~ About No.7 ~

No.7 is a restaurant with a difference. Based at the Kick4Life Centre in Maseru, Lesotho’s capital city, we offer great food in a friendly environment with stunning views across the city. All of our profits are pumped back into Kick4Life’s charitable work, so just by dining with us you are helping to change the lives of young people in the community. What’s more, our staff team, under the stewardship of our experienced Head Chef and Restaurant Manager, consists of former and current participants undergoing a structured training program aimed at developing skills for a successful career in the catering and hospitality industries.

As well as the restaurant, No.7 runs a catering service for a wide selection of internal and external events from conferences and team-building days to dinner parties and weddings. We can seat over 100 people at one time with indoor and outdoor seating areas. The outdoor area includes 2 wood burners and a braai. Our cuisine is a freshly prepared menu that expresses a European style with a Lesotho touch.

Head Chef
Motlalepula “Mikey” Mathai

Hailing from the Southern part of Lesotho, Mafeteng, Mikey studied Culinary Arts with Capsicum Culinary Studio in 2012, and also obtained French qualifications from the National University of Lesotho and the Ministry of Education in France via Alliance Francaise de Maseru. He grew up in an environment that inspired his passion for cooking. From the age of 8 he watched his mother cook, not just only ordinary local meals but exotic food too. He also has a grandmother who used to own restaurants and lodges which he would visit often and watch her and the Chefs cook, and then started experimenting in her kitchen and his mother’s, which would often get him into trouble for wasting ingredients!

Hotel & Restaurant Manager
Georgina Motoboli

Hailing from Leribe, in the north of Lesotho, Georgina is an energetic, home-grown gem with extensive experience in the food service industry. She has excellent knowledge of the restaurant business and prides herself in offereing excellent customer service that stems form her own genuinue passion for good food and quality wine. She previously lived in Ireland where she gained a Degree in Hospitality Management & International Business, before completing her Masters in Business Management. Georgina worked at internationally recognised restaurants in Ireland, but her dream was to return home and be involved in the growth of the local hospitality industry in Lesotho.

Sous Chef
Alexander Motoko

Sous Chef Alexander Motoko may only be 19 years old, but he claims to have “found love in the kitchen”. Growing up as the only man of the house, he attended various Kick4Life programmes before becoming one of our first hospitality trainees Sanchez, as he is affectionately known, continues to develop his culinery skills and currently manages the wood-fire pizza oven in addition to overseeing varous sections of the kitchen service. He says: “Kick4Life has changed my life and given me focus to set goals that I want to achieve”.

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~ Contact us ~

Lesotho Football for Hope Centre,
Nightingale Road, Old Europa Maseru, Lesotho

Opening Times

Breakfast, Mon-Sat, 7am - 10am
Lunch, Mon-Sat  Midday-3pm
Dinner, Mon-Sat, 6pm-10pm

Email bookings@kick4life.org
Tel +266 2832 0707

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