Melville Mediterranean restaurant
Long tables scattered throughout set off interesting varieties of paintings with a designated children’s area, thoughtfully designed to incorporate busy little minds for much needed relaxation for parents.
Boasting a three level story, multi coloured climbing frame, a games room and designated play area with seating for child minders, Bambanani keeps little minds busy and well fed with delightful kiddies favourites.
The menu excites the traditional favourites such as macaroni and cheese and fish fingers and mash to mention a few.
Adults indulge and extensive menu boasting Mediterranean cuisine and tasty tapas such as beef Carpaccio with celery, parmigiano shavings and a lemon dressing or grilled aubergines marinated in olive oil, garlic and parsley. For seafood delights try the prawns with chilli, coriander and lime butter.
More substantial meals are on offer such as beef or veggie burgers with red onions and frites or a salad. Fillet steak, pork ribs and grilled whole baby chicken with peri-peri sauce.
Melville Coffee Shop restaurant
A noted institution in Melville that brims with wholesome meals and delicious bakery, Café de la Crème sets a home away from home ambiance dressed in ornate pressed chandeliers, old fashioned stripes and flowing character.
Enjoy freshly baked cakes, pastries, biscuits and bread throughout the day or a scrumptious toasted sandwich with chips or salad.
Daily specials include fish and chips, chicken a la king and lamb chops. Main course delights with Lamb shank, traditional Greek moussaka and the rare roast fillet with three sauces.
Desert seduces with sinful treats such as bee sting, baklava, brandy balls, pigs ears and petite fours to mention a few.
Enjoy substantial breakfasts, legendary lunches and dinners alongside decadent treats at Café de la Crème in Melville.
Melville Italian restaurant
This attractive restaurant boasts an interesting interior; the distressed walls compliment the beautiful pressed ceiling and original wooden floors that exude a warm Tuscan feel.
Dine alfresco on the elevated terrace wrapped in stylish wrought irons railings ejoying a hearty breakfast or languid lunch, and by night enrobed in romance, the terrace seduces with dimly lit lanterns.
The menu oozes Italian country style, with starter of roasted butternut and gorgonzola pot - butternut with sage, gorgonzola and black mushroom served in a puff pastry pot.
For seafood lovers, try the calamari stuffed with a spicy combination of braised lemon, tomato and risotto rice. Traditional Italian starters, try the Anti Pasti platter available in both meat and vegetarian options.
Main course calls for the Pork a la Milanese (crumbed pork chops with mash) or a famous Café Picobella pizza, baked in a very stylish mosaic clad pizza oven.
Conclude the meal with a Tiramisu or the Polenta Orange Cake highly recommended for dessert.
Café Picobella Trattoria is a truly memorable dining experience in relaxed surrounds perfecting for soaking up true Italian culture.
Melville Italian restaurant
Il Giardino D’egli Ulivi enchants the senses with fresh air, summer breezes and magical fairy lights situated amidst olive trees and the collective sounds of crickets.
This unique Italian restaurant boasts a vibrant setting and interior dressed in cool blue walls, chequered floors and opulent rich colour heightened by chic chandeliers.
The atmosphere embraces intimacy and classic Italian food; diners peruse the likes of starters such as Caprese Salad, Melanzane Parmagiana and various Foccacias.
The Cozze Marinara - a mussel hotpot with tomato, chilli and garlic is a must try. Homemade pastas accompanied with sauces such as the Spaghetti Aglio Olio Pepperoncino and pasta with olive oil, chilli, garlic, anchovy, parmesan and parsley enrobe the palate.
Enjoy a social meal with friends over delightful wine and thin crust pizzas, wood fired and brimming with gourmet toppings or try the Filletto Al Balsamico with mash potato, rocket, parmesan and balsamic reduction.
No meal is complete without a decadent il Giardino's Dolce Della Nonna consisting of Amaretto biscotti, nuts, chocolate and cream.
