The Calabash Restaurant & Bar is the finest African dining and relaxation point with amazing interiors that creates an unfathomable African experience. Situated at the heart of the Greenwich Peninsula, ours is a family-friendly, warm and welcoming restaurant. We offer an authentic full African menu with African beers - sizzling hot food, fast service, and great ambience!
We offer the widest variety of mouth-watering African delicacies in London for you to savour and be delighted by. Ranging from properly prepared soup to spicy nyama choma, expect your culinary senses to be greatly rewarded.
Tasty African cuisine
Get the delight of eating your favourite dish just as mama makes it. If you enjoy African food or you are from Africa, this is the restaurant to try out while in London. Are you on holiday and looking for a place to dine? With our African dishes cooked to perfection, you will not regret choosing to dine with us. This food is the closest you will get to home whilst being in London – it reminds you of home with every bite.
We serve large portions, full of flavour, of delicious food from all over Africa. From Jollof Rice of Sierra Leone, kenkey of Ghana to cow skin CAfricanu nd gizzards of Nigeria and delicious sauce with injera of Ethiopia, and lots more. Our brilliant chefs put African food on the map.
Are you one of the curious diners? We have a number of exciting dishes to satisfy your love for new food experiences. Our amazing chefs are always ready to come out of the kitchen and explain their dishes to you because we know our food is deliciously different from what you are normally accustomed to in London.
Our staff are trained to serve you quicker than you can imagine, with a friendly attitude and thorough knowledge of the menu. They are always happy to provide help and recommendations with the menu.
Our highly trained chefs have a lot of experience in creating authentic African cuisine that is just like you recognise from home. If you are new to African cuisine and don’t know where to start, our chefs are always happy to leave the kitchen to let you know where to start.
Situated in the Greenwich Peninsula, The Calabash Restaurant & Bar is at the heart of everything up and coming. Found in a beautiful location, surrounded by parks, art exhibitions, shops and music venues, we couldn’t be more excited about where we are. Our location is the perfect spot for anyone to discover us, or for someone to go when they need a break for all the exploring they’re doing in the local area.
See What Our Customers Say
“When I was exploring London, I wanted food that felt familiar to me. The Calabash Restaurant & Bar provided that – and better!”
“Great food, amazing people, quick service!”
“I’d never tried African food before, but The Calabash Restaurant & Bar was a great introduction to it. The food was amazing and everyone was so helpful.”
The Calabash Restaurant & Bar is the place to enjoy your favourite aromatic-spicy African dishes and beer with family and friends.
With 20 years of experience cooking in the finest restaurants, our chef is excited to present their vision to you and all our guests. Our caring and committed staff will ensure you have a fantastic experience with us.
Our restaurant is available for private events: weddings, business lunches, dinners, cocktail receptions, and more. We would love to discuss how to be a part of your next event.
We refuse to compromise on quality in our restaurant. That's why we source our fresh ingredients from local farmers' markets.