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Melrose Arch | Corner Atholl Oaklands Road & Corlett Drive, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 11 684 1494
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Durban, South Africa
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180 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

For breakfast my husbands eggs and toast were mediocre, my eggs on a tomato base was most disappointing - there was no toast to go with it. The fresh juice was tasteless. The pizza that we ordered for the kids made up for the rest of the disappointments. Don't think I will go to this restaurant again!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The food was good, all four of us enjoyed our choice of meal Waiter was extremely pleasant, and help to make the evening more enjoyable.

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Chicago, Illinois
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184 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Three friends and I stayed at African Pride Melrose Arch and ate at Europa located just down the street on September 28. The food was delicious (my friends are still raving about the Tuscan Chicken Soup!) but what we enjoyed most was the service. Our waitress, Noisipho was the nicest woman who was so patient with my Spanish-speaking friends. She... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

There was a good range of food and drinks. It had a reasonable priced menu. The waitress was very friendly and pleasant. Service was quick.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Atmosphere: outdoorsy chill spot, popular in both the winter and summer months. Great location in Melrose Arch for meeting up with friends for a coffee, cocktails, drinks and great food!

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Fairhope
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal at this restaurant. The calamari was excellent! It came with some wonderful toasted bread but beware that the condiment that accompanies it is not olive oil and basil but the hottest pepper concoction I have ever eaten! The king clip was cooked to perfection! The lemon pie superb. Great little find right around the corner... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We had breakfast at the Europa in Melrose Arch yesterday and it will definitely be my last visit there . Although our waitress was pleasant and efficient, the kitchen let her and us down very badly ! The eggs were cold and overdone and the toast was stale and tasteless. The coffees were cold too... Come on Europa - you... More 

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Lenasia, South Africa
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343 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Visited the Parktown store about a week ago. As usual, seated fairly quickly. Fast becoming a favorite destination for brunch. Service is good and staff a good knowledge of the menu. The food quality, taste and presentation is always excellent. I tried the new addition on the menu, French toast with Macon. Not a real Macon fan but I must... More 

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Herzliya, Israel
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

The Europe cafe is pleasant cafe with reasonably prices food, the atmosphere is very pleasant, the food is good, the value for money is good.

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Thank Arieh E
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Could not believe that food swimming in oil could be served in Melrose Arch. Got the distinct impression that this place services a public not accustomed to any form of quality. I paid and even left a tip. I must have been in shock. I have always held Europa in pretty high esteem, but that's history.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Melrose Arch | Corner Atholl Oaklands Road & Corlett Drive, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 684 1494
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?