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27Boxes

75 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
+27 860 109 237
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Diverse Shopping Experience

I enjoy shopping at 27Boxes as there is a wide variety of shops and stores to browse. The nice... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Ian V
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Montreal, Canada
Crafty @ 27 Boxes

I visited for coffee and a famous “cronut” from one of the shops. I was impressed with the... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
Kardoesie
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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75 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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+27 860 109 237
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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.

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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely representation of local art and artists! Great local talent and food stalls/restaurants. Good outing, good food, good art!

1  Thank anri_bester
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

The idea of setting up a small mall by stacking containers looks pretty cool and creates a unique atmosphere for shopping. The only downside to my opinion is the selection of shops - lots of small art, clothing and a some food stalls has a...More

1  Thank Arne K
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Quaint little shops to visit with a lot of interesting things to buy. A wide variety of restaurants to choose from, something for every taste from little cafe's to indian cuisine. Also snooped around in the second hand shops and boutiques on 7th street which...More

1  Thank 586lisaz
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I thought that 27 boxes would look like...well, 27 boxes. But I was surprised at how well this "building" blends into its surroundings. The containers are packed with interesting shops with bespoke and unique pieces of furniture, decor items and clothes. My one suggestion would...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Very cool, modern concept, however could be expanded! The stores at 27Boxes are really hipster and quirky, I think its a great place to get fun gifts or souvenirs. You can find both cheap and expensive things here, and all are quite unusual! The only...More

1  Thank Julia K
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Tia B
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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.
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