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“Consistency And Good Food/Service Keeps Me Going Back.”
Review of Sitar

Sitar
Ranked #793 of 1,237 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 22 August 2013 via mobile

I've been going to Sitar for years and the food and service over this time has been consistently good. Owner-managed and run, it is always pleasing to have Keith come over to the table for a chat and to ensure that everything is fine.
Great ambiance, food and service has ensured that Sitar is voted one of the top restaurants in Johannesburg every year.
Even kids are well catered for with kid's portion meals.
I strongly recommend the masala chai as an alternative to post-dinner coffee... very refreshing!
If anything, it would be great if they brought back the live Indian musicians, even if only on weekends or special occasions/holidays. They had this a few years back and it was a true Indian experience dining to the sounds of a real Sitar or live band... nothing noisy, just soothing instrumental music.

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Thank Rotibhai
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Reviewed 14 May 2013

Good food. lot of options. They also have a lot of masala (spices) and indian grocery in the shop. I visited multiple times.

Thank PrashantKK
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Reviewed 13 May 2013

My family decided to take me to Sitar for my 54th Birthday, what a truly amazing experience. there was absolutely nothing that could be faulted. we travelled a distance to go to this restaurant and it was totally worth it.

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Thank Kevin S
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Reviewed 11 May 2013

Have not been there for some years but decided to go for lunch today. It was nice to see that it was far more full than before and about 25% of the customers were Indian which is always a good sign. Attention to detail was great with both my beer and wine glass arriving chilled. Service was good and management checked on us twice. The food is good (portions are large) and the prices are even better. For starters we had samoosas (R29) and spinach pakora (R32) , the lamb curry was great (R85) The menu is large and nothing was "blow your head off hot" but you do have options. The espresso arrived with a glass of water as it should. Will be back soon

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Thank Howard L
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Reviewed 28 March 2013

We went to Sitar after being advised about it by a friend, who mentioned that the restuarant had also received a top rating from Eat Out.

The service was very good, with 2 managers coming over and chatting with us. Our waiter was excellent and the food was some of the best Indian food we've ever had.

It's great value for money. We sat outside as it was quite hot and there was good spacing between the tables so we didn't feel cramped. They look like they do private functions as well.

They got busier as the evening went on so I would suggest making a booking if you have a specific table in mind.

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Thank Sarah U
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