International Franchising

The Addictive Taste


What we do

Jimmy’s Killer Prawns are seafood restaurants specialising in prawns and other seafood but have excellent meat, chicken and other dishes to cater for those who do not eat seafood.

Jimmy, the founder, has had a passion for seafood ever since he started in the industry in 1979. He and his team experimented with tastes and techniques from all parts of Africa and the “Addictive Taste” that has made Jimmy’s Killer Prawns world famous is the result.

Jimmy’s Killer Prawns are more than just restaurants, the experience of our awesome food, style of eating and great service brings together families and friends, parents and children, romantic dates, old friends and new friends. Many good business deals have also been concluded around our tables because of the relaxed environment that is conducive to congenial communication.

Jimmy’s Killer Prawns is also NOW TO GO with the new JIMMY’S KILLER PRAWNS XPRESS take away outlets soon coming on stream.

If you are interested in restaurants and want to build a solid future for you and your family a Jimmy’s Killer Prawns franchise will give you the tools to do so.

What we offer

  • A Brand that has a 27 year history
  • Dishes that are unique in their taste and presentation
  • Marketing and advertising plans
  • High Brand standards
  • A system that is simple to operate yet delivers a great product consistently
  • Operating systems and manuals
  • Effective management and staff training
  • Site selection and development
  • Great store design
  • Financial projections
  • Turnkey operations or joint ventures
  • In depth training
  • Strong opening assistance and support
  • Continued leadership, training and support

Our success is entirely dependent on your sustainable success so we do everything possible to ensure a successful future for you.

You will be in business for yourself but not by yourself.

Company Profile

Company Information

Business Name: Jimmy’s Holdings International

Address : Griva Digeni 12, Limassol, Cyprus 3106

Phone: +357 95 172133 (Cyprus) / +27 83 570 7732 (South Africa)

Email: /


Business Type: Company

Management Team

Founder: Jimmy Christelis


Director Franchising: Costi Lambros

Marketing: Dayle Gilka

Public Relations: Frances Constantinides

Operations: Petros Chapsis

Middle East Partners:

Amaar Hassan

Huda Nabeel

 Southern Africa

Director Franchising: Aneez Amod

Operations: Zimo Amod:

Franchise development: Reza Amod

Accounts Executive: Abid Mansuri

Company overview

Jimmy opened the first Jimmy’s Killer Prawns in Johannesburg in 1991 to bring to his customers “The Addictive Taste” of what have been described as the best tasting prawns in the world. Soon people were travelling from far and wide to enjoy the experience of dining in his restaurant. He travelled far and wide to understand how different cultures, especially in Africa” put together the combination of herbs and spices that are used to create the taste explosion experienced in his prawns, seafood, chicken and ribs.

Primary offering

  • Our core product is Prawns and other seafood, although we have chicken, meat and vegetarian dishes to cater for those who do not eat seafood. We attempt wherever possible to source products that are sustainable and environmentally friendly.
  • Our passion for what we do comes out through our customer service and by creating an environment that is conducive to an overall exceptional experience.
  • Our prices are at a level which deliver extreme customer value as well as creating good operating margins.


To become a leader in Prawn and Seafood Restaurants through innovation, human resource development and the utilisation of sustainable resources wherever possible

Mission Statement:

To give our customers superior food, service and attitude in an environment that creates an unforgettable experience while continuously striving to supply healthier products and support to improving our environment and the seas that supply our products.

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