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Mezepoli

Whitley Road | Shop SL26, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 011 6841162
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Ranked #33 of 731 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $19
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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  • English first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Having been in the food business for many years Mezepoli is always a pleasure as the expected standards are consistently in place. My establishment of choice when I need a Greek "fix!"

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Superb choice of small plates and anti pasta, very social environment with tables on the square. My only complaint is that sitting inside is very noisy - impossible to have any sort of conversation

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Perth, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Greek meze, definitely one of my favorites and being fortunate enough to have been able to experience it in Greece a few times, I can honestly say this is authentic and great tasting Greek food, well presented and excellent service.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I absolutely love Mezepoli! The food is amazing, and we always end up ordering too much, but it is definitely worth it! The wine selection is very nice, but service is a bit slow. Not the same service you get at the one in Camp's Bay. Best Tsatsiki you will ever taste!! I definitely recommend: the cod coujons, Mama's meatballs,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We arrived just before 21:00, which was lucky as that is the cut off for taking orders on a Monday evening which made the whole experience or ordering a little bit rushed. That being said, this was some of the nicest meze I've ever had. Some dishes that were genuinely new to me; squid heads and the calamari with feta... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We love Mezepoli for delicious tasty scrumptious grilled chicken, for the Meze of humus , tahini .rolled stuffed vine leaves ,sardines , meat balls..... I could go on and on! And I haven't even touched on deserts baklava , ice cream with halva!!! The service is great and the staff well trained and a warm welcome is always given us... More

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Love this place been many times with variety of people. Nice airy atmosphere, well presented food and the right blend of attentive and let you get on with it service.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Hi - so the food and the service in this place is top class. My new favourite thing in the whole world is yaris (beef strips), mini pita and humus (ask for fresh chilli too) and mix it all together with an ice cold beer - its how the Greek Gods would eat!!!! Their chourico is also brilliant. So aside... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I've lost count of the number of times we have eaten here, it is an essential stop on any trip to SA. The food is fantastic and the service always friendly and efficient. Management is always visible, this is what a great dining experience is supposed to be. We will always be back.

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Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Another fantastic meal with great service... A great restaurant if you like Greek/Cypriot/Lebanese food. There is such a great choice to choose from catering to everyones needs. The service is great and just being able to eat outside makes it more enjoyable. We have been a few times during our trips to SA and have always enjoyed our meal here.... More

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