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Saffron - Modern Indian Cuisine - CLOSED

21 Dongping Road | by Wulumuqi and Hengshan Road, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6468 3081
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
12 Jun 2016
“Good for a person staying more than a week”
16 Jan 2016
“Still closed?”
Restaurant Hours Closed
21 Dongping Road | by Wulumuqi and Hengshan Road, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed June 12, 2016

Yes... Good for a person staying more than a week. if u are missing home more, u can have some homely, "recognizable" food here. hotel was decent and very close to US consulate. I had Dal and roti, taste was avg.

Thank Bhaswara
Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here with friends, great staff, excellent food, good environment. Probably the best curry I have outside of London. Drive here 3 times in past 6 months only to find it closed (1 hr drive each way). When do you open again?

6  Thank Topdog200
Reviewed December 3, 2015

I've been in Shanghai for the last few weeks and it's been pretty remarkable. I've been to Shanghai before but it was a few years ago. Now coming back things have really changed. A few friends of mine suggested we try this Indian spot in...More

Thank lim a
Reviewed November 2, 2015

Reading all the fantastic reviews we took the metro and walked to the restaurant. Unfortunately it was closed for renovation. We ended up taking a taxi to nearby Vedas instead. If you are thinking of going to this restaurant please ensure that's it has opened...More

Thank Aisha B
Reviewed September 22, 2015

It was a nice experience to have an indian cuisine in Shanghai..Where you would find difficult to find good indian food here..SAFFRON is good option to cater..Ambience was really nice & location as well..A nice street outside you would love to walk after dining..Food quality...More

Thank rhpathak
Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

Great service, lovely decor and varied menu. All food fresh and very tasty. Wine affordable. Good atmosphere and suitable for couples and families alike.

Thank sunworshipersunited
Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

The place is decent but the price they charge is way too expensive for what they serve. Also the service is very poor. Would skip it. There are other places in shanghai with better food, good service at lesser price.

2  Thank Raksha A
Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Food quality was ok Alcohol being served was I think short of measure The service quality was bad. The waiters paid no attention to the tables and you had to literally beg to place an order and receive water Extremely pushy attitude Not professional in...More

Thank shashank a
Reviewed August 18, 2015

We loved everything about Saffron. Super Indian food first and foremost. The curries and the tandooris were excellent. They also serve some modern fusion Indian dishes like the Indian Scotch Egg. We also enjoyed the dessert, so different from normal Indain restaurants. This place has...More

Thank Aaron M
Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

The taste of spicy indian food in this resturant is absolutly fantastic. I tried the tandoori chicken and chicken tikka with garlic nan. It was really tasty. Thanks saffron

Thank Shabir R
Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly
governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French
Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that
is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While
it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will
sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their
mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area
seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet,
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  • Address: 21 Dongping Road | by Wulumuqi and Hengshan Road, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighbourhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6468 3081
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