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“Go in a group”

Thava Indian Restaurant
Ranked #77 of 1,310 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed January 3, 2013

A group of friends and I decided to start going to different restaurants every 2 weeks and Thava was our very first stop. It was definitely a good choice other then the fact it was slightly hard to find. We had really good, efficient service and the food was excellent-I think going in a group of 5 or more is the way to go though because you get to taste a few different dishes rather then just the 1 you order, plus there is so much food you could order a platter to share for starters and then 3 meals with some Naan bread and you'd have more then enough to feed at least 5 people. You obviously don't have to share but I always find sharing food makes for a more enjoyable time, I also liked the circular tables-makes it easier to chat when you're in a group.

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Thank RobZ6
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Reviewed December 16, 2012

Had dinner and was looking forward to it. What a fiasco. Not sure where to start.
Menu was confusing and not accurate. Rice with this and not with that. Service was appalling, waiters milling around pretty much ignoring you. Waited and waited and then was pretty much told what to order. That was interesting.
Forgot drinks ordered.
Food came and very good. everyone enjoyed there meal it was just the experience to get it.
I dont think I will go again, shame as I had huge expectations but sadly disappointed.

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Thank bill b
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Reviewed December 12, 2012

Food was excellent. Try the dorsa, both vegetarian and meat options. The naans are just divine and the service was excellent. Parking can be a problem so go early

Thank Kubeshini R
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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***

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Thank ironmountainrobi
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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.

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Thank Srefuate
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