15 African Catering Companies to Check out in London (2016)

Now there are a ton of African caterers out there; some with mere business cards and others with a state of the social media presence. With all the fuss about African food pop-ups are beginning to take over the London street food scene dying down; it’s still of good use to write up a small list of some of the best caterers out there – or should I say down here in and around London.

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It’s worth checking out the #OyaComeChop Supper Club hosted by Tokunbo’s Kitchen by the way – One of the place to ‘eat out’ before the year runs out! Looks Amazing!!

It’s worth mentioning how African caterers preceeded African restaurants; and there are many caterers with tasty food and blessed hands that can deliver direct to your door and event. Here some of the best African Caterers currently trending in London and Greater London:


*** SPECIAL FEATURE: IJESHOP ***

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Insta: /Ijeshop | Facebook: /ijeshop | Twitter: @ijefood | Email: ijeshop@gmail.com | Phone: +44 (0)7949536008

Ms. Ayo Ijeoma is the seasoned cook and entrepreneur behind this brand. The New Website is out soon; but their existing platforms show that these guys are growing and in demand. Furthermore, their new web design will be complete with luxury Afrofusion recipes plus info about their catering service to Hotels and venues across England for Weddings and Corporate events too! Also, Delivery of Nigerian/African GROCERIES and COOKED FOOD can be made direct to your door UK WIDE. Ijeshop certainly means business. Check these guys out – Highly Recommended indeed!


1) LOLO CATERING

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Insta: /LoloCatering | JustEat: /Lolo-Kitchen-Northolt | Facebook: LOLO-LC | Twitter: @LoloCatering | Email (events enquiries): alice.lolocatering@outlook.com | Phone :(+44) 07480 244518 | Snapchat: Lolocatering

Small but healthy upcoming African Catering Business based in Ealing. LOLO Catering is a licensed Food Catering company with a 5 Star Hygiene, officially on . Whether it’s small dinner parties to large private and corporate events such as Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthdays and Conferences or Family Fun Days, informal buffets, christening, Churches and Community events – these guys deliver. And literally too. Certainly one of the best caterer options for small events 50/60+ people or less. Email alice.lolocatering@outlook.com for any enquiries or any events/bookings. Pleasant catering experiences with convenient solutions and great food guaranteed.


2) CUISINE A LA LEKE

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Insta: /alalekecuisine | Facebook: /alaLekeHourlyKitchen | Address: Unit 25, Ropery Business Park, Anchor & Hope Lane London SE7 7RX | Phone 1: 07552 203 464 | Phone 2: 07939 966 419 | Email: info@alaleke.co.uk

Cuisine a la Leke has established excellent reputation for providing 5 Star Hospitality Services for the Afro-Caribbean Clients for over two decades in the United Kingdom. You can also rent their kitchen for all your party needs. Their professional kitchen complies with Environmental Health Standard making it ideal for any start up business requiring a space to operate from.

3) FAVOUR CATERING & EVENTS

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Insta: /FavourCateringAndEvents | Facebook: /FavourCateringAndEvents | Address: Unit A3, Connaught Business Centre, Hyde Estate Road, London NW9 6JL | Telephone: 0208 2003004 | Mobile 1: 07956 306798 | Mobile 2: 07958 344865 | Email: customercare@favour-events.com

Quality service from a Quality Family run African Catering Company. FAVOUR Catering and events are a family run business with years of experience. Our passion is to provide tasty, beautifully presented Food with a commitment to excellent customer service. Over the years, we have built a reputation for bespoke catering and personal service. We design our menus to specifically suite each client and event to ensure that the entire customer experience from initial meeting to the main event is friendly and professional.


