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Simply Saffron

10 Church Street | Western Cape, Prince Albert Municipality 6930, South Africa
+27 82 873 9985
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“side salad” (3 reviews)
“tempura fish” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (5 reviews)
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
10 Church Street | Western Cape, Prince Albert Municipality 6930, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Had a set menu. The owners are very hands on and the restaurant is always fully booked. Make sure you book, no walk in customers allowed. Very quaint and the staff are exceptional. Bring your own wine. Chef has great passion for Asian and middle...More

Thank TrezSouthAfrica
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Once again we had a delicious meal and the service was excellent. A quaint restaurant with hands on ownership and great food.

Thank TrezSouthAfrica
Reviewed 29 January 2018

You must book! This is one the locals know about and book well in advance. The indian cooking is excellent and they will accommodate special requests if possible. The menu is three courses usually with a choice. Bring your own wine.

Thank reef-bore
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

A very well recommended venue to eat with a limited 3 course set menu. As we were pushed for time we didnt have the dessert so we were very kindly given a reduction in the set place. Waitrons extremely friendly and chef and owners also...More

1  Thank VanRowe1960
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

The BEST food, specially prepared for the vegan in the group, the BEST waiters and the BEST owners! Don’t miss out when you’re in Prince Albert!

1  Thank SmaragdaL4
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We were greeted on arrival by Hermon and the two very charming and friendly waiters, this was the best experience of the evening. We were offered Amuse-bouche of roughly torn iceberg lettuce leaves with a thin spread of badly made Baba ganoush. The menu then...More

Thank Hartley-Mitchell
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Incredibile experience! For anyone passing through I'd highly recommend a massage. Located on the main road and so easy to access. Serene setting and wonderful overall experience.

1  Thank luanap6
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

What a lovely surprise this place was. The food is imaginative and very tasty. Well presented and the service excellent.It was so nice to meet the owners who both are there and make you feel welcome from the moment you arrive. Best is that you...More

2  Thank Annaliese L
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Ridwaan offers a set menu with two choices for starters and three for mains. Soup was unique and flavourful, and mains choice was between Fish, Indian lamb and Chinese lamb. Party of six had a variety of meals and all loved it. A pity they...More

1  Thank LyonBen
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We were in town celebrating our 10th wedding anniversary and were lucky enough to book Simply Saffron for our celebratory dinner! Everything was perfect - our welcome, our little table on the stoep sheltered from the wind, the service and the food, wow! Honestly, amazingly...More

1  Thank mrskatelitt
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Questions & Answers
5 June 2017|
Response from RLockart | Property representative |
Hi Sam your table is booked. Please BYO wine as we are not licensed. Kind Regards Ridwaan
19 December 2016|
Response from RLockart | Property representative |
Hi Thank you so much for your inquiry. We do not open for lunch and we also do not open for dinner on the nights in question. Simply Saffron only opens on Fridays and Saturday evenings. The rest of the week we are a wellness... More
24 November 2015|
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Response from Michelle D | Reviewed this property |
Extremely reasonable. We were there in July / August and the price was around R160 per person for a 3-course meal
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Church Street | Western Cape, Prince Albert Municipality 6930, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Prince Albert Municipality  >  Prince Albert
  • Phone Number: +27 82 873 9985
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An ambient restaurant on the main road in Prince Albert where Chef Ridwaan and Zelda infuse dishes with spice, fragrance and love reflecting our diverse African cultural history and Karoo hospitality. Healthy food made real good! To make a reservation for a Friday or Saturday evening, give us a call. Be sure to phone us early on in the week as spots are limited! We also offer a range of therapeutic treatments including Aromatherapy, Holistic Massage, Reiki and Reflexology by appointment. Regular daily Yoga and Meditation classes are also available at Simply Saffron.
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