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We came Back a second time since the chef took over and it is even more special to eat here!!! Enjoy a night of great food, drinks and enthousiastic staff!!

Thank Veraenbert
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25 December 2016|
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Response from holidaylover55 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there pork was on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Ferreira Street, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Nelspruit
  • Phone Number: +27 13 744 1146
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Saffron is a spacious, contemporary and relaxed restaurant.
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