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Saffron Restaurant - CLOSED

5 Quay Street, Truro TR1 2HB, England
+44 1872 263771
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sticky rice” (5 reviews)
“hake” (10 reviews)
“crab cakes” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5 Quay Street, Truro TR1 2HB, England
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1 - 10 of 262 reviews

Reviewed today

Was looking forward to the reopening of Saffron but unfortunately the evening ended up being a disappointment.The four of us had to share one handwritten menu as there was no more and there was no drinks menu.The wine was not chilled,my chicken dish was very...More

Thank julietstewart61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had friends staying from Gloucester and walked past saffron and by jolly it was open, we ate here a lot before it shut and was delighted it has reopened under the same name with different chef, the food was amazing and very good value...More

1  Thank mattsquire79
Reviewed 1 January 2017

My wife and myself have visited this restaurant on several occasions and have always had a good meal.Booked for the seventies themed night for New Year's Eve. Once again an excellent meal and great service . Very sad to find out it was there last...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Booked for the 70's night menu for New Year's Eve. Great evening with good 70's style food. Chicken Kiev especially tasty. Staff were great really friendly even though they informed us this was there last night before the restaurant was closing for business . We...More

Thank SandraTruro
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We have just had the most wonderful meal at Saffron - 70's style to celebrate New Year 2017, and we are devastated to hear that this wonderful restaurant is to close. The ambience, food and staff are second to none and Truro will be the...More

Thank pasty22
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We are so sad to hear tonight that Saffron closes this weekend. We've eaten here many times over the years, brought family and friends here and have never had anything other than lovely food with friendly service at a reasonable price. What more can you...More

Thank QueenSofia
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Well I'm struggling to write how impressed me and my boyfriend were the food was amazing the staff were amazing as I had my five year old son with me they acknowledge him which was lovely I would recommend going there only if you want...More

Thank abbyskye79
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Found this place by accident and was pleasantly surprised by the quality and price. We went for the two course lunch for £13 a head - calamari and a huge serving of late to start, followed by hake with sticky rice and a Thai vegetable...More

Thank Kat V
Reviewed 19 December 2016

A group of us dropped into this...ummm establishment the weekend of Truro's christmas market..well we'll never frequent this place again after being made verg un-welcome by a very rude assistant who was very annoyed that at lunchtime we wern't there to eat only have coffee....More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 7 December 2016

My partner and I ate here a few days ago whilst Christmas shopping in Truro. Where else can you find such quality food for such an outstanding price in Truro? At two courses for £13! I had the Basil and Tomato mussels to start- which...More

Thank 406collier
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Quay Street, Truro TR1 2HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 263771
  • E-mail
Beautiful 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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