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Lucky Bean

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16 7th Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 +11 482 5572
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“springbok pie” (28 reviews)
“vegan burger” (4 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 1 week ago

We went to Lucky Bean yesterday for Mother's Day lunch. The service was fantastic and the food even better. Everything we ordered was delicious, well cooked and well presented. The waiter even went the extra mile and found a piece of malva pudding, which she...More

Thank Beverley R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were pleased to dine in this restaurant with beautiful food (we had the burger and the hake) and excellent wine advices. The service was great as well.

Thank Victor K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here twice in the course of a week, and on both occasions we had a great meal and very good service. The menu has a good range of South African dishes, We tried a range of dishes all of whcih went down well....More

Thank MikeFo
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Get the Ostrich Patty and several pints of IPA. That's what I did and I had an amazing meal and an even better time. The servers are very attentive to your needs. An added perk that this place accepts all major credit cards with no...More

Thank RummyNixon
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Excellent service, food portions were great. Great selection of beverages. Ambience could have been better- the place looks a little run down

Thank Busgadri
Reviewed 17 March 2018 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 5 March 2018

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 1 March 2018

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 27 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 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.

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