Superella is the fashion label under which Ella Buter designs and works. Her style is whimsical and playful but underpinned by thoughtful design elements. A characteristic feature of a Superella garment is that it isn’t one garment; it can be transformed into any number of styles by a simple fold, adding another layer, or tying it in some clever way. “Superella is open • at this point we can only […]


Book Circle Capital

A dynamic and independent book merchant selling African Literature located in one of Johannesburg’s oldest and vibrant suburbs, Melville. They are passionate about telling and writing our own stories. Located at the 27 Boxes, 4th Avenue in Melville. They also host adult and kiddies book-related events on a monthly basis. People can also buy vouchers which they can redeem at a later stage on this link below Trading hours: […]


Bounty Hunters

A Charity shop that depends solely on donations on 4th Avenue. It supports 30 charity organisations, some are sole dependents on this shop.  The shop is managed by Gail Millard; but ‘owned’ by all their generous donors and our recipients.  Also home at any given time to a clowder of cats. Trading Hours: Monday to Saturday 09:00 – 15:00 Contact details: 011 482 6094  


Mars Chiropractic

Mars Chiropractic with Dr Sarah Omar finds great value in holding space for each and every patient. They practice empathy and compassion. “Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” – Rumi Trading Hours:  Monday – Friday 7:00-19:00, Saturday morning by appointment. Payment options: Cash or Card Contact details: phone: 0637718858 email: Address: 34 4th Avenue, Melville.


Book Dealers of Melville

Bookdealers is a small bookshop chain based in Johannesburg. They sell a large variety of both second hand and remainder (end of the run) books. Please come and support them by buying a book or three. Trading hours: Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 16:00 & Saturdays from 09:00 – 14:00 Strict protocols will be observed, Wear a mask as you will not be admitted without one. Come buy from their […]


Junkie Charity Store

JUNKIE is a charity store situated right in the heart of Melville that defies all preconceived notions regarding charity stores. All though it is a charity store it always boasts high quality and interestingly beautiful merchandise, which ensures that each visit to JUNKIE is a unique, exciting and adventurous thrifting experience unlike any other. Junkie will be open during #LockDown every day between 10:00 and 14:00 to receive donations at […]


Saffron Guesthouse

Saffron Guesthouse offers quiet, modern, stylish and spacious suites, all with private entrances and many comforts including satellite TV and FREE WiFi internet access in rooms with secure off-street parking. Saffron Guesthouse is right on 7th street and is walking distance from many restaurants, galleries, cafés, shops and popular nightspots They are registered to host essential workers during #lockdown. To Book:  +27 (0)11 726 6646 or Payment Options: CC […]


Snow Lion

Snow Lion sells Personal Protective Equipment and other essentials. They are also permitted to sell their full range of products online via They will be limiting the number of customers in the shop, all customers must wear masks; they will also spray with sanitiser. Trading Hours: Monday to Friday, 10:00 – 17:00 & Saturday 10:00 – 14:00 Contact Number: 078 046 7488 Payment options: Credit/Debit card, EFT, Snapscan, Yoco […]


Melville Pharmacy

Melville Pharmacy on 7th operated by Petra Nel. Free deliveries in the area. Trading Hours: Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 15:45 and Saturdays 0900 – 12:00 Contact Details: 011 726 2211/2304 or 083 551 7634 Contact Email: Payment: Credit Card, EFT or Cash


Love Books

Love Books is an out-of-the-way escape for book lovers. Filled with a varied range of titles, for adults and children, its edited collection makes finding the right book easier. It’s a place to spend time browsing or curl up in a chair with coffee and a pile of books. They will have the appropriate hygiene measures in place at the shop, and ask that we adhere to these – they […]