*** SPECIAL FEATURE:  TEMI TYS KITCHEN ***

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Insta: /TemyTysKitchen | Email: TemiTysKitchen@gmail.com | Twitter: @TemiTysKitchen | Listings: UKBlackOwned

Temi Tys Kitchen – Kudos! Healthy cuisine, Wonderful African and British food creatively altered every week via his weekly menu. Head Chef Temi is a man who knows exactly what his vision is for his African Inspired Recipes: Tasty Food. Whether it’s Cookie Cake, Fried Rice served with Honey Glazed Salt n Pepper Chicken Wings; Crispy Duck on a bed of creamy potato mash topped with Asparagus and a homemade Hoisin sauce or even American style pancakes topped with maple syrup, alongside scrambled eggs, Sausage, streaky bacon, TemiTys Chestnut mushrooms😏 & blueberries. Hands Down – this guy has the best instagram page out there – for enquiries email Temi: temityskitchen@gmail.com


 4) RNK FOODS

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Twitter: @RNKfoods |  Facebook: /African.SupperClubPhone 1: 07761 558 314 o| Phone 2: 0151 608 7405 | Emailinfo@rnk-foods.co.uk

Clinician & Nutritionist Grace Ronke Adegoke is the name behind this healthy brand. These guys have a vegetarian menu and cater for your parties, conferences and meetings where and when you want. Whether it’s weddings, birthdays or a christening etc. Whatever your venue, be it a prestigious hotel or a marquee they can help. Grace is an African Food Enthusiast ! Passionate about teaching food, cooking it, researching it and Eating it healthy way.


5) BRING AND BRAAI

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Insta: /BringAndBraai | Facebook: /Bring-and-Braai | Phone 1: (Mark) 07884 481121 | Email: (Mark) 07884 481121 – mark@bringandbraai.co.uk | Phone 2: (Rodney) 07903 555647 rodney@bringandbraai.co.uk

Truly South African!  🇿🇦 These Outdoor Caterers bring , a Taste of Africa ‘literally’ to your back garden or local park.  🇬🇧, Using Traditional Methods & Flavours; they arrive, set up, and cook a feast for you and your family and friends. Then when you’re completely satisfied that all your guests have been fed to their hearts content – they pack up and leave. Family Fun Days, Summer Rugby, Outdoor Events and more; they have a menu to suit all tastes, budgets and occasions. Don’t worry about the kids also – if they are under 12 they eat for £5.


6) LARABA CATERING

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Facebook: /LarabaCatering | Twitter: @LarabaCatering | Phone 1: 07836732618 | Address: Laraba Catering, Epsom, Surrey KT17 3LU | Phone 2: 07552 422 177

Whether it’s catering 5 Star Wedding and Anniversary events or small intimate gatherings, Laraba is the one. Aromatic, colourful, flavoursome and healthy – Laraba Catering’s traditional Nigerian food brings the authentic tastes of West Africa straight to your table. Head Chef and Founder of Laraba, Lara is passionate for catering for corporate events, family parties and busy homes. And having personally indulged myself in some of her food myself; Laraba is certainly worthy of as one of the best Nigerian/African Caterers in London at the moment.


7) Little Boabab

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Vintage Senegalese! Checkout this Senegalese Restaurant in Clapton. Khadim is the owner and Senegalese is the food. It’s our favourite Restaurant in London at the moment here at Migreat so we give them the thumbs up! Little Baobab feels like the sort of venture that was popping up every day in Hackney a few years ago. Run by chef Khadim and musician Abdoulaye Sam, two friends originally from Dakar, Senegal, the restaurant hosts live music every night. Check them out! They do cater for small events also.

Address: 159 Lower Clapton Road, Clapton, London E5 8EQ | Website: here


8) Tasty African Food (TastysUK)

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Insta: /TastyAfricanFood | Twitter@TastysUK | Facebook: /TastyAfricanFood | Head Office Address: 20-22 Gilbert Road, Belvedere, Kent, DA17 5DA | Phone 1: 07483455270 Phone 2: 02083100844

Tasty African Food is passionate about delighting your guests to high quality African food. We provide professional catering services to individuals and organisations for events such as weddings, birthday parties, business meetings etc. Tasty African Food have been going from strength to strength for 17 years plus. Tasty African Food has been serving authentic African dishes since year 2000 and are among the top African caterers in London.


