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moyo Melrose Arch

The High Street | Shop 5, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg 2076, South Africa
+27 11 684 1477
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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All hours
CUISINES
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
The High Street | Shop 5, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg 2076, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Delicious food, great live music and entertaining staff. It is a great restaurant to try African cuisine.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Mojo’s is a nice place to go, nicley situated on the square at Melrose Arch, JoBurg. After cocktails & drinks we went for dinner. Perfect & friendly waiter, who solved the problem of overcooked fillet steak quickly by serving another piece. One very disturbing fact...More

1  Thank Willem Luuk N
Reviewed 6 days ago

For the first time in years our family decided to eat out on Christmas Day 2017. We booked at Moyo Melrose Arch and we had a wonderful time. The food was set outside buffet style but the starts were served at the table. The variety...More

1  Thank DanMoyane
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had only one dinner in Johannesburg before our flight back and we spent it here. It was a great choice! We sat outside which was super nice. We liked the variety of African choices in the menu. Our favorite dishes were the crocodrile tail...More

2  Thank Valeria T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service, good food, but the music tends to be way too loud and you tend to look around for your waiter for a bit of time before they come. But its a good atmosphere overall.

2  Thank Joedy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended by our driver - it was crowded and had live (reggae) music - but it was just ordinary food that reminded me of an American mid-priced chain.. My favorite of all the dishes were the french fries - burger undercooked, calamari...More

4  Thank qamom
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, Thank-you for your valuable review, we are sorry to hear that your experience was not up to the expected moyo standard. Please could you email our management team at melrosearch@moyo.co.za so that your feedback can be addressed directly with you. We look forward...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ttumbs up to the kitchen staff, the potato soup was to die for, the lamb curry and the chicken tangiune was mouthwatering, the service was excellent i would definately go back at MOYO MELROSE ARCH. PLEASE KEEP IT UP:)

3  Thank kimkK2571SC
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank-you for reviewing your 5 star visit to moyo! Warm regards, The moyo team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Average food but the overseas visitors loved the hand washing and face painting - did not cater(drinks wise) for non alcohol drinkersMore

4  Thank monty781
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, Thank-you for your valuable review, we are delighted to read that your guests enjoyed their visit to moyo! Please could you email our management team at melrosearch@moyo.co.za so that your feedback on non-alcoholic drinks can be understood in more detail. We look forward...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

a great place for a business year- end party. very cool Afro Jazz and excellent DJ. delicious array of African cuisine with international flair. great presentations and great atmosphere. thought I might meet the Queen of Sheba in the cowrie decked passage!

3  Thank RichardDenise
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank-you for the positive feedback, we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The variety of choices is almost overwhelming, especially given their specialities come from all over Africa: Moroccan tajine, Ethiopian stew and many more. The oxtail Potjie was tasty and well cooked (in a stew). Vegetarian options suited very well too. As a starter, we leapt...More

3  Thank Robin D
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank-you for the 5 star review!

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Lisa C
24 August 2017|
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Response from Madelaine G | Reviewed this property |
generally cold in october although at melrose arch moyo does have outside fires and blankets provided
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Danielle F
6 January 2017|
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Response from marilek | Reviewed this property |
Ideally yes. especially if its a group. but I haven't been turn away the times I went without booking.
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nickyherbst
18 December 2015|
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Response from DanMoyane | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Moyo Melrose Arch is now under new management. Great African music and food. You can still paint your face.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$37
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The High Street | Shop 5, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg 2076, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 684 1477
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Description
In the heart of Johannesburg, the 350-seater, multi-level modern restaurant - clad in copper with pressed pebble walls - embodies Africa's finest music and urban cuisine offerings.
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