Welcome to Seattle's exclusive Indian and Mediterranean Fusion Restaurant. Saffron Grill features classic Indian and Mediterranean cuisine reinvented for today's more sophisticated, discriminating palate. Our menu features authentic North Indian and Mediterranean food in a bright and inviting setting. Each dish truly reflects the vast and inspiring culinary heritage of India and the Middle East. At Saffron Grill, you will find a restaurant with a delightful balance of atmosphere and hospitality, along with authentic dishes prepared using the highest quality spices and ingredients. Saffron, is a spice derived from a gently dried stigma of the saffron crocus flower. Known as zaafran in Persian and kesar in Sanskrit, this flower was first cultivated by the Greeks and is grown from Kashmir to Spain. To obtain a pound of saffron, 7, flowers of the saffron crocus are harvested, making it the most expensive spice in the world. Along with its calming properties, saffron is said to be a natural aphrodisiac. The aromatic fragrance and the yellow-orange hue of the saffron are prized in Indian dishes as well as cuisines from all over the world. At Saffron Grill we offer many dishes that showcase its richness and flavor. Saffron, the theme ingredient of the restaurant that shares its name, is considered by many to be the most precious spice in the world. Each of Saffron's dishes features a hint of this spice for a unique and charming flavor. Using traditional ingredients, along with those less common in Indian and Mediterranean cuisine, Saffron Grill honors tradition while creating unique, inspiring dishes. Such a combination is rare indeed. We hope that once you have arrived, you will feel it was well worth the journey.