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Melon - CLOSED

9 7th Street | Melville, Johannesburg 11111, South Africa
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
22 May 2013
“Simply the best restaurant in Melville!”
28 Mar 2013
“Nice deco but tasteless food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
African, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
9 7th Street | Melville, Johannesburg 11111, South Africa
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Reviewed 23 May 2013

We've known Melon for years and its quality seems to be improving each time. The staff is not only kind and smiling, they are also highly professional and they know how to serve wine! Very high quality food in beautiful settings and yet reasonable prices.

Thank BrigitteJ343
Reviewed 29 March 2013 via mobile

Nice interior and setting. Very nice waiters, very observant twards guests. The food tasteless and i thought small servings went out of fassion more than 10 years ago. Price quality not ok.

1  Thank Jørgen W
Reviewed 19 March 2013

It is years since we experienced the vibe and cosmopolitan personality of Melville. We thought twice about making the trip - did we really want the hassle of narrow streets and paucity of parking on a busy Saturday night? But after Bheki greeted us warmly...More

Thank Ratfink
Reviewed 9 March 2013

We ate here twice. The first time we had supurb food and excellent service (Friday Night). The second the food was very good but the service was slow and a little lacking which was disappointing as we had invited friends to join us on the...More

Thank Jenny K
Reviewed 28 February 2013

I have been to Melon several times now and I have always been pleasantly surprised. For a recent birthday dinner with my friends, on making the booking, I was asked whether any of my guests have specific dietary requirements. On mentioning that one of my...More

Thank Johanna N
Reviewed 24 February 2013

Decor is not bad, but that is about all I can say positively. The service was very slow, and the food when it did come was watery vegetables and overly salty, dry meat. And the wait staff kept pushing me to order their overpriced drinks....More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 23 January 2013

melon is a lovely restaurant with attentive staff and comfortable ambiance. the food was above average without being extraordinary. the only drawback is that windows are left open between the main dining area and the patio, where patrons are allowed to smoke.

Thank GlendonJ
Reviewed 22 January 2013 via mobile

The food was very good as was the service. Something we did not find in the other restaurants in Melville - either the food is great and the Service arrogant, or the service great and the food ok. Also, my girlfriend is vegetarian and found...More

1  Thank GlobGoing
Reviewed 26 December 2012

The waiter was very friendly and food was very tasty. One of the best praws I´ve ever teasted. the decoration e very cosy. Excelent to go for a romantic dinner

Thank Jupi_BR
Reviewed 2 December 2012

Beautiful place! Stood at door like an idiot waiting to be seated. Chicken liver starter burnt, ran out of oysters so could only get six chicken stufed with what looked like one mushroom lamb was good flavour but either dry in some spots and overly...More

1  Thank kikilix4
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 7th Street | Melville, Johannesburg 11111, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
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