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Blu Saffron

241 Sydney Avenue, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 346 0223
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“kingklip” (11 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (4 reviews)
“venison” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
241 Sydney Avenue, Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yet again our dinner did not disappoint at Blu Saffron. The highlight is Peter's presentation of the day's specials, described in stunning detail with exquisite use of Afrikaans. Our starters gave a taste of what was yet to come, two salmon starters and two chicken...More

Thank djza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You have to book if you do not want to be disappointed. It has outside sitting overlooking the golf course. The inside sitting also offers a number of private rooms for those business dining. Perfect setting. The reception is very professional and the waiters are...More

Thank Jjaymoh
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Blu Safron used to be an impressive venue for Sunday lunch, but sadly it has slipped substantially. Don't expect good service, and try to tolerate the managers’ leaning over you to explain the quant garnishing in detail, as if to a child. We were terribly...More

Thank IvandClerk
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Sorry to say but the table was in a bad spot, the waitress kept spilling wine on the table, the food took an hour to arrive and was incomplete. Overall, a very below average experience.

Thank burgerdnl
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Located at the tony Pretoria Country Club, Blu Saffron was my favorite restaurant in Pretoria. I love that it's a high end restaurant but still casual and approachable. The food is not pretentious but instead is well-executed, modern takes on South African classics. I still...More

Thank CurbedEnthusiasm
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

The setting on the gold course is just stunning and you always feel spoilt. Food is great 👍🏻 it is in the Pretoria Club grounds and It is my favourite spot to eat in Pretoria

Thank SashaSimitopoulos
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Looking out on the golf course this restaurant provides a relaxed but stylish atmosphere with good service and food. Sunday lunch a bit busy with family parties. Rather go in the evenings if you are an adult group.

Thank Derica2014
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Despite their menus not changing much over the last 10 years, their standards remain high. Other than all the meat options, there is always a venison option and a fresh fish option. Setting is great, especially outside when weather permits and you can watch the...More

Thank anton l
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Fantastic !! This was a fabulous dinner. We were a party of 4 and the seating is comfortable and cosy. The Restaurant is beautifully decorated with a variety of artwork which is also for sale. The food was excellent, well prepared and presented. The chef’s...More

Thank spicameno
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Fantastic experience. The food is great and the service even better. Highly recommendable for a joyous occasion, or any reason you can find.

Thank Procurement S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 Sydney Avenue, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 346 0223
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