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Emperors Palace, near OR Tambo International Airport | Kempton Park, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Allahabad, India
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The visit to the restaurant was part of our tour of South Africa. It's inside a large campus of Emperor palace in Kempton park near Airport. The overall ambience of place , including its proximity to different restaurants, shops , casino and a beautiful artificial roof in the campus is a plus point. The food including different Indian breads and... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the typical Indian restaurants that tend to modify to local / international tastes and somehow lose their soul . Has the advantage of the ambience of The Emperors Palace and is quite popular going by the number of tables that were taken . The Prawn tikka masala had a nice gravy and a fair helping of prawns ,... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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130 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an average restaurant. The food was very oily and was not very tasty. The service was average. Advantage is accessibility within the casino complex.

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Thank ShriNara
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Lovely food and excellent service, location near joberg airport, veg jal frezi, paneer, and desert was nicely made,

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Thank icyadi
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119 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We decided to order to take away. The waiter was really helpful and even offered glasses of water while we waited for the food to be prepared. Each dish was really tasty and the meat to sauce ratio was in favour of the meat which is great! I will be back to try some more dishes.

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Thank Robzaza
Johannesburg, South Africa
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252 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Had a great lunch unfortunately the waiter was new but she tried her best. The food was excellent but 4 star. Recommended.

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Thank William G
Ahmedabad
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Located in the Emperor's palace this food joint has got an excellent location. Is it surrounded by lot of other food joints and casinos so the atmosphere is very lively and joyous. Food is really tasty as well...

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Godmanchester, United Kingdom
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196 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

I normally avoid these kind of places, all you can eat buffet, generally uninspiring unauthentic cuisine. But I was pleasantly surprised, once you have bypassed the menu (when you realize they don't actually serve any of the dishes on it) The food is all laid out bubbling away in pots along with pickles, breads and rice. Just help yourself and......repeat... More 

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Thank NightBreed01
Johannesburg, South Africa
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89 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

What a disappointment! All the dishes were mild, not what ud expect from an indian restaurant The fish was dry, butter chicken was okay and the briyani and veg dishes tasteless The lamb curry was a joke - tough meat with loads of fat and bone- a stew not a curry! the rice pudding was edible! No don't bother this... More 

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Thank StevieSA
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

This was the best and the spiciest Indian food we could get in South Africa. It was finger licking good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emperors Palace, near OR Tambo International Airport | Kempton Park, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?