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moyo Melrose Arch

The High Street | Shop 5, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg 2076, South Africa
+27 11 684 1477
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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All hours
CUISINES
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
The High Street | Shop 5, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg 2076, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was amazing and fresh, Since it was cold they had blankets in all the chairs to keep from the cold. Service was great, and very informative with the dishes. They were very accomodating with the drinks and mains... very affordable indeed. I would...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great dinner and experience here tonight. The food was beautiful, the venue was modern and the service outstanding. In particular, our waitress Patience, was fun, prompt, engaging and is an asset to the Moyo management.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food, nice place, beautiful people. Everything is good on Moyo Melrose. Cant wait to be back for another dinner.

Thank RaiBalboa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant serves typical south african dishes. The food was good but not excellent. I've ordered a winter menu, which costs 185 south africa rand and gave a possibility to eat a starter + a main course + a glass of a wine of my...More

Thank Gabriel R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 6 tired and hungry people... so maybe I would expect faster service... The atmosphere is great, but for me it is a little too dark, since you are not going for a romantic dinner in a place like this. Food...More

Thank Sim0ne1971
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered the Senegalese line fish and the beef dombolo. The food was delicious but portions were small. The restaurant also presented many African traditions, but the service was not the fastest.

Thank maxfeldman22
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and hope to see you again next time! Warm regards, The moyo team.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone we met was charming, the food was delicious and the music was fun. We enjoyed having the different experience of African flavors in food and music.

Thank lin s
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your positive review and kind words! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again next time. Warm regards, The moyo team.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the hype, the face painting and musical accompaniment makes dining at this restaurant a great experience for a foreign visitor. We were a big group with South African based colleagues and all enjoyed the evening. Great opportunity to try a range of meats although...More

Thank Lwatson1970
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5 star review and kind words! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again next time. Warm regards, The moyo team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a typical African restaurant in a fancy part of Joburg. A great varietyof African food is available, amongst which crocodile, but also the northern African kitchen is well represented. Local face painting is part of the experience.

1  Thank Wim N
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive review and kind words! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again next time. Warm regards, The moyo team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, good food and fun atmosphere! Would recommend if you are in the area of melrose arch!

1  Thank Ak206
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your 5 star review and kind words! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again next time. Warm regards, The moyo team.

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Danielle F
6 January 2017|
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Response from marilek | Reviewed this property |
Ideally yes. especially if its a group. but I haven't been turn away the times I went without booking.
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nickyherbst
19 December 2015|
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Response from DanMoyane | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Moyo Melrose Arch is now under new management. Great African music and food. You can still paint your face.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$37
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The High Street | Shop 5, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg 2076, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 684 1477
  • E-mail
Description
In the heart of Johannesburg, the 350-seater, multi-level modern restaurant - clad in copper with pressed pebble walls - embodies Africa's finest music and urban cuisine offerings.
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