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“Good Indian food” 3 of 5 stars
Review of The Raj

The Raj
Nelson Mandela Sq, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Ranked #104 of 754 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Indian
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Randburg
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Good Indian food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Good Indian food and a local favourite for many years amongst the various cultures. Food can be spicy so please make sure you inform your waiter of your requirements.

Visited October 2013
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Romantic Indian spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Ate at the Raj in Montecasino and ended up going back because their food is amazing, and the waiters are quite friendly too. Inside or outside, you get good accommodations and you feel like you're at a premium restaurant. Only place I'd fault them is value - bit on the expensive side.

Visited October 2013
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Khana ka Raj”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Delicious Indian food. wide range of dishes are available to select from. nice location with in the Casino. memorable food and great service.

Visited June 2013
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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67 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
“Good food, great wine”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

The Raj is in an odd location, away from any other restaurants inside a shopping mall, but don't let that put you off (if you can find it!). This is a real case of localising foreign influences, with springbok and ostrich tikka grabbing attention immediately, and carried off extremely well. The curries were not quite hot enough for my liking, but they tasted very good, and the wine list compliments the menu very well.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Decent food great location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

Next to Nelson Mandela square, was returning to this restaurant. They have the usual Indian fare plus exotic game meat like springbok tikka Masala etc. Ordered dal, chicken and wholewheat tandoori roti. On being asked level of spices, told him that make it Indian spice level. When the food came it was literally on fire but I ate without complaining. Overall good.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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