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“Dilapidated”
Review of Melville

Melville
Ranked #23 of 183 things to do in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Trendy coffeehouses and upscale shops dot this vibrant neighborhood.
Reviewed December 31, 2012

I used to visit Melville often and it had great atmosphere great restauarants however it appears to be very rundown lots of closed shops.

2  Thank Banker361
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Reviewed December 19, 2012

I can remember a time when Melville was THE place to be seen on a Friday night. The daytime shopping and entertainment options was also outstanding. Unfortunately Melville did not move with the times and have grown a bit tired.

1  Thank RonelleJ1955
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Reviewed December 5, 2012

You can walk around this neighborhood all day and night. 7th Avenue had a lot of nice restaurants and bars for you to hang out and have fun in.

Thank Copperdesk63
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Reviewed November 18, 2012

Melville was well on its way to become a small and cosy entertainment area with small shops, caffees and restaurants, sitting on the side walk and enjoying the special flair of the area.
Don't know what happened, but the area lost its attraction and if you don't live in the aere, it's no longer worth going there.

1  Thank Joerg H
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

Went with friends and had a great time a once of experience don't know if we will be doing it again.

Thank Matthew H
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