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Whiteley Road | The Piazza, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 11 684 1162
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 62
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  • 49
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistently Excellent

The food is great, the service is exceptional (waiters and management), and meze styled dining is always so much more sociable. It is on the more expensive side of dining in Johannesburg, but well worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Rav M
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San Francisco, California
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English first
San Francisco, California
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The food is great, the service is exceptional (waiters and management), and meze styled dining is always so much more sociable. It is on the more expensive side of dining in Johannesburg, but well worth it.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Never quite understood the concept of sharing my food until I tried it at Mezepoli in Melrose Arch. Very warm and friendly welcome from all the attentive staff was matched by a light, fresh and fun eating experience. I tried a little of a lot and my favourite were the queen prawns.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We visited Mezepoli Melrose Arch mid week and it was very busy, always a good sign. We were not disappointed. This meze and wine bar has great food, a good vibe and attentive service. The wine list is extensive. We had an awesome time. To be recommended

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Johannesburg
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Mezepoli has a certain insouciance , it is not trying too hard to be fancy, aware of her prime spot on the Piazza at Melrose Arch , but still welcoming and a great ambience. The weather was warm so we sat outside , big table of ten and the service was slick and uninterrupted. We opted ( and so should... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Just great food and service as the one in camps bay! I love the concept and hope to be back soon! The only minus thing is that in winter it's too noisy inside.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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268 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Mezepoli does not cease to impress us, from the friendly reception by Nathi or Benny, to the excellent service by guys like Thumi. The food is the best middle eastern food in Johannesburg, the Bifteki is always a winner, the pitta grissini is a great way to start, and the Halloumi salad and fried squid heads are always excellent. Best... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Lets start at the end..... In my opinion you will not find a finer dining experience anywhere!!!!!!!!! Every thing about this restaurant works..... The food is truly exceptionally tasty and so cleanly prepared. The staff are excellent both friendly and efficient and prices are just right. However it is clear that this is not by chance, Ivan is a Restaurant... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My fav is the Chicken Liver----staff are so friendly- affordable. I will definitely take my girls here one day!!!!

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Dubai
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I have dined at this Mezze style restaurant perhaps 7 or 8 times, and always fit in a visit every time i'm in Jo'burg. I have never been disappointed. Both food and wine are very reasonably priced and it's a great option whether dining for one, two or a large group of ten or more. Service is always great, although... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This is one restaurant that understands what service is all about. Well managed and the staff all go about making sure everything runs like a Swiss Clock. Our waiter Mthulisi was on the ball. We went for a light lunch and were not at all disappointed in the food. Best Meze in Jozi.

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Additional Information about Mezepoli

Address: Whiteley Road | The Piazza, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 11 684 1162
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 22
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Sushi, Tapas, Greek

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Whiteley Road | The Piazza, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 684 1162

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 22
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Sushi, Tapas, Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?