Melville is an area of Joburg that went through a bit of a slump a couple of years ago but it has managed to come back with a bang as of late! It’s filled to the brim with restaurants, bars and shops – the bustling 7th Street is the place to go!

Melville is now home to 27Boxes, an innovative shopping centre made out of shipping containers. More and more people are flocking to this super-trendy area for food, drinks and a bit of retail therapy in this bustling centre.

When it comes to Melville as a whole, key spots to look out for include Hell’s Kitchen, a rockabilly-themed bar and eatery, Lucky Bean, a great go-to to get a tasty meal and Jo’Anna Melt Bar, a bar with a jukebox and cheese-themed food spot all in one.

Melville is also a residential area with homes and guest houses surrounding the main street.

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  1. I have been in 7th Street and my favourite spot has been 6s cocktail bar. Go and try them out. They have a buy one get one free special on all cocktails

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danders212 Says:

Crazy to admit living in Jhb, but had avoided Melville for some time since it was, frankly, becoming a bit of a dump. Pleasantly surprised recently to find a surge of interesting new restaurants in...

Kloffusjohn Says:

having lived in Melville for many years, it is one of my favourite places yet recently has gone into a slack period with great shops, galleries, closing creating an unwelcome class of people to fill...

Thembi S Says:

This relaxed neighborhood is the place to visit, it's filled with diverse cultures, restaurants, clubs

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