Saffron House is not for the yellow-bellied: their dishes pack a punch, both in the flavour and spice stakes. In the Melbourne suburb of Blackburn, you can treat yourself to an Indian feast, whether you order a la carte or one of their set menus, designed for sharing between a large group. Down on Canterbury Road, they’re sure to have something for all the family to enjoy: and remember, they’re BYO as well, so you can take along your favourite drinks.
Indian food is always a riot of flavour, and at Saffron House on Canterbury Road in Blackburn, you can experience the whole range of tastes available on the subcontinent. They offer a full range of starters – pakoras, bhajis, samosas and paneer – as well as a tandoor oven, ensuring that you can have your fill of top-quality meats and fresh bread. On the outskirts of Melbourne, you’re always assured of a warm welcome: both from the staff and from the food.
The set menus are the star of the show at Saffron House, and when you arrive on Canterbury Road in the Melbourne suburb of Blackburn you can choose between several options. We’d go for the four-person special, providing an Indian introductory course for all. Pakora, kebabs and tandoori chicken to start, and mains of daal, vindaloo, korma and the famed Saffron House speciality of chicken makhani allows a mix of spice levels. Throw in a full range of breads and rice, plus a post-prandial kulfi to top it off and you’ve got yourself a curry banquet fit for a Mughlai king.