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Shop U207 | Cresta Regional Shopping Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Ranked #273 of 767 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

when i started making friends in the country everyone told me about dis nd i had dis urge to go there, but wen i went i was rather disappointed. the food is average. if u really miss indian food and is ready to compromise a bit on taste den its a good place. ambience is fine. the only thing is... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is by far the best Indian restaurant I've been to in a long time! Fantastic value for money, great portions and extensive menu to choose from. The owner Keith, is a fantastic host and really cares for his customers. I highly recommend this restaurant, don't miss this gem!

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Johannesburg
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I ate lunch recently at this Indian restaurant situated in the Cresta shopping centre. They have balcony seating and we were lucky enough to watch a few games of beach volleyball while we ate. The interior decor is lovely, clean elegant lines with appropriate Indian decor. Friday lunchtime and the place was almost empty. We decided to share a mixed... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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163 reviews 163 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were on a quick visit to Johannesburg and needed to entertain good friends. The Sitar was the ideal place,the menu offered a good variety . Most of our friends ordered some version of Lamb curry and were all pleasantly surprised by how tasty and different the dishes tasted. The service is excellent. And the staff very friendly.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I am not a lover of indian food and I have mostly given this restaurant a wide berth on our Wednesday "date night". My wife and I were pleasantly surprised. We ordered what the owner recommended and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. The decor is a bit dated and gaudy but we shall dine there again as we enjoyed the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We visited Sitar on Monday for a family birthday dinner, the food was okay. It could have been a bit more tasty. The naans were good. Service was okay, they even sang happy birthday to my son, which was a nice touch.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Given the cold weather at the time my girlfriend and I decided to try out an Indian restaurant and have something with flavor. Given the high ratings Sitar has gotten is seemed like a good choice but turned out to be our worst experience to date. The food was tasteless and watery, the masala tea was weak and cold and... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

A decent place to have a good Indian food inside a mall. Rates are ok and the interiors have the Indian flavours.

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Sandton, South Africa
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

What happens when you go to a restaurant and the food is good and the serivce bad .... Do you go back? Well. Not sure of the answer. But choice is yours . The food is good . They have a resonably good wine selection to compliment the food . The food is tasteful and lots of flavour . But... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

I've been going to Sitar for years and the food and service over this time has been consistently good. Owner-managed and run, it is always pleasing to have Keith come over to the table for a chat and to ensure that everything is fine. Great ambiance, food and service has ensured that Sitar is voted one of the top restaurants... More 

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Address: Shop U207 | Cresta Regional Shopping Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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