7 African Supperclubs and Food Pop-ups to checkout in December 2016

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The last month of 2016 is upon us. In case you wanted good vibes and brilliant homemade African food to befit a night out in London this month – then this read is for you. There has been a lot of ‘African Food in London’ supper club activity this year – both in this city and on this blog.

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After doing a few writings on some of the 15 African Caterers to check out in London and even a detailed piece on the Best 20 Ghanaian Restaurants and Food Pop-ups in London and Best 15 Nigerian Restaurants & Food Pop-ups in London; this is the last foodie post of the year for me also. London is blessed with many Gambian, Cameroonian and Sierra Leoneon Food pop-ups also. But this month it’s “Food Glorious Food” continued. Here are the Best Seven:


Chinny’s Kitchen: THE AFROFUSION SUPPER CLUB

(Late November 2016)

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Date: Saturday 26th November | Time: 19.00pm – 22:00pm | Venue: 83 Southwark Street, London Bridge, SE1 0HX  | Insta: /ChinnysKitchen | W: /ChinnysKitchen | Twitter: @ChinnysKitchn | Email: hellochinnyskitchen@gmail.com | Eventbrite: here

In case you’re reading this article right now in November! Do checkout Chinny’s Afro Inspired cuisine live in South East London in the plush and neat abode of London Bridge. Chinny is a London based chef with Nigerian heritage who loves to cook almost as much as she loves to eat. Get yourself to this Saturday evening supper club – you won’t be disappointed!


1) Taste the Dalston Good Stuff: Food, Culture, Markets & Social Enterprise

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Date: Sat 17 December | Time: 11:00 – 13:00 | Venue: Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, London E8 3DF | Insta: /HackneyTours | FB: /HackneyToursLondon | Twitter@HackneyTours |  Eventbrite: here

(Engaging experiences in alternative independent East London)

Whether it’s Art * Food * Drink * Markets * Social Enterprise * or Community Sustainability; you will find something for you in this event – african inspired foods and items included.  Take a fun and intimate tour off the beaten track to find the best of East London: from world class street art to the latest street food to people making our city a better place. On their food and drink tours taste the good stuff coming out of the creative east.


2) SoulFull Café Christmas Edition

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Date: Sat 10th December | Time: 19:00pm – 23:00pm | Address: Space Studios, Mare Street, Hackney E8 3RH | Insta: /SoulFullCafe | FB: /SoulFullCafe | Email: soulfullcafeldn@gmail.com | Eventbrite: here

Back and ready to celebrate the festive season, London’s West African inspired pop-up evening brings you another night of poetry, live music performances, Afro-Fusion cuisine and all round positive vibes!
ENTERTAINMENT: The evening will feature some of the finest up and coming UK singers, musicans and poets as well as our DJ playing the best in neo-soul, hip-hop, high-life and Afrobeats.

FOOD: There will be an exquisite Christmas dinner and an assortment of delicious desserts provided by non-other than NAWA Afro Cuisine.

Tis the season so there’ll be a chance to win some amazing pizes for yourself or as gifts for your friends and family!


3) TOKUNBO’S KITCHEN: OYA COME CHOP CHRISTMAS PARTY

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Date: Sat 10 December 2016 | Time: 18:00pm  – 21:00pm | Venue: The Grocery, 54-56 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DP | Insta/TokunbosKitchen | FB/TokunbosKitchen | Twitter@TokunbosKitchen | Email: info@tokunboskitchen.com | Eventbrite: here

From Strength to Strength; Tokunbo’s Kitchen are becoming a regular on this blog. They are all about creating an intimate, contemporary dining experience. I’ve given these guys a mention already in a previous blog post; but twice said means twice re-inforced that TK’s Kitchen is a must see and must eat supper club. Checkout their eventbrite page and stay impressed with their regular supper club pop-ups and awesome food!


4) JASON’S LITTLE KITCHEN – GHANAIAN CHRISTMAS SUPPERCLUB

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Date: Sun 11 December | Time: 13:00 – 22:00pm | Venue: London Cooking Project, 1 Ethelburga Street, London  SW11 4AG | HostsJason’s Little Kitchen | Insta/JasonsLittleKitchen | FB/JasonsLittleKitchen | Twitter@jslittlekitchen | Eventbrite: here

Surprise Surprise! Jason’s Little thus featured yet again in our Monthly African Supperclub Series. Come and join them for a 3 course meal where they will experience the fine flavours of West African cuisine. Whilst ingredients are carefully obtained and quality produce selected to bring out the finest flavours for his meals. Jason is certainly a man on a mission; Whether you want to host a Christmas party with colleagues, enjoy a festive feast with family and friends or fancy a African meal with a modern twist then Jason’s Little Kitchen is the place to be 🙂


5) #PartyToTheEnd 2016: a celebration of our community

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Date: Monday 12th December | Time: 18:00 – 23:00 GMT | Venue: 255 Elgin Avenue, Maida Vale W9 1NJ | W: /doitNowNow | Insta: /dinnAfrica | FB: /DiNNAfrica | Twitter: @DiNNAfrica | Eventbrite: here

Come FEAST and/or PARTY us as they celebrate a fantastic year in our community! This is an opportunity to have fun with a group of people who are just as passionate about Africa as you are. African cuisine will be served with a modern on the night – be there!


6) THE VEGAN NIGERIAN CHRISTMAS DINNER

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Date: Thursday 15 December | Time: 19:30 – 22:00pm | Venue: Paradise Unbakery59 Chamberlayne Road, London NW10 3ND | Insta: /VeganNigerian | FB: /VeganNigerian | Twitter: @VeganNigerian | YouTube: /c/VeganNigerian | Email: vegannigerian@gmail.com | Eventbrite: here

It’s the last Vegan Nigerian pop-up restaurant of the year and the festive season is upon us. What better way to round off the year than with a delectable three-course meal? Expect mouth-watering food, Christmas tunes, and the usual warm atmosphere.

Menu:

Starter: Coconut, sweetcorn and scotch bonnet soup (gf)

Main: Roasted stuffed pepper; baked sweet potatoes; carrot, fennel & mint salad; gravy (gf)

Dessert: Christmas cake with pineapple/orange compote and whipped coconut cream


7) Traditional Ethiopian & Eritrean Food Buffet Night

(Outside London)

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DateSaturday, 3 December | Time: 18:00 to 22:00pm | Venue: St Clements Family Community centre, Cross Street,  OX4 1DA Oxford | FB: /AbyssiniaEthiopianCuisine | Email: ethiopian.cuisinecatering@gmail.com | Eventbrite: here

Just in case you’re in Oxford; do check out this Traditional Ethiopian & Eritrean Food Buffet Night.  Including a Large Selection of Vegetarian dishes and followed by Ethiopian coffee ceremony and a collection of Ethiopian & Eritrean music to dunce for.



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