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U 14 34 Parap Rd | Parap, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
+61 8 8981 2383
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Today
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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Adelaide, Australia
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

Highly rated indian restaurant serves up bland, tastless food. We have eaten at a lot of indian restaurants because it is our favorite cuisine and this has to be the worst we have eaten anywhere in the world. The goat curry was tasteless and even the butter chicken lacked flavour. If you want good Indian food, go to the wharf.

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Thank Mark C
Darwin, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

When I booked the table I mentioned that it was our 30th wedding anniversary. When seated at our table we were offered complimentary champagne and were made to feel very special by the lovely staff. We decided to have the Maharaja Banquet to share which also came with 2 complimentary dishes. The whole meal was absolutely amazing; such wonderful tastes,... More 

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Thank Piggie2014
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well I was extremely disappointed with the service. Make sure you ask to see the bill before you pay! We waited an hour after receiving our entrée. We watch others around us eat their main meals before us, even though we had arrived first. We weren't offered any drinks in the hour we had waited. After letting the staff know... More 

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Thank Rankin K
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten the food at Saffrron a number of times (both dine-in and take-away) and I am continually impressed with the depth of flavour and quality of produce. One of Darwin's food treasures without a doubt. Indian at its best.

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Thank David B
Singapore, Singapore
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently i dined at this place everything was superb. All the food was very traditional and tastes sensational. Great service too.

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Thank samsax2017
Darwin, Australia
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful restaurant, with nice ambience and beautiful food. We had the sampler menu to share. It was very filling for 2 people but was a nice way to sample a range of dishes.

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Thank Djc005
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saffron definitely does deliver when it comes to Indian Food. Their lunch menu has better value and can fit in the 1 hour lunch date perfectly. Their dinner menu does put a dent in the wallet especially if you like to try different curries. It caters towards the more finer dining experience. This place has great ambience, settings and good... More 

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Thank jessicalV2591IK
Brisbane Region, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All the food we got was well portioned and had great flavour, however when the meals came out (including butter chicken that that the kids ordered) there was no rice. A little perplexed, we called another waitress over and she advised us you have to order rice separately. Haven't been to an Indian restaurant ever where rice is not included... More 

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

Good Afternoon Matt, Thank you for your feedback regarding your dining experience. We always welcome our guests comments and pay attention to what you have said regarding both the rice and your comment regarding your waitress. She has been made aware of your comments. Regarding the rice, it is correct that the rice needs to be ordered separately at Saffrron,... More 

Darwin, Australia
Level Contributor
18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose to visit Saffrron last night on 25 March which is our wedding anniversary. We have been to Saffrron previously but last night the dining area was lit by only candles as part of Earth Hour. The staff provided exceptional service under what was somewhat different circumstances trying to identify which table to serve. The food is outstanding as... More 

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Thank Douglas G
SaffrronManger, Manager at Saffrron, responded to this review

Dear, Douglas Thank you for your positive comments on the food and wine selection. It is always good to hear that our guests have thoroughly enjoyed their evening with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to Saffrron Warm Regards, Saffrron Team More 

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47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

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
SaffrronManger, Manager at Saffrron, responded to this review

Dear, Kylzurr We are extremely delighted to hear that your overall 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 

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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, Child-friendly, Kids
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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