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Red Chilli Spice

345 Jan Smuts Avenue | Craighall Park, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 82 727 7798
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“naan bread” (8 reviews)
“red chili” (17 reviews)
“lamb korma” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
345 Jan Smuts Avenue | Craighall Park, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

just a background, we are living in Sandton for two months now, and everyday go out for lunch/dinner to indian restaurant. usually we stick to usual ones, but this time we thought to trying something new.. so we decided to make a visit there. Place...More

1  Thank Sarvagya J
Reviewed 3 December 2017

My wife and I are in Jo'berg for a couple of days, and visiting some friends. They recommended Red Chili Spice, and so glad we went! We ordered the Butter Chicken dish and the Lamb Korma. I highly recommend both. We also very much enjoyed...More

Thank andylifesong
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We found Red Chilli Spice by accident as it is rather hidden away upstairs at The Colony Centre. The food is very good, tasty and ample portions with a good variety to suit all tastes. The decor is pleasing and the restaurant spacious. Best of...More

Thank Mickie J
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We are quite experienced with our indian foods and when we moved to Johannesburg, found Dehli Darbar and were quite satisfied. We moved to a new house and discovered that Red Chilli Spice was nearby and thought we'd give it a shot. It was 'ok'....More

Thank larissantz
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I believe this is probably one of the most underrated curry places in Johannesburg.My husband and I love this curry place because the food and service is good while being reasonably priced.I usually have the Butter Chicken while my husband prefers the Lamb Korma.We usually...More

Thank nadiav716
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This restaurants was close to my house so I used to order here for delivery but one day I decided to just walk-in for a meal and was not disappointed. The interior is not much to write home about, and it was rather empty with...More

1  Thank Ilse020
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant lacks a little atmosphere but certainly made up for it in taste. Beautifully prepared samoosas, poppadoms and pakora. Followed by generous portions of tasty lamb curry. Highly tecommend butter chicken or lamb breyani.

Thank Lorna S
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I had and recommend the lamb breyani. Was delicious with buttered nan. The one portion is enough for two and filling with the nan. We had samosas to start with. Great sevice. Lack a bit of ambience on terms of...More

Thank Bryan P
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Had the mild, medium and hot versions for the family. Really tasty curry with a hint of lemon to round off the taste. Didn't skimp on the sauce, a mistake many other places make. One of the better curries around! Good for take-aways in the...More

Thank MartinP1974
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This restaurant has some of the best curry in Johannesburg! I am always very surprised to get there and the place is quite empty. They are reasonably priced and the service is good. I have been there about 5 times in the last 6 months...More

Thank Mika D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 Jan Smuts Avenue | Craighall Park, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 82 727 7798
  • E-mail
Red Chilli Spice offers customers a variety of authentic Indian dishes in a contemporary and causal setting. Aiming to be a local favourite by creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere. We cater for all our customers to ensure that both their meal and service are kept to the highest standards.
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