9 African Restaurants in Edinburgh

How to choose between African restaurants in Edinburgh

With a whole continent of culinary influences at work, the sheer variety of African cuisine can be overwhelming and you might not know where to begin. But, thanks to Edinburgh's cosmopolitan nature and cross-cultural makeup, you can experience a plethora of unique dishes at African restaurants across Edinburgh. Whether you're in the mood for something distinctly different for lunch, or planning a memorable meal out with friends in the evening, you can discover a new world of flavours at eateries throughout the city. Find the nearest African restaurants to you in Edinburgh, or cast the net wider when you search with Quandoo and browse all available menus at a glance, read up on ratings, then book your table easily online.

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Nile Valley Cafe

Old Town
African££££
5.6/69
Nile Valley Cafe

Shebeen - Morrison Street

West End
South African££££
5.5/6112
Shebeen - Morrison Street

Shebeen - Morrison St

Haymarket
South African££££
5.5/679
Shebeen - Morrison St
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Shebeen - Dalkeith

Town Centre
South African££££
5.3/692
Shebeen - Dalkeith

Indaba

Haymarket
African££££
6.0/62
Indaba

Peppersoup Joint - Glasgow

City Centre
African££££
Peppersoup Joint - Glasgow

Manjaros - Glasgow

Merchant City
African££££
5.2/65
Manjaros - Glasgow

African Restaurant Calabash

City Centre
African££££
3.7/63
African Restaurant Calabash

Experience Kitchen

City Centre
South African
Experience Kitchen
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    Feast on Africa's favourite foods in Edinburgh

    Africa is home to 54 distinct and beautiful countries, each with their own particular culinary influences and specialities. As such, you'll find plenty of choice when it comes to choosing African restaurants in Edinburgh to dine in. Enjoy a hearty plate of rice stew at a Nigerian restaurant near you, or savour some of South Africa's finest feasts like shisa nyama. Fancy something more familiar? Don't forget that it was Mozambique that invented piri piri chicken, regardless of what some might think. Whatever tickles your fancy, you're in for a delicious surprise at one of the many African restaurants in Edinburgh.
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    Unwind at some of the most popular African restaurants in Edinburgh

    Wherever you are in Edinburgh, you won't be too far from African restaurants serving up a host of delightful dishes from this mesmerising continent. Are you a fan of seafood? Chambo is a popular dish with Malawians, with grilled fish served up alongside authentic African porridge and sizzling fries. Looking to give your more discerning palate a treat? You'll definitely want to try Namibian venison, which is the perfect companion to a delicious glass of chilled beer.
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    Enjoy something new at Edinburgh's many African restaurants

    With big portions and even bigger flavours, African restaurants are the ideal choice if you're looking to celebrate with friends or family. Find establishments in your area, or search out African restaurants in Edinburgh a little further from home when you're in the mood to explore. It's never been simpler to browse new and familiar eateries online with Quandoo, with convenient online reservations to boot, ideal if you're struggling to make last minute dinner plans.