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Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 860 109 237
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A great place during the day

I have eaten here several time during the day, but I am unable to comment about what it is like... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Steve R
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Visst to ANT coffee shop

Great venue for after the walk the talk coffee excellent carrot cake delish quirky paraphernalia on... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Trendy coffeehouses and upscale shops dot this vibrant neighborhood.
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 860 109 237
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have eaten here several time during the day, but I am unable to comment about what it is like during the evening. Parking is a bit tight but plenty of places to eat and drink.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great venue for after the walk the talk coffee excellent carrot cake delish quirky paraphernalia on walls created a great ambiance staff super attentive know all the regulars and offer great conversation

Thank owenjullies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed on 4th in Melville for 3 nights. Was very relaxed with plenty of cafes bars and restaurants. Some interesting independant shops and 27 boxes is worth a drop by. Good place to return too each night.

Thank DavidLittlewood
Reviewed 18 October 2017

7th Street in Melville, and the surrounds, are charming and the area is full of lovely shops and restaurants. Visitors must be aware that this is a high traffic area for party goers and students, and that always comes with some unsavory elements. Rather take...More

1  Thank Nicola K
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We love this lovely neighbourhood. Visiting about 7 years ago I was disappointed to see that it looked run down, We have moved to Joburg a year ago and I went to check out the area to see if it has improved. I am please...More

Thank elaineromero9977
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We went to a guesthouse here just to appease our curiosity but the area is a sad reflection of what it once was. It is not somewhere that you would want to go to unless it is for a specific reason. It's probably just a...More

Thank MarkFairhurst
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The shops lovely. The beggars who target tourists outside the shops are scary and demanding. I was holding my kids tightly and was uncomfortable.

Thank Sharmela R
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We haven't being to the area for a while as it went down a slump during last tebn years or so. But our recent visit to the area made us pleasuntly surpised with a viby environment and many many restaurants and shops. Really worth checking...More

Thank EA_Oussov
Reviewed 13 August 2017

It used to be a great place but is going downhill fast.Firstly you could get harassed by a drunk or drugged ``car guard'' and as you walk about there is a strong stench of urine and faeces.I will definitely never return,

Thank Samgaffor
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is a nice part of Johannesburg with plenty of restaurants and some shops in between the restaurants. It is mainly one large street. If you want to shop, do not expect a large number of shops; there are just handful of shops - don't...More

1  Thank Anne-Marie W
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Susan K
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Response from Joyce Wilfred D | Reviewed this property |
My husband and I stayed in Melville in a B & B Lucky Bean and we were most satisfied. Even though it is not a hotel, we would highly recommend this B & B. Transportation was easy with tuk tuk to visit around.