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Poppy's

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6 7th Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
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8:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a wonderful place to grab a bite and a drink on your weekend evenings. There is a live DJ so the music and ambience is wonderful and it is located right in the middle of where you want to be on a Friday night

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Gold Coast, Queensland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We were a group of 12 people staying in Melville whilst participating at World Masters' Squash Championships. We dined out on all of our 9 nights, and chose Poppy's twice On entry we were immediately accommodated at a rearranged table with no fuss. A drink waiter appeared magically, and had us all on side, with or without alcohol. The menu... More 

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Thank squashtragic
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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70 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Service is okay, but the strong drinks make up for that. It's a very popular place and it can be difficult to find a place to sit so go early.

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Thank aaronma
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

THIS is the 4th time at this Melville restaurant. A nice animated place frequented be a large cross section of people. Visitors (like me ) would walk past because it looks like a diner. If it is a diner then it's one of those with excellent faire. Whatever I've eaten today or past visits and the food of my friends... More 

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Thank PhineasfoggduCap
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Poppy's restaurant should be a good restaurant. I have been twice. Friendly barkeeper. The steak that I order was very delicieus that was recreatie to go back again. Lots local people coming for dinner and that is good sign

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Thank Herwin S
Kroonstad, South Africa
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

We went there for a quick lunch, food was really nice! I had the Alfredo pasta. Friendly staff and cozy atmosphere. Defiantly a wonderful place to go for supper!! The cakes was a bit of a let down.

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Thank Marrels88
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Wow. What am incredible place. I went on a Sunday evening with a friend. It had loud sing along music and was packed with happy people so we tried our luck for a table. Waiter was helpful and seated us in the side room until a table opened. Our drinks were served quickly and shortly thereafter we had a table... More 

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Thank Janice K
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2016

I'm an American student who went to Poppy's earlier tonight for dinner with my fellow students, and it was incredibly uncomfortable. We came on comedy improv night, which is Monday nights, and the MC called us out of the crowd a bit to ask us where we were visiting from (and all was well with that, of course!) but that... More 

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2016

This place looks from the outside to be a brunchy type bakery with cakes and pastries. Don't be fooled. We went in for dinner last night, and had the most fantastic grilled hake, followed by a sublime sticky toffee pudding. We had planned to go back tonight (Sunday), but there was live music on and it was extremely loud, so... More 

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Manchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2015

On a recent visit to Johannesburg we ate here on several occasions. The pizza on the last night was lovely but the fillet steak was amazing - cooked just right! A slightly odd choice of rice to go with it but the homemade chili sauce made up for this. Bought several bottles to take home and it's a firm favourite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 7th Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?