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Thava Indian Restaurant

33 Compensation Beach Road, Ballito 4399, South Africa
+27 32 946 0300
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (18 reviews)
“lamb” (17 reviews)
“prawn curry” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Compensation Beach Road, Ballito 4399, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The best sea View and excellent food ... the service is pretty good too .... The food is really worth it , and there is a spa and hotel facility fight there on the premises ... the boathouse has wonderful rooms

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hekpoortheksie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we wandered along the beach front we came across The Boat House Guesthouse with a restaurant over looking rhe magnificent sea view. When we enquired if they served lunch they pointed us in the direction of Thava Restaurant. We were greeted warmly by Ricardo...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RJSouthWestLondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely poolside seating with some sea views. Authentic Indian foods. Friendly staff. Had a few relaxing lunches here and one dinner. Also 2 new eve parties and was never disappointed.

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best Curry’s and Indian cuisine in North Coast, very friendly and polite manager and staff. Very good service, and to top it all off a splendid beachside view. We will definitely be back here again soon! Thanks from a happy customer

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank IreneJ776
Reviewed 3 December 2018

we had great food and a great experience only to be topped by our waitress topped Jubile who was excellent. Thank you for a great evening out.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank AfricaStroh100
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing food , served in the most friendly of restaurants. I am a vegan and this posed no difficulty for the staff who couldn’t have done more to make sure we had a fantastic evening. They went to great lengths to explain all of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Curious619046
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Had the Sesame Prawn starter and Prawn Curry for mains. The food is great and the restaurant is on the beach with an amazing view. Quick service.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 440philipm
Reviewed 3 October 2018

In search of the perfect venue.. TripAdvisor found me browsing Indian food for my family of fussy eaters! Needless to say there were zero complaints just questions about a found this amazing place!! Situated at the boathouse.. beautiful venue.. wooden deck.. right at the beach.....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank missmudray
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Butter chicken and lamb biryani , On the beach!!!. Service was great and staff were friendly ... Food was delicious.!

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Chism9977
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is warm and cosy. Perfect for a family lunch or dinner. The food is delicious, and the managers and staff are warm and welcoming. Kids got free ice cream and they were thrilled too. Awesome place

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank jmarrian
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11 June 2016|
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Response from Vibin V | Property representative |
We don't have a certificate as we serve alcohol. But we buy our meat from Halal butcheries.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Compensation Beach Road, Ballito 4399, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ballito
  • Phone Number: +27 32 946 0300
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