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Best African restaurants and bars in London

Here at Aphrolux Accessories we love all things flavourful! 
It's no surprise that the cities eclectic bar scene attracts admiration from people all over London and the UK. This is especially true when it comes to African bars, with our fair city possessing a variety of authentic themed pubs displaying the best of the continent. Aphrolux Accessories have compiled a list of London's greatest African themed bars for you to try on the next night out!


Ikoyi is a major London restaurant formed by friends Iré Hassan-Odukale and Chef Jeremy Chan in St James's.The chic environment mirrors the cuisine, which is a sophisticated take on traditional West African flavours.


Akoko displays the owners' imagination and creativity, which is influenced by West African customs, art, and culture. Elevated West African meals are combined with worldwide wines at this upscale restaurant.


Kudu, a family-run collective with a restaurant, a cocktail bar, a gallery, and a private dining room situated close to Queen's Road Station, has become a Peckham institution. Amy and Patrick, the owners, are originally from South Africa, and their heritage influences both their cuisine and their cocktails.

Wolkite Ethiopian Restaurant

Experience the authenticity of Ethiopian cuisine at Wolkite, a family-run restaurant based in Hornsey - just a stones  throw away from the Emirates stadium! Wolkite have  worked hard to earn a good reputation based on a few principles: natural, original Ethiopian food with a trademark cuisine and the greatest culinary traditions, provided by friendly personnel in a relaxed atmosphere.


Looking for some authentic North-African food? Head on over to Khamsa, a ow-key Algerian restaurant with colourful wall hangings and sofas.

805 Restaurants

Discover the very best west-African cuisine at 805 Restaurants. Mr. and Mrs. James built their first African restaurant at 805 Old Kent Road in London in 2001, launching the 805 Restaurants brand. Their objective was to create a fresh West African eating experience and to be renowned as London's top African restaurant - an objective that have deinsifnety achieved! 


Enish prepares meals from Nigeria's rich culinary culture, giving you a true sense of the country while adding a unique touch to some of the country's favourite foods. There are six locations around the city – Brixton, Old Kent Road, Lewisham, Croydon, Finchley Road, and Ilford – and each one serves an astounding array of flavorful meals.

Asafo Ghanaian Restaurant

Dotted around south london, Asafo offers delicious traditional meals inspired by Ghanaian cuisine. 
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