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U 14 34 Parap Rd | Parap, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
+61 8 8981 2383
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18:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The best Indian food I've ever had. They also do home delivery. Well priced and food is packed in biodegradable containers which is great to see. Highly recommend!

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Thank kylzurr
Darwin, Australia
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135 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

BF and I decided we might have a nice relaxing lunch. Saw some lunch advertising on Saffron so that's where we went. Excellent meal. We chose the tasting plate which consisted of four Curry's, rice, papadams and condiments. It was perfect. Quick to come out, great tastes and great variety. As always the flavours were excellent, light and nicely balanced.... More 

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Thank Eve S
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To cut to the chase - nice place and had a great meal as a group. There was one outstanding lamb dish that I'm going to make a bee line for on my next Darwin visit - get a serve of "Keema Mutter" - it is really good. Also, there are plenty of GF options - which is great for... More 

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Thank Farjer_Bear
SaffrronManger, Manager at Saffrron, responded to this review

Dear, Farjer We are extremely delighted to hear that your overall dining experience with us has been an impeccable one. Thank you for your glowing commendation and we look forward to another opportunity of welcoming you back to Saffrron. Warm Regards, Saffrron Team. More 

Northern Territory, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saffron Express, Alawa is accessible and has friendly staff with delivery option. Food is delicious and staff are respectful, patient and most importantly on time! Recommend always.

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Thank lsuthy88
SaffrronManger, Manager at Saffrron, responded to this review

Dear, Isuthy We are extremely delighted to hear that your experience with us has been an impeccable one. Thank you for your glowing commendation and we look forward to another opportunity of welcoming you back to Saffrron Warm Regards, Saffrron Team. More 

Adelaide, Australia
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

I ate here with a few of my colleagues. While it definitely wasn't bad it also wasn't the best Indian I've had. They didn't have quite a few of the wines on their wine list but we weren't too fussed as there were other options. We shared a banquet and everything was fine. We ran out of naan bread so... More 

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Thank Tegan R
SaffrronManger, Manager at Saffrron, responded to this review

Dear, Inepicurable Thank you for taking the time to review us here on Trip Advisor! We are pleased that you and your friends have enjoyed your evening with us. We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back to Saffrron. Warm Regards, Saffrron Team More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Have eaten from the restaurant and has been nice. Ordered food to be delivered and it arrived about 30 mins after estimated delivery time. It was cold and very disappointing, also part of our delivery was misplaced or forgotten. When I rang back to ask where the rest of it was, I was told it was on the way. Another... More 

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SaffrronManger, Manager at Saffrron, responded to this review

Dear , James We're very sorry that we have not met your expectations while dining here. Lest assured we will revisit our food and service to identify where we went wrong so this does not happen again in the future. We hope to welcome you again and give us a chance to prove ourselves in the near future. Warm Regards,... More 

Australia
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64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Great Indian restaurant which is let down by the very cold air conditioning. Can be quite off putting if you are seated in-front of the A/C. The quality of food has always been very good and certainly worth a visit. The restaurant is not fine dining. They also do take away which sometimes takes over from the restaurant service. The... More 

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Thank 478craigb
SaffrronManger, Manager at Saffrron, responded to this review

Dear, Thank you for taking the time to review us here. We're glad that you've enjoyed your dining experience with us and looking forward to see you again in the near future! Warm Regards, saffrron Team More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Recently ordered takeaway food online. Absolutely disgusting. I eat/order at saffron all the time and have done for over 5 years. I have always sworn by it. My curry andra chilli chicken what i always ordered was horrible so much oil and no flavour or taste! Usually has some fresh chillis but no which just added to the awfulness. Last... More 

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Thank Kristian H
SaffrronManger, Manager at Saffrron, responded to this review

Dear. Kristian We're very sorry that we have not met your expectations while dining here. Lest assured we will revisit our food and service to identify where we went wrong so this does not happen again in the future. We hope to welcome you again and give us a chance to prove ourselves in the near future. Warm Regards, Saffrron... More 

Timbuktu, Mali
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179 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

I recently shared a lovely meal with friends here. The food was excellent and service was very attentive. definatly a more upmarket venue

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Thank Kate C
SaffrronManger, Manager at Saffrron, responded to this review

Dear , Kate Thank you so much for your generous feedback! We are very happy to hear that you've enjoyed your dining experience with us. It's feedback like these help our staff enjoy and feel great about the work and effort they do to keep our beloved customers satisfied and happy. Once again it's our great pleasure in serving you... More 

Darwin, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Never had any real issues with Saffron other than the feeling that you'd best be gone as soon as possible. The lack of hospitality reached a new low the other day when I dined there with clients recently for lunch. At 1.50 pm we were told the restaurant was closing at 2 pm. Given that our meals were yet to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 14 34 Parap Rd | Parap, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8981 2383
Description
Saffrron is a Darwin restaurant with a focus on putting sustainability on the table. Our authentic yet innovative Indian cuisine menu is also a real taste of the Territory, with all fresh produce from local producers and all seafood Territory or Australian-caught.Our full menu is available at our website and includes a tasting menu, vegetarian options and a kids menu (and the kids will love our Golden Paneer Lollipops). House-made items include Indian breads, condiments and desserts.You can order Saffrron takeaway too (via our website). You can find us on Facebook too or sign up for news to hear about our special menu events, including master classes and tours.

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