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The Raj Montecasino

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Montecasino, Cnr William Nicol and Witkoppen, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 468 1861
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12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Benoni, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After spending a year in India and enjoying some amazing food, I took my wife and friends to what was rated one of the best Indian spots in SA. Sadly however we were terribly unsatisfied with the service and the food. Starters were delivered incorrectly, drinks were spilled on one of us, the food came which we hoped to rescue... More 

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Thank Robin_Clare-Talbot
Centurion
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We frequent the Raj restaurant frequently. On this particular occasion we opted for a boneless lamb curry as our main course. We were extremely disappointed as almost 80% of the lamb was with fat. We raised this with the waiter who in turn called on the manager. All we received was an apology. The establishment should certainly learn on how... More 

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Thank Ferhana C
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thought we will do a couples thing this Christmas eve. Went to the Raj. The food was extraordinarily good. From the starter to the main. Was disappointed when the waiter explained that they do not have the dessert in stock that we ordered. Otherwise overall a good experience. Give it a try.

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Thank Alanjustin
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Went for a business dinner it was really good. The pappads and the the pakoras gave the gud Indian feeling. The main course was also great. Gud place to eat

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Thank RajaGovarthanan V
Durban, South Africa
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

From the moment we entered we were greeted by well dressed moghul waiters - felt we stepped back into some by gone Indian era from Rajastan. The ambiance was lovely with soothing music in the background , the food was outstanding with an excellent selection of vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes. The waiters were very attentive and ensured we were... More 

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Thank HOPEKISTAN
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The food is very tasty and the service attentive. The first time I came I had to rush off just as my meal came. I ate what I could which was very nice and sled them to save my bottle of wine. The next day I went and I was warmly welcomed and my wine had. Even kept on Ice.... More 

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Durban
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132 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Visited The Raj recently as I felt like having spicy Indian curry. Great variety of dishes to choose from. Meals are prepared according to ones preference mild, medium or spicy. Meals freshly prepared. Service is very good.

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Thank niruDurbs
Johannesburg, South Africa
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The restaurant is laid out well so that there is a warm atmosphere, but you're still private at your table. The food is noticeably more expensive than other Indian restaurants that we frequent in Fourways / Bryanston and - while our Lamb Bhuna and Butter Chicken were both hot, fresh and delicious - we felt that the portion size and... More 

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Thank ZA_world
Pretoria, South Africa
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My sister and I visited the place for a Saturday night dinner, food was exceptional with lots of flavour, service was good and the staff are friendly.

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Thank Karolien C
Cape Town, South Africa
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The chef needs to be complimented - the flavours of this Indian food are wonderful - better than the food at other Raj branches I have visited. Portions are generous. Good, attentive service marred by a surly and uncommunicative manager who did not know how The Entertainer vouchers worked (why then is this restaurant listed?) and being overcharged on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Montecasino, Cnr William Nicol and Witkoppen, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 468 1861

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?