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The Leopard

63A 4th Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
+27 11 482 9356
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“quail” (11 reviews)
“mussels” (13 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
11:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
63A 4th Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed October 9, 2017

Our hotel had recommended this place so we gave it a try. It's super popular and we couldn't get a table inside as we didn't have a reservation, However sitting outside was fine with us. It has a very interesting menu. I had meatballs and...More

Thank PicMorDaisies
Reviewed May 31, 2017

They have moved somewhere I think. This was a delicious experience with good service, funky decor and good wine. I wish you the best on your new Deli and trust all will work out superb.

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Reviewed May 3, 2017

We ate in a large group and shared as many dishes as possible. The staff were great at recommending dishes and making sure we got to taste as many as possible - best Caesar Salad ever, delicious spinach, chicory - sublime deserts. Everything was mouthwateringly...More

Thank dreaming12
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

The Leopard manages to feel both exotic and familiar at the same time. The interior transports you to an old world of pressed metal ceilings, vintage mounted maps and portraits against weathered walls with eclectically colourful vintage light fixtures. The plates and table settings look...More

Thank AndrissaFerreira
Reviewed February 24, 2017

A wonderful little restaurant in Melville - we both had the mussels and could not stop mmmmhing and aaaahning! Fantastico! Very unpretentious with emphasis on the quality of the food - that´s exactly what we came for. Friendly team!

Thank Rausch A
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Perfect restaurant in the trendy Melville. The food is really good and the spot is very well decorated and friendly.

Thank Léa G
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

This is a great find in the leafy Johannesburg suburb of Melville. We had a great Saturday lunch here that extended almost to the late afternoon on wonderful wonderful food that left that selfish want and wish of the food never to end. The decor...More

Thank John H
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We'd just landed in South Africa and were looking for good food in calm but interesting surroundings, and that's exactly what we found in The Leopard. A table on the terrace, a menu with an interesting mix of cuisine, and helpful staff. The Ethiopian Tartare...More

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed December 9, 2016

We arrived Jo'burg after a long flight from Singapore and were accommodated in a near by B&B. We walked to Leopard to get a table for two along the pedestrian and the atmosphere of the restaurant was great. The staffs were very friendly and food...More

Thank hsushangte
Reviewed November 19, 2016

I really enjoyed the laid-back, New Age vibe of this place. The menu reflects that in an offbeat and ultimately tasty way, making it one of the very best dining options in Melville. No wifi, but the atmosphere lends itself to spontaneous conversation. Excellent place...More

Thank steve10011
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63A 4th Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 482 9356
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