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Soweto Restaurants

CHAF POZI

Corner Chris Hani and Nicholas street. Orlando East
For restaurant only bookings contact - 011-463 8895
For tours to include this establishment contact us - +27 (0) 83 535 4553, or e-mail tours@soweto.co.za
Chaf Pozi is perfectly situated close to both the FNB and Orlando Stadiums in Soweto, and is always the best place in town for pre and post concert and game entertainment. Chaf Pozi is all about meat, and Shisa Nyama style. The menu covers delicious cuts of mutton, beef, chicken, pork and traditional wors as well as a variety of tasty side dishes. All our food is prepared daily and meat is cooked on an open flame in front of our guests! Try one of our speciality Spit Braais for your group. Special requests can also be arranged for your function if arranged before the event. We also cater for Vegetarian and Halal by special request.


JAZZ MANIACS

Inside the Soweto Hotel, Cnr Union Ave & Main Rd, @ The Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication. Kliptown
For restaurant only bookings contact - 011-527 7300
For tours to include this establishment contact us on +27 (0) 83 535 4553, or e-mail tours@soweto.co.za
The music of the townships served as an important platform and vehicle for developing singers and instrumentalists. The 1950′s was the era of Jazz development in South Africa. This 60 seat Jazz Maniacs Restaurant takes its name after the famous Jazz Maniacs group that was well-known in the 50′s. Today local jazz artists convene at this elegantly decorated venue on the last Sunday of every month (and on some selcted dates during the month), and entertain diners with jazz of yesteryear as well contemporary musical sounds. The Chef’s versatility meets everybody’s tastes by offering: A La Carte menus, set menus, cocktail menus, light lunches, and our ever popular Traditional Township Fare. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served to in-house guests as well as non-resident guests.
Pre booking essential for live jazz and a buffet meal on the last Sunday of every month - cost is R 250 pp.


MASAKENG RESTAURANT

Opposite Mofolo Park and Shap Stadium. Mofolo Central
For restaurant only bookings contact - 082 962 6776 (Godfrey), 083 508 2490 (Gloria)
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Enjoy delicious pub meals and arguably the best fish and chips in Soweto in a festive setting deep in the heart of Soweto. A great place to watch sporting events with big screen TV's or sit outside enjoying a cold beer. Godfrey and Gloria the owners are always around and will ensure you are looked after in true Sowetan style. A delicious traditional buffet spread is served for groups. At the end of October, Masakeng hosts the Soweto Beer Festival - a must do event on the Soweto social calendar!


NAMBITHA RESTAURANT

6877 Vilakazi Street. Orlando West
For restaurant only bookings contact - 011-936 9128
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Nambitha Restaurant, of the most popular upmarket eateries based in Soweto, serves soul food recipes with a classy touch from an a la carte menu. A great music venue and the ideal venue for Sunday luncheons. We are located in the historical Vilakazi Street in the serene environment of Orlando West in Soweto. Recently the Archbishop Desmond Tutu celebrated his 80th birthday here! and many of Soweto's movers and shakers frequent the place. Buffet menu options can be arranged for group bookings.


NEXDOR RESTAURANT

6979 Vilakazi Street. Orlando West
For restaurant only bookings contact - 071-550 0614
For tours to include this establishment contact us on +27 (0) 83 535 4553, or e-mail tours@soweto.co.za
Another cool spot located on the famous Vilakazi Street in Orlando West, frequented by locals and tourists alike. Sit outside or on the balcony and watch the bustle of this thriving area of Soweto whilst enjoying a hearty meal from the a la carte menu.


PANYAZA BRAAI AND PUB - TRADITIONAL SHISA-NYAMA!

Tumahole Street. White City
For tours to include this establishment contact us on +27 (0) 83 535 4553, or e-mail tours@soweto.co.za
This is Soweto's most famous Shisa-Nyama sopt. Purchase your braai pack hand it over to the braai'ers and socialise with the locals whilst you wait, with a cold one. This is really the most authentic way to enjoy a meal true hospitality in Soweto. At night Panyaza becomes a nightclub playing the best of local house music and of course Kwaito.


RESTAURANT VILAKAZI

Vilakazi Street. Orlando West
For restaurant only bookings contact - 011 057 1290
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Good food, quality drinks served by our friendly staff can only make you realize what an authentic experience you would have with us. Nestled right in the heart of Soweto in the upbeat and historical street of Vilakazi lies nothing like before, Restaurant Vilakazi. In close reach of all the South African history one needs to know about, the time to wine and dine becomes very essential. Restaurant Vilakazi is a modernly decorated space that pays attention to detail even all the way down to their cutlery sets. With plasma T.V screens surrounding the restaurant and soulful music playing in the background, you can’t help but enjoy your dining experience. The restaurant boasts Mediterranean and local cuisine with a Menu that caters for all types and all functions, from the Seafood lovers right down to those who enjoy their traditional Samp & Lamb Tripe. With our local and international wine list and divine cocktails you can't help but walk out a satisfied customer.


