Top 5 places to eat African in London

Eko Wine Bar & Restaurant (

160 Homerton High Road Hackney London E9 6JA

Tel: +44 20 8985 7345

It’s a Nigerian restaurant. It’s a little bit of a “dive” but they have really great music and stuff.


805 (

805 Old Kent Road, SE15 1NX

Tel: +44 20 7639 0808


It’s a family run, Nigerian / West African place, with a really loyal following. It’s grown by word of

mouth, and even has a sister restaurant in Abuja, Nigeria.


The Bantu Chef’s Kitchen (http://www.bantu-chefs-

17 Portland Road, SE25 4UF

Tel: +44 20 8616 3883

It’s run by a South African chef friend of mine, with some really good food.


Nim’s Din (

A food blogger who creates recipes, runs a regular Sierra Leonean and Liberian supper club. She also

has her own pepper sauce.


Chuku’s Lounge (

They’re currently a pop-up restaurant (current locations are on their website). It’s Nigerian tapas,

and similar to what we do with our small plates

Amy Patsalides