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Roving Bantu Kitchen

125 Caroline Street

Tel: 072 223 2648
Roving Bantu Kitchen

The Kitchen is NOT a restaurant, it is an eatery. A gathering place, it’s your grandmother’s kitchen. It is a Living Museum with the walls adorned with everything that evokes being South African, being African.

We specialise in wholesome afro soul food. Expect to find such dishes as curried goat, mogodu, cow heels , peanut & coconut chicken, sugar bean curry, braaied jerk chicken, our menu offering changes with firm favourites always there. Vegetarians are also catered for and even vegans can enjoy a delicious meal with us

We make shit taste good!

We are open for group bookings, year end events, birthday parties, family and conference gatherings and have recently hosted a wedding for 85 people. Anything is possible at the Roving Bantu Kitchen

email: info@rovingbantu.co.za to make enquiries

The Kitchen consists of 3 areas:

SOWETO: seats up to 35 people, SANDTON: seats up to 30 people, BRIXTON BEACH [outdoors]: seats up to 35 people Thursdays we screen Darkiementaries followed by debate and discussion.

On Fridays we Thank Jah it’s Friday.....reggae choons prevail

Most Saturday nights our Radio Bantu stage hosts some of the best LIVE jazz you can hear

Sundays are Kolor Filim Sunday Lunches from 1pm. When the weather is fine, we gather on the Brixton Beach with a DJ and braai jerk chicken

Tours with a difference...in and around Jozi with stories, anecdotes, historical background and off the beaten track experiences

Sifiso Ntuli is the Roving Bantu. A walking explosion of stories, facts, information, anecdotes: real and imaginary. A social & political activist. A maverick thinker. A social entrepreneur. He has spent much of his life between Africa [South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania] and North America .......

Tours can be suggested or tailor-made to suite everyone’s interests. Wherever you want to go, whenever you want to go and whatever you want to see.....the Roving Bantu can organise

Consider taking a Social Cohesion tour with all the people from your work place and finish off with a delicious afro soul food meal. The tour is a walking Heritage Trek of Brixton & Fietas


x1 person: R250 an hour / R1000 4 hour tour
x2 people: R350 an hour / R1400 4 hour tour
x3 people: R450 an hour / R1800 4 hour tour
x4 people R550 an hour / R 2200 4 hour tour
[excludes entrance fees and meals/drinks]
4 hours is a recommend tour time. 


Brixton Fietas Heritage Trek: 400.00 per person. Please email for exact costs and enquiries especially for larger groups

We also have 3 airbnb accommodation offerings at our home in Brixton. Please enquire should you wish to come and stay with us. Highly recommended and affordable in a great community with lots of interesting people