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Opened in mid-September 2023 - Adejoké Bakare has found a new, larger site near Oxford Circus. Good news for her long term fans who have followed her since she won the Brixton Kitchen competition in 2019, and the year after when Adejoké ‘Joké’ Bakare's supperclub Chishuru became a permanent restaurant, featuring West African flavours using British produce.

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£52
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Adejoké ‘Joké’ Bakare moved in September 2023 to this new, 50-cover Fitzrovia location, having closed the SW9 site where she won the Brixton Kitchen competition in 2019 for her original supper club, offering the dishes of her Nigerian childhood but ‘given a London sensibility’. Open-fire cooking will be a feature as well as an extended pastry selection. It has been very highly PR’d though, so let’s hope it lives up to all the coverage – even in the former location there was the odd review along the lines of: “nice people, but disappointing after the hype”.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Wow! Wasn’t sure what to expect of the African food, but it was mind-blowing” – Adejoke Bakara’s “bold and beautiful” dishes win many converts to her “simple, warm and inviting” two-year-old in Brixton, where she channels her Nigerian heritage into contemporary West African cooking washed down with cocktails and funky wines. But does it risk over-exposure? A couple of diners this year judged it “overpriced for food that’s good but not exceptional”.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Wow! What amazing, punchy and exciting food” – ‘contemporary West African cuisine with a foundation of age-old recipes and techniques’, using British ingredients, is the promise at Nigerian-born Adejoké ‘Joké’ Bakare’s August 2020 newcomer in Brixton’s Market Row. It’s the new forever home of her supperclub, which won the Brixton Kitchen competition in 2019. Early feedback says it’s “highly recommended: the tiny room is very basic, but that means nothing gets in the way of enjoying the wonderful hospitality of the owner and her team!”.

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3 Great Titchfield Street, London, W1W 8AX

Restaurant details

Highchair
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No dress code
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Chishuru Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Chishuru Restaurant in W1W, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Chishuru restaurant.
Stewart J
Visited after this restaurant won a Micheli...
Reviewed 2 months, 10 days ago

"Visited after this restaurant won a Michelin star. The food fell short of being anything special. "

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S R
Really great African food. Very nice rooms....
Reviewed 2 months, 25 days ago

"Really great African food. Very nice rooms. "

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Alistair S
Quite small.simply but nicely decorated,.so...
Reviewed 6 months, 3 days ago

"Quite small.simply but nicely decorated,.sort of thoughtful cafe vibe, open kitchen...set menu is often a pain but works well here given lack of familiarity with the cuisine. All dishes interesting and well flavoured,.highlight zingy pepper soup. Wine list is not greedy and service.with a smile."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £50.00
Dinner   £75.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
3 Great Titchfield Street, London, W1W 8AX
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑9:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑9:30 pm
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

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