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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” (27 reviews)
“teriyaki” (8 reviews)
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African, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
16 7th Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place serves up food of a high standard in a lovely restaurant with great decor. Service was excellent and the bill was good value for money.

Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Almost 7 years ago I had a party at Lucky Bean; the food was delicious and The decor was great. I can’t help but feel that all has been lost. My burger was drowned in pesto and the decor looks rather out of date ,...More

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We booked Lucky Bean before arriving in Joburg based on the vegetarian options and the great reviews and it did not disappoint! We ordered the orzo, aubergine salad and vegan spaghetti all of which were delicious...the cocktails were impressive too. Melville has a cool vibe...More

Thank Kayleigh F
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

What a great find and even open on a Monday evening ! To the man in charge( (Paul) thank you to you and your staff. We had a great date night with great wine an gourmet food ! The mains was special , hand made...More

Thank Leon C
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Although this restaurant is more expensive than most of the other restaurants on 7th Street, it's definitely worth visiting if you want some tasty meat (Ostrich and Beef) and good wine. We had a really friendly waitress and the food was really good quality.

1  Thank Naomi S
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Nice place with good food and beer. Many expact people as guests. I stayed a little bit to long and turned out to be alone in the streets, which was kinda creepy. i guess, it's typical for Jo-Burg. Uber works very well anywhere in ZA.

Thank Chevy-Kid
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We came here with friends whilst walking around the area and it offered some interesting local cuisine so we decided to give it a go. There was a good wine selection and the food was ok - not exceptional, but good. I tried the chicken...More

Thank Nicola C
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This wonderful restaurant in the Melville neighborhood was outstanding. The beautiful restaurant served some unique foods unique to the area. We had an excellent ostrich filet and a springbok pie...not something we expected, but they were tasty dishes. The service was excellent and they helped...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We tried the ostrich burger and springbok pie. They were good! The restaurant also serves an excellent homemade bread.

Thank WTisSearching
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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, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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
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