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Saffron Restaurant

56 Ferreira Street, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
+27 13 744 1146
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (56 reviews)
“tagine” (3 reviews)
“mash” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
56 Ferreira Street, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went one time before and it was great but lately we were very disappointed!!! They don’t receive customers after 8 oclock

Thank Alia_C294005
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A little hidden gem of a place, off a busy road but tucked away into tranquility. great menu and food dishes, good wine list and friendly staff.

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I had been at Saffron about 6 months ago when it was mainly a Tapas restaurant . A new menu with 6 Tapas/ starters and 7 mains has been introduced . I had pleasure of first night as I was staying at Chez Vincent, where...More

Thank Zinkwazisam
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Was for my husbands 40th! Food was yummy, people sooo friendly, service very good! We had an awesome time! And the best, it has a fireplace!!!

Thank sipes0611
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited this restaurant less than a year ago and were most impressed. The owners informed us they had sold the restaurant and were emigrating. We went back to Nelspruit and decided to go and see how things were...a total and unmitigated...More

Thank Tzoro1
Reviewed 14 July 2017

when I moved to the Lowveld (3/4yrs ago) i came across them as nr1 restaurant in nelspruit - and yes it was!! loved the tappas - what a taste explosion!! when i returned it's out with the best and in with the not so good!...More

Thank luckypenny86
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I am really sorry to write this review but it is necessary for the improvement of the restaurant, we had dinner family time with friends on Saturday night as I knew this restaurant from the previous owner who was a real "chef ", actually most...More

2  Thank Stephane D
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The mussel starter is the best! The beef was lacking. Management is good and excellent service. I would go again. Very tight driveway but don't be put off by that. Place is simple and nice.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely decor and great staff but the food was so good!! We understood Orange restaurant to be he best in the area but compared to this place it was for sure the better place. We ordered the tapas options (you could also have them as...More

Thank DapaNewcastleEngland
Reviewed 23 March 2017

My boyf and i visited the Saffron Restaurant and it was to us, by far, the best Mediterranean cuisine in Nelspruit. Also, if the good value for money and beautiful presentation was not enough, they even supply each table with "Peaceful Sleep" for the convenience...More

Thank DotaDestroyer
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26 December 2016|
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Response from holidaylover55 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there pork was on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Ferreira Street, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Nelspruit
  • Phone Number: +27 13 744 1146
  • E-mail
Dear Saffron customers, We are sorry to inform you that we will close Saffron Restaurant temporarily as of Wednesday, 11th October 2017 until further notice. We need to appoint new management which makes it impossible for the restaurant to serve customers during this period. We do apologies for any inconvenience caused. Chez Vincent Management.
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