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Lucky Bean

16 7th Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 +11 482 5572
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“springbok pie” (28 reviews)
“teriyaki” (8 reviews)
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African, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
16 7th Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife chose this restaurant as it offered South African cuisine such as Springbok. It’s well priced with good service, but the food let it down a bit. I had the springbok shank with cous cous and my wife had the beef short ribs with...More

Thank MFC31
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very eclectic community. Decided to eat two appetizers rather than a full meal. Had the warm aubergine salad and ostrich bobotie parcels. Both were quite tasty and filling. Server was welcoming and attentive without being over-bearing. Will definitely return.

Thank TheBajanQueen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Menu was intriguing. Had a fillet with cumin butter and roasted chakalaka - wow! Staff were attentive without being intrusive - overall a great experience!

Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our meal at the Lucky Bean. This was our second visit and it was even better than the first. My husband ordered a an ostrich dish with broccoli and amasi and raved about it as one of the best meals he's ever had....More

Thank Sidra B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place interesting and good tasty food. Friendly and efficient staff. The food including springbok pie and ostrich steaks and burgers were absolutely great. A enjoyable and great visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Great local place to share with family. My all time favorite.. the ostrich burger.... real comfort food with a twist. Menu.. exciting... service always five ⭐️.

Thank TravellerCharlene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to spend the evening. Started out at the bar&terrace with a nice view on the streets with the bars, restaurants, toerists and locals on their night out. Then moved to a nice table in the restaurant part, also outside. Great service, nice food....More

Thank Jeen S
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The Lucky Bean was within walking distance from my guest house (84th on Fourth) & chosen for the name alone (my four grandsons all call me Bean). I dined here solo my first night in JoBurg after a long & hectic day of air travel...More

1  Thank JeanPenny
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

An excellent restaurant. I had hake which was delicious and the amount was fantastic. If I had Known how much fish I would have I may have missed the superb calamari I had for starter. The meal for two including aperatifs and a bottle of...More

Thank 2onholiday
Reviewed 1 January 2018

It was ok, but I had expected more. I am gluten intolerant and there were almost no options for me. Or that they could make a dish gluten-free. That was kind of disappointing. I wanted to try real African dishes and it was said that...More

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