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Asian inspired dishes, laid back atmosphere.

Well presented Asian inspired dishes, good service and a nice view from the terrace. Guarded... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2017
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Best for weekend visits

Great food, lovely bookstore - perfect for a lazy weekend with friends and family. Service Station... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2016
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Feb 22, 2017
“Asian inspired dishes, laid back atmosphere.”
Mar 23, 2016
“Best for weekend visits”
53 Rustenburg Road | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
+27 28 284 9827
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Reviewed February 22, 2017

Well presented Asian inspired dishes, good service and a nice view from the terrace. Guarded parking available.

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Reviewed March 23, 2016

Great food, lovely bookstore - perfect for a lazy weekend with friends and family. Service Station serves breakfast & lunch, while Great Eastern serves lunch and dinner. Art exhibitions upstairs from time to time.

Thank senorneek
Reviewed February 11, 2016

Well hidden and out of the way enough to be a lovely stop on the way to somewhere busier in Melville, Greenside, Westdene, Parktown and other nearby haunts of the trendy and infuriating.

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Reviewed January 14, 2016

I live in Melville so I have to love this place, but really, the food is great. Saturday Mornings and Sunday Mornings are my best, it does get rather busy so get there early. The food is fresh and tasty, the service is excellent as...More

Thank Ben N
Reviewed September 12, 2015

Mellville's best loved secret. If nothing else head to Bamboo for a lunch time treat. Love their food. The space is dynamic with retail space for earthy fashion, corporate launches, flea markets fares and more. A central space to meet your client or a quick...More

Thank VanessaPerumal
Reviewed July 16, 2015

Set in the North East of the suburb of Melville, one will the Bamboo Centre. It offers a delightful, independent book shop, “Love Books”, a good restaurant, etc and a lovely fresh produce and food market on Saturday mornings. The gallery on the top floor...More

Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed January 23, 2015

Went to Bamboo restaurant for dinner with friends and was very disappointed with service and the food,the Vietnamese menu is a little limited,mostly vegetarian which is fine but then getting cold noodles wasn't ok,when I asked the waitress about it I was told that the...More

Thank Barbara V
Reviewed November 1, 2014

The small resturant has interesting food, a few nice shops with good value items, it's in the Melville area so you can walk to it, it closes quite early times from 8 30 / 19 00, they do have art shows there and a small...More

Thank Kloffusjohn
Reviewed March 21, 2013

The service station restaurant at Bamboo is by far the best veggie selection for lunch. They do all the meats as well, but definitely specialise in the veggies. From the most amazing blue cheese and pear salad, couscous and roasted veg salad to the quiches...More

Thank Heidi L
Reviewed February 12, 2013

Bamboo is a great retail space. Perfect if you want a more relaxed shopping experience.The restaurant, Service Station, has fantastic ambience, and yummy food. And do I love the bookstore or the toy store more? Hard to choose. I f I 'm feeling stressed, I...More

Thank Diane M
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