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Riverwalk mall, Gaborone, Botswana
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388 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited twice on a business trip to Gaborone. Both dinners were excellent. We had all the usuals - palak paneer, butter chicken, chicken vindaloo, dal, chicken tikka, naan, etc. Everything was spiced well and portions were of good size. Prices were about $8 per main dish. This is well worth the visit!

Thank Danield528
Gaborone, Botswana
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

For those that appreciate Eastern cuisine, its a place worth checking out. Good service as well is part of them.

Thank Tirelo L
Gaborone, Botswana
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

long wait for food, not too clean, found a fly in my biryani, staff not very accomodating, waiter/waitress not efficient

Thank Hoosains
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Uor usual choice in Indian restaurants - tandori chicken was good and soft, "dal" lentils were excellent. Ambiente not that nice, we were sitting outside, almost at the parking lot. But good lunch food.

Thank Monikey2013
Brest, France
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100 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This place is located a little bit away from the city centre at a mall called river walk. This place is really easy to find, its next to Bimbos, it's right in front so it's easy to spot. This is an Indian resturant, we tried the butter chicken and the mutton roganjosh, the nun bread was amazing, the food is... More 

Thank abigailkope
Gaborone, Botswana
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The best Indian food to be found in Southern Africa. Highly recommend all the paneer dishes even if not a vegetarian! Butter chicken can't be beaten. Naan bread with butter or garlic just tastes like more!

Thank fromwesthaus
Gaborone, Botswana
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Located in the Riverwalk shopping the decor is questionable. Not a crisp clean environment. The staff are friendly but very slow. The kids always love the butter chicken but it took ages to arrive.

Thank FoodJames
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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73 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I would prefer to have a quick order, dine, pay and leave. As a single diner who just wants his tummy filled in. But for inviting friends or family is possible only if you wish to go for the cuisine. Place is tiny, offering limited seating options on a pick day. Service is okay and things are someway not the... More 

Thank Maxitude
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Great tasting Indian food and good value for money. I had the Lamb Korma and it tasted absolutely delicious.

Thank Yoli G
Gaborone, Botswana
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Embassy is probably one of the of the best if not the best Indian restaurant in Gaborone. Very good food. Love the rotis/nans and my favourite mutton kadai which i have every single time i am there. Staff need to wake up a little more though

Thank Gbosky

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverwalk mall, Gaborone, Botswana
  • Location: Africa  >  Botswana  >  South-East District  >  Gaborone

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