Nkosibo Laundromat

Nkosibo Laundromat specialises in dry cleaning, laundry, alterations, curtains and designs.  They also design current and trending clothes using African prints. During #lockdown, they are only allowed to sell essential services, they are selling facemasks at R30 per mask. Trading hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 16:00 Contact Susan on 074 477 2819                


The Ant

The Ant Cafe is a charming, unpretentious cafe and pizzeria situated on 7th street. Known for it’s delicious, crispy pizzas and cosy fireplaces. Not only is the menu small but The Ant Cafe is known to be the smallest restaurant in Melville – but that doesn’t stop locals and visitors to the area flocking through the doors to their hands one of their famous pizzas. Trading Hours: Monday – Saturday, […]


GLAZE French Patisserie

GLAZE Patisserie is more than just cake, it’s an experience, an art form, a sweet adventure, and at its core, a taste of French pastry in the heart of Jhb Have you missed out on a special occasion during the lockdown? A birthday celebration, wedding, kitchen tea, baby shower? Well, why not order a catch-up cake now that they are open and can deliver right to your door. 15% off […]


De La Creme

De la Creme is something of an institution in Melville and no visit to this suburb would be complete without enjoying a wholesome meal or sampling something sweet from the fantastic bakery. Located in a prime position on the corner of the busiest intersection, the impressively styled facade is hard to miss. Trading Hours:  Monday – Sunday 08:00 – 17:00 Contact details: 011 726 7716 and melville@delacreme.co.za    


No Name Nursery

No Name Nursery is a nursery that sells a variety of plants, flowers and succulents at 27 Boxes. They offer advice for all your garden needs as well as Landscaping. They now also have veggies for sale, get hold of them on the numbers below or pop in for a visit! (don’t forget your mask) Trading Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 09:00 – 15:00 Contact Details:  082 815 4435 or 072 […]


X&O Patisserie

A patisserie based at the iconic 27Boxes Container Complex, serving Awesome Cronuts and Beverages Your favourite Croissant-Donuts are available through Delivery! Cronuts are a mixture of a flaky-Croissant inner and crispy Donut outer. They also sell Pauls Homemade Ice Cream, Gourmet Coffee, smoothies and artisan Milkshakes. Order online: www.UberEATS.com / www.MrDFood.com / WhatsApp 0820400787  


Poppy's Melville

Poppy’s offers an authentic South African vibe in an unpretentious, homey setting. The food is honest, good food and includes pizzas, baked sweet treats and classic breakfasts. #FridayDeliverySpecials #FreeDeliveryWithin5kms #PlaceOrdersByThursday Follow them on FB to keep track of the specials – https://www.facebook.com/PoppysMelville WhatsApp your orders to 0846400400



Convoy was established in 2015, when a group of South African designers facing the same challenges and sharing the same goals, teamed up to open a collaborative and exhilarating shop space at The Bamboo Centre in Johannesburg. By combining their strengths and ideas, Convoy has grown to become a home for South Africa’s top fashion and accessory brands, where each brand is showcased to maintain it’s unique identity and excite […]



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 https://pay.yoco.com/v/book-circle-capital Trading hours: […]