An Afro-Continental culinary experience

Cocoa from Ivory Coast - Keith Weller

The Lowdown

Get a taste of traditional Nigerian, Cameroonian, Ghanaian and Congolese cuisine with a touch of South African flavour.

Adults
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Senior

Adult 65+

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Kids

2 to 12 years

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Babies

< 2 years

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Western african cuisine

An Afro-Continental culinary experience

What's Included?

3 meals

2 drinks

4 hours

Family welcome

3km walk

Vegetarian friendly

  • 3 meals
  • 2 drinks
  • 4 hours
  • Family welcome
  • 3km walk
  • Vegetarian friendly

Available Languages

English

French (on request)

Chinese (on request)

German (on request)


  • 3 meals
  • 2 drinks
  • 4 hours
  • Family welcome
  • 3km walk
  • Vegetarian friendly

Tour Details

- Our next editions are on the 3rd, 5th and 7th of September in partnership with the Studio H and their annual Street Food Festival.

A guided walk down Rockey Street in Yeoville – the cultural melting pot that remains part of Johannesburg’s heartbeat.

Yeoville’s “United States of Africa” will offer you an experience that will challenge your perceptions and delight your taste buds. Ultimately we want to give you a blank canvas and brush to paint a new picture of the city through your own eyes and prove you don’t need have to travel thousands of kilometers around the African continent to get a taste of Africa.

The Dlala Nje tour guide will be leading you to places like Malalahitoka for traditional Ghanaian Wat, Kifto and Injera, Kin Malabo for more Ghanaian food such as Pondu and Kwanga, Mama Osu will be your Nigerian stop for Akara and Killshi. Baskim offers a mix of African foods such as Konkonte and Ampesie. The tour guide will include a walk through the Yeoville food market where you can purchase fruit and veg you have maybe never seen before. Next stop is at our local favourite La Cameroonaise, for Brochettes and Sangah. After dinner drinks will be hosted at the famous House of Thandoor, and finally we head back to Ponte to view the core of the iconic building

More info on the Annual Street Food Festival:

On a stick or in a bun, the annual Street Food Festival is back for the 5th time in 2018 to celebrate street food in its varied forms. Custodians of South African street food culture, those who have settled here bringing tastes of home with them, or food trucks making fare inspired by the streets of foreign cities: you’ll find it all at the Street Food Festival.

Each year the event is conceptualised and produced by culinary-minded experience designersStudio H. African flavours have become a worldwide trend and this serves as the inspiration for this year’s festival.

Following the success of previous years, in 2018 the Street Food Festival will be expanding to include 10 days of festivities which will kick off with a launch party at House of Machines in Cape Town on the 31st of August. Smaller pop-up events like food walks, and food movie screenings will lead up to the two big market weekends in Cape Town and Johannesburg dishing out all the good things visitors have come to expect: local food talent serving your crispy, saucy, fried or fresh pavement-favourites and live DJs spinning the soundtrack to the day. The festivities will culminate with an after party in both cities. 

Detailed description

  • Come with an open mind
  • There is secure parking available at Ponte City (our starting point)
  • No cash accepted on Ponte premises, but bring cash for the market to support local businesses
  • No cash refunds. Please refer to cancellation policy.
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • Live in the moment, but if you want to bring camera’s you’re welcome however no professional photography and remember to always ask people if they’re happy for you take their photo before snapping away.
  • Leave prejudices at home.
Ngumbi from Mozambique - Tim Cowley
At the Summit Club pool on Claim Street, Hillbrow - David Goldblatt
Holdup in Hillbrow, Johannesburg - David Goldblatt
The watchman, Balnagask Court, Hillbrow - David Goldblatt
A view from the core of ponte - included in all tours

Dive in
the summit
pool


At the Summit Club pool on Claim Street, Hillbrow - David Goldblatt
Holdup in Hillbrow, Johannesburg - David Goldblatt