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Lucky Bean

16 7th Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 +11 482 5572
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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African, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
16 7th Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there with my awesome husband Tim on a lazy Sunday afternoon after church, we wanted a quick, but classy, delicious and healthy bite before going to watch a play. I must say Lucky Bean in Melville ticked all those boxes. The ambiance is...More

Thank ledilen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been wanting to write this review for some time now.... My wife and myself wanted to eat at a Restaurant, we have never been to. Phoned around and got a hold of this brilliant place..... the Salmon is what we had..... oxtail soup before that!...More

Thank vlooidutoit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lucky Bean in Melville, Johannesburg, has a superb African atmosphere. Friendly and efficient staff. I recommend you make a reservation, as this restaurant is always busy. They have in- and outside seating. I recommend to sit upstairs or at least try to reserve a table...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This long established restaurant has for many years been one of the consistently good places in Melville to enjoy good food in a relaxed atmosphere. Friendly and attentive staff are a pleasure without being too intrusive, yet on hand when you need service.

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

I was recommended to eat here by the owner of the guest house I was staying at ( Alum Place - Melville) and I wasn't disappointed. The restaurant was busy which is always a good sign! I was sadly eating by myself after just watched...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Went for a quick dinner with reasonably priced food based on the reviews, which is what I got. Recommended if in you are in the neighbourhood

Thank stonaday
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We went to Lucky Bean yesterday for Mother's Day lunch. The service was fantastic and the food even better. Everything we ordered was delicious, well cooked and well presented. The waiter even went the extra mile and found a piece of malva pudding, which she...More

Thank Beverley R
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We were pleased to dine in this restaurant with beautiful food (we had the burger and the hake) and excellent wine advices. The service was great as well.

Thank Victor K
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We dined here twice in the course of a week, and on both occasions we had a great meal and very good service. The menu has a good range of South African dishes, We tried a range of dishes all of whcih went down well....More

Thank MikeFo
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Get the Ostrich Patty and several pints of IPA. That's what I did and I had an amazing meal and an even better time. The servers are very attentive to your needs. An added perk that this place accepts all major credit cards with no...More

Thank RummyNixon
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22 February 2017|
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Response from Pablobiz | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they are open on Monday (on the website there is an e-mail address for info), we had lunch inside because we visited the place in winter. But the road outside (like all the district) is quiet and you can have... More
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19 December 2016|
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Response from Pablobiz | Reviewed this property |
16 7th St, Melville, close to crossing with 4th Avenue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 7th Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 +11 482 5572
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