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Sitar

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2 Cecil Rhodes Drive | Newlands, Harare, Zimbabwe
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Mon 12:00 - 14:30
Wed - Mon 18:00 - 21:30
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
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Mauritius, Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Very nice setting. We sat outside in the open. Cool and breezy. The food served was excellent. Usually what I do is ask them to recommend to us, what is best dish as per them- and I wasnt disappointed. The whole atmosphere was very friendly. The waiter, specially the elder one, was way too courteous. We got good value for... More 

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Bangkok
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Sitar's has a 2-course set lunch for $10, which I enjoyed with a couple of beers. Pleasant surroundings and attentive staff. The owner also took an interest. I was the only lunchtime customer while I was there, but it was a Monday. I would definitely return and try other menu items.

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Thank Stephen T
Oakville, Canada
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

On my visit the chef personally came out of the kitchen to discus the menu. I was late arriving at the Restaraunt but I had called ahead. The waiter gave me Royal tratment

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Thank Shumba_Yemanyika
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing food great quality and nice ambience was happy with good service! Overall very impressed with everything there :) happy customer

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Thank Anastasia A
KIran P, Owner at Sitar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback.... We are very glad that you enjoyed your meal More 

Harare, Zimbabwe
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

I dislike hot food, but this restaurant caters for everyone's taste. I had a mild lamb curry and it was delicious. Best Naan bread that I have ever tasted. Love their take-away service too. Always on time, and still nicely hot enough to eat when you get it home.

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Thank lesleys272
KIran P, Owner at Sitar, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your Sitar experience... Hope to see you soon... And thank you for the feedback More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Having visited this restaurant many times in the past, myself and my husband, decided to visit the Sitar again on a recent trip to Harare. The food continues to be of an excellent standard and was as tasty and authentic as I remembered it to be. The staff and management were very helpful when we were selecting our dishes and... More 

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KIran P, Owner at Sitar, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your experience and can't wait to see you again... Thank you for the review More 

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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Seriously, the nan bread was incredible. We ordered extra. We had it with chicken tikka masala and some other chicken mix. The road there makes the place feel a little far out but it's not. Service was above par. Make it happen! Obviously the place to go to get Indian in Harare.

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Thank MRCottrell
KIran P, Owner at Sitar, responded to this review

Thank you very much glad you enjoyed your meal.... The review is greatly appreciated More 

Montevideo
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

I went for dinner after work, wiith a colleague. The ambiance was as good as the service. The flavor of the curries was incredibly good and the naans excellent, crunchy and warm. I have been in 3 different Indian restaurants in Harare and Sitar is the best at the moment.

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Thank Pablo R
KIran P, Owner at Sitar, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your meal. And hope to see you more often.... The feedback is greatly appreciated More 

Ware, Hertfordshire, UK
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Excellent Indian restaurant with freshly cooked authentic and tasty dishes. We have been eating here for years and have never had a bad meal. A whole page of vegetarian main courses make it a rare treat in Africa. The palak paneer is the highlight and the paneer is home-made and the best I have ever eaten. The service is charming... More 

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Thank Emma H
KIran P, Owner at Sitar, responded to this review

Thank you very much... We have put our prices down thanks to your feedback and hope to see you again soon More 

Harare, Zimbabwe
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

We felt it was a very average Indian restaurant, the dining room felt crowded because we felt that we were eating in a converted house, which it is. The staff were friendly & the other patrons were enjoying the group and were friendly to us.

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Thank Dan I
KIran P, Owner at Sitar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the feedback More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cecil Rhodes Drive | Newlands, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Harare Province  >  Harare

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?