RestaurantsLondonFitzroviaW1T

survey result

Summary

£140
£££££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

After three years of planning and during the torrid times of October 2020, Aji Akokomi launched his Fitzrovian homage to West African ‘jollof’ cuisine – mixing Nigerian, Ghanaian and Senegalese influences into an ambitious tasting menu format. Not a man to be easily deflected, he emerged from the pandemic and departure of his initial star-chef (William Chilila) to win post-lockdown raves from The Standard’s Jimi Famurewa in June 2021: “agog at the sumptuousness of it all… Akoko’s triumph is to re-energise tradition with a flash of modernity, to draw out the sophistication, elegance and undulating flavour complexity of food that, when it isn’t ignored, is mostly celebrated for its humble, homespun qualities”. Our early survey feedback was scarcely less upbeat, and it’s on that basis that we’ve rated it.

For 31 years we've been curating reviews of the UK's most notable restaurant. In a typical year, diners submit over 50,000 reviews to create the most authoritative restaurant guide in the UK. Each year, the guide is re-written from scratch based on this survey (although for the 2021 edition, reviews are little changed from 2020 as no survey could run for that year).

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always   £110.00
Lunch   £75.00

Tapas / Dim Sum

Main
£33.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £55.00
Filter Coffee £6.50
Extras  
Bread £6.00
Service 12.50%
21 Berners Street, London, W1T 3LJ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday6 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday6 pm‑11 pm
Thursday6 pm‑11 pm
Friday6 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
SundayCLOSED

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