Best of Nando's ads

Nando's makes the headlines as much for its ads as it does for its global Portuguese chicken chain. Here are some of the best.

Nando's co-founder Robbie Brozin's mandate to his ad agency was "create something low budget that will get attention". And so the company's infamous 30-second-or-less TV ads were born.

In his talk at Design Indaba Conference 2015 today, he said:

We couldn't afford actors so we used chickens.

Here are a selection of some of Nando's most popular ads from the archives.

Times are tough


Double chicken breast


Julius Malema (banned)




Last dictator standing


1 Guy 3 Girls - Making you happier


The all-time classic of the blind lady (banned)


Reasons to love South Africa


The dubious history of peri-peri