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At Akoko Masterchef: The Professionals finalist William JM Chilila, previously at Orrery, creates enticing dishes from across West Africa, with an emphasis on using sustainably-grown ingredients from African and British suppliers. The menu starts with Nigerian Export Guinness bread rolls and moves on to goat pepper soup, grilled 28 day aged beef suya with caramelised onion and confit tomato, lobster with melon seed veloute and pounded yam, grilled aubergine with aubergine caviar and the signature baobab dish sweetened with honey. Interiors by Rene Dekker Design showcase the natural beauty, simplicity and earthiness of West Africa with walls covered in soothing clay and decorated with African art.

 

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Sanderson, A Morgans Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
50 Berners Street, W1T | 1 minute from Akoko
Slick design, statement furniture and modern fittings, this is what you get from the Schrager-Starck design partnership. From the funky lobby and the bar (very busy ... More
 
 
 
The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 5 minutes from Akoko
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
The Courthouse Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
19 - 21 Great Marlborough Street, W1F | 5 minutes from Akoko
A swimming pool, spa, fitness room and a range of meeting rooms have been sympathetically accommodated within this historic 5-star Soho hotel. A Grade II listed ... More
 
 
 
 
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Momo
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
25 Heddon Street, Mayfair, London W1B | 9 minutes from Akoko
The much loved Momo's from Mourad 'Momo' Mazouz's has been going for over a decade but it's still the best in town, serving absolutely superb, authentic ... More
 
 
 
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Souk Bazaar
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
27 Litchfield Street, Leicester Square, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 9 minutes from Akoko
North African cuisine. Booking essential. Separate room for parties. Occasional live entertainment. ... More
 
 
 
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Ikoyi
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
St James's Market, SW1Y | 11 minutes from Akoko
Presenting an innovative twist on vivid West African flavours, Ikoyi London is a vibrant venue in St James's Market. The menu features eclectic dishes such as ... More
 
 
 
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Latium
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
21 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | Same location as Akoko
Maurizio Morelli was first appointed head chef of a London restaurant, Ibla, (now shut down) at just 24 years old. Stints at Green Olive and Paolo ... More
 
 
 
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Flesh & Buns Fitzrovia
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
32 Berners Street, W1T | 1 minute from Akoko
Popular izakaya Flesh & Buns is supersized for its second restaurant. This Fitzrovia restaurant, just north of Oxford Street (or Noho, if you like), is the ... More
 
 
 
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Mad Hatter's Afternoon Tea, Sanderson Hotel
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
The Sanderson Hotel, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Akoko
Sanderson Hotel gives visitors the chance to climb down a rabbit hole and explore the wonderland beneath at their Mad Hatter's Afternoon Tea. Creating a twisted ... More
 
 
 
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Hair The Musical In Concert
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Monday 5th April 2021 at 5pm and 8.45pm
Akoko, 8 Argyll Street, W1F | 5 minutes from Akoko
Arlene Phillips directs a concert staging of the tribal rock musical with a book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt ...More
 
 
 
Jamie Cullum
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd April 2021 - 7pm
Akoko, 8 Argyll Street, W1F | 5 minutes from Akoko
The invigorating jazz singer-songwriter performs tracks from his back catalogue and latest album, Taller....More
 
 
 
Shez Raja Featuring John Etheridge, Tony Kofi, Vasilis Xenopoulos
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 2nd May 2021 - 7.30pm
Akoko, 47 Frith Street, W1D | 7 minutes from Akoko
Indojazz and funk originals from the virtuoso electric bass player and his accompanying musicians....More
 
 
 
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The Wheatsheaf
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
25 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Akoko
Stop at The Wheatsheaf on Rathbone Place and you'll be having a pint where people like George Orwell, Anthony Burgess and Dylan Thomas have stopped and ... More
 
 
 
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Soho Square
London > Entertainment >
1 Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Akoko
Popular lunchtime spot in the heart of London's media industry, Soho Square is located at the centre of Soho and provides a ... More
 
 
 
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London Palladium
London > Entertainment > Theatres
8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 5 minutes from Akoko
For those who owned televisions in the 1950s and 1960s, the London Palladium is quite simply the most famous variety theatre in the world. Stars who ... More
 
 
 
