15 African Supperclubs & Food Pop-ups to look forward to in September 2017

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African Cuisine is being enjoyed all over London and it’s rise is continuing. Supperclubs, Food Pop-ups, Central London Restaurants and Takeaways such as LOLO KitchenChuku’sFaaji Sundays and more have been and still are gracing various Londoners alike. African Cuisine Galore in September 2017! Please do checkout MoyoLondon, Victor Okunowo and Sope Osibona amongst some of our new entries along with others.  Nina’s Cookery Corner ‘Sierra Leoneon’ Supperclub Grub (pictured above) will take some beating also.



SPECIAL: Ounjẹ Menu Tasting (Private Event) 

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An Eight Course Menu Tasting Private Banquet in London of African Cuisine doesn’t happen in London every year – if not in a life time. But that is exactly what Ounjẹwill bring to you this October. This event without doubt is one of the standout African Supperclubs of the year. Cuisinier Victor Okunowo will be showcasing his take on the African (Nigerian) dishes and flavours in celebration of African Cuisine redefining what it means to dine in the African community. In the lead up to this October event; Victor Okunowo will be hosting a Private Menu Tasting on Thursday September 14th 2017; if you are an African Food Lover, General Food Critic, Photographer or Blogger with a passion for haute cuisine and giving constructive feedback; Victor would love to have you at this event – for further info – email us at: africancultureblog@gmail.com or ofunime@gmail.com

Find out more about Victor Okunowo’s ‘Ounjẹ‘ Eight Course Menu Supperclub launch here


Kenyan Supper Club

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Date: Fri, September 1 | Time: 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM | Venue: Campbell & Syme Coffee Roasters, 9 Fortis Green, London N2 9JR | Hosts: The Akili Trust | FB: /The-Akili-Trust-Kenya | Twitter: @AkiliTrust | Eventbrite: here

Neerali and Sonali of Nights at the Round Table (www.grubclub.com/nights-at-the-round-table) are cooking up a Kenyan feast in aid of the Akili trust on Friday 1st September, 7 for 7.30pm at Campbell and Syme, 9 Fortis Green, East Finchley, London N2 9JR

The 4 course feast will feature: ugali, samosa, seafood coconut curry, mandazi and Kenyan coffee ice cream. A coconut cocktail will greet you on arrival and chai to finish. Bring your own booze to accompany the meal.

The Akili Trust works in Dabaso and Kakuyuni in the Kilifi province of Kenya, establishing and supporting community libraries, providing educational resources, and funding bursaries for secondary education. Our supporters are invaluable to our work, promoting and developing standards of literacy. 

£25 per head — please pay on the door.

 For more info about this event; please click here



Las Gidi Nights

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Date: Sun, 3 Sep 2017 | Time: 17:00pm – late | Venue: Luxford Bar & Kitchen, 610 Old Kent Road London SE15 1JB | Hosts: Social City Team | Email: For more info contact: dayo@social-city.co.uk/laide@social-city.co.uk | Eventbrite: here

With home being so far, Las Gidi intends to take you back home without the flight cost.

Bringing you the Lagos (EKO) experience, a night with Fuji, Palm Wine (EMU) and Pepper Soup.

We are most equipped to give you a dope night. Not just another Afrobeat event. We will have DJ’s playing what your parents listened to in that Old School Volvo. From Pasuma, Obesere, King Sunny Ade and the more renowened Fela KUTI.

This is the perfect spot that attracts a diverse crowd of party goers. Dance the day and night away in style with like minded Naija folks. With Unlimited ‘Shayo’ for the first hour.

Doors: 5pm to midnight

3 course meal including with ticket price

Starter: Wings

Main: Jollof Rice, Chicken/Fish, Plaintain and Gizzard

Dessert: Red Velvet

And more such as Pepper soup and Asun

Food will be served between 5 – 7pm

Unlimited champagne between 5-6pm

Music: Old Skool Afrobeats, new skool Afrobeats and other genres

 For more info about this event; please click here



Tokunbo’s Kitchen is 2! Oya Come Celebrate With Us

African Cuisine is being enjoyed all over London and it’s rise is continuing. Supperclubs, Food Pop-ups, Central London Restaurants and Takeaways such as LOLO KitchenChuku’sFaaji Sundays and more have been and still are gracing various Londoners alike. This month we have Grill N’ Roses (yet again!), Lerato (in demand as usual) Tokunbo’s Kitchen (Oya Come Chop!) and more in this rather Summer BBQ orientated read! Support, Celebrate, Chop and Dine with some of the best African Food Pop-ups and Food Joints in London this month; let’s go:

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Date: | Insta: /TokunbosKitchen | FB: /TokunbosKitchen | Twitter: @TokunbosKitchen | Email: info@tokunboskitchen.com | Site: tokunboskitchen.com| Event Link: here

Join Tokunbo’s Kitchen as they celebrate their our 2nd birthday with an anniversary gala. Expect an evening of great home cooked Nigerian meals and drinks as well as entertainment and music as would be expected of any Nigerian party. Tokunbo’s Kitchen is a pop up service based in London, for people from all cultures to experience and enjoy the flavours and wholesomeness of Nigerian food

Come with friends if you can but don’t worry if you are coming alone as there is a table full of new people to meet!

