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Saffron Restaurant

56 Ferreira Street, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
+27 13 744 1146
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (53 reviews)
“tagine” (2 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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56 Ferreira Street, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
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Reviews (193)
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11 - 20 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This must be the best restaurant in town! Vincent, the French Chef and Owner, is a very talented cook. Unfortunately they just sold the place...

Thank Michel M
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We ate here on our last night in South Africa, having chosen it based on previous TA reviews. The restaurant belongs to a Guest House and is located in a secure compound with parking. We were a party of five and I had made reservations...More

Thank travelpassion
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Set in a nice atmosphere and the service is very good. What makes this place very special is not only that their food is really great, but the fact that you can order tappas from mostly anything on the menu! Makes for a really unique...More

Thank pickytraveller2016
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Just had the most delicious meal at Saffron. From the moment we arrived we felt welcome. Good seating, lighting and ambience. Food was excellent from the starters to the main courses. Menu is varied and wine list good. Our waitrons were attentive too. Definitely a...More

Thank Kitty1Nelspruit
SaffronNel, Owner at Saffron Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

Thank you very much, for your lovely review. Look forward to seeing you again. Have a great weekend. Sara

Reviewed 26 July 2016

good food. great atmosphere. great wine list. very interesting menu. great service. personal touch from owner

Thank Yolanda L
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant and stunning menu options. Delicious food and wonderful service. Limited children's menu options and although children are welcome, there is no play area for children. Highly recommended for an adults night out!

Thank Shirley R
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

What a great little restaurant. Visited with my wife and daughter. The food was well presented and tasted as good as it looked. The pork ribs starter was really tender as was the lamb shank. The ambience was warm and cozy with fire places, tables...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The restaurant is a little difficult to find on a service road which runs parallel to the Ferreira through road. But it is worth the search. Parking is off-road and safe through a narrow, guarded entrance, which requires a firm hand on the steering wheel....More

1  Thank VanRiebeeck
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Good ambience, food and wine, excellent wine list, French cuisine, lovely cozy fire place, good service, a bit pricey but worth it. Had a perfect quality time with my wife. indeed a hidden treasure in Nelspruit.

Thank Hugompt
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

The staff were incredibly polite, even brought me a vase for my tie bunch flowers which I had received as a gift. Very thoughtful! Ambience was calm and relaxed. Food was extremely tasty and very well presented. I would certainly recommend the Restaurant. Wonderful to...More

Thank helen363
SaffronNel, Owner at Saffron Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2016

Thank you very much Helen, I am very happy you enjoyed Saffron, and look forward to seeing you again. Sara

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is it halaal
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

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
Saffron is a spacious, contemporary and relaxed restaurant.
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