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“Great choice for a school trip” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Sakhumzi

Sakhumzi
6980 Vilakazi St. | Orlando West, Soweto, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 23 Restaurants in Soweto
Cuisines: African
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Shanghai
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121 reviews 121 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Great choice for a school trip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

This was our students first experience of African food. Great buffet selection so they could try what they felt comfortable with. Excellent service, friendly staff and some excellent entertainment from street entertainers.

Visited March 2014
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“very nice restaurant opposite Mandela house”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Extremely friendly service, great food and value for money. The restaurant is almost opposite Mandela's house (now a small museum) on Vilakazi street. Soweto is really accessible and it felt very safe. The owners have also a butcher shop in Soweto, near crossroad, so their food is always fresh. Strongly recommend this restaurant in Soweto.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lancaster, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“You Must Eat Here!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The food here was excellent. It is a buffet of African cuisine with various items for you to try. It is popular among the tourist and the locals on historical Vilakazi Street. Enjoy the African dancers and other street performers there. The ice cream for desert was a special treat and the best I ever had!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Soul Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The food reminds one of your mother's food. Perfect for entertaining clients and for friends outings.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Durban, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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“Great food and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Vilakazi Street is vibey and has a few restaurants but we are happy we chose this one. Loved the atmosphere and the friendly service. The food was excellent too! We will be back.

Visited February 2014
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