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Saffron Ester A. Lim Drive | Amorita Resort, 6340, Philippines
+63 38 502 9003
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Makati, Philippines
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

For a hotel buffet this was quite affordable and the food quite good. I especially enjoyed steak night - 4 kinds of steak , soft and grilled to perfection. BBQ night was delicious as well, with Thai side dishes i loved the Pad thai that was cooked on the spot, scrumptious and tasty!

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at the resort gates on scooter, hoping for a nice dinner at the saffron restaurant. What we encountered was loads of hassle: security guards wanted us to write down all our names, and left us waiting while they opened the gates for some guy in a huge SUV first, then another. Annoyed, we just left. The Philippines is... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service. Very attentive waiters and waitresses. Soon as they seated us they ask if we will have the same drink we have the last time we dine. The food is tasty and the presentation is beautiful. We tried the our restaurant around but nothing to compare. In fact we met other guest from the other hotel who came and... More 

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Thank Ilove2travel16
Quezon City, Philippines
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come to Amorita if you want to relax and commune with nature. The abundance of plants and trees makes the whole stay so relaxing. The walk down to the beach was a good exercise. Guests also have a choice of swimming and wading by the cove, which is exclusive to Amorita guests.

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Thank marilucabayan
Quezon City, Philippines
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Amorita for 5 days and I always looked forward to the breakfast buffet. I love the selection and their bacon is my ultimate favorite! The waiters were all very warm and accommodating.

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Thank littlebigtraveler
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Where before they had dinner? Those who wrote a good review on this restaurant. I'm sorry that I didn't take a picture of the lettuce leaves in my salad. It was just yellow and very old. I couldn't finish my salad. And after dinner, I had stomach problems. But I'm willing to give this place a second chance.. It's a... More 

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Thank Aphrodite_O-O-
Katalene A, Director at Saffron, responded to this review

Hello Aphrodite_O-O-, We dearly apologize for the poor gastro-experience. Thank you for shedding light on the situatation, we have called the attention of our kitchen team. However, we are thrilled to learn that you are open to giving us another opportunity to serve you better! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food! Would definitely recommend vietnamese spring rolls and white marlin main. Unusually high quality for philipines. Prices not high for such a quality. The only thing we felt was overpriced is the beer. Planning to return very soon.

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Thank Monika M
Katalene A, Director at Saffron, responded to this review

Hello Monika M! Thank you for choosing to dine with us and for recommending Saffron Restaurant! We’re glad to have satisfied your palates. We appreciate your concerns on our beer prices. We look forward to serving you again soon at Saffron Restaurant! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Bohol is in dire need of a great restaurant that uses fresh ingredients, great menu selection and well-trained cooks. Having been in Bohol for a few days, our group of 3 were getting really sick of the quality of food we were getting in Alona Beach. Some of the seafood on offer were simply not fresh, our simple stir fried... More 

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Thank Chickquita W
Katalene A, Director at Saffron, responded to this review

Hello Chickquita W, it is unfortunate to read how you and your friends got “hangry”. Thank you for choosing to dine at Tomar Tapas x Bar. We are truly elated to learn that we’ve satisfied your dire food cravings. We appreciate your high regard on our team member Russel, a true asset to the company. We hope to welcome you... More 

Philippines
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168 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Very good surprise for our 1st time at Saffron, a hidden gem inside Amorita resort. Beautiful welcome by the staff, great place with beautiful swimming pool and great premises like the wine & tapas place. Prices are surprisingly affordable for that place which is in one of the top hotel in Panglao. Starters, cocktails, main dish, wine selection all were... More 

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Thank ride_and_dive_1965
Katalene A, Director at Saffron, responded to this review

Hey there ride_and_dive_1965! We are very delighted to learn that you’ve had a wonderful dining experience at Saffron Restaurant. We appreciate your high regard on our structures and facilities! We hope you and your partner had a memorable and intimate dinner celebration. JK is a true asset to Amorita Resort we make sure the team perfects the artistry in service. More 

Manila, Philippines
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Saffron is the main dining area of Amorita Bohol. When staying at Amorita, I promise you, you will not see the need to dine anywhere else! I once asked a family who recently stayed in Amorita for dining recommendations in Bohol and they happily admitted that they did not leave the resort for dining options. They even added that if... More 

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Thank SBRam0s
Katalene A, Director at Saffron, responded to this review

Hello SBRam0s! We are very much grateful for your reviews. They are very detailed and specific, it will be of great help to future guests! We highly appreciate you choosing to stay at Amorita Resort with your family and for the continued patronage for Saffron Restaurant. We are bursting with joy with your recommendation. We hope to welcome you back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Philippine, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saffron Ester A. Lim Drive | Amorita Resort, 6340, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Bohol Province  >  Panglao Island
  • Phone Number: +63 38 502 9003
Description
The critically acclaimed Saffron Restaurant at Amorita Resort is inspired by the seasons and specialties in Bohol. The all-day menu, developed by Chef Raphael Ongchiong, emphasizes freshness, clarity of ingredients, and local availability. Saffron offers a thoughtful reinterpretation of Boholano heritage cuisine, alongside a wide range of Continental and Asian food favorites. The Chef's culinary artistry is met with an excellent selection of wines, signature cocktails, and gourmet beverages.

A 162-seat dining venue, Saffron is casual and welcoming, with a decor to match. Sea-inspired accent lighting, all-weather woven furniture, and hand-carved driftwood create a dramatic poolside ambiance that serves to elevate guests' dining experience.

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