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“Wedding anniversary date night at Saan”
Review of saan

saan
Ranked #88 of 2,456 Restaurants in Auckland Central
Certificate of Excellence
Description: Located in the heart of Ponsonby, one of the Auckland's most vibrant, creative & cosmopolitan suburbs, Saan serves up authentic cuisine from the Lanna and Isaan regions of Thailand. Our innovative & award-winning food combines traditional techniques and family recipes with the best New Zealand produce. We are very careful to choose ingredients that have been sourced with a deep respect for the environment. Our food is matched with beer and wine from independent New Zealand produces and our award-winning cocktail list.
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Description: Located in the heart of Ponsonby, one of the Auckland's most vibrant, creative & cosmopolitan suburbs, Saan serves up authentic cuisine from the Lanna and Isaan regions of Thailand. Our innovative & award-winning food combines traditional techniques and family recipes with the best New Zealand produce. We are very careful to choose ingredients that have been sourced with a deep respect for the environment. Our food is matched with beer and wine from independent New Zealand produces and our award-winning cocktail list.
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We looked on Google for somewhere different to eat, for our wedding anniversary, which is also Valentine's Day, and we decided upon Saan. So glad we did.
A different take on Asian food.
We like spicy, but beware one of the dishes, crab salad was extremely hot!
Food is best to be shared and none of the dishes were overly large, so we ordered 4 dishes between us.
There is a varied menu, and being Pescatarian, still plenty to choose from.
Had a very spicy Ginger beer drink, highly recommended.
The staff are very attentive and you are never left waiting for service.
Highly recommended. Book as it was extremely busy.

Thank davidcapstick40
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great decor, fantastic flavors. We came here for lunch and only had a small amount of dishes but they were all great. The fish in banana leaf and crispy fried soft shell crab were our immediate favourites. We will definitely get back for dinner some time.

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1  Thank avw_mg
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

Dined with family and it was so tasty and delicious. Warned us about the heat level, but we enjoyed the amount of chillies in each of our dishes. The fit out is amazing as are the plates you eat off - try and book the booths is you are a group, becomes an intimate space.

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1  Thank Twins021
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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Ambience very welcoming, staff were all helpful, and we enjoyed all dishes. I like spicy and the papaya salad definitely had heat and we loved it!
We shared all the dishes like we do family style in Asia.
Would recommend to my family and friends.

1  Thank Maiko H
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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The staff here are great. From the minute you walk in the door they are smiling and helpful. They never seem hurried or flustered despite the place being full.
They explain aspects of the menu well and have great suggestions for each diner.
The food is consistently tasty, portions just right.
It's noisy but that doesn't detract from the whole experience.
Highly recommended.

2  Thank RDMacLeod
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