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Greek
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 February 2024 via mobile

Delicious food at very reasonable prices. Nice lively atmosphere (there on a Friday night) and friendly service by the staff. Lots of different Greek/Mediterranean options on the menu. The zucchini with cheese and meatballs were great!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 31 December 2023 via mobile

Restaurant seemed too busy, that should have been our first sign to find another restaurant. Service was very slow, almost like they were short-staffed, had to leave our table 2x to ask for service. food was not great when compared to our previous visits, lacked...flavour and chicken was a little undercooked. Quite disappointing.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 6 July 2023

Great meze and cocktails in a strange setting. If feels way too ultra-modern for the cuisine, but if you can ignore that, or eat outside, you'll really enjoy what they're serving. Order lots, because the portions are tiny. And it's very well priced. It's hard...to break the bank here.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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MEZEPOLI MARKETING, Marketing at Mezepoli Meze and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2023

Hi there - thank you so much for taking the time to leave your feedback! At Mezepoli we are known for expressing the Mediterranean way of life in a fresh, modern context, which is reflected in the space that we have created. We hope that...More

Reviewed 18 June 2023 via mobile

Lovely place by Melrose Arch to stop off for lunch. Service was good and the food was fresh, would recommend giving this place a try.

Date of visit: June 2023
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MEZEPOLI MARKETING, Marketing at Mezepoli Meze and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2023

Hi there – thank you for taking the time to leave this lovely comment! We are really glad that you enjoyed your Mezepoli experience. Come back again soon!

Reviewed 2 April 2023

We had an awesome experience. It was so difficult to pick only a few options off of the menu as we wanted to try them all. Food came through really quickly and was freshly cooked. Our waitress was super attentive and friendly. Would highly recommend...the grilled halva. All in all a wonderful experience.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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MEZEPOLI MARKETING, Marketing at Mezepoli Meze and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2023

Hey there - thanks for the great review! We really appreciate the time you took to share your experience. Come back and see us again sometime.

Reviewed 26 February 2023 via mobile

One of my favourite restaurants! I don’t think I’ve visited any other restaurants as many times as I’ve been to Mezepoli. They offer a wide range of meze’s so you can mix and match as you please.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Roving24311519759, Marketing at Mezepoli Meze and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2023

Hi There – thank you for taking the time to share this awesome feedback! It’s a pleasure to have customers like you. Come back again soon!

Reviewed 17 August 2022 via mobile

Had lunch in the day we arrived from London. Lovely food and nice setting. Good choice for the family - we had a mix of Meze, sushi and chicken in pita. Would recommend!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Roving24311519759, Marketing at Mezepoli Meze and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2023

Hi Neil - thank you so very much for taking the time to leave this wonderful feedback! We really do appreciate it and we hope to see you and the family again next time you are in SA.

Reviewed 31 March 2022 via mobile

Location : located very near the Marriott at melrose arch Setting : lots of outdoor seating under a huge tent, spacious comfortable seating Service : very efficient; a little bit rushed at times . Food was brought out soon after we ordered. The food :...mostly great . I loved the meatball in tomato sauce , the fried cod was delicious too . The orzo in the chickpea rice pasta dish was tasty , though the chickpeas were so so. The chicken livers in peri peri sauce were very good. The only dish that was a failure was the grilled octopus - the octopus was too chewy and it also tasted a little fishy …More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Roving24311519759, Marketing at Mezepoli Meze and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2023

Hi there. Thank you so very much for taking the time to leave your review. We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed most of your meal but we're sorry to hear that you found the octopus particularly disappointing. We always appreciate the opportunity to...More

Reviewed 17 February 2022 via mobile

One of those wonderful nights when the food exceeds your expectations. Sushi was well prepared, great service! Will be back next time in the area!

Date of visit: January 2022
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Roving24311519759, Marketing at Mezepoli Meze and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2022

Hi Rishi – thank you for taking the time to share this awesome feedback! It’s a pleasure to have customers like you. Come back again soon!

Reviewed 29 November 2021

Everything about this restaurant was excellent - the cleanliness, quality of service and food, variety, etc… The food is not expensive at all either. Definitely go for the melted halva for dessert with slice caramelizada apple and cinnamon.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 24 November 2021

I’ve never seen a restaurant so busy on a Wednesday! There was a bit of a wait because of this but the staff were all so kind and hard working. I ordered variety of vegan meze dishes which were delicious 😍 I can’t wait to...come back!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Roving24311519759, Marketing at Mezepoli Meze and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2021

Hi Emma – thank you for taking the time to share this awesome feedback! It’s a pleasure to have customers like you. Come back again soon!

Reviewed 30 November 2020

I've become a regular at Meze's in Melrose Arch, when I have a sushi craving it's always my go to with my friend. They also have this wonderful Pita Grassini with Tsatsiki sauce starter, absolutely divine. I haven't ordered anything else on their menu -...I just go there for the sushi and for the 2 years I've eaten there haven't been disappointed. I've also had the Sushi as a takeaway during lockdown and it's always well-packaged and sustainable.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 19 October 2020

Had a late Sunday lunch with famiy and friends. While the food was delicious, it was very overpriced considering the portion sizes. We eat Greek regularly so are aware of what to expect when dining Greek style. The service wasn't good at all for two...reasons, firstly the server kept forgetting to bring food and beverages we had ordered and secondly we were made to feel that it was such a burden for her to have to serve us. Also, they don't really cater for kids, as there isn't a kids menu or many options for kids to eat. Enjoyed the food and cocktails, but probably won't go back or recommend to friends because there are Greek Restaurants which have great food and much better service.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 14 September 2020

Food was absolutely delicious. Cocktails went well with the awesome vibe. Great setting. Great Service - extra friendly staff

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 9 February 2020 via mobile

Really disappointing. Veg dishes were ok, but nothing to shout home about. Meat dishes were awful. Dry and tasteless. Gin & Tonic comes with cheap tonic. Basically, really poor quality over-all. Great spot but really not worth it if you actually appreciate good food.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Mezepoli, General Manager at Mezepoli Meze and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2020

Hi Jo, we are sorry to hear that you feel this way. Please could you send us a copy of your bill on Facebook messenger? We would like to get to the bottom of this for you. Kind regards, Mezepoli

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Mezepoli Meze and Wine Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4