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Taste of Saffron Restaurant

55 Old Cleveland Road, 4120 Greenslopes (QLD)See map

Average price $30

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Restaurant menu

  • Average price $30
Mirza ghasemi - large
Sautéed eggplant, chopped tomatoes, and garlic, drizzled with olive oil and topped with an egg
Kashk-e-bademjan - large
Mashed eggplant with fried onions, special herbs, garlic and topped with crushed walnuts
Chicken wings
Barbecued wings, marinated in a creamy Persian mayonnaise, saffron and lemon juice

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Vegetarian gheimeh

Ratings & Reviews


based on 109 reviews
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Quality of food :9/10
Service :8.6/10
Setting :8.1/10
  1. Li Shin T.
    Li Shin T.
    • 6 reviews

    The lunch menu $ 9.90 (main, salad and soft drink) was good. I bought the dessert (3 pieces of Baklava for $7) they are very small in size and with no crushed nuts.

  2. Helen S.
    Helen S.
    • 10 reviews

    First time trying Persian food and it was fresh and delicious. The lunch specials are great value for money. Service was excellent. We will be back.

  3. Aga W.
    Aga W.
    • 26 reviews

    Delicious and unique Persian food.

  4. Kelli B.
    Kelli B.
    • 5 reviews

    Sunday lunch, I really felt like Persian food and our normal go-to restaurant closed as a result of COVID. So I went about searching for a new Persian restaurant for us to get our fix. What a find 'Taste of Saffron' was. A little out of the way for us, but so worth the drive. Authentic flavours, generous portions and friendly service. Taste of Saffron is an absolute little gem and with BYO (there's a bottle shop just across the road), the generous serves and the incredibly reasonable prices, you will leave feeling, very full, completed satisfied and with change in your pocket. Give this little ripper a go, you won't be sorry.

  5. Angie V.
    Angie V.
    • 2 reviews

    Very enjoyable - good food & service. They had a function so did not offer us dessert as they had run out of everything, which was a bit disappointing, but the rest of the food was good. BYO was great for our group. Would recommend and will return :)

  6. Mike M.
    Mike M.
    • 4 reviews

    Our first time. Fantastic food & great value. We'll be back...with friends

  7. Karen l.
    Karen l.
    • 11 reviews

    Really enjoyed the meat dishes. Spacious dining space. Not sure how to get the attention of the waitstaff though. I asked for a takeaway container and the staff member never came back.

  8. Irene Y.
    Irene Y.
    • 58 reviews

    Although can be a little noisy due to the interior, the food and service is always outstanding. I especially love the lamb, saffron rice is beautifully cooked. There's lovely eggplant, okra, and other dishes for vegetarians.

  9. Greg D.
    Greg D.
    • one review

    We were meeting our Korean friend and I was looking for a Korean restaurant in Greenslopes. i checked out the 'taste' menu and saw rice was an important part of their menu. The five of us really enjoyed our lunch. Great food and service. A gem!

  10. Bruce W.
    Bruce W.
    • 39 reviews

    Loved the food large servings will definitely return.

  11. Lola B.
    Lola B.
    • 7 reviews

    Good size portion, food taste delicious. Nice place to meet with friends.

  12. Kylie M.
    Kylie M.
    • one review

    We loved the delicious food & will definitely come back. However We were expecting a children’s menu & that wasn’t available, that would be good to know in advance.

  13. Avak W.
    Avak W.
    • one review

    What a gem!! Very surprised by this amazing restaurant, especially the flavour of food, Had lamb stew and lamb kebab, both really nice and render, we also order grilled chicken ( supposed to be chicken wings) it was a high light of all meal, aust try, hummus is very smooth and rich, very food consistency as well. IT was a bit quiet when we arrived, there is only few staff to look after whole restaurant, so it made a small issue which is a bit lack of customer service, but under the covid circumstances that's fair, DEFINITELY WILL VISIT again .

  14. Chris F.
    Chris F.
    • 6 reviews

    We will be back, great variety of dishes. Great place for a catch-up with family and friends.

  15. Aga W.
    Aga W.
    • 26 reviews

    Delicious food but place was definitely understaff for a Friday night.

  16. Arash B.
    Arash B.
    • one review

    We have been at Taste of Saffron for at least five times and will keep going back there. They have good service, reasonable prices and excellent food.

  17. Bonson L.
    Bonson L.
    • 11 reviews

    Well presented food, very authentic local eatery. Decor is nothing fancy but the food is great and very generous portions. They also have a small shop

  18. J L.
    J L.
    • 25 reviews

    Nothing special, won't be back

  19. Lana P.
    Lana P.
    • one review

    Loved the food, it was nice to eat something different. The people are amazing.

  20. Joanne K.
    Joanne K.
    • 19 reviews

    Not just another kebab shop! Huge portions of fresh, delicious food served in combinations and dishes I'd not seen before. Options for vegetarians and meat eaters at bargain prices - three people, two starters and three mains = way more fantastic food than we could eat, for $80. The setting may be basic but the magic is in the feast on offer. Highly recommended as neighbourhood gem, cheap eats and first date fun!

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Opening time

Tuesday thru Thursday and Sunday: 11am - 9:30pm

Friday and Saturday: 11am - 10:30pm

Monday: CLOSED

How to get to the restaurant

55 Old Cleveland Road, 4120, Greenslopes (QLD), Australia


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