Sophiatown Bar Lounge
Mary Fitzgerald Square
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Sophiatown Bar Lounge information
Sophiatown was once the heart of African cultural resistance, and the township’s spirit is celebrated in one of Newtown’s most enjoyable venues. Grainy photographs add a touch of whimsy to the jazzy sounds – there’s live music on Friday and Saturday nights – while the food is hearty and gamey.