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Thava Indian Restaurant

44 The Avenue & Grove Road | Norwood, Johannesburg 2192, South Africa
+27 11 728 2826
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (17 reviews)
“masala dosa” (7 reviews)
“indian bread” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 15:00 Hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
44 The Avenue & Grove Road | Norwood, Johannesburg 2192, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is obviously a popular Indian restaurant judging by the number of diners on a midweek evening. It is large inside, with well-spaced tables of different sizes to accommodate anyone from couples to groups. It offers an extensive menu which is not too dissimilar to...More

Thank malabarfly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting menu with varied interesting choices - I love the tapas like options you have in terms of main meal choices. A large variety of indian breads as well. Good service!

Thank Foodie935
vibin v, General Manager at Thava Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear. Thank you so much for your support and valuable comment. Look forward to hosting you again. thanks vibin

Reviewed 12 May 2018

Ordered a takeaway during a recent business trip to Johannesburg. Warm and friendly welcome. Ordered a paneer masala (Mild to Hot) and garlick Naan bread. R (95.00). Well prepared and really tasty. Will definitely go back.

Thank Sewpersads
vibin v, General Manager at Thava Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear. Thank you so much for your support and valuable comment. Look forward to hosting you again. thanks vibin

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We regularly go to Thava, the service is always polite and friendly and staff remember us. But the best part is the food, it’s truly made with love, always fresh and incredibly tasty. Nothing on the menu is average. We have even tried to steal...More

Thank wendy g
vibin v, General Manager at Thava Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear. Thank you so much for your support and valuable comment. Look forward to hosting you again. thanks vibin

Reviewed 6 April 2018

I love Indian food, but grow weary of much the same offerings at most Indian restaurants. Thava is, however, somewhat different, and I look forward to my next visit when I shall continue to work my way through the numerous dishes whose names I have...More

Thank Rob S
vibin v, General Manager at Thava Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Dear. Thank you so much for your support and valuable comment. Look forward to hosting you again. thanks vibin

Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This place is always full and waiters are on there A-Game. I go often to that place and each time it amazes me with the type of food they serve. Music and ambiance is good and there Momo’s are Devine. Absolutely love the food.

2  Thank ritesh d
vibin v, General Manager at Thava Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear. Thank you so much for your support and valuable comment. Look forward to hosting you again. thanks vibin

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I have reviewed so many restaurants when I’m travelling, but forget to review what’s on my doorstep. I love this restaurant and Thava is the best Indian restaurant I’ve been to, and my favourite outside of India. All the dishes are delicious, you could be...More

1  Thank Kathy M
vibin v, General Manager at Thava Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear. Thank you so much for your support and valuable comment. Look forward to hosting you again. thanks vibin

Reviewed 9 March 2018

As always this restaurant is full. Lots of people. Buzzing with energy. We ordered papdi chaat. Four pieces came. Topped with a ton of boiled potato. And only a little chutney. They need to get their sense of proportion right. Also ordered chili chicken. Didn't...More

1  Thank Rajeev G
vibin v, General Manager at Thava Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear. Thank you so much for your support and valuable comment. we really apologizing the fact that you felt our dishes are average . however we have informed this issue to our concern department and will make sure it wont happen again. Look forward to...More

Reviewed 26 February 2018

We popped in for lunch , restaurant was quiet so service was very attentive , the staff member Bongani was very professional , They have a wide ranging menu and the food was great

Thank adamschris
vibin v, General Manager at Thava Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Dear. Thank you so much for your support and valuable comment. Look forward to hosting you again. thanks vibin

Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

I went with friends for a sat night dinner - my one mate is very allergic to seeds and nuts - we were initially a bit worried. On notifying the manager he made food recommendations and we had an unbelievable evening the food was fantastic...More

1  Thank wazza5000
vibin v, General Manager at Thava Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Dear. Thank you so much for your support and valuable comment. Look forward to hosting you again. thanks vibin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 16:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 The Avenue & Grove Road | Norwood, Johannesburg 2192, South Africa (Formerly Thava)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 728 2826
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