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  • 6877 Vilakazi St. Map It
  • Orlando West
  • African

Updated 11/11/2014

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You can't actually see Nelson Mandela's old house from this popular restaurant, which means that you're less likely to run into a tour bus. Nambitha has evolved from a township restaurant catering only to African tastes into a more versatile establishment. It plays an eclectic selection of music—soul, jazz, R&B, and more traditional African—and is constantly buzzing with people. Meals include mutton curry served with pap, dumplings, rice, or samp, spinach and pumpkin;

mogodu (tripe); marinated traditional chicken, lamb shank, and oxtail. Meals are relatively inexpensive, but food is less Nambitha's strength than its busy vibe. Many locals pop in just to chat and mingle.

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6877 Vilakazi St., Soweto, 1804, South Africa

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  • Credit cards accepted

Updated 11/11/2014


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