For an authentic Soweto experience, Chaf-Pozi is the perfect spot for you. Mostly a restaurant by day and a club by night, this venue offers amazing entertainment, vibrant music and mouthwatering local meals, including a tasty Tshisa Nyama and a premium cold beer to quench your thirst. Here, you get to socialise with the who’s who in town and in celebville. Round up your crew as there is something for everyone.
Where is it: Orlando Towers, Chris Hani Road & Nicholas Street, Soweto. Find more information here.
701 Panyaza Pub And Braai
Kick off your weekend at 707 Panyaza which hosts a variety of events ranging from hip-hop, house, dancehall, jazz and RnB to get you into the groove of things. You can also experience live entertainment while mingling with socialites. If it’s for a good Tshisa Nyama, drinks or just coming together with people, networking and having fun, 707 Panyaza is the place to be.
Where is it: Panyaza Braai and Pub Tumahole Street, White City, Jabavu, Soweto. Find more information here.
Sedibeng Pub And Restaurant
Sedibeng Pub And Restaurant is one of the finest pubs in the township and has a variety of events happening weekly. Whether you want to party indoors or have a swim by their fancy outdoor area, this sophisticated bar is a perfect spot for a girls night out, a meeting, a social gathering and so much more.
Where is it: 3166 Shinkhova Street, Soweto. Find more information here.
E'Socialink Shisa Nyama
This is a fresh, new, trendy, sophisticated spot in Soweto. E'Socialink Shisa Nyama is a pub, bar, Tshisa Nyama and car wash all in one that offers you time to unwind, celebrate, catch the derby, enjoy live entertainment and so much more.
Where is it: Mdeni Link Road and Impala Road 1874, Soweto. Find more information here.
If you’re looking forward to an amazing Saturday, this ChesaNyama and Car Wash, located on the famous and trendy Vilakazi Street in Orlando, is a must visit. KwaLichaba has a great, authentic offering that will spice up your weekend. So whether you’re looking for laid back spot to chill or a pumping party spot at night, this is the place to be. Plus, it makes for a great venue to catch the Soweto Derby.
Where is it: 8033 Corner Xorile & Khumalo Street, Orlando West, Soweto. Find more information here.
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By Neo Sesinye