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163 5th Street | Hotel Michelangelo, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 11 883 5555
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is probably one of the better Indian restaurants in Johannesburg. The setting and ambience are ok - not spectacular. It's in a shopping mall. The food is very good North Indian fare - quite rich. It's not that cheap. They have a decent wine list. Good for vegetarians.

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Thank Pingvs1285
New Delhi, India
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was staying over in Johannesburg for a slightly long trip this time and hence had a strong craving for Indian food. Looked at the reviews and thought of trying out this place. The ambience is nice but the food quality compared to authentic Indian food is not good. The paneer tikka was overcooked and hence became dry, the aloo... More 

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Thank AlokRustagi
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Never ever again. Bad attitude from the waiters, two hours for food to arrive, take aways streaming out the door and irate customers. Last time.

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Thank CGI6301
Durban, South Africa
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80 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Visited this place on a business trip. Major disapointment. Passing themselves off as high end. Its anything but that. They are way overpriced as well. Had butter chicken with chicken that was so rubbery and tough. I am sure they used yesterdays leftovers and dumped in some gravy. I will not recommend this place to anyone. Avoid at all costs.

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Thank peerr2017
Houston, Texas
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125 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The food is great as well as the service. Make sure you have the Dal Makhani and Naan. Wine list is not extensive yet great selection of varietals and blends from SA. The place really starts to buzz after 1930.

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Thank Brad G
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Took time to locate but was worth the hunt! Karari tandoori roti for those who understand 'karari' , tasty chicken tikka and above average daal makhni. Will surely come back again to try out other items. The portion size is good for 2-3 persons. Even a Naan is big for one adult. Wish you have thali option/ set menu for... More 

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Thank Manish R
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

If you love Indian food, this is the place to eat. Its elegant and tastefully decorated. They are Halal though they don't have a certificate as they serve alcohol. Their food is really delicious and full of flavor. Their Dhal Makni is world renowned and is a must try. They don't have a very big menu but have all the... More 

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Thank Naushina M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

let me start off by saying that I'm not a expert on Indian cuisine, but i do enjoy spicy food. In saying that, bukhara hits the spot. If you are not familiar with Indian food you struggle to identify a dish on the menu, but i found the waitress helpful in picking out a meal. the food was amazing but... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Visited on a Monday, which appeared to be a slow evening. There is a nice selection of starters and curries, which are full of flavor ranging from approximately 100-225 Rand. The price may be a little higher, but the quality sets it apart from the others. I enjoyed a spicy Chicken Chettinad while my colleague enjoyed the Murg Lababdar (kicked... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

There were 5 in our party. The food was good and we ordered dishes to share. The total bill was quite expensive though.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 5th Street | Hotel Michelangelo, Sandton 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 883 5555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?