Sizzling Shisha Nyama Hotspots

  • 14 January 2016

Whether you are hosting local or international guests, experiencing a shisha nyama is a must!  After all, what is more proudly South African than blue skies and boerewors braaing away over hot coals?

Here are some of our country’s best hangouts for the ultimate shisha nyama experience:


Chaf-Pozi in Soweto

On a Saturday afternoon you will find the wooden tables and benches packed with locals and tourists. The vibe is unbeatable and so is the quality of food. Visitors can choose their meat, pay for it by weight and have it cooked to perfection while enjoying a cold beer from the cash bar.

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Maxi’s Lifestyle in Umlazi

Whether your guests are locals or tourists, they will love the idea of being able to experience unique township culture in upmarket and safe surroundings. Maxi’s Lifestyle welcomes all customers with warm hospitality serving up great music and delicious traditional meals.

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Cape Town

Mzoli’s in Gugulethu (021 638 1355)

Meat eaters, wide-eyed tourists and dancing locals all love this bustling butchery. The menu serves up traditional South African braai meats from steak, to chicken wings and lamb chops with classic side dishes like pap.

Shop 3, NY115M, Gugulethu, Cape Town.

Monday to Sunday 12 noon till late.