Chisa Nyama (Braai) spots in Soweto

The one thing all South Africans have in common is our love of braai. Lighting a fire and cooking some meat on the resultant coals. Whether you like cricket, soccer or rugby, having a braai before, during or after the game is part if the package. With rugby moving to Soweto this weekend, some braaiers will be in foreign territory. In townships like Soweto, as in many other places in South Arica, braai and braaing is also known as Chisa Nyama. To read all about exactly what Chisa Nyama is, click here. Below is a list of Chisa Nyama (Braai) spots in Soweto.

Typical portion of meat at a Chisa Nyama.

Name Suburb Address Contact Name Telephone
MEMES PLACE DOBSONVILLE 751 HASHE STREET MEME KGASWANE 0796684512
ENDAWENI MEADOWLANDS 707 MOROBISHI STREET ZONE 8 COLLEN MORUDI 0823579535
DISOUFENG DOBSONVILLE SHOP 30 DOBSONPOINT DOBSONVILLE TEBOGO PHIRI PULE NTLAILANE 0732274788  0847541673
GLENS PLACE ORLANDO WEST 11115 BUTSHINGI STREET ORLANDO WEST GLEN MALUKE 0119821671
MBAZO’S PLACE DIEPKLOOF EXT 4133 MARTINUIS DRIVE OUPA PHALA 0119854231
NALEDI BY NIGHT NALEDI 1351 MATSHIDISO STREET JULIA LEBEPE 0845247388
PROTEA INN PROTEA NORTH 2397 KGALADI STREET PATRICIA CHAUKE 0723723511
TINA’S JOINT ORLANDO WEST 9943A MAKALI STREET TINA MPINI 0119368317
JOHNNYS PLACE DIEPKLOOF 8034B BARAGWANATH STREET JOHNNY MAUBANE 733142568
FELECIAS PLACE PROTEA GLEN 3436 SHALLOW STREET EXT 2 FELICIA ZWANE 0119339879
KWA MABENA DUBE 1035 SANDILE STREET HUMPHREY MABENA 0833599470
ACES TAVERN EMDENI 843B OBED STREET EMNDENI SOUTH ACE RANTAO 0849380352

You buy your meat at the Chisa Nyama. Fires, coals, grids and braaiers are supplied. At many a Chisa Nyama you are allowed to bring your own drinks, but supporting the local entrepreneurs is an even better idea.

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  2. By Soweto: Modern Living | SowetoVille on December 15, 2011 at 8:30 am

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