About Us

At a Glance

Simbisa means “to strengthen” and “to empower”

Naming of Simbisa

It is a Shona word that embodies a rally for strength and power to an object.
The name represents what the business and its people stand for; the endeavour to create and sustain a strong and empowered brand that is recognised across all regions.

Simbisa currently operates more than 640 QSR restaurants in 9 countries across Africa with future ambitions of further expansion across the region.

Geographical Presence

Africa is our home – we were the first branded Quick Service Restaurant Group to establish a successful pan-African footprint.

Owned and Operated Markets
  • Zimbabwe
  • Kenya
  • Zambia
  • Ghana
  • Mauritius
  • Namibia
Licensed Markets
  • Swaziland
  • Malawi
  • DRC

Expansion into the Region is critical to spread the risks over different markets and to achieve our goal of spreading our footprint into Africa as a diversified Pan-African operation.