ROBBY'S PLACE

5634 Mokoka Street Zone 5 Opposite the Soweto Country Club. Pimville
For restaurant only bookings contact - 011 933 7965
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Robby's Place is a Restaurant and Bar in Pimville Soweto, located opposite the Soweto Country Club and en-route to the Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown, Tthe place where the famous Freedom Charter was signed and soon to become one of Soweto's tourism hotspots. Robby's Place caters for individuals and groups of up to 100 people. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner can be enjoyed in a relaxed and friendly environment, inside in the dining areas or outside in courtyard. Pre-booking at least the day before is essential at Robby's. If you just want to stop off for a drink, the tavern is a great place to mix with the friendly locals and to hear firsthand what life in Soweto is all about. How about enjoying a round of golf on Soweto's only Golf Course, followed by some excellent local hospitality at Robby's which is just across the road? Robby and his team will be sure to give you an experience to remember! The occasional Jazz sessions performed by local artists at this venue are not to be missed!!


SAKHUMZI RESTAURANT

6980 Vilakazi St. Orlando West
For restaurant only bookings contact - 011-536 1379
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Sakhumzi Restaurant commenced operation in (November) 2001 by founder & owner Mr Sakhumzi Maqubela who is Soweto-born himself. He left a lucrative career after 13 years with a major bank, then used his savings to capitalise the business. The Restaurant has grown from humble beginnings of 5 staff to 42 full-time staff working on two(2) shifts. The Restaurant is situated on the popular & historic Vilakazi Street, in Orlando West surburb of Soweto in Johannesburg. Vilakazi Street is host to original homes of Nelson Mandela and Bishop Tutu, not least it also hosts the site upon which Hector. Meals on offer include a breakfast menu, traditional full buffet spread as well as an ala carte pub menu.


THRIVE CAFE

8038 Vilakazi Street. Orlando West
For restaurant only bookings contact - 011 536 1838
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Soweto's newest and chicest restaurant! Simple food made great! Irresistible dishes that you will return for over and over again. Located in Vilakazi Street, one of the most historically significant streets of Soweto and which is steeped in history. Thrive is a stone’s throw from Nelson and Winnie Mandela’s first home and that of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and near the Hector Pieterson Museum. Our ultra-modern cafe / restaurant was built in 2013 and opened in November. Thrive provides an opportunity for local and overseas visitors as well as Sowetan locals to relax and indulge in very stylish surroundings and rely on and enjoy our unique modern food experience which includes our deep coffee flair and expertise that we have brought to Soweto. Thembi is hands-on owner / manager but also our own well-known coffee barista. She is passionate about our coffee offering and comes with extensive coffee barista training and experience. Perfect for year-end and other functions as well as weekend breakfasts, brunches, lunches and suppers.


UBUNTU KRAAL BREWERY AND KAZI'S PLACE BEER GARDEN

Ubuntu Kraal venue complex, 11846 Senokoanya St. Orlando West
For restaurant only bookings contact - 074 738 0355 (Micki)
For tours to include this establishment contact us on +27 (0) 83 535 4553, or e-mail tours@soweto.co.za
Enjoy very reasonably priced pub meal options and of course delicious ice cold Soweto Gold craft beer, Soweto's first locally produced beer! The brewery itself will be opened for production sometime in July 2014 when you will be able to tour the facility and taste the brew straight from the tap! Until then the beer is already being produced by Nottingham Brewery in KZN and once it's home is found in Soweto will follow the same secret delicious recipe which is already taking Guateng by storm. Once up and running team building events where you brew your own beer can be arranged and there will be plenty of live music events to enjoy whilst eating wholesome meals and of course tasting great beer.


WANDIES PLACE

No. 618 Makhalemele Street. Dube Village
For restaurant only bookings contact - 011 982 2796
For tours to include this establishment contact us on +27 (0) 83 535 4553, or e-mail tours@soweto.co.za
A cosy restaurant in the middle of the "township", it is popular with both locals and tourists alike. In the suburb of Dube, some 15km from the Jo'burg city centre, it has become a mandatory stop on the
route for many Soweto tour operators and a popular hangout amongst locals. The restaurant has played host to such luminaries as Richard Branson, Brad Pitt, Will Smith, Evander Holyfield, Jesse Jackson, Quincy Jones and the All Blacks. Meals are in the form of a delicious traditional buffet. The dishes includes mutton, lamb, beef or chicken - roasted or cooked. Vegetarians are also spoilt for choice.


 

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