12 Amazing, Black-owned Restaurants to Support

South London Edition


There are many ways in which we want to do more to continuously support the movement for social and economic justice going forward. In addition to everything else, (donating, protesting, educating and more), one straightforward way for us to help in our own communities is by committing to shift our spending towards more black and minority-owned businesses, now and always. 


The hospitality industry has been hit hard by the effects of Covid-19 so we wanted tohighlight a few of many amazing black-owned, south-London restaurants that arecurrently open for takeaway (collection and/or delivery). This is by no means an exhaustive list but rather a start to our research and a chance to give our local favorites a shoutout so that others can enjoy their great food too!


We've found a lot of useful information for this post on Eater, Jamii and Infatuation so please check them out as well, and most importantly, go grab yourself some fabulous food!

@fishwingsandtings

Brixton


Fish, Wings & Tings

Trinidadian/ Caribbean spot serving jerk chicken and, perhaps London’s best, salt cod fritters. Try their homemade ginger beer and stock up on Brian Danclair’s hot sauces. Call 020 7737 4888 for collection/ delivery in the area. Website

Caribe

Caribbean pop-up turned permanent resident at Pop Brixton, serving traditional dishes alongside modern classics. The popular go-to for island food, especially in the summers when delivering lunch boxes for Notting Hill Carnival, takes order via Instagram. Website

Three Little Birds

Jamaican café, boutique and rum bar serving a range of jerk varieties, calamari and banana pancakes with rum sauce for brunch. Website

Negril

Well known for their Caribbean platters, featuring everything from jerk ribs and curried goat to Rastafarian Ital dishes. Delivery or collection available via their website.


@trapkitchen

Balham


Trap Kitchen

menu is up on their Instagram, featuring variations on lobster tails, crab, bang bang prawns, chicken, and not to mention, some serious looking Oreo waffles. Order via Instagram or call 07568521694.

Kennington


Bokit’La

French Caribbean stall that normally frequents a range of London markets. We see them every Saturday at Oval and there is always a que. Must-try’s include the melt-in-your-mouth-amazing salt fish bokits. Order via their website, Deliveroo or call 07889864375. Website

Only Jerkin

Full of flavour and family recipes, this Caribbean joint has racked up a cult following through dishes like triple dipped chicken nuggets and two variations of a jerk burger. Order through website, delivery apps or collect in Kennington, Erdington and Bethnal Green. Website

Camberwell


I Go Chop

Expect hearty stews accompanied by a choice of rice or yam porridge and a side when choosing from the set menu or opt for their speciality Oga burrito filled with jollof rice and beans. Order via their, or other, delivery apps. Website

Kaieteur Kitchen

Elephant & Castle


Kaiteur Kitchen

Guyanese street food stall run by Faya Gomes, situated right outside Elephant & Castle shopping mall. Call 07466 616137 to order fried fish curry, coconut lamb stew, or her famous pepper pot. Collection only.

Daddy O Suya Spot

This food stall sits in the moat of Elephant & Castle and serves up Nigerian dishes such as fufu, egusi soup and spicy beef stews, but Oliajide Agbede’s stall is most famed for his chicken and gizzard suya. Call 07438274728 to order. Collection only.

Herne Hill


Umana Yana Roti

Another Saturday regular at Oval Farmer’s Market, serving up traditional, Guyanese dishes such as roti, patties, pine tarts and a range of fritters. Call 02086718227/ 07791908759 or email info@umanayana.co.uk to order. Website

Bermondsey


805 Restaurants

With outposts in Accra and Abuja, 805 Restaurants brings homely Nigerian and West African specialties to the UK. Try the jollof rice, whole grilled fish, suya or pepper soup. Call 020 7639 0808 or order via delivery apps. Website


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