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New Place: Free Chinese Pancakes At Boerewors King
Burgers from R25 and chicken wings from R22
“My wife made me a boerewors roll and it was so delicious, I knew I had to open a boerewors roll shop,” muses Canadian Boerewors King owner, Nicholas VTroll. The woman who can be attributed with starting it all, Nicholas’ wife, Saadiqah Omar, is from Cape Town.
While food is their focus, this tech-forward duo are proving that their micro-franchise goes beyond the boerie. Boerewors King uses innovative apps, technology and futuristic software for keeping track of business operations through a smartphone.
But back to the food. If you love boerewors and burgers, you’ll want to give a boerie burger a whirl. Boerewors King’s boerewors and coriander-spiced burger patties come from GoodHope Butchers, which the owners tout as the best in the city.
Pick a flame-grilled 120g boerewors or cheese griller roll with caramelised onions, or the flame-grilled hamburger or cheeseburger with gouda for R25–R35. Add a side of chips and a drink for a total of R55. There’s also chicken wings and nuggets for R20–R25.
WHERE TO FIND THE WORS
Escape the chaos of the mall and head to Boerewors King, situated directly across from Canal Walk's food court at the Island Club Hotel building. The closest mall exit is #15 (at John Dory’s) on the upper level. The closest parking is at 201 Esplanade Road, Manhattan Building.
Once you’re at Boerewors King, you’ll find chilled outside seating, ideal for taking in the view of the canals while you munch on some flame-grilled goodness.
Or, stay home and order your boerie fix online with OrderIn, Mr Delivery or Uber Eats – there are more delivery companies coming on board in the near future.
A Chinese pancake stuffed with custard can be yours for free when you buy any other item at Boerewors King until 9 September 2019.
Address: #3 Island Club Walkway, Century City. The closest mall exit is #15 (by John Dory’s) on the upper level.
Contact: +27(0)67 850 8495
Hours: Mon – Sat 9:30 am – 6 pm
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