Our Story

In 2001 Mr and Mrs James opened their first African restaurant at 805 Old Kent Road, London and the 805 Restaurants brand was born. Their mission was to present a new West African dining experience and be known as the best African Restaurant in London.

Almost 20 years on, we continue to serve authentic West African food, staying true to traditional recipes that are eaten across the region. Our dining experiences cater for dish-sharing pleasures, a party of many or one. All this in a modern environment that affords a pleasurable dining experience all-round.

our restaurants

805 Restaurants are probably the best African Restaurants in the UK and West Africa. Come dine with us and experience authentic West African food, with a modern twist.  Our menu has a wide range of dishes for everyone and the chefs at 805 restaurants can cater to your individual preferences.

private events

What are you planning?  An intimate dinner with friends and family, a corporate luncheon, or a soiree?  Then 805 restaurants, offer a full-service event service. Our in-house event production team can provide you with a tailored event, from concept to planning and delivery. From helping you to design your menu, pair your wines, and create an atmosphere for a memorable brunch, lunch or dinner.

Book a table

Thank you for booking with 805 restaurants. Please note, we will be in touch to confirm all bookings.

Reservations for the next business day, after 6pm should be made through the chosen branch by 1PM on the day of the reservation in order to confirm availability.