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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” (42 reviews)
“noodles” (20 reviews)
“pot stickers” (14 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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1 - 10 of 199 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Outstanding Just make sure to book in advance as they are often full. Owner is very friendly. Food is top class

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank GarethGouws
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere is wonderful - great setting. The service was good when you could get it and the food was well presented but bland. The food and plates sat on the table for a long time and only cleared once the bill was requested. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AdventureAlex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome little place with delicious authentic food. Really good value for money. Rustic vibe, where the company is more important than the decor.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Growyourheartout
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a couple dim sum as a starter and they were really good! Also the prawncrackers you get are a great snack to start with. Afterwards we took the Malaysian curry and red prawn curry which were good aswell, the malaysian curry could be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MiltonSpencer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolute gem of a restaurant. The Dim-Sum is fantastic and the Ramen excellent. PS Condolences to Ritchie's family and friends

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 853waynev
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed my visit having a nice glass of red wine and lamb pot stickers, prawn dumplings and spinach and cream cheese moneybags - dessert could not be missed - sukima and ice cream - loved it. Pls note: this place is closed on Sundays! (as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank barbaraelisa12
Reviewed 17 October 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LifeRemotely
Reviewed 3 October 2018 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.

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank GrantHancock
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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
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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