Oya, come celebrate at Tokunbo’s Kitchen with other food lovers and feast to your heart’s content because no one leaves a Nigerian kitchen without a full stomach and heart.

 

SAMPLE MENU

APPETISERS

Chin Chin

Plantain Crisps

SMALL CHOPS

Peppersoup (Hot)

Asun (Hot)

Puff Puff (v)

Akara (ve)

MAINS

Party Jollof Rice (ve)

Nigerian Fried Rice

Gizdodo

Suya Chicken

Egusi served with Pounded Yam (ve)

DESSERTS

Guinness Ice Cream

Mango Sorbet

 For more info about this event; please click here



Come Dine with Nina Hearty and Delicious Sierra Leonean Cuisine

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Date: Sat 16 September | Time: 19:00 – 22:00pm | Venue: Big Breakfast, 27 Dartmouth Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 3HN | Insta: /NinasCookeryCorner | FB: /NinasCookeryCorner | Blog: NinasCookeryCorner | Email: Email: ninascookerycorner@gmail.com | RSVP: here

Okay! So if you Love West African food? This is for you! Discover this new pop up restaurant of delicious Sierra Leonean Cuisine. Wedding and private dining caterer Nina’s Cookery Corner is inviting you, your family and friends to come dine with her at her second pop up resturant event.

Limited spaces available so book your tickets early.

A new fresh and hearty menu awaits you. For the price of £37 you’ll be served a 3-course meal and a complimentary exotic drink. Come ready to dine with an expectation of delicious mouth-watering food, great ambience and meet new people.

There is also a chance to win 2 fabulous gifts on the night.

Menu on the Night will be:

Starters

Plantain fritters with spicy gravy

Sa Lone Salad

Main

Oxtail Granat soup with Foondae* (m)

Spinach Fish stew with Plain white rice (f)

Black Eyed Beans stew (v)

Dessert

Cream Pap

Sponge cake on vanilla custard

Complimentary Drink

Nina’s Home made Ginger Beer or Tombi Drink

NB: Additional drinks will be sold at the bar.

*This dish contains nuts.

f (fish) m (Meat) v (vegetarian)

 For more info about this event; please click here



MoyóLondon Supper Club

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Date: Sat 9th September | Time: 18:30 – 22:00pm | Venue: Tolli Patisserie, 327 Kentish Town Road, London NW5 2TJ | Hosts: Moyo London | Insta: /MoyoLondon | FB: /moyoLondon | Twitter: @moyoLondon | Emailinfo@moyolondon.co.uk | RSVP: here

Come and join Moyo London for a 6 course dinner in a relaxed atmosphere. Expect an African inspired feast where moyóLondon will be serving amazing Nigerian food.

A free welcome drink on the night, Nigeria’s favourite cocktail …Chapman.

Go On…Try it, Like it, Love it! They would love to see you there on the night.

Menu

– Hot Paprika wings**

– Akara, tomato salad (Ve)

– Jollof Rice, Crispy Chicken

– Beef and Lamb chops Suya combo on flatbread**

– Fried Plantain (Ve)

-Guinness Chocolate Cake or Ice Cream

As well as some lovely sauces to go with your fantastic food

**This dish contains nuts

**Halal

*Some of our tables might be social tables, the more the merrier.

For more info about this event; please click here



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Date: Sat 2nd September | Time: 2pm – 10pm | Venue: The Pill Box, 115 Coventry Road, London E2 6GG | Hosts: The Social Bloc| Insta: /TheSocialBloc | FB: /TheSocialBlockUK | Twitter: @TheSocialBlocUK | Email: hey@thesocialbloc.com | RSVP: here

THE SOCIAL BLOC LDN is back with another food and day party experience! When the sun is out , every one is social , come and soak up the vibes at The Pill Box Kitchen London in Sept and experience the African culture and relax at London’s day party

TASTE

A BBQ Menu inspired by the ‘South African Braai’ consisting of 3 courses of flavours & spices, from a chef who’s sole aim is to please.

Tasty meats, flavoured sides new cocktails.. and we are vegetarian friendly too.

What is a BBQ without drinks! An hour of FREE Pimms for all our guests.

