A Fresh Approach To Awakening Your Senses At Ono Eatery

Tickle your palate with the variety of something different and filled with colourful character at Ono Eatery in Melrose Arch.


If a world of exploring with creative flavours is what you are looking for, then you have certainly found it at Ono -Poké Eatery.

Ono recently moved from Illovo to grace the urban contemporary precinct of Melrose Arch with their delicious presence, and they have shaken things up. So, what you waiting for? Grab a bite to eat and tickle those taste buds with something tasty and unique for breakfast or lunch.

Ono In My Belly

Eat. Fresh. Fast.

Inspired by the tropical islands and it’s colourful personality, Ono Eatery bursts with character.

Their food bowls are packed with flavour. We tried out their Berry Smoothie Bowl – this has berry, banana, berry protein, oats and almond milk, all creatively garnished with sliced apple and inspired with mint and honey.

Ono Eatery Melrose Arch

You have to try this! When we talk about fueling, this is exactly it. It leaves a very ironically fresh taste in your mouth. It’s okay to bend the rules, like having it for dessert, it’s just too yummy not to. We were borderline licking the leftover deliciousness off the bowl.

What is breakfast without lunch? We couldn’t just leave without having a great lunch. As spoiled for choice as we were, we had to make some tough (nice life problem) decisions because their menu is very generous. Not only is it full of variety, but you also have the option to make your own Poké.

We couldn’t eat everything on the menu, so we opted for two flavourful pokés. First up is the Green Bowl, which has stripped beans, corn, cucumber salsa, chickpeas/tofu and slaw hugged by a filling base. This bowl is balanced out with scrumptious textures that bring the whole dish together.

Ono Eatery Melrose Arch

We also wanted something with meat, very typical South African of us, but we had to. And boy, was it worth it. We took a good dig into the Tiger Bowl, filled with perfectly seasoned prawns, cucumber, slaw, base and coriander mint chilli salsa. The salsa is packed with flavour and has a bite to it that compliments the dish well.

Sip on Freshness

A great drink is always a great way to round off a delicious meal. We tried one of Ono’s pressed juices, The Regenerator. It leaves you with a fresh taste in your mouth. This is a mix of celery, apple and cucumber. It doesn’t get fresher than this.

Ono Eatery Melrose Arch

Look & Feel

Ono is situated in one of the most urban mixed-use precincts in the city, Melrose Arch. You can find them tucked away on High Street.

But you won’t miss it, as their fresh look is very inviting with the touches of tropical with a modern twist is quite eye catching. They have a stylish outside seating with cushions and plants, that’ll have you feeling like you’re in a little tropical bar in Hawaii.

Side note: This is also a great place to take a snap for that Instagram-worthy post.

Lastly, nothing is more saddening than not being able to enjoy your favourite restaurant meals in the comfort of your own home. But luckily, with Ono Eatery, you get the options to Order In and to order through UberEats. There is no excuse to deprive yourself from all the fresh Ono goodness.

For More Information

For more information about this restaurant, visit their website at www.onoeatery.co.za

You can also contact them on 078 893 1786 or info@onoeatery.co.za

Also, don’t forget to check them out on Facebook and Instagram.

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