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Fitzrovia Chapel
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fitzroy Place, Pearson Square (off Mortimer St), W1T | 1 minute from Akoko
The beautifully restored Fitzrovia Chapel, formerly at Middlesex Hospital, underwent a two million pound restoration and reopened in 2015, unveiled to the public for ... More
 
 
 
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Pollock's Toy Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Scala Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Akoko
Crammed inside two townhouses (one 18th, the other 19th century) on a pretty sidestreet you'll find this historic haven for toys of all kinds. Named after ... More
 
 
 
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Isis Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hanway Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Akoko
This Soho gallery is owned by John Marchant, friend and supporter of Antony Hegarty - of Antony and the Johnsons fame. It was here that the ... More
 
 
 
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Paradise Row
London > Shopping > Art and Design
74 Newman Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Akoko
Paradise Row was opened in October 2006 by Nick Hackworth, an art critic for the Evening Standard for some seven years. The gallery, part of a ... More
 
 
 
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Tokyobike Fitzrovia
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
14 Eastcastle Street, W1T | 1 minute from Akoko
Hip, independent bike company founded in 2002 in the quiet Tokyo suburb of Yanaka, Tokyobike made its way to Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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Hobgoblin
London > Shopping > Musician Supplies
24 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Akoko
This busy musical curios shop has London's best choice of folk instruments and a large range of guitars, accordions, recorders, bongo drums and other percussion instruments. ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 5 minutes from Akoko
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 6 minutes from Akoko
One of three RADA sites across London, this Chenies Street building contains rehearsal rooms, the finance department, RADA Enterprises, the RADA Marketing department, ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 9 minutes from Akoko
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Frame Fitzrovia
London > Leisure >
25-33 Berners Street, W1T | 1 minute from Akoko
Drop in and pay-as-you-go, Frame offers flexibility and fun workouts, from sweat drenched cardio to mindful meditation. Doing the gym differently, Frame puts you through ... More
 
 
 
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Agua at Sanderson
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Akoko
Walking into the clean white space that is the Agua Spa at The Sanderson is instantly calming, relaxing and heavenly. There are 14 private treatment rooms, ... More
 
 
 
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The London Academy of Krav Maga
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 6 minutes from Akoko
Despite several high-profile aficionados – J-Lo and Angelina Jolie included – Israel’s contribution to martial arts is still unknown to the general public. Krav Maga ... More
 
 
 
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The Adam and Eve
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Akoko
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Adam & Eve
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Akoko
Situated on Wells Street by Oxford Circus, The Adam & Eve is one of the most central pubs within the Young's pub group offering a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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King & Queen
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 4 minutes from Akoko
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The Long Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Akoko
For a little refinement and an expensive tipple, the Sanderson hotel's Long Bar is a very exclusive sanctuary. The bar is hugely chic but is still ... More
 
 
 
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Punch Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
London EDITION, 10 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Akoko
Specialising in punches served from miniature cauldrons, the Punch Room is an exclusive reservations-only bar tucked away at the back of the London EDITION hotel. As ... More
 
 
 
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Lobby Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
London EDITION, 10 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Akoko
Ensuring guests at the London EDITION hotel are greeted with suitable grandeur, the Lobby Bar boasts a striking high stuccoed ceiling with a gargantuan stainless steel ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanderson Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Akoko
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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Akoko
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
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28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 7 minutes from Akoko
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Pretty Woman: The Musical
Theatre | Until 4th September 2021 

Piccadilly Theatre 9 minutes walk from Akoko

Aimie Atkinson plays Vivian Ward and Danny Mac is Edward Lewis in the romantic musical based on the 1990 film, ...More

Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2021 

Wellcome Collection 11 minutes walk from Akoko

Replacing Medicine Now as a permanent display at the Wellcome Collection, Being Human is a free exhibition which takes a ...More

 
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
Theatre | Until 22nd March 2021 

Garrick Theatre 13 minutes walk from Akoko

Spontaneous musical comedy based on suggestions from members of the audience, with a live on-stage band of six musicians, who ...More

The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 27th March 2021 

Fortune Theatre 15 minutes walk from Akoko

One of the less well-known West End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses ...More

 
Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2022 

Trafalgar Square 15 minutes walk from Akoko

London born artist Heather Philipson puts an ice cream with a cherry on top on The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 2nd May 2021 

Duchess Theatre 16 minutes walk from Akoko

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
 
 
 
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