PERi-PERi is the heart and soul of Nando’s. Its story is our story. For centuries the people of Southeast Africa have used PERi-PERi to bring fire to their food. It is in Mozambique’s rich soil and blistering sunshine that the African Bird’s Eye Chilli grows into its fiery best. When Portuguese explorers arrived there, they were enchanted by its flavour. They added a squeeze of lemon and a kick of garlic and turned PERi-PERi into a very well-traveled spice. Which is how, many years later it ended up in Rosettenville, Johannesburg.
Each one of our restaurants has its own unique design, but they all have earthy textures and colours that remind us of our sunny Afro-Portuguese roots and feature original, local South African art and unique design touches that make it the perfect place to sit down and enjoy the best food you’ve ever tasted.