Il Giardino D’egli Ulivi seduces and entices with it rich aromas, decadent cuisine and unique interior.
Melville Fine Dining restaurant
The décor sets the mood with stylish, sexy tones dressed in plush fabrics, beautiful chandeliers and chic opulence for a romantic and cosy dining experience.
Dine within the main dining lounge set by a huge bar and stage, exuding a comfortable lounge feel, or within the atrium warmed by a cosy fireplace and finally, the private dining area inviting intimacy and a private bar.
Wet the appetite with colourful and refreshing cocktail pre-dinner drinks before sinking into the enticing menu brimming with Smoked Springbok Carpaccio dressed in a Whole Grain Mustard Vinaigrette for starters.
Move onto the pork belly with apple and sage potato purée, cider jus and sauce Béarnaise with candied carrots and peas for mains or succulent grilled prawns with fennel rice and a lemon butter sauce, or chicken breasts wrapped with Parma ham, and stuffed with pesto and pine nuts.
Deserts scream decadence and delight with choices hard to choose from complimented by a varied and well priced wine list.
Melon Restaurant invites sexy elegance and stylish cuisine in fine dining surrounds in the trendy hub of Melville.
Melville Portuguese restaurant
Table spill on onto the sidewalk, inviting relaxed summer lunches and bustling evenings heightened by cool traditional Latin American and Cuban music.
The menu is fun and finger licking good, traditional Portuguese entice with subtle flavours of Mediterranean which make for an diverse and exciting variety of choice.
The specialties include the Mozambican Prawns, served in either king or queen size, prepared in a light peri-peri lemon sauce, served with basmati rice, simply succulently delicious.
Visit Nuno’s Portuguese Restaurant to celebrate life and the joys of good food, wine and friendship on 7th Street, Melville.
Melville Chinese restaurant
Located in the trendy suburb of Melville, Yasuqi Cuisine offers value for money and plenty of alfresco seating complimented by a comprehensive selection of Chinese delights.
The décor bursts with bright red table cloths, lanterns and well furnished with light Maple wood. Intimate dining booths laced with attractive lattice designs sets a tone of authenticity.
Starter recommendations include hot and sour soup, spring rolls dressed with a variety and fillings and traditional dumplings. Main course dishes offer extensive choice such as Peking duck, a sizzling hot plate, available with a choice of meat or fish and a selection of sauces. For something a little spicier try fragrant Thai hot pots.
If value for money, traditional décor and scrumptious Chinese dishes beacon the need, visit Yasuqui Cuisine in Melville.
Restaurants near Melville
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Johannesburg Tapas restaurant
Johannesburg(1.7 km from Melville)
This chic, modern café cum restaurant is situated in the 44 Stanley Avenue Lifestyle Centre. The emphasis is on having a social experience and the Spanish-style, tapas-type food mirrors this. Gourmet-looking snack foods and boutique-style meals are the order of the day. Enjoy a classic cocktail or a glass of your favourite vino in the relaxed, ambient atmosphere of Bliss.
Braamfontein Coffee Shop restaurant
Braamfontein(2.2 km from Melville)
This bustling café restaurant is located in the popular Origins Centre and offers food, drinks and great coffee is an elegant and stylish setting. Breakfast and lunch can be enjoyed and all dishes contain only the freshest ingredients available. Great service and excellent quality is the order of the day.
Randburg Asian restaurant
Randburg(3.2 km from Melville)
Located in the trendy suburb of Greenside, boasting a fresh new look, Bite entices with firm favourites and new tastes blended into the exciting new menu.
Try the seared tuna on wasabi mash and salsa verde, or the line fish steamed in lemongrass, garlic and herbs followed by unique deserts that excite and conclude the dining experience.
Enjoy champagne by the glass or peruse the extensive wine list to complimenting wines to your meal.
Consistent standards ensure this establishment retains a loyal following and sets the mood for a memorable dining experience.