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For more info about this event; please click here



SUYA SHACK SupperClub

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Date: Sat 23 September | Time: 18:00 – 21:00pm | Venue: Kingsland Road, 52- 56 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DP | Host: Sope Osibona | Eventbrite: here

Join Suya Shack for their launch on the 23rd September 2017.

Suya Shack focuses on the flavours, spices, textures and colours of West African food, delivered in a relaxed environment.

Meun on the night will be:

Complimentary glass of bubbly

SUPERMALT

A West African favourite, non-alcoholic beverage

STARTER

Plantain & Shito

Sweet plantain served with shito (Ghanaian black pepper sauce)

MAIN

Fried Rice & Suya

Rice infused with herbs and spices, tossed with shrimp, kidney and vegtables served with suya spiced chicken

SuyaShack

DESSERT

Puff Puff

A doughnut like treat sprinkled with icing sugar

Grab your tickets for an evening of good food and good company!

For more info about this event; please click here



SOUTH AFRICAN BRAAI

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Date: Sun 24th September | Time: 12pm – 8pm | Venue: FEGO, Pembroke Road, Sevenoaks, TN13 1AS | Eventbrite: here

Jaya would like to invite you to join us for a traditional South African Braai. A Braai is the South African equivalent of a BBQ. The word braai comes from the word ‘braaivleis’, which is Afrikaans for roasted meat. A braai revolves around the fire, and the food. As per tradition, we will be cooking our braai on charcoals rather than gas. It is all about the experience, the company and the quality of the food. We will also have face painting all day for the children to enjoy. The menu is listed below;

Straight from the Braai

Peri peri whole roasted lamb shoulder w/rustic hummus

Vegetable potjie, pap en sous

Cajun spice & maple chicken w/coriander yoghurt & lime

Roasted sea trout w/ jalapeno & basil

Boerewors w/onion relish

Baked garlic bread

Honey and spring onion corn

 

Salads and Sides

Potato salad w/ boiled egg and grated gherkins

Pap and Gravy

Red cabbage slaw

Fresh tomato, torn basil and olive oil

Mixed leaf salad

Quinoa superfood

Dressings and Accompaniments

 

Dessert

Coconut baked bananas w/caramel sauce, pecans, vanilla cream

Pineapple, lychee and Granadilla Salad

You are welcome to join them at any time of the day 12pm – 5pm for a fun, family day of great food and company. Everyone is welcome, we hope to share this experience with you and create a fun an exciting event outside our restaurant in Bligh’s Meadow, Sevenoaks. It will be £25 per adult for as much as you can eat – and little ones under-fives eat free as well as a half price menu for under twelves!

For more info about this event; please click here



Pairing wine and food: taste wine and meaty canapés South African style!

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Date: Mon 18th Sep | Time: 7pm – late | Venue: Vivat Bacchus, 4 Hay’s Lane, London Bridge SE1 2HB | Hosts: Vivat Bacchus | FB: /VivatBacchus | Twitter: @Vivat_Bacchus | Insta: /VivatBacchus | Eventbrite: here

If there’s one thing we do best, its SA wines paired with awesome meats. This is a food and wine pairing extravaganza:

Baked fig & goat’s cheese crostini with beef biltong shavings
Graham Beck Brut NV

Home-baked boerewors & tomato bredie sausage roll, vine-ripened plum tomatoes, rock salt
The FMC Chenin Blanc 2015

Slow roast Karoo-style lamb bonbon, chakalaka sauce
Paul Cluver Pinot Noir 2014

Buffalo & soft herb frikadelle
Meerlust Rubicon 2013

Chargrilled haunch of ostrich, green beans, fruit chutney
The Chocolate Block 2015

What better way to end this event than getting 15% off your bill (valid for both food and wine) if you stay for dinner afterwards.

For more info about this event; please click here



South African Pinot Noir

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Date: Mon 4th Sep | Time: 7pm – late | Venue: Vivat Bacchus, 4 Hay’s Lane, London Bridge SE1 2HB | Hosts: Vivat Bacchus | FB: /VivatBacchus | Twitter: @Vivat_Bacchus | Insta: /VivatBacchus | Eventbrite: here

To ease you into autumn Vivat Bacchus have got some great balanced soft-fruit reds in the best of South African Pinot Noir – What better way to end this event than getting 15% off your bill (valid for both food and wine) if you stay for dinner afterwards. The Vivat Bacchus restaurants, established in Farringdon in 2003 and London Bridge in 2008, are a celebration of rustic, robust food, artisan cheeses and great wines. South African in origin, they are known for the range and quality of our wines, our memorably stocked cheese rooms and a menu using daily sourced, quality seasonal ingredients from highly regarded producers.

For more info about this event; please click here

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