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Bread & Roses Cafe and Bistro

80 4th Ave | Corner Fourth Avenue and 7th Street Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
+27 79 429 7956
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (12 reviews)
“poached egg” (3 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
80 4th Ave | Corner Fourth Avenue and 7th Street Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've had a couple of drinks and wanted something to snack on. The waitress suggested the vegetarian platter for 2 (my friend is vegetarian). It was really good, with halloumi, lentil balls, dips, roasted veg strips - much better than having chips with your drinks...More

Thank lfrauenstein
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Came here with friends for breakfast.Good breakfast and friendly and efficient service,enjoyed service

Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Excellent service and such a friendly warm vibe. I ate the fish cakes with the special soya sauce dip with chips and salad and the portion was so large I could not finish it-but it was delicious. The staff are very helpful and go the...More

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had lunch here, they offer very nice coffee, sandwiches and fresh salads as well as healthy juices and shakes. Nice decoration and nice staff (they may want to speed up the service a bit though).

Thank Anne-Marie W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Come here for great food (especially brunch and smoothies) and they also have excellent WiFi you an use. A great Melville hangout!

Thank David G
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Good atmosphere, friendly staff and delicious simple dishes. All day breakfast. I had the potato cakesmoked, smoked salmon with poached egg. Delicious and with a coffee comes to less then 10 bucks.

Thank thaboomtownrat
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Burgers and milkshakes are fantastic. Well located to watch the hustle and bussel on the streets of Melviile.

Thank RossCart
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I really like this place I feel like I am actually in Africa the decor is great, the staff super cool and the food is delicious, there is such a great variety I had the Thai style fish cakes yum! Awesome vibe

Thank TanyaCrampton
Reviewed 10 April 2017

very friendly staff, excellent food, including several veggie options and good wines, and reasonable prices. WLAN for free., very nice interior.

1  Thank claudiah0ff
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Best place to to hang, great food, coffee and people watch in Melville. Great service and local ownership makes this place special.

Thank Brent C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$6
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 4th Ave | Corner Fourth Avenue and 7th Street Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 79 429 7956
  • E-mail
Description
Bread & Roses is cafe and a bistro. The owners are a couple who live in Melville, so 100% from the “hood”, although Julia is French and Ishmael is from Zimbabwe! Everything is homemade and cooked on order. We bake our own bread and deserts. Our moto is simple, fresh, delicious! The menue changes with the seasons and offers lots of healthy and vegetarian options. We have become popular for our “unusual breakfasts” such as the Spicy Egg Frittata with Chorizo and Pancetta, the Salmon Potato Cakes, or the Decadent Eggs Juliette. We offer a selection freshly squeezed juices. We have a short, but interesting and very well priced wine list! Come check us out!
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