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85, 4th Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
+27 11 482 2900
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“child minders” (14 reviews)
“play area” (12 reviews)
“jungle gym” (6 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
85, 4th Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent visit to Joburg a friend suggested Bambanani for a meal for us and a few friends and a hang out for the tots. My little boy is about to turn one and unless with a family member or nanny, not really out...More

Thank Dee M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The kids had a ball. There is an inside & outside option. The layout is good & we had an awesome waitress. It's artsie & fits in well with the surrounding theme. Very busy & might need to wait to be seated. Child minders are...More

Thank nay292015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a lovely kids theatre performance we stopped off at Bambanani for lunch with friends. It's always a pleasure to stop over Bambanani. The food is delicious and the kids enjoy the toys and playing areas. A real treat for all!

Thank Ardele
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This establishment is an artistic neighborhood of Johannesburg and has a great atmosphere. The food was great, especially the pizza's . For children there are great play-facilities.

Thank WillemHWindhoek
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

All good. We enjoyed the vibe. Fair service. Fair pricing. Awesome pizza. Scrumptious lemon meringue

Thank JoeDuPlessis
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

A super fun place for the kids and super good food to boot. Nike - just do it and visit this job....

Thank John D
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and courteous staff. Good food in a nice relaxed setting. A definite for family eat outs. A lovely children play sections with caring staff while grownups can relax and enjoy. The wire sculpture with balloon in hand adds to the welcoming atmosphere

Thank 664fredk
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This is an absolutely marvellous place if you have children. I visited with my smallest grandson - of 9 months and he loved it. The soft play area is at the back - that's the area that suited my toddler best - however there are...More

Thank Intrepidtravellers_8
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This was the first time ever we could have a meal relaxed knowing that our 2year old was well taken care of by the many friendly babysitters available at the restaurant.The food was great, great play area.Will definitely go again.Great service.

Thank Lucy M
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This venue was an absolute dream for us when we visited with my 1 and very energetic 3 year old. There are plenty activities to keep the kids busy and active while giving the adults time to have a chat. Loved the extra security of...More

Thank Kate S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85, 4th Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 482 2900
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