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Mellas Dim-Sum & Noodle Bar

15 Bain Street | Richmond Hill, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 41 582 2736
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dim sum” (39 reviews)
“noodles” (20 reviews)
“pot stickers” (13 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
15 Bain Street | Richmond Hill, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went for lunch and have to say it scratched the itch. Good selection and decent prices. would go back for sure.

Thank LifeRemotely
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for 3 different starters (dim-sum) instead mains, was very nice. Smaller restaurant with great vibe and the staff are very helpful and know their food.

Thank kimfrederiksen2018
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We've lost track of the amount of times we've been to Mellas! The food is always lovely and the staff are friendly and easy to chat to. The restaurant is small and cosy with a great vibe. We almost always order the red pork, and...More

1  Thank Andreagin0912
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Mellas is awesome. My wife and I eat here regularly and always leave satisfied. The food is amazing (especially the red port pot-stickers and the 3-way pork ramen). I love that the restaurant is still the same small size and that they have not moved...More

1  Thank GrantHancock
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

we where a group of cotton club girls that meet once a month. We where unable to make a reservation and when we arrived at 6.15pm the inside was already full. we had to sit on the verandah which was dulled a bit by the...More

1  Thank avlinsb
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This restaurant is exceptional. The food is delicious, mouthwatering and the preparation is consistent. I eat at this restaurant a minus of twice per month. The head chef, Richard is a wizard in the kitchen. And the staff is efficient and friendly. This venue is...More

1  Thank kishorer338
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I popped in on my own to visit before I left on a business trip. The service was fast and efficient. The food was amazing as always! A friend and I make this place our special treat for our birthdays which are a week apart....More

1  Thank 316sharono
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

This place is phenomenal! The food is so tasty and the service is one in a million. I would highly recommend this place.

1  Thank TownyIOM
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I have eaten at Mellas a few times and I've never been disappointed. The service is pretty good but the food is absolutely Devine!! Every dish is like having a taste explosion! The atmosphere is great! We love eating at Mellas! We will continue to...More

1  Thank Daneemms
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My children loved the experience of eating dumplings. The atmosphere lovely. Friendly and helpful staff. Lovely vibe in Richmond hill.

1  Thank jmang0ld
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10 September 2017|
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Response from Stevjos | Reviewed this property |
No ramen noodle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Bain Street | Richmond Hill, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +27 41 582 2736
  • E-mail
Mellas is a Dim-Sum Noodle that serves Freshly made Dim-Sum and Noodles in a relaxed atmosphere with good Music and Great Wines.
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