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345 Jan Smuts Avenue | Craighall Park, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 82 727 7798
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 also add a Butter Naan which is perfect for the saucy dishes.Would definitely recommend this... More 

Thank nadiav716
Kigali, Rwanda
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
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 guests sitting at tables very far apart, but the service was very efficient and friendly.... More 

Thank Ilse020
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98 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 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
Johannesburg, South Africa
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 no music.

Thank Bryan P
Johannesburg, South Africa
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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 area as well.

Thank MartinP1974
Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 and I don't even live that close!

Thank Mika D
Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Red Chilli Spice make the best curries in Johannesburg. Their vegetarian curries are absolutlely the best, as are their chicken curries. Service excellent.

Thank Ranger109
Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

lovely atmosphere and the food was amazing. just enough heat and spice to make it interesting and not overbearing.

Thank R4419GTianm
Johannesburg, South Africa
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161 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped by here as we were close and it had TA reviews. We were the only people in the restaurant and there for and early lunch around 12h15. Service was good throughout as was expected with no other customers. We both ordered veg meals as we were fasting. Wife ordered the veg makani hot and i ordered the paneer korma... More 

1 Thank Desigan_Naik
Johannesburg, South Africa
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111 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Have visited this restaurant several times and the menu is consistent across, lamb, prawns and chicken, and several versions of good naan bread, and truly N Indian (we have been there). Surprisingly we have never seen it very full but understand that it does a lot of take aways. Clientele of all ages - a good sign.Sambals limited, as they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?