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Great Concept

We loved the creativity of this market style offering. We bought some great African crafts and the... read more

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Interesting and unique shops

This spot offers unique and interesting shops and eateries. There's secure parking at the premises... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
75 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
+27 860 109 237
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the creativity of this market style offering. We bought some great African crafts and the food/coffee areas looked inviting. The stalls are literally set up in containers, unfortunately not all are occupied - would be great to see it take off further. Area...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This spot offers unique and interesting shops and eateries. There's secure parking at the premises and you can browse the shops at leisure. From artisan bread to clothes and more. They also offer play facilities for children in an outside area Keep an eye open...More

Thank ryamarim
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch and a walkabout. Loved the No Name Nursery. Huge selection of succulent plants. 27Boxes have some nice shops. It is quiet.

Thank elmien2
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We visited the Side Plate, diner. Great concept and producing traditional cape flats tastes. We will be back for their traditional koeksisters and Gatsby. The attention from the owner and staff was inviting and friendly. We will be back soon.

Thank Johan2308
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Not sure if I came at the wrong time or what, but I didnt see alot of shops and it was practically empty. Don't get me wrong, the shops that were there were cool and I got a couple of cute things. There was a...More

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I enjoy shopping at 27Boxes as there is a wide variety of shops and stores to browse. The nice underground parking makes it a nice base to explore Melville.

Thank Ian V
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I visited for coffee and a famous “cronut” from one of the shops. I was impressed with the structure, the combination of vendors, the well maintained restrooms and facilities. Would love to return. Ideal for inner city events/ coffee/ meals/ shopping.

1  Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Who wants to go to a mall when you can go to 27 boxes!? There is a wide variety of shops each in its own container. The product offerings are unique and local. While there, be sure to visit Xando for the best cronuts around....More

1  Thank Tanita_O
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This one is small and cute done. It gives possibilities for designers and I enjoyed what I saw. It is not the usual touristic things. The boxes are mainly rented to starting designers and there was enough to see for me. What I also liked...More

1  Thank Valina C
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Spent some time and money here amongst some really cool pop up shops. Some longer term than others allegedly. There was a fashion show taking place during our visit that gave a party atmosphere. Cool place.

1  Thank Daniel T
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Tia B
28 April 2017|
Response from Susan V | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Yes there are many restaurants in this area - if you google 10 best restaurants near 27 boxes Melville you get an array of choices. Melville is a very festive place.