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Nambitha - CLOSED

Vilakazi St | Orlando West, Soweto, South Africa
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible15%
12 Jul 2015
“Authentic local dining”
21 Jun 2015
“Birthday Vibes”
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Vilakazi St | Orlando West, Soweto, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 13 July 2015

On a main street in Soweto, this restaurant was clean, safe, friendly, and provided good local food. We stopped by with our guide after visiting the apartheid museum on our way to Mandela's house. Sit out on the patio for great people watching.

1  Thank Sheldon K
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed my friend's birthday at Nambitha. The restaurant has fireplaces to keep it's customers warm. The food is homely African cuisine, mouth watering accommodating all pellets. Lovely cocktail drinks. Great place to chill.

Thank Lindela M
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Good homely food next to the big street were so much happened are still is happening. Desmond Tutu's house behind your back and the Mandela house just up the street. Friendly people serving good food and if you're lucky, some dancing and singing too.

Thank Klas S
Reviewed 1 April 2015

havent been for some time. Went with family for late Sunday lunch. Always the best Mleqwa( traditional boiled chicken), morogo and dumplings . Tasty, fresh and nostalgic.

Thank Voyager26
Reviewed 14 March 2015

The atmosphere and surroundings were perfect for a hot summer afternoon, however, their food left a lot to be desired. The half-cooked chicken (with blood running) served at the buffet was not attractive at all, the only alternative protein was a tasteless mutton curry, dessert...More

2  Thank Keneiloe
Reviewed 15 December 2014

We booked our company year end function with Nambitha Restaurant, Valikazi Street, Orlando West, Soweto on 24 November for the 12 December 2014. On arrival, we had no seating as they double booked the venue and we had to stand a round for over two...More

1  Thank Petro-Bidvest
Reviewed 2 December 2014

I organised a company outing to this venue, and although the restaurant itself is of a nice size with both an indoor and an outdoor area I found the atmosphere a bit lacking, although this could possibly have been due to a mid month visit...More

1  Thank SazRsa
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Recommended by Tim Smith, our guide from Wildside Tours & Safaris, we had a very tasty lunch in this great restaurant. The service was very good: a very nice lady helped us with the first real African food we had in SA, and the location...More

Thank Judith R
Reviewed 17 July 2014

The restaurant has a rich history in the liberation struggle of South Africa. The famous street that host two noble peace prize winners was in honour of the stalling contribution of Jabu Vilakazi, who's sacrifice to the liberation struggle of South Africa was second to...More

3  Thank nomasomi_zikalavidec
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Nambitha is astounding! It is at the top of Vilakazi Street and is perfectly located to enable the traditional dancers to perform for you. The food is what you would expect to find in top Sandton restaurants and seems a bit out of place in...More

1  Thank SaxonLodge
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  • Address: Vilakazi St | Orlando West, Soweto, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Soweto
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