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“Authentic Indian Food!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Thava Indian Restaurant

Thava Indian Restaurant
Ranked #93 of 1,161 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Authentic Indian Food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2013

Excellent! Our favourite and the food is authentic! The breads are delicious and the dosa is to die for! The service is consistently good and price is great value for money.

  • Visited December 2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great Indian!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

Tucked away in Norwood, Thava provides an alternative to the ubiquitious curry chains. Food and service were great but sound of adjavcent building renovations intruded into what would have been a perfect lunch.
Highly recommended

Visited December 2012
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Level Contributor
27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“The Thava Experience”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2013

Disappointed as the name suggests hot like a thava....just okay was my opinion in terms of taste although the presentation was good

Visited October 2012
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Thank Saira K
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Joburg
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Over rated”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2013

Its not in a mall, which is a plus; but the food is not THAT great - you can do better in Fordsburg, the Indian part of Jhb

Visited November 2012
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Johannesburg
1 review
“Great Place, very authentic and humble staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2013

Ever since we discovered this place we go back whenever we can and have never been disappointed. Great restaurant that deserves to do very well. Try the veg starter balls.

Visited January 2013
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