Gautengers are in for a treat this week and I for one am jealous!


Gauteng tourism is bringing the ‘Gauteng Taste of Africa Dining Experience’ to the 10th Tops at Spar Soweto Wine & Lifestyle Festival.   The festival is set to give goers the chance to taste world-class cuisine available in Soweto and  at the Maboneng Precinct.

The participating distinctly – African restaurants will the House of Baobab, Blackanese, Kahawa Club, Roots Restaurant and Lapa La Rona, while the sounds of Africa will ignite the food-theatre space with performances by Senegales and Congolese musicians.

Says Gauteng Tourism CEO, Dawn Robertson: “The Gauteng Taste of Africa Experience is about bringing the deiciousness of the Maboneng Precinct to Soweto so that visitors to the 10th TOPS as SPAR Soweto Wine & Lifestyle Festival can discover some of the amazing African-inspired cuisine being served by Gauteng’s hottest restaurants.  What’s on offer from these restaurants is but a taste of what Gauteng has to offer when it comes to African cuisine.”


About the restaurants:

House of Baobab is one such restaurant located in the heart of the precinct.  It is set to delight with its authentically- African food and drink, while Blackanese, one of Maboneng’s newest restaurants, will tantalise taste buds with African-Asian fusion cuisine.  Kahawa Coffee Club is a promoter of all things African and will only be selling coffee made from Fairtrade African beans, served up with decadent sweet treats.

Soweto’s Roots Restaurant & Gallery and Lapa La Rona will be showcasing their five-star township-inspired cuisine to the festival-goers.

The 10th TOPS at SPAR Soweto & Lifestyle Festival is happening from 4 – 6 September, 2014 at the University of Johannesburg, Soweto Campus.  Festival opening times are:  Thursday & Friday, 6 – 10pm and Saturday 5 – 9pm.

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