9) MrsJFoods

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Insta: /MrsJFoods | Facebook: /MrsJFoods | Twitter: @MrsJFoods | Address: Mrs J Foods Kitchen, Unit 15 Lansdowne Workshops, Lansdowne Mews, Charlton, London SE7 8AZ | Tel: 0207 112 4922 or 07801 228 481(Out of hours) | Email: info@mrsjfoods.com

Luxury Nigerian and fusion catering covering most of UK. MrsJFoods is a perfect choice for private hire small and large gatherings for daytime and evenings events with wonderful choices of cold and hot African food. They also offer Outside Catering for your Special Outdoor Events. Choose Mrs J for impressive food and service your guests won’t forget in a hurry!


10) Diddi Catering

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Insta: /DiddiCatering | Twitter@DiddiCatering | Facebook: /Diddi-Catering+Events | Phone (UK) +447984549669. +442085215172 | Phone (Nigeria) +2347080205517 | Email: info@diddicatering.com

Diddi Catering is an African-caribbean caterer based in East London. They serve mainly West African food. Diddi Caetring have an enviable reputation for imaginatively presented and deliciously tasting, Authentic African food.


11) EAT JOLLOF

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Insta: /EatJollofLondon | Facebook: /EatJollof | Linkedin: /Eat-Jollof-London | Twitter: @EatJollof | Phone: 020 8984 8437 | Emailinfo@eatjollof.co.uk

Eat Jollof offer a full range of African and Caribbean food catering services in London and the rest of the UK. From private parties, such as weddings and birthdays, to major corporate events. It has built its reputation as London’s leading catering company by providing a modern and creative culinary alternative to the mainstream options. Check them out!


12) Waakye Leaf

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Insta: /WaakyeLeaf | Facebook: waakye.leaf | Twitter@WaakyeLeaf | Phone: 07515 783 902 | Emailinfo@waakyeleaf.co.uk

Waakye Leaf is a Ghanaian and afro fusion catering company with a fast-growing reputation for cooking great-tasting food, providing excellent service and meticulous attention to detail. Waakye Leaf’s main principle is to use the best ingredients, serve generous portions and ensure to have the highest quality in our dishes. Distinctively Ghanaian and Distinctively good!


13) Sweet Handz

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Insta: /SweetHandz | Facebook: /SweetHandz-Restaurant | Twitter: @SweetHandzN7 | Address: 217 Holloway Road, London, N7 8DL | Phone 1: 0207 700 6427 | Phone 2:  07956296062

Boom! SweetHandz is a touch of Ghana situated in the heart of London City. Our Restaurant blends a relaxed atmosphere with the delicious authentic Ghanaian Food! Sweet Handz offers a range of outside catering services for all kinds of functions. They are available today and can be hired for your wedding, birthday, party or parties! Whether it is catering for office parties, a family get together, large corporate events, private get-togethers, or a group celebration, we ensure your event is tailored to fit in with your ideas and budget or dietary requirements.


14) Magic Fingers

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Insta@MagicFingersEvents | Phone 1: 0208 525 1738 | Phone 2: 07958 619 729 | Emailyourday@magicfingersevents.co.uk

Whilst many venues have not been capable of delivering authentic African food in terms of quality, variety, flavours and customer satisfaction; Magic Fingers does just that. Through catering and decorating, Magic Fingers can create an enchanting, magical ambience through food, centerpieces, lighting and draping. Decorations are on point and food is amazing. Very well regarded services promise not to disappoint.


15) Beautiful Foods

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Twitter@BeautifulFoods | Facebook: /BeautifulFoodsLTDAddress: Neville Court, 37 Neville Road, Croydon CR0 2DS | Phone: 020 86830512 | Email: info@beautifulfoods.co.uk

Beautiful Foods are an experienced African food manufacturers, weddings and event caterers in and around London UK for over 10 years. BFL also distributes its Tabitha’s range of snacks to the market place via a nationwide network of distributors in the U.K. Our ranges cover all levels of the marketplace ranging from retailers, venues, hotels, wholesalers and supermarket. We strive to continue to promote our Tabitha’s brands well known for their combination of quality and competitive pricing throughout UK, Ireland, Scotland, Europe, Nigeria, South Africa and the USA market.


 *** Do you know or want to recommend other Caterering Entrepreneurs and/or organisations based in London/Greater London that deserve a shoutout? Feel free to comment below or contact me via Twitter: @AfricanCB or Facebook: /AfricanCultureBlog

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