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Melissa’s Paarl

40A Main Street | Frater Square, Paarl, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 863 0740
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good36%
  • Average42%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
27 May 2018
“Breakfast Treat”
17 May 2018
“Average ”
Open Now
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
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40A Main Street | Frater Square, Paarl, Paarl 7646, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Melissa’s for coffee and cake. Whilst the drinks were ok, we both chose butter iced carrot cake cupcakes. Unfortunately they were not fresh; the outside rim being hard and the inside exceedingly dry. Most was left. We mentioned it to the waitress...More

Thank RomanbyRamblers
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Very nice situated in the southern side of Paarl. Offers a great range of baked goods and perfect for a breakfast stop after a morning exercise on a Saturday.

Thank PhilipR2038
The-Fraters, Owner at Melissa’s Paarl, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thankk you so much for the lovely review! Hope to see you at Melissas Frater Square soon.

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely ambience and good location. Food was good but service a huge disappointment. Indifferent and slow. Wouldn’t go out of my way to go back!

1  Thank LizzieM412
Bridgette R, Guest Relations Manager at Melissa’s Paarl, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Hello Lizzie, Thank you for visiting us at Melissa's Paarl. We would like to hear more regarding the service you received, kindly e-mail us your telephone number for us to contact you. Regards, Melissa's Management

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little restaurant and shop in a quaint little centre, very centrally situated on the main Road. Keeping the Melissa brand name high. Fabulous fresh juices and wholesome food at its best. We had the chicken, butternut and feta salad. Delicious, even though...More

Thank hannetjiee
Bridgette R, Guest Relations Manager at Melissa’s Paarl, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Good Day, Thank you for visiting Melissa's Paarl at Frater Square. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards, Melissa's Management

Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped off in Paarl for a cup of tea and scone, lovely 'market eatery' with a quaint avant-garde feel. Loved the decor and the cake selection... friendly staff, quick and efficient service. Will be back

Thank Sanz17
Bridgette R, Guest Relations Manager at Melissa’s Paarl, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Good Day, Thank you for writing a review on Melissa's Paarl. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the tea and scone. Have a lovely day further. Kind Regards, Melissa's Manaagement

Reviewed 4 January 2018

If you enjoy a nice and beautiful restaurant then is is tyhe place to visit. Quality of eats and drinks is ofr very high class.

Thank Wynand V
The-Fraters, Owner at Melissa’s Paarl, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review! I will share this with my team at Melissas Frater Square! We look forward to serving you in the future.

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Melissa's has built quite a reputation for good food and ambiance. Unfortunately the Paarl branch lets the side down. Service was pathetic. My R65 croissant was thrown onto the table(see pic). I got a rolling eyes response when i complained. Poor! One can only assume...More

Thank Roger S
Management response:Responded 23 August 2017

Good Day, We deeply regret that your experience was an unfortunate one. We appreciate your feedback and will take your criticism seriously. Kindly send your contact information to info@melissas.co.za, our area manager would like to contact you to hear more. Thank You. Kind Regards, Melissa's...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting, friendly staff and delicious treats! Perfect for a sunny morning brunch or lunch with friends.

Thank LandiE9
MelissasMgmt, Manager at Melissa’s Paarl, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Landi Many thanks for your lovely review of Melissa's in Paarl. We're so glad you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Melissa's Management

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Great little place where the staff is friendly but in the background, the drinks elegant and the food is really good. The background music rounds off a pleasant experience. Could be equally suitable for a business breakfast or lunch.

Thank Clint K
The-Fraters, Owner at Melissa’s Paarl, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Thanks for the lovely review! We really appreciate your kind words and would love to welcome you back to Melissa's Frater Square !

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Had a family breakfast and was most definitely the worst Melissa's experience ever!! Poor and slow service. Not worth the money. Wrong bill. Unfriendly waiter. Will NOT visit again!

Thank Isolde D
Management response:Responded 4 January 2017

This is unacceptable! Thank you so much for notifying us in regards to your experience. We appreciate your feedback & would love your contact details to follow up with regards to the matter.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40A Main Street | Frater Square, Paarl, Paarl 7646, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paarl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 863 0740
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