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“Solid Indian restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Thava Indian Restaurant

Thava Indian Restaurant
44 The Avenue & Grove Road | Norwood, Johannesburg 2192, South Africa (Formerly Thava)
011 728 2826
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Ranked #215 of 734 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
1 review
“Solid Indian restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012 via mobile

Solid Indian restaurant on a quiet block in Joburg. Warm atmosphere. I'd surely be a regular here if I lived in this city.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Lovely view, service and indian cuisine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

I have only unfortunately been here once. The food is fantastic even though it is a little on the expensive side. However, do enjoy your evening by sitting on the balcony overlooking the city whilst having an extremely flavourful Indian curry that you cannot go wrong with. This place situated in the heart of Norwood is definitely worth visiting.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Secunda, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Indian Cuisine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Beautiful surroundings. Lots of beautiful indian decor. Indian food at its best. Love the food. Best restaurant in town.

Visited June 2012
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Great authentic food, slow service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012 via mobile

Food was really good, went with a friend who had spent 15 months in India and he thought the food was spot on. Naan was delish! Atmosphere was very basic but it was probably lacking vibe as we were there at 6pm. Service was exceptionally slow despite there being many many staff around (they were all milling around rather unattentively). There was only 2 other tables at that time though it could appear based on the number of tables that it could get rather bustling.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Fantastic Indian Food in Johannesburg”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Arguably one of the best Indian Food Restaurant in Johannesburg. Warm atmosphere. Food of a very high standard. Childern and pram friendly. Secure parking. Well located Bar and terrific food.

Visited July 2012
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