Spur Corporation has 62 restaurants operating outside South Africa – 49 in Africa and Mauritius, 2 in the Middle East and 11 in Australasia. While most of these are Spur and Panarottis brands, there is a growing representation across the portfolio.
The international division is comprised of 39 Spur Steak Ranches, 12 Panarottis Pizza Pasta outlets, 3 John Dory’s, 1 Hussar Grill, and 7 RocoMamas.
The international stores closely resemble their South African counterparts, with slight adaptations to appeal to the local market.
Spur International aims to be the number one favourite dining choice of customers in the countries where they trade and are looking to build a strong footprint within the existing markets in which they operate. Spur is extremely excited about the opportunities on the African continent and have a dedicated team focused on the region’s growth.
Spur opened its first international franchise in Namibia in 1991, whereafter outlets in Botswana, Mauritius and Zambia followed in 1995. In 1996 the first outlets in Swaziland and Australia were opened and in 1997 the first outlet was opened in Zimbabwe. The first New Zealand outlet was opened in 2016.