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Saffron Fine Indian Cuisine

31 Ponsonby Road, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-378 2122
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good62%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“naans” (5 reviews)
“idli” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00All hours
Indian, Asian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
31 Ponsonby Road, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with friends on Sunday evening , we booked and fortunately we did as restaurant was full , about half the restaurant booked for a large group . Great service friendly staff . We had mixed platter for entree , was sufficient for 4...More

Thank peterTakapuna
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Have been here many times for the weekend south indian vegetarian brunch buffet which is only $12.99. Great value for money and healthy start to the day. Must try filter coffee with your meal. I have also been here for the traditional "Sadya" during onam...More

Thank letamritaknow
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I had the opportunity of trying something new on my visits to Restaurants and enjoyed a wonderful light lunch at Saffron. Their Vegetarian Buffet was exceptional, Eat as much as you want and the variety and flavours were "top notch". Restaurant was full as well....More

1  Thank StephenF157
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

In typical South Indian style they don't really use dairy or wheat so perfect if you can't eat dairy or gluten. Beautiful food!! The dosas are amazing and the idli was great too! We had a number of different items and it was all delicious!!...More

Thank JadePeggyLou
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

had the beef varuval and prawn curry, tasty food and friendly service.. finally found. place with south indian taste

Thank meera505
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Went in for brunch considering this small restaurant, centrally located, opens ONLY @ 11.00am. The food was piping hot and served fresh. Although a few of the items (when compared elsewhere) were very small in size the quality was above average and price for this...More

Thank arby235
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Simple but good south India food. We had Dosa which was very crispy with Tomato and coconut chutney and sambar. Also Idali and medu wada were on served. For making masala dosa they gave potato veg on side. Though it was set as buffet lunch...More

Thank Ashok2906
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Loved everything! One of the best Indian meals I've had in ages. Service was great. Ended a great girls weekend away here. Thank you.

Thank shonamarym
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Was very surprised no one else in restaurant, it was by far one of the best curries we've had (& I can tell you we've had lots). Restaurant looking a bit tired but was clean and the food was fantastic. The service was great too.

Thank ShellzD
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Tasty food, good service. A lot of Indian people eat here, which to me says it's well prepared. Nice vegetarian options.

Thank Melodycobra
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Ponsonby Road, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-378 2122
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