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Mezepoli

Whitley Road | Shop SL26, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 011 6841162
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Ranked #37 of 737 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $20
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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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
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
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Senior Contributor
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
132 reviews 132 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 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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Cape Town
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Mezepoli - Melrose Arch - always had a good meal there. Would suggest to make table reservations prior to arrival as often busy.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
171 reviews 171 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

The food and service at Mezepoli gets better every time we go here! Truly great Greek/Cypriot/Lebanese food, best service in town!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Compared to the Greek food one gets in Greece this food is not bad and probably some of the better Greek food you can get in Johannesburg, But the Yiro can just not taste the same if it is not made with Pork.

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Toamasina (Tamatave), Madagascar
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Recommended by a friend. Very good food though the mix of Greek and sushi is a bit odd (but delicious nevertheless). Service was fast and excellent and our only complaint was that we felt a bit rushed, as though they were clearing up quickly to get a new group to the table. Good cocktails and I Iiked the "honey badger".

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Vibey place in hot spot of Melrose Arch, delicious Greek food and offers some of the best sushi: thick pieces of salmon, good variety and affordable. The food got to us really quickly and the service is perfect (they bring the handwipes to you already open, useful if you're having their tasty chicken wings). Lastly, not many places in JHB... More

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