Eating A Traditional Township Meal In Johannesburg, South African Style

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Sakhumzi Restaurant

A traditional township meal at Sakhumzi Restaurant on the famous Vilikazi Street, Soweto

For a delicious cultural experience in Johannesburg, South Africa, head to the township of Soweto to Sakhumzi Restaurant, located right near Nelson Mandela’s old home (which is now a museum) and Desmond Tutu’s family home. The eatery serves up a delicious buffet of local foods, like baked chicken, sweet pumpkin, tripe, salad with olives and tomatoes, farmer’s sausage, cubed lamb, spicy lentils and spicy chakalaka, to name a few options. Up-beat music adds to the ambiance.