One of South Africa’s favourite pastimes is having a braai, be it at home or at a local shisanyama.

This is usually accompanied by watching either soccer, rugby or cricket, a game of 30 Seconds, or simply relaxing with a family or friends.

As this is a treasured national pastime, it is important to find the place that has the best food and atmosphere in the country.

After an extensive and delicious search, these have been named the top eight shisanyamas in the country:

  1. Imbizo Shisanyama (GP)
  2. Meat Meet (GP)
  3. Chaf Pozi (GP)
  4. Centurion Shisanyama (GP)
  5. Kwa Lichaba (GP)
  6. E’Socialink (GP)
  7. Eyadini Lounge (KZN)
  8. Sensi Z (KZN)

The finals will be held throughout October and the beginning of November and see each establishment judged on the quality of its food and vibe. The winner will walk away with R1 million and the honour of being the best shisanyama the country.