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“SIMPLY SUPERB” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Thava Indian Restaurant

Thava Indian Restaurant
Ranked #122 of 1,125 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Johannesburg, South Africa
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“SIMPLY SUPERB”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2012

This one has got it all... Food, Staff, setting and, last but not least, an amazing owner, who's actually prepared to listen! The food and service are constant, and constantly excellent...
Regulars travel past many other so-called Indian Restaurants to dine at Thava. This restaurant has become one of our favorites, and most of our friends agree! ***Highly recommended***

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
1 review
“Solid Indian restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2012

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 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Srefuate
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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112 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Lovely view, service and indian cuisine”
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Gary G
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Secunda, South Africa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Indian Cuisine”
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Bhuv123
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great authentic food, slow service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 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 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Raereen
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