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“Great wines great steak ”
Review of Saffron Restaurant

Saffron Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 42 Restaurants in Arrowtown
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, Seafood, New Zealand
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The award-wining Saffron Restaurant, located 20 minutes from Queenstown in historic Arrowtown, is known worldwide for its fabulous food and wine. Tourists, foodies and locals all appreciate the zest and passion of this vibrant establishment. Saffron showcases the best seasonal local produce of the South Island. The wine list, featuring the top producers of Central Otago wines, matches the contemporary cuisine and attentive service. Across the historic alleyway from Saffron is The Blue Door bar, the perfect place to start or finish an evening. Further along is Agave, offering a more relaxed dining style with a great mexican cuisine. Suited to all seasons, Saffron has the choice of outside dining in spring, summer and fall, and a blazing indoor fireplace in winter. Open 7 days a week Lunch from 12 noon Dinner from 6pm
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We had the pastrami and whitebait for starters and the lamb and steak as mains. Wines by the glass are above average cost to expensive for very good quality. Steak was great so was whitebait.

Thank bbrichau
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Lamb rump was perfectly done. Deliciously melted in the mouth. Sauce mixed very well. How did saffron do it so divinely.

Thank hoikongchan
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

I think this is the best restaurant in Arrowtown. We were with a group so we were limited as to our dinner choices. I had some sort of salad as a starter and beef as the entree and the dessert was a chocolate ganache/mousse to die for. I would return and recommend it to others. The staff was very attentive.

Thank slwsweet
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

It was oh so quiet when we arrived, however soon some large parties arrived and the staff worked hard to provide the best service. Some of the diners were very demanding, could hear some unreasonable expectations. our meal was delicious and the service excellent as was the menu knowledge. Amazing flavours and perfectly cooked food.

Thank Ironingqueen54
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Husband & I dined here one Wednesday evening. We had eaten here several years ago. Restaurant was very quiet( no one else arrived until we were leaving) so service was excellent. We ate the whitebait 3 ways and the soft-shell crab followed by the pork belly and hapuka. All meals were delicious and beautifully presented. Enjoyed a bottle of Rose as well. No dessert as we wanted to savour the taste of our dishes. This was one of the best meals we have eaten recently and the price was worth every cent. Looking forward to dining here again.

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Thank micsgirl
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