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Lucky Bean

16 7th Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 +11 482 5572
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“springbok pie” (27 reviews)
“vegan burger” (4 reviews)
“teriyaki” (8 reviews)
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African, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
16 7th Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here with friends whilst walking around the area and it offered some interesting local cuisine so we decided to give it a go. There was a good wine selection and the food was ok - not exceptional, but good. I tried the chicken...More

Thank Nicola C
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This wonderful restaurant in the Melville neighborhood was outstanding. The beautiful restaurant served some unique foods unique to the area. We had an excellent ostrich filet and a springbok pie...not something we expected, but they were tasty dishes. The service was excellent and they helped...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We tried the ostrich burger and springbok pie. They were good! The restaurant also serves an excellent homemade bread.

Thank WTisSearching
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Food is totally overpriced and not really that good.The service was terrible and I had a rude waitress,never again.

1  Thank Samgaffor
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had dinner here with our 2 kids. A nice surprise in terms of enthusiastic and attentive staff. Very nice menu, mixture of asian/european/african food. They also have a bar with live music/dj on the street next to the restaurant. Good atmosphere and really nice...More

Thank Anne-Marie W
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This place is gem in Johannesburg. It's located in the nice part of town, in Melville. The restaurant has a lively vibe - modern, upbeat, and even has a resident cat! The food is gorgeous. We were in a company of 4, and three of...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Located at the end of a very trendy street, parking is a challenge, but worth it! Sit outside if you want to mingle with a young eclectic crowd or go inside for a more intimate experience. Our waiter was excellent at handling questions and making...More

Thank CookTeach
Reviewed 1 August 2017

8 of us visited this very busy restaurant and all had different meals which were served together. The ostrich fillet on mash that I ate was delicious and is recommended. Waiters were very friendly and helpful. Parking is a bit of a problem and we...More

2  Thank SharksSupporter1
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The food here is quite average. It lacks the balance of flavors. The meals are excessively expensive for what you get. Cozy atmosphere and good service.

Thank anri_bester
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant had a good review but did not live up to expectations. Outside were a lot of people on the street drinking with loud music from next door and they were a little intimidating. Parking was very poor. Service was slow and inattentive. We...More

Thank kevara1
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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, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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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