What is the Saffron?
The Sanskrit name for saffron points to the ancient Indian area of saffron production: Kashmirajanman or "product of Kashmir".  Saffron in some modern Indian languages is called kesar (Hindi) and Kisar (Urdu).  the Saffron filaments or threads are actually the dried stigmas of the saffron flower,  "Crocus Sativus Linneaus".  Each flower contains only three stigmas.  These threads must be picked from each flower by hand and more than 75,000 of these flowers are needed to produce just one pound of Saffron filaments making it the world's most precious spice.  But, because of saffron's strong coloring power and intense flavor it can be used sparingly.  Saffron is used both for its bright orange-yellow color and for its strong, intense flavor and aroma. 
Our Commitment

From traditional curries that are the embodiment of Indian food, to more exotic dishes for those who appreciate innovation and crave a truly international flavor, we prepare everything to rave reviews. In addition, even beyond an unforgettable meal from our signature menu, Safron offers guests something more: a unique and upscale dining experience characterized by warmth and beauty

Our vision is to simplify Indian cooking and bring you back to the basics with nutrition, quality, flavor, aroma and taste.  our spice blends fresh ingredients and your imagination will transform your craving into simple and satisfying cuisine.

Saffron in news

  • Dining Diva Reed Messer's blog in Greenville News.

  • "Open for only a few months now, Saffron is an upscale restaurant that focuses mostly on North Indian cuisine.  The place is decorated to the hilt"  >>>more>>>

  • Saffroon has been rated as the best Indain cuisine in
    Greenville upstate

  • User have rated five stars for our restaurant on "10best.com". Editors of 10Best.com, recommends restaurants, hotels, nightlife and attractions across all cities in US.

  • Saffroon is proud to beChamber of Commerce,Greenville, SC member. We are proud to be assosciated with Chamber of commerce, Greenville SC. in serving the upstate community.
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