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Paul

Corner of High Street and Cresent Drive | Melrose Arch, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 10 020 3002
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (8 reviews)
“pastry” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Corner of High Street and Cresent Drive | Melrose Arch, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an international chain with classic French pastries and tasty dishes. Excellent Eggs Benedict for breakfast. However, we were disappointed on arriving one evening at 20.30 to be told that kitchen was closing and our options for ordering were very limited.

Thank Lola K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to multiple Paul's in Europe and the Middle East the globe and most recently again in Melrose Arch South Africa. I first went to Paul in Melrose Arch when it opened as i love the concept and the food etc. The first...More

Thank C K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sharing a meal at Paul reminded me of my stay in France. Best restaurant to enjoy french cuisine in Melrose.

Thank Marc J
Reviewed August 13, 2018

The cake was stale,the eclair was simply awful. The tea was good though ... Service was nice, but it's a waste of time for bad desert.

Thank maxine1andonly
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic breakfast. Decadent hot chocolate. Wonderful egg Benedict. True Parisian experience with fantastic pastries...

Thank ErikinJozi
Reviewed August 8, 2018

I always tend to take a takeaway and have never experienced their table service but WOW, there pastries are the best out there. They are more expensive than most on the market but it is absolutely worth a spoil. Make sure you try a Macaroon!

Thank GabriellaT634
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Definitely a must visit if you're looking for something freshly prepared of great quality. The food is quite pricey but it's worth it. Try the chicken burger, it's fantastic.

Thank SAtraveller2013
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

A French boulangerie of note. A fabulous visit with the family to this elegant and busy establishment was made memorable by the friendly, efficient and effective service of the staff. The breakfast with French touches all round was just that level above other great restaurants....More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Had the best tea party ever! The best pastry's outside Paris. Will definitely be going back soon, want to try a lunch or dinner.

Thank Malamo A
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

My first introduction to Paul was in London many years ago. After that I never missed an opportunity to visit a branch of Paul to enjoy at least a coffee and something decadently sweet wherever in Europe I found myself. My visit to Paul in...More

Thank CherylDK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of High Street and Cresent Drive | Melrose Arch, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 10 020 3002
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