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“Great experience ”
Review of Saffron

Saffron
Ranked #92 of 1,313 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Banyan Tree's signature restaurant, serves authentic Thai cuisine. Sitting on a wooden deck overlooking the tropical mangroves.
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and two other couples booked reservations to Saffron last night. Upon arrival we were greeted with excellent service. As we waited for the rest of our party to arrive in reception we were offered drinks and clean hand towels without hesitation.

As locals to the area Saffron offers one of few fine dining yet a relaxed restaurants in the Riviera.

From the wine, appetizers, main course (Pad Thai - best I have had), to the desert the Thai cuisine was second to none. Even more so the service was impecable.

We will be returning

Thank Ryan G
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

As we sit here sweating inside in the "air conditioning" the hostess recommended, we still don't have our entrees. Amuse Bouche was average. Appetizer sampler recommended by server had Ice cold chicken satay. Server was great and returned the Ice cold chicken for hot chicken. Still haven't received second course and been here 90 minutes, as we sweat. Not sure if the last seating means poor service and bad food. Absolutely not worth the price they charge or the "exclusivity" they allude to.

1  Thank Heather T
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Being vegetarian is not always easy as it seems that on holiday especially people like to load up on the meat and fish. Out of all the restaurants at Banyan Tree this offered the best vegetarian menu plus the setting on the jetty in the mangroves is especially romantic.

Thank Fabian P
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Such a beautiful dining experience the food and service were fantastic! Recommend arriving before sunset and dining inside.

Thank aeslekelsea
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Expensive but worth the treat. Loved sitting outside under the stars listening to the birds. Excellent Asian Cuisine and first rate service.

Thank Michele B
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