We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lucky Bean

16 7th Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 +11 482 5572
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“springbok pie” (25 reviews)
“teriyaki” (8 reviews)
“vegan burger” (4 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
African, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
16 7th Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (284)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 227 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been eating her for years but never thought to leave a review. I eat the same thing every time, the amazing ostrich-filet with teriyaki sauce. Used to be on the menu, now on the specials list but available every day (they should just put...More

Thank wanderingnubian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten at Lucky Bean many times and often try the specials. They are famous for their Springbok pie, but they also cater to vegetarians. Pricing is pocket friendly and the same serving staff have been there for years.

Thank RubinVanNiekerk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came along by coincidence and were attracted by the nice ambience and the menu. Had superb ostrich-filet with teriyaki sauce. One of the best dishes in the last two weeks of travel. Service was perfect.

Thank Snapshot667
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch here today. We had ostrich fillet, springbok pie and the pork belly....yummm!!! Highly recommended!

Thank Brenda L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes. I am not even exaggerating. We love a good meal, and there are dishes that we had at this restaurant that absolutely rank at the top of meals I have eaten in my lifetime. We booked a lunch here for a special occasion and...More

Thank gl0wfly
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Had a great birthday lunch! Once again the food was outstanding, service was brilliant and we had a great time.. Thanks to the cook and all the staff!

Thank EricvanGils
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Its located in the 7th avenue in Meliville. The food is continental and good portions but the cost is very high

Thank SonyAkkara
Reviewed June 1, 2017

Excellent menu for serious foodies. Prides itself on some South African traditional classics amongst a varied and interesting menu.

Thank Bignick263
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

We sat on the top floor and had a relaxing dinner after a long day of sight-seeing. The food was delicious and very fresh. The service was very attentive.

Thank Suerte2011
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Sampled quite a few restaurants during our stay in Melville; the Lucky Bean stood out. Excellent typical South-African food served in a great atmosphere, with good cocktails to boot. Got there rather late without a reservation; staff was most helpful in getting us a table...More

1  Thank Joost G
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Ant Cafe
70 reviews
.04 miles away
Pablo Eggs-Go-Bar
35 reviews
.15 miles away
Piza E Vino
26 reviews
.49 miles away
Mamasan
8 reviews
.15 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Melville
246 reviews
.06 miles away
Lindfield Victorian House Museum
104 reviews
.68 miles away
Taste of Africa
18 reviews
.70 miles away
44 Stanley
102 reviews
.94 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
ddsara
February 22, 2017|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Pablobiz | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they are open on Monday (on the website there is an e-mail address for info), we had lunch inside because we visited the place in winter. But the road outside (like all the district) is quiet and you can have... More
0
Votes
Google Translation
504cliveg
December 19, 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Pablobiz | Reviewed this property |
16 7th St, Melville, close to crossing with 4th Avenue
1
Vote
Google Translation
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$4 - $14
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 7th Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 +11 482 5572
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing