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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TripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 259 reviews
In general Melville has many different kinds of bars, restaurants and all sorts of entertainment...in one package...so one should find whatever you want and or need...if it fails after all,I...
Paul K Says:
I spent a couple of hours walking around Melville during a visit to Johannesburg. There are some nice shops, including the well known and interesting 27 Boxes. There are also a number of nice...
Steve R Says:
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.