African Restaurants in London

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Searching for some authentic African food in London? Well, there are plenty of African restaurants in London to choose from, it's just a matter of knowing where the best examples are to be found. With that in mind, we've assembled a selection of the best African restaurants in London, containing several talked-about establishments as well as the odd hidden gem. Don't get weighed down by choice; let us guide you to the best restaurants for African cuisine that are currently available.
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165 Clapham High Street, Clapham, London, SW4 7SS
(020) 7622 4004

SOUK Clapham is a vibrant bar and restaurant that can be found on Clapham High Street. Here you can enjoy mouth-watering cocktails and great Modern European dishes within stylish surroundings.
SOUK Clapham also hosts regular club night with DJs from Defected records and Lifted records playing the latest in house tracks.

  • London's finest DJ Bar - open very late every evening!
  • Award winning cocktail menu - over 50 to choose from!
  • Clapham's best spot for party bookings inc bdays & Xmas
  • Happy Hour Sunday-Friday until 9pm
  • Amazing new world tapas menu - early evening food deals

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Hugely popular East African restaurant in Kings Cross with stunning interiors.

42 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, London, N1 9DT
(020) 7278 0679
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43 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London, SW1W 0PP
(020) 7958 7000

Escape from the bustle of Victoria for some welcome time out at BBar where you can enjoy a range of South African and other global dishes. BBar also has a comprehensive choice of cocktails and world wines.


Ikoyi is a west African restaurant specialising in Jollof cuisine. Offering a unique take on west Indian food, highlights at Ikoyi include octopus pepper soup with coastal herbs; wild Nigerian tiger prawn, with banga bisque and corn grits.

1 St James's Market, St James's, London, SW1Y 4AH
(020) 3583 4660

Khamsa Restaurant


Khamsa Restaurant is a typical Algerian restaurant serving Berber and Algerian cuisine, including homemade juices, jams and pastries. Khamsa boasts good service accompanied by quality food and drink.

140 Acre Lane, Brixton, London, SW2 5UT
(020) 7733 3150

Mama Calabar


One of the most popular restaurants in Wembley, Mama offers outstanding Nigerian cuisine from its location on Empire Way.

3rd Floor, Dexion House, 2-4 Empire Way, Wembley, London, HA9 0XA
(020) 8902 2277


Merkato restaurant on Caledonian Road serves a wide selection of Ethiopian food using traditional methods and authentic ingredients. A range of vegetarian dishes are also available.

196 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, London, N1 0SL
(020) 7713 8952



Momo provides a contemporary twist to North African-inspired cuisine.

25 Heddon Street, Mayfair, London, W1B 4BH
(020) 7434 4040



Mosob offers a delicious selection of Eritrean dishes from their kitchen on Harrow Road.

339 Harrow Road, Maida Vale, London, W9 3RB
(020) 7266 2012

Shaka Zulu


Shaka Zulu is an opulent restaurant, bar and club located in Camden Stables Market. Set over two floors, the Zulu-themed venue offers a menu of South African cuisine created by South African born Stephen Boucher.

The Stables, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, London, NW1 8AB
(020) 3805 0999

Wolkite Kitfo Restaurant And Cafe

Wolkite Kitfo Restaurant and Cafe, 82 Hornsey Road, Islington, N7 7NN

Zeret Kitchen

216, Camberwell Road, SE5 0ED

Zoe's Ghana Kitchen

Unit 36, Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, London, SW9 8PQ