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Saffron Mezze House

31 Kennedy St | Kingston, Canberra 2604, Australia
+61 2 6295 8839
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tabouli” (7 reviews)
“mixed grill” (5 reviews)
Opens in 27 min
All hours
Lebanese, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
31 Kennedy St | Kingston, Canberra 2604, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a quiet lunch at Saffron on a cold, windy Canberra winter afternoon. We bought a Living Social coupon which gave us a taster menu plus a glass of wine. For entree we had Lebanese bread with dips which were delicious and went very...More

Thank Cynthia L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time having Lebanese food but it was absolutely brilliant! Wonderful hospitality and variety, with recommendations and guidance offered with genuine warmth! Loved the well-seasoned Lamb and Mixed Grill Platter, and the Zucchini Fritters were to die for! Also had the Barramundi...More

Thank Lynnette N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marvin accommodated our large family group at short notice following my mother's funeral. The banquet option was full of fresh, well cooked dishes and the wine list was fantastic. It was wonderful to be looked after so well after a tough day! Thank you from...More

Thank Mafussy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the deluxe banquet. The food was reakky good. The best faffel I have ever eaten and the zucchini flowers were light and delicious. The only negative was the service. It was slow as there was only 1 person serving, getting drinks and taking...More

Thank akelly57
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Our first visit to this restaurant. We went here for lunch on a public holiday and the staffing level was low (1 waitress & 1 chef). Two of us ordered the kofta & my wife the barramundi with coriander & chilli sauce. The menu is...More

Thank Macolm P
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Took a friend here for lunch who had not eaten here before. We ordered the Samkeh Harrah (barramundi) dish and the Chicken Tangine dish. We were able to put the meals in the middle and share them. Both the main meals and the Katifi for...More

Thank marycas2015
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We had a lovely night with friends. From the minute we walked in the door the staff were friendly and attentive without being annoying. The food was divine. My favourite dish was the barramundi with a lovely chill, coriander sauce. It was fantastic. that is...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We had such a lovely family dinner here last week. As someone with various dietary issues, it can be difficult to eat out. The owner was so helpful in trying to find alternatives for me, and very flexible even though we were getting the banquet....More

Thank Zipporah R
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Service ok, atmosphere ok but food lacks effort. The Moroccan targine chicken tasted like flavourless packet food. Chicken was tasteless and rest was a flavouress watery stew. Staff were indifferent to feedback as if they had heard it all before. This may be the problem...More

Thank Robert S
marven a, Manager at Saffron Mezze House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Dear Guest, We appreciate your review. We can assure you that all our food is prepared from fresh ingredients. Sorry you felt that way about the chicken tagine, but had you said something before you finished all your meal, then we would have been more...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

We visited this restaurant in a cool evening and were not disappointed. We shared the $39 banquet, and the food was great - yummy dips and the meats were tender and juicy. The amount of food was just right too - pleasantly full by the...More

Thank andrearobbiebebop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Kennedy St | Kingston, Canberra 2604, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6295 8839
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