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Safran Restaurant

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Maras Street, Dalyan, Turkey
+90 252 284 5342
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

We were a group of 5 people and ordered the wild Sea Bass. Once divided by 5 people this was excellent value and delicious. They brought thew whole fish to the table after grilling and then split it for us. Absolutely excellent wine too. Perfect view. My daughter had pasta which was also delicious - fresh and good quality

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Thank Philip S
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We have visited dalya for about 12years.over many of those years we have visited.we have found it consistently good.top quality ingredients,fresh,and tasty food.the staff are excellent,efficient,attentive while being discreet.add to this the excellent view of the tombs,lit up at night,and you have a perfect ambience.top quality,highly recommended.

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Thank Peter M
wirral, united kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing lunch. Lovely fresh food. Excellent views of tombs. Right on river. We even saw a loggerhead turtle!! Kids enjoyed feeding fish in the river the left over bread too. Will be back next year!

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Thank jennifer0878
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at Safran quite a few times for lunch and dinner and it never disappoints, stunning views across the water at the tombs, quality food and nice service , out of the way at the other end of town but well worth a short walk for what you get .

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Thank TimClaire2014
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

If you are in Dalyan or are planning to visit, don't miss this restaurant! The service and the food is great. We had a selection of dishes, all stunning. The teenagers loved the chinese chicken and the curry (which they had twice!). The adults had the salt baked seabass which was stunning. My husband said he had the best steak... More 

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1 Thank mdlithgow
Surrey
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31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this restaurant - slightly away from the hubbub of town. Directly opposite the beautiful caves and on the water - perfect. Excellent food and lovely entertainment Definitely add to your list of evenings out if you're in the village

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1 Thank DandLSurrey
Lymington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Fabulous location opposite the tombs! Lovely friendly staff and really great food! A bit at the end of town but totally amazing! Well done and thank you x

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1 Thank cathiesavin
Fareham, United Kingdom
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343 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch as part of dalyan 3in1 tour. Starters tasty. Service good. Main course of trout or chicken was fine. Vegetarian option was omelette and chips. Not very good especially as I am a very strict vegetarian and do not eat eggs. The view across the river to the rock tombs was beautiful.

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1 Thank RobertFGCarter
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

A lovely setting, overlooking the tombs and the river at sunset. The staff, especially Ali, provided a friendly welcome and an excellent service (also teaching us some Turkish phrases at the same time which was fun!) The menu was very wide ranging which suited everyone in the family. We would highly recommend the mixed grill - the flavour and tenderness... More 

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1 Thank Rebecca G
Epsom, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Safran has always been one of our favourites in Dalyan. We enjoy sitting by the river watching the boats plying back and forth with a glass in hand and good food. We especially enjoy the baked crab served with a green salad. An ideal lunch now we have established that the crab is not a protected species!! A place to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Turkish, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maras Street, Dalyan, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Aegean Coast  >  Mugla Province  >  Dalyan
  • Phone Number: +90 252 284 5342

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?