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Sophiatown Bar Lounge Management
Sophiatown Bar Lounge is owned and managed by the Thabethe brothers, Rasta and Mzwandile.

Mzwandile Thabethe

Mzwandile has just returned from spending five years in the UK. While he was in the UK he got experience in the bar and restaurant industry at Lunar Leisure. He also acquired sales and customer service experience in the telecommunications industry before returning to South Africa in 2005.

Rasta Thabethe

Rasta has also worked in numerous restaurants gaining experience in front end and back end management and his experience in the telemarketing industry has given him valuable experience in learning how to provide excellent customer service and satisfy client demands.

The Brothers

brothersBoth of the brothers have been working from a young age and helped to manage their family fruit and vegetable store while still very young and into their teens, managing shifts of around ten staff each.  After Mzwandile returned from the UK in 2005 and Rasta resigned from his position as a manager in the telemarketing industry these two brothers joined forces to start Sophiatown Bar Lounge.

In Sophiatown Bar Lounge Rasta and Mzwandile have combined their experience in an effort to provide excellent customer service, great tasting food and a pleasurable ambience for the middle to upper class, young, black community.