5 Best Spit Braai Companies

The versatility, convenience and – most importantly – taste of the South African spit braai makes it one of the most popular event catering options. There are many suppliers of this delicious outdoor feast but here are five of the best, if you’re looking.

Best Spit Braai Catering Companies

1. Nyama Spit Braai

Established in 2006, Nyama Spit Braai doesn’t ‘skrik’ for bad weather and will make sure everything, from the food to the DJ, is sorted for your event. They are capable of catering to large parties of up to 10 000 guests, just give sufficient notice and choose between lamb, pork or beef with some 27 extras available.

Based in: Lynnwood Ridge, Pretoria

Specialists in:
Large Event Catering
Specialised menus
Full-service Offering

2. Central Kitchen Caterers

Renowned in the catering industry for professionalism and quality food, Central Kitchen Caterers offer a fantastic spit braai menu for events of 40 or more people. The lamb and peri-peri chicken options have proved popular across the province with guests always overwhelmed by the abundance of delicious salads and hotpot options. Central Kitchen Caterers will work to meet every clients’ needs.

Based in: Kya Sands, Johannesburg

Specialists in:
Corporate Catering
Training Function Catering
Event Catering
Delivery and Set up


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3. SA Spitbraai

This dedicated spit braai organisation caters for anything from 25 to 1 000 people, offering lamb, pork, chicken or beef prepared on either a gas or charcoal braai. They provide a full-service offering from preparation and cooking to service and clean up with clients not required to clean any returned items. The fully-trained chefs will ensure all guests are satisfied with the succulent meats and extras prepared on site.

Based in: Randburg, Johannesburg

Specialists in:
Private Functions
Corporate Events
Full-service Offering
Special Event Catering

4. Lappies Spit-braai King

With more than 30 years in the catering industry, Lappies Spit-braai King is sure to provide unmatched service and quality food. The lamb used is Halaal-certified, the chickens are free range and all fruit and vegetables are sourced directly from Cape Town markets and surrounding farms for the freshest food – which also supports the local economy. Lappies will also assist in sourcing any event extras through the dedicated suppliers they’ve worked with over the years.

Based in: Somerset West, Durbanville.

Specialists in:
Corporate Catering
Birthday Catering
Special Events Catering

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5. Monty’s Spit Braai

Since 1985, Monty’s Spit Braai has served the greater Cape Town community with its famous spit braais, created using quality meats and Monty’s secret home-made sauce. The business was taken over by Monty’s son Jake following Monty’s passing and continues to offer quality food either on-site or delivered to a venue. Monty’s signature style is: “Exquisite food, expert coordination and gracious service”.

Based in: Cape Town

Specialists in:
Specialised Catering
Corporate events
Film shoots