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Saffron Fine Indian Cuisine

31 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-378 2122
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good61%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“dosa” (5 reviews)
“curries” (8 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
31 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for dinner and had few curries and naans which were awesome and worth for the price. The service was also great!

Thank swathi585
Reviewed 4 December 2017

During my two days stay at Auckland have also visited for Dinner in this restaurant, we were in group but they have manage every thing, good indian test, food is good, service is good, staff are good, and food has real test of Indian, once...More

Thank hkoza
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and I used to go to Saffron regularly when we first started dating ten years ago. Now that we live in Australia, we don't get back often. I'm pleased to report that we recently went back during a long weekend in Auckland, and...More

Thank JeffWins2014
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I dined at Saffron with a group from Mumbai. They were very happy and as a Kiwi I concur, the food is amazing, the service friendly and not too hot for my palate.

Thank Slartybartfast58
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Went there with friends on Sunday evening , we booked and fortunately we did as restaurant was full , about half the restaurant booked for a large group . Great service friendly staff . We had mixed platter for entree , was sufficient for 4...More

Thank peterTakapuna
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Have been here many times for the weekend south indian vegetarian brunch buffet which is only $12.99. Great value for money and healthy start to the day. Must try filter coffee with your meal. I have also been here for the traditional "Sadya" during onam...More

Thank letamritaknow
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I had the opportunity of trying something new on my visits to Restaurants and enjoyed a wonderful light lunch at Saffron. Their Vegetarian Buffet was exceptional, Eat as much as you want and the variety and flavours were "top notch". Restaurant was full as well....More

1  Thank StephenF157
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

In typical South Indian style they don't really use dairy or wheat so perfect if you can't eat dairy or gluten. Beautiful food!! The dosas are amazing and the idli was great too! We had a number of different items and it was all delicious!!...More

Thank JadePeggyLou
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

had the beef varuval and prawn curry, tasty food and friendly service.. finally found. place with south indian taste

Thank meera505
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Went in for brunch considering this small restaurant, centrally located, opens ONLY @ 11.00am. The food was piping hot and served fresh. Although a few of the items (when compared elsewhere) were very small in size the quality was above average and price for this...More

Thank arby235
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-378 2122
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