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Lucky Bean

16 7th Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 +11 482 5572
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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African, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
16 7th Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My colleagues and i we met at Lucky Beans for super and O'boy the staff was great but the food was out of this world. Great atmosphere. After super we stayed longer for drinks amd just enjoyed the beautiful outdoors of the hotel while chatting.

Thank 765mikhaell
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This restaurant is a great option in the Melville area - it offers a great vibe and well prepared, tasty food. The menu offers a selection of options that cater for a variety of tastes, including salads chicken, meat dishes and more. There's a lovely...More

Thank ryamarim
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Never had Ostrich before but had Bobotie starter and fillet main, cooked perfectly medium rare. Accompanied by great craft beer and local wines with attentive knowledgeable service and good value. In a really nice safe neighbourhood. Recommended

Thank garry4366
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Most delicious Ostrich steak I ever had. Service was perfect. Such a treat! Definitely worth visiting - expect the unexpected!

Thank 502irmap
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I second my own title 😊. Nothing more to say. Contemporary South African food. Good service, very tasty, sophisticated selection of wines, nice clientele.

Thank Bruno L
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Wow wow wow the food is contemporary South African food. I had visitors from abroad and the food blew our taste buds out of the water. It’s a must visit if your in Johannesburg. The food is excellent and so is the service.

Thank Lordkruger1
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Great service, lovely meal, lovely wine and craft beer. Good location for going on to bars after. Nice bread.

Thank Roisin M
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We sought out this restaurant because of its vegetarians and vegan selections. We were disappointed; they were mediocre at best. The staff, however, couldn't have been more helpful and lovely

Thank ronnie63_11
Reviewed 10 September 2018

On our whirlwind tour of SA, we were fortunate enough to have selected this venue for our first dining experience in South Africa. It didn't disappoint. The soft lighting and layout worked to our advantage as we were a haggard, jet legged bunch. The food...More

Thank Martin V
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We have not been to Melville for some time and ventured back because of the really good write ups posted on Lucky Bean and because of the menu which has a nice blend of vegan dishes for my wife. Despite it being a little chilly,...More

Thank Beechman1
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22 February 2017|
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Response from 798as1 | Reviewed this property |
Outside is definitely best - weather permitting!
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
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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