Where did the story of African restaurants in Liverpool begin?. The African community in Liverpool is one of Britain's oldest and dates all the way back to the 1700's. Since then it has been steadily growing with settlers from all parts of the African continent making their home in the famous and colourful city of Liverpool. Thankfully, they made sure to bring the ingredients and knowledge that goes into their varied and delicious cuisine cultures with them! You can now find a wide range of African restaurants in Liverpool that will have you enjoying dishes such as chin chin and sadza in a ambiance that offers the open and lively personality of the continent.