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“Consistently delicious!”

Thava Indian Restaurant
Ranked #78 of 1,315 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed June 24, 2013

My fiance and I live in the area and have become regulars of this restaurant! We have tried practically everything on the menu at least once and have had no complaints so far. I can definitely recommend the butter chicken as it is one of my favourites. The staff are always very friendly and you are greeted with a smile. It is on the pricey side but the portions are huge and we always take a doggie bag home for lunch the next day so well worth it. They don't give you the option of deciding how hot you would like the curries but I have always found it to be just right.
One of our favourite favourites!

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3  Thank Vineshree M
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

I was very much looking forward to eating at Thava,which used to be open just about all the time. No indication of opening times on their website. We arrived today at 5.20pm to be told that they only opened at 5.45/6pm. They could have offered us a table and drink while we were waiting,but didn't. Website needs to state opening times. Not sure if and when we will try again. Very disappointed. Be warned and phone before you arrive.

1  Thank Ebrill10
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Reviewed May 10, 2013

We have been to Thava's many times and the food is always fantastic and the service usually courteous and slick. Last night was the first visit to their new restaurant just a block up from the original site. Although not quite finshed, the decor and ambience is great. Unfortubately, the service wasn't quite so good last night. Waiting times were quite long and when our food did arrive, 2 items were missing. One was reordered but took so long we had finished our meal by the time it arrived. The raita never arrived but was charged on the bill. Needless to say it was taken off when we pointed the error out. The waiter and manager were courteous and helpful. So we hope this was just a one off and that next time service will be back up to scratch.What food we had was of course delicious.

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Thank Mickie J
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

This was my first sit-down meal after two take outs previously. Everything was delicious. Went with Indian friends who guided us and choices were great. Service was good, wine list good, decor a bit lacking though.

Thank Janice S
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

We had a really delicious meal, sharing amongst 4 adults and a child. All of us found the food to be good value for money and service was attentive and good.

Thank Judith A
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