Fordsburg is an area that is predominantly residential but it also has a huge range of mainly Indian restaurants and shops. If it’s authentic Indian cuisine you’re after, this is definitely the place to visit for just that. Dosa Hut is great – here, their speciality is thin, Indian-style pancakes, which are served with your choice of filling. There is also Bismillah, World of Samoosas and Taste of India, all of which are great spots to grab a bite to eat… why not try them all? Forsdburg’s Mint Road also plays host to a market on Friday nights – here, you’ll find everything from fake DVDs to sweetmeats and everything in between. You’ll even be able to pop into a barber shop, buy spices to cook with and just enjoy the bustling vibe.

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Fareen_Traveller Says:

As a person of IndoPak-origin, Fordsburg is definitely my favorite spot in Johannesburg. I have always complained that the food sold as Indian-Pakistani food outside of the Indian subcontinent simply...

lfrauenstein Says:

Sights, smells and sounds reminiscent of India..... You hear the Bollywood music, smell the street food, bargain at the stalls for spices, food stuff and a variety of other gimmicks, clothes and...

Ugen M G Says:

be prepared to come across inconsiderate drivers that double park causing traffic jams on the main (mint) street. The tax and Vat status of some establishments are questionable, and hygiene should...

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