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Saffron Mezze House

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31 kennedy st Kingston | Kingston, Canberra 2604, Australia
6295 8839
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have dined at Saffron periodically over the last 8 years and I continue to enjoy the delicious food and excellent service which never disappoints. The menu is a bit of a constant, which offers a guaranteed quality dining experience.

Thank Hannah G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overnight in Canberra and looking for something a bit different. Found Saffron Mezze House mentioned in the Concierge book and so pleased we booked. I had the Kafta skewers (3 good size) with rice, chat potatoes, rice and tabouli. Partner braved the Samkeh Harrah barramundi with a good chili kick. Both dishes were cooked to perfection. These were followed by... More 

Thank Karen C
Sydney, Australia
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95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Choose Saffron for our one dinner in Canberra as we wanted something different and relaxed Booked online and our request for a quiet table was exceeded Good when a pitcher of water is delivered quickly Shared two entrees, the haloumi with rocket and walnuts was full of lovely salads The mixed grill plate was a great choice as had all... More 

Thank Rotiman1
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was fresh and arrived quickly. Ordered mostly from the entree menu and shared. Staff were friendly.

Thank Rebekah W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing specially the shish tawouk the steak and the prawns with yellow rice, the homoss the falafel and motabal also the taboule salad and the zucchini for sure it is one of the best I ever tried, the atmosphere and the music all those things made this restaurant one of my favorite not only in Canberra in... More 

Thank hani-zahabi@gma... h
Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for the $39 buffet nod thoroughly enjoyed it. Tasty, fresh and well cooked. A really nice meal.

Thank Paul R
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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121 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to dinner with 6 friends on a Tuesday night. We decided to keep life simple and opt for the Deluxe Banquet. Perhaps this was our mistake. The starting course with the dips was ok, being quite standard middle eastern, however the main course meat kebabs were quite shockingly bad...overcooked to the point of being dry and difficult to... More 

Thank BrettOnTheRoad
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This restaurant deserves to be rated much higher. Really lovely authentic Moroccan food. I ordered the fish and the chicken tagine and they were both delicous. I ordered takeaway and it was really nice and fresh but the decor is really nice so probably a good place to eat in. Highly recommend

Thank PHuffington
Canberra, Australia
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I would like to be able to give 4.5 points for this restaurant, because it was excellent in many ways with some minor criticisms. We went on a Saturday night and it was very busy and quite noisy (our minor criticism). The food was very good. We shared entrees of Lebanese (?) sausages and falafal, both were excellent with excellent... More 

Thank Bruce F
Sydney, Australia
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151 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

On an evening when a number of restaurants in the area are closed Mezza was a welcome place to eat a good meal. Water was quickly served while we considered our menu. We only needed a light meal and the mince puffs and Greek salad just "hit the spot"!! Jamaican Mocktail certainly was welcome on this hot evening in Canberra.... More 

Thank Alison S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 kennedy st Kingston | Kingston, Canberra 2604, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: 6295 8839

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?