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Blu Saffron

241 Sydney Avenue, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 346 0223
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“country club” (36 reviews)
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
241 Sydney Avenue, Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow. Nestles on a golf course, it has a beautiful view and just the inside is set up in a simple elegant way. having gone for a year end dinner with my colleagues, we opted for a private room. Yes they private dining rooms. We...More

Thank ntiyis0m
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The Roberts Bird sanctuary has been around for ages and remains one of Pretoria's best preserved parks. The Blue Crane literally hangs over the dam that forms the core of the sanctuary. Having sunset drinks on the open patios surrounded with the raucous chatter of...More

Thank tripaPretoria
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Food was very good, the floor manager was on the ball with the specials of the day. The menu is extensive but a little on the steep side. The view and ambience is stunning.

Thank Craigh L
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Booking a table was easy and efficient. Atmosphere was very jovial for a Tuesday outing. Chef's recommendation menu was good. Presentation is lovely. Enjoyed the art too. A definite good spot for treating that special somebody in your life as its quiet intimate and secluded....More

Thank 201mst
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Yet again our dinner did not disappoint at Blu Saffron. The highlight is Peter's presentation of the day's specials, described in stunning detail with exquisite use of Afrikaans. Our starters gave a taste of what was yet to come, two salmon starters and two chicken...More

Thank djza
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

You have to book if you do not want to be disappointed. It has outside sitting overlooking the golf course. The inside sitting also offers a number of private rooms for those business dining. Perfect setting. The reception is very professional and the waiters are...More

Thank Jjaymoh
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Blu Safron used to be an impressive venue for Sunday lunch, but sadly it has slipped substantially. Don't expect good service, and try to tolerate the managers’ leaning over you to explain the quant garnishing in detail, as if to a child. We were terribly...More

Thank IvandClerk
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Sorry to say but the table was in a bad spot, the waitress kept spilling wine on the table, the food took an hour to arrive and was incomplete. Overall, a very below average experience.

Thank burgerdnl
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Located at the tony Pretoria Country Club, Blu Saffron was my favorite restaurant in Pretoria. I love that it's a high end restaurant but still casual and approachable. The food is not pretentious but instead is well-executed, modern takes on South African classics. I still...More

Thank CurbedEnthusiasm
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

The setting on the gold course is just stunning and you always feel spoilt. Food is great 👍🏻 it is in the Pretoria Club grounds and It is my favourite spot to eat in Pretoria

Thank SashaSimitopoulos
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 Sydney Avenue, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 346 0223
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