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Melt Chocolaterie

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Nicolway Bryanston Shopping Centre | William Nicol Drive, Bryanston, South Africa
27114631578
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had open sandwiches, which although delicious were not exactly gourmet. We also had chocolate brownies which were amazing! The let down is the service though which seemed lazy and inefficient. We had a very long time at each stage of service. I would like to give the restaurant another try soon but it's probably best to stick to the... More 

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Thank SonyaS102
JennyStruik, Owner at Melt Chocolaterie, responded to this review

Hi Sonya, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We're almost done with our revamped menu which will include refined preparation and presentation of our dishes. So, perhaps give us another try next month.... Please could you let me know which day you visited Melt so I can investigate why the service you received that day wasn't... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have only ever had coffee's from Melt, and needless to say, they are the best. The shop smells like coffee and chocolate and the staff and manager are extremely friendly and helpful.

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Thank Lee-anne G
JennyStruik, Owner at Melt Chocolaterie, responded to this review

Hi Lee-Anne, Thank you for the lovely review. We're in the process of putting an exciting new menu together but in the meantime perhaps you'll try one of our delicious open sandwiches.... More 

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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dad - best carrot cake in town! Liked the coffee! Mom - goes there whenever she can and have bought plenty of cakes for parties which always gets cleaned out! Kids - love the babychinos and choc covered marshmallows along with visits to choc kitchen with staff Staff always friendly and quality food! Cant comment on the lunch goodies since... More 

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Thank Hardus E
JennyStruik, Owner at Melt Chocolaterie, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Our carrot cake is legend!! More 

Sandton, South Africa
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a small independent coffee shop with a chocolate making section. The coffee good and service is always friendly. They serve wonderful cakes and the scones with jam and cream are served in the old fashioned way. A great little refreshment stop whilst at the Nicolway Shopping Center.

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Thank 369heather
JennyStruik, Manager at Melt Chocolaterie, responded to this review

Hi Heather, thank you for the lovely review. Perhaps try one of our delicious open sandwiches next time.. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a coffee and what an amazing surprise we found. The cakes were delicious - was recommended the Queen Victoria cake and was not disappointed. The chocolate cake was rich but went down so well. The staff were friendly and helpful. The decor is lovely - attention to detail. Loved the plates the cakes were served on... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Try the red velvet cake which is made onsite. The chocolates are also delicious and handmade. you can watch them making them :)

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Thank Danielle B
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Interesting little coffee shop with a wide selection of cakes( gluten free etc) Their choccies are a must try

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Thank Evashree P
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Delectable confectionary and scrumptious cakes uplift the Nicolway shopping experience. We drive from far to shop here, not least on account of Melt.

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Thank ajl_ffm
Johannesburg, South Africa
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We love stopping off at Melt for a great cappucino and something tasty to eat. Our favourite is the wholewheat scones, served with grated cheese, jam and cream. Always hot and fresh. There are other tasty sweet things - the carrot cake is divine, as is the lemon drizzle cake. They make amazing chocolates on the premises. Well worth a... More 

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Thank TracyJhb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We visited here on a public holiday and were glad we booked! There were quite a few people waiting for a table. The food was incredible, with good portion sizes. Definitely try the hot chocolate! The manager/owner was so attentive and friendly as was the waitron staff. Will definitely go back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nicolway Bryanston Shopping Centre | William Nicol Drive, Bryanston, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Bryanston
  • Phone Number: 27114631578

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?