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70 Mint Road | Fordsburg, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
+27 11 492 3956
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2015

while a lot of eateries are there in fordsburg for indian/pakistani food and dawat is definitely better than average. I tried dal makhni, naan adn lassi there. I quite liked teh lassi but the dal coudl have been better. My friends tried other stuff adn the liked it. It was reasonable. Definitely one of the options in Joburg for indian... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2012

The suburb of Fordsburg, on the edge of the Johannesburg CBD, was reserved for Indian/ South Asian residents during the apartheid era and remains one of the residential centres for those communities. Daawat is on a busy street in Fordsburg, surrounded by picturesque if slightly run-down Victorian and 1920s shops. Although the neighbourhood may appear slightly sketchy, it is actually... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Mint Road | Fordsburg, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 492 3956

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