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Melon Rouge

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Seekoehoek Road 48 , Close the Bekker Schools, Magaliesburg 1791, South Africa
+27 79 680 6050
08:00 - 17:00
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Melon Rouge after it was recommended by the Black Horse Brewery. What a disappointment! We ordered 4 pies which took over an hour and a half to (not)arrive at which point all of the children were tired and wanted to go home. Not once did we get asked if the service was ok nor were we told... More 

Thank Trish N
Hannelie H, Owner at Melon Rouge, responded to this review

Hallo Trish - it saddens us to hear of your unfortunate incident at MelonRouge. We pride ourselves in good service. Yes, we are not a fast food restaurant - but the waiting time you mentioned, is unacceptable. I immediately met with my staff and they remembered your table well. I addressed the matter. We would like to extend our hospitality... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

The staff are friendly and very Accommodating. Worth a trip even if it's a quick stop onto your next adventure

Thank Lauren S
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

A lovely, quirky little Cafe that makes you feel right at home. The Bobotie was excellent as were their meat pies. A great place for lunch or just coffee with a lovely little antique shop to browse & maybe find some treasures.

Thank Jeanne A
Centurion, South Africa
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208 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is a hidden gem Delicious breakfast and coffee, quiet under the trees and good service Menu pasted into old magazines- so while choosing your breakfast you can read some ancient gossip of the has been who's, who! Adjacent art gallery with art and antiques for sale Really worth a stop Plenty parking

Thank GielCillie
Magaliesburg, South Africa
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

A friend and I visited Melon Rouge last Sunday. The weather was fine and we decided to sit under the trees for our lunch. I had a bobotie and my friend had a quiche. Both were very tasty and served with a generous greek salad. My last visit was made alone, but the staff greeted me and recognized me. That... More 

Thank Rogofor
Hannelie H, Owner at Melon Rouge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and that you took the time to write this review. You captured the essence of what we strive to create at MelonRouge - not just eat and drink, but a whole interactive experience. More 

Krugersdorp, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We visited Melon Rouge today for the first time and it would not be the last time. Johanna assisted us from the start to the end and she is a very nice and warm person. Her service and the food was great. The pies were delicious. Johanna marketed her workingplace to us and we will recommend the place to family... More 

Thank sonjaengelbrecht07
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We always stop at Melon Rouge on our visits to Magalies. Beautiful setting, so peaceful and the art and antiques are so awesome. Love walking around the little shoppe.

Thank Mark E
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place...sumptuous pies...interesting antiques...children friendly...extremely friendly staff...nice to see differntly abled ppl are employed...loved an old morris car which stood sentinel...n again the pies were delicious...loved the milkshakes too....all in all nice place to have a relaxed lunch.

Thank Shuvam C
Secunda, South Africa
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We visited melon rouge in passing. Received home brewed ginger beer free of charge. Enjoyed the background music, art on display and the shop lady's free spirited mood.

Thank BlackKoffie
Benoni, South Africa
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77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The land lady of our self-catering didn't rave about Melon Rouge so we were apprehensive about going there. It was a Monday morning and most establishments were drove to were closed. We saw that the Melon Rouge was open 7 days a week. And what a little gem. The food was good and fresh and the staff most friendly. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seekoehoek Road 48 , Close the Bekker Schools, Magaliesburg 1791, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Magaliesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 79 680 6050
Country style eatery - light meals. Breakfast, light lunches ( Quiche, salad, pies, toasties, etc ) Good coffee! Antiques, Vintage clothing, Books and Art. Beautiful garden setting. Private and romantic nooks. Quiet and relaxing.
We cater for small functions and weddings from 10 - 60 people. Popular for family reunions, hen parties and baby showers. We also have interesting options for children's parties.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?