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Mezepoli

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Whitley Road | Shop SL26, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 011 6841162
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Super meze. Best restaurant in Melrose Arch

Super place. Good outdoor seating. Great service. Good wide menu, with Sushi available too. Careful with big groups; some portions are small, for example Humus and Tsatziki

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
oransome
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Zurich, Switzerland
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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114 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Zurich, Switzerland
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Super place. Good outdoor seating. Great service. Good wide menu, with Sushi available too. Careful with big groups; some portions are small, for example Humus and Tsatziki

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Enjoying restaurants with friends in Johannesburg for a celebration weekend and Mezepoli came out tops. We were 15 friends and family en masse for Sunday brunch and had a fantastic selection of starters, all of which were hot, tasty and perfect for our group. We then went to Cape Town to their sister restaurant which we will experience with you... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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218 reviews 218 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The Greek/Macedonian food at Mezepoli is consistently excellent, try the beefkteki (a burger patty with based tomato on top) or the halva salad or the squid heads, and the pita grissini and the taramasalata. The baked halva and the halva ice cream should not be missed. Also the Turkish coffee is a winner. What sets this place apart is the... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

On our recent visit to South Africa, we took the opportunity to try out this restaurant with friends, based upon the Trip Advisor positive reviews. With the exception of the octopus which was quite chewy, all of the mezes were of outstanding quality. Prices, by our standards were reasonable, and the service was very good. We chose to sit inside... More 

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Maputo, Mozambique
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76 reviews 76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

I received excellent serivec from the moment I stepped in. Unfortunately the starter was average... I was disappointed. Then, I was recommended to go for Spanakopita... grilled Halva as Desert... just excellent. I will come back, but next time I willstay outside as in doors was pretty noisy.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Fantastic Greek food. Always delicious, fresh and well presented. Definitely try the Mojitos here! Noisy, but fun atmosphere

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Good service. The team were very helpful from organising the booking to recommending good mezze. The food and wine list all good. Pleasant setting.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Love eating at Mezepoli. Always great food and with a group I love the tapas style menu. However it in incredibly noisy when sitting inside. It is the one draw back.

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San Francisco, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I've eaten there before, and the food has always been consistently excellent, the service crisp, and the whole experience worthy of a review. I just had lunch (7 Jan), and the experience was even better than before. It's great to see the quality and standards maintained, and really highly recommended meze-dining experience, for both locals and tourists.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Best restaurant in Melrose Arch. Food is always great and the service is exceptional. Well done to the owner for keeping up a consistent standard that never disappoints.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Whitley Road | Shop SL26, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 011 6841162

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 16
  • Cuisine: Greek

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