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60 Riviera Road | Killarney, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 486 4553
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Our favorite Indian restaurant, Bombay Blues in Rosebank is closed for renovations so we decided to give Swad a try. It's on the lower floor of Killarney mall next to the movie theatre. The atmosphere is one step up from its fast food neighbor next to it . The restaurant was clean. The food was very tasty although the other... More 

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Thank Anjel50
Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Excellent Meals at Swad - Johannesberg......we had a pure Veg - Jain Group and meals setup , selection of Menu was fantastic....Mr.Suchitra , the person in-charge had very well organised the whole set-up , we will definately visit this place whenver we are in JNB

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1 Thank myholidays100
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We celebrated our daughters first birthday in Swad restaurant. Great experience , everything was arranged perfectly . Whole event we were at peace since there was no need for crisis management from our side. Staff were very courteous and all our guests loved the food. Bonus is next door cinema which runs Indian movie, a definitive plus to visit Swad.

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1 Thank ramnath328
johannesburg
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Hi Suchitra Thank you for the excellent service on Saturday 28/05/2016, by you and your staff. The Dosa station was a hit! The curries were delicious. I highly recommend Swad for catering. Thank you for being there and managing from beginning to end. Made a huge difference.

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Thank Sherissa_R
Sydney, Australia
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236 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

This restaurant is located on the ground floor of a shopping centre. Was here for a business meeting and pleasantly surprised that we were seated in a cordoned off section which offers more privacy. Had the tandoori platter shared across the table( they have a vegetarian equivalent as well) and the fish and mutton curries for mains. The flavours of... More 

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Thank S D
Midrand, South Africa
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Located at the restaurant piazza of Melrose Arch the restaurant has a good ambiance to it, a mix of Indian and cosmopolitan vibe. Popular for lunches. The food was well prepared and tasty Indian food of the South African style (somewhat moderately spicy to the pallet and can be very hot in chilli-heat terms), which is slightly different to the... More 

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Thank Danny Z
Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa
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32 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Visited Swad at Killarney for the first time after discovering that their branch at Melrose Arch closed down. The service and ambience at the Melrose Arch venue, i felt, was much more too my liking. I had three different waiters/waitresses attend to my table as well as the Manager taking the food orders... Perhaps one person waiting in a table... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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246 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

July 18 lunch: I have been to their outlet in Melrose and was kind of disappointed with the quality of food and service. We had gone to the zoo and this mall was the closest. With a kid really hungry, we didn't have much choice. We reached at around 2.30-3. So, it was empty. The interiors are on the dark... More 

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Thank Maulin_Parekh
Midrand, South Africa
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

The food is well prepared Indian cuisine and well presented. The restaurant is located in a mall and the ambiance is good. As with any good Indian restaurant the strength of the curry and spices can be selected for the palate you prefer and this is achieved quite well.

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Thank Danny Z
Swad_Melrose_Arch, Owner at Swad Restaurant, responded to this review

Hey Danny Z Thanks for visiting us and taking the time to give us a review. Much appreciated. We strive hard to give you a great culinary experience. Looking forward to your visit again. From the whole team @ Swad More 

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23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Overall good food. Located in a mall has a benefit and has good ambiance. Feel satisfied to have food there. Nice place. Decent enough.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Riviera Road | Killarney, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 486 4553
Description
Swad (Taste) as the name suggest offer authentic Indian Dining In an elegant Royal Indian Setting. Its cuisine extends from the temperate Flavours of Kashmir in the North to the piquant offerings of Kerala in the South as well as the delicately spiced sea food from the east to the rich flavour of Punjab. The Friendly Hospitable service with Style will satisfy your every culinary expectation.

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