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Corner of High Street and Cresent Drive | Melrose Arch, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 10 020 3002
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Corner of High Street and Cresent Drive | Melrose Arch, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

High class cafe serving beautiful bread and food in high end Melrose Arch. Waiters are professional. Great for breakfast, brunch or lunch.

Thank mea97tnh
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I reviewed Paul a year ago and very little has changed. The service is not very good, especially if you choose to sit outside and enjoy a meal al fresco. It really is lovely, but, alas, the waiters don't see you unless you use elaborate...More

1  Thank GSM19
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Visited Paul for a late lunch after a busy morning at the Cradle of Humankind, which included a visit to the Sterkfontein cave, which included squeezing through some very tight spaces; highly recommended but I digress. The food was excellent as was the Methode Cap...More

Thank HughDonovan
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Going out for breakfast with 4 children can be difficult. The waiters at Paul’s were fantastic and accommodated all our needs. The food was well presented and delicious. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank QuraishaB2
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

This was the third time we came here , and waited 25 minutes for two already made pastries that didn’t even resemble the taste of what we ordered. Bunch of people walking around in white coats like doctors with no management skills anywhere to be...More

1  Thank judgevoo
Reviewed September 12, 2018

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 Lolajenkay
Reviewed September 4, 2018

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 August 18, 2018

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.

1  Thank maxine1andonly
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank ErikinJozi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, 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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