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Shahi Khana

Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 728 9822
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (8 reviews)
“naan breads” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Wednesday evening and not many people in the restaurant. Lamb Vindaloo seemed to be my choice, others had Chicken Korma. Food was not hot - both temperature wise and freshness. The lamb was extremely tough - could have been mutton, I am not sure. It...More

Thank RaymondJS
Reviewed 10 May 2018

On the recommendation of a friend and the persuasion of the low prices promised online, we gave Shahi Khana in Norwood a try. We had noted the many mentions of poor service so we came prepared but we left very disappointed nonetheless. The food was...More

Thank MatthewJHB
Reviewed 21 December 2017

The ritual is to twice a week visit the Curry Buffet on a Tuesday evening. Perhaps I am getting too used to the food or the food is deteriorating. Or a combination of both. This last week I found the Veg starters to be cold...More

Thank RaymondJS
Reviewed 25 November 2017

So Tuesday and Saturday evenings are a curry buffet - this is great value with a wide range of dishes on selection . Other times the menu is brilliant with great selections - don't miss this - you need to book for the buffet

Thank adamschris
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The curry I got from Shahi Khana was pretty salty and not what I expected. I wouldn't necessarily order food from them again. The naan was also average. My Paneer Palak was OK but the Chicken dish I ordered wasn't something I could bring myself...More

2  Thank Nicola K
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Wow! 5* and more! Deliberately went when no buffet buzzed with eager patrons, and feasted rather on the menu. Somehow a shiraz worked perfectly too! From the moment the Papadom arrived with delectable dips I knew this was going to be special. It certainly was....More

Thank Gerhardus2010
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Good range of meat and vegetarian curries with decent sized portions. The naan bread is particularly good and prompt service

Thank leonardbtrip
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The Tuesday and Saturday buffets are a real spread of culinary flavours and spice. I have been several times. The staff are very accommodating. Value for money is unparalleled in Johannesburg. This will be a vegetarian dream. The lamb stew is quite bone filled however...More

Thank AJP2108
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

As you walk through the doors of Khana - you can be transported into another dimension of that which is from an Indian backroads village canteen. Furniture and decor looks in serious need of updating. The food is bland especially given that this is an...More

Thank bnaicker
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Parking is a bit of a problem during the day but they do have access to private parking in the evenings. Service was good. Food was also quite tasty. Good restaurant for functions as there buffets are excellent.

Thank DB1076
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 728 9822
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