About us

Our culinary ethos blends innovation, live fire cooking, umami, and an array of exotic spices. Infused with our founder Aji Akokomi’s West African heritage, our dedicated team of chefs expertly craft a diverse range of dishes, honouring tradition while pushing the boundaries of culinary creativity. We blend the freshest seasonal British ingredients with African spices, resulting in a dining experience that is both culturally resonant and distinctly exceptional.

Our Menus

We serve our tasting menu during both lunch and dinner. Additionally, we provide a shorter menu option exclusively for lunch.

Complementing your experience, we offer three drink pairings. Our signature Akoko pairing combines ingredients, cocktails, and wines from across Africa. Alternatively, enjoy our curated wine pairing for harmonious flavours. If you prefer non-alcoholic options, our soft pairing includes house-made beverages to perfectly complement your meal.



To book a table, reserve online using the button below.

Please plan for up to 2.5 hours for the full tasting menu and 1.5 hours for the lunch menu. All guests must order from the menu.

Please be aware that we cannot accommodate certain allergies/dietary requirements, including tomatoes, alliums, ginger, coconut milk, bell peppers, shiitake mushrooms, and chilies. Our menu contains our in-house bouillons with trace amounts of gluten, making it unsuitable for entirely gluten-free diets. If you have any uncertainties or dietary restrictions, kindly inform us in advance to avoid potential charges. Please note that we cannot guarantee dishes to be entirely free of trace ingredients used in our kitchen.

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Private Events

Explore the option of reserving our restaurant exclusively for a private dining experience. Enjoy the luxury of your own personalised dining space, a dedicated team at your service, and a menu tailored to your preferences.

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Gift Vouchers

You can now purchase personalised Akoko gift vouchers online and choose from postal or email delivery.


Opening times

We are open for lunch and dinner from Tuesday to Saturday.





6pm – 11pm (last booking at 8.45pm)

12pm – 4pm (last booking at 1:45pm)
6pm – 11pm (last booking at 8:45pm)


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