African Torch

 
 

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ADDRESS
135 - 137 High Cross Road, N17 9NU 
 
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Located on High Cross Road, African Torch is the perfect place to take your clients and your dinner dates for a colourful meal. Specialising in West African, Caribbean and continental cuisine, this little neighbourhood gem is painted an elegant shade of blue and the walls are adorned with African masks and clay sculptures. Decorated with chocolate leather seating and wooden floors, African Torch is a smart venue and its platters are perfect for sharing with friends. Close to Tottenham Hale station and the Tottenham Hale Retail Park, African Torch restaurant is convenient for post-shopping catch-ups, and locals love the traditional Sunday roasts. Fussy eaters will enjoy simple dishes such as the vegetable lasagne.

 
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Hotels near African Torch

Near African Torch
Holiday Inn Express London Chingford London
Holiday Inn Express London Chingford
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £35  26% off
5 Walthamstow Avenue, E4 | 2.1 miles from African Torch
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The County Hotel Woodford London
The County Hotel Woodford
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £33  29% off
30 Oak Hill, IG8 | 3.3 miles from African Torch
Located at the southern tip of Epping Forest, with Lakeside Shopping Centre and Waltham Abbey nearby, The County Hotel is ideally situated for anyone who wants ...More
 
 
 
The Raglan Hotel London
The Raglan Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £42  34% off
8 12 Queens Avenue Muswell Hill, N10 | 3.4 miles from African Torch
Spacious rooms and comfortable furnishings make the Raglan Hotel a favourite with visitors to nearby Alexandra Palace. Convenient links to the West End and secluded gardens ...More
 
 
 
Exceline African Cuisine London
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Exceline African Cuisine
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
175 Mare Street, E8 | 3.4 miles from African Torch
Home-style east African cooking is hard to come by on the London dining scene, making Bethnal Green's Exceline Exotic Dishes a celebrated east London haunt. Food ...More
 
 
 
Lalibela London
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Lalibela
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
137 Fortess Road, NW5 | 3.9 miles from African Torch
Bohemian Ethiopian restaurant with unique rituals and relaxed ambience. Forget knives and forks, eating with your fingers is the way forward at Lalibela. Encouraging a truly hands-on ...More
 
 
 
Queen of Sheba London
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Queen of Sheba
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
12 Fortess Road, NW5 | 4.2 miles from African Torch
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Dining near African Torch

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Spark Cafe London
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Spark Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Springfield Park, Clapton, E5 | 28 minutes from African Torch
Housed in the grade II-listed White Lodge Mansion in Springfield Park, Hackney, Spark Cafe is a beautiful spot to enjoy some homecooked Mediterranean food and a ...More
 
 
 
Urfa Ockabasi London
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Urfa Ockabasi
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
18-20 Saint James Street, E17 | 28 minutes from African Torch
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Autograf London
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Autograf
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
488 West Green Road, N15 | 28 minutes from African Torch
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Events near African Torch

Near African Torch
Longborough Festival Opera: Rinaldo London
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Longborough Festival Opera: Rinaldo
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 17th July 2014 - 7.30pm-10pm
Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Road, N15 | 7 minutes from African Torch
Jeremy Silver conducts Handel's tale of the love between Rinaldo and Almirena to the background of the siege of Jerusalem....More
 
 
 
Little Women London
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Little Women
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 31st July to 9th August 2014 - 7.30pm
Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Road, N15 | 7 minutes from African Torch
A musical version of the semi-autobiographical book is brought to life by director Caroline Leslie. The story follows the four March sisters making ends meet during ...More
 
 
 
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Near African Torch
Stoke Newington International Airport London
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Stoke Newington International Airport
London > Entertainment > Theatres
1-15 Leswin Place, N16 | 2.2 miles from African Torch
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Hackney Downs Studios London
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Hackney Downs Studios
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Amhurst Terrace, E8 | 2.4 miles from African Torch
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Park Theatre London
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Park Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Clifton Terrace, N4 | 2.5 miles from African Torch
The £2.2 million Park Theatre is situated two minutes' walk from Finsbury Park tube station and houses a two-tier 200 seat and a 90 seat theatre, ...More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near African Torch

The best museums, galleries, attractions near African Torch
William Morris Gallery London
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William Morris Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Lloyd Park, Forest Road, E17 | 2 miles from African Torch
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West Reservoir Centre London
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West Reservoir Centre
London > Attractions > Activities
Stoke Newington West Reservoir, Green Lanes, N4 | 2.1 miles from African Torch
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Gillett Square London
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Gillett Square
London > Attractions >
Gillett Square, N16 | 2.8 miles from African Torch
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Shopping near African Torch

The best shops and markets near African Torch
Whole Foods Market London
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Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
32-40 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 | 37 minutes from African Torch
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Stoke Newington Farmers Market London
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Stoke Newington Farmers Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Paul's Church, Stoke Newington Road N16 7UY, N16 | 37 minutes from African Torch
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Olive Loves Alfie London
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Olive Loves Alfie
London > Shopping >
84 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 | 37 minutes from African Torch
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Education near African Torch

Near African Torch
Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique London
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Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
London > Education > Evening Classes
Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 3 miles from African Torch
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Connexions Careers Centre London
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Careers Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 3 miles from African Torch
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Jenius Social London
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 3.3 miles from African Torch
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Leisure near African Torch

African Torch gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Clissold Park London
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Clissold Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Greenway Close, N4 | 2.1 miles from African Torch
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Lloyd Park London
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Lloyd Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Forest Road, E17 | 36 minutes from African Torch
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Abney Park Cemetery & Nature Reserve London
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Abney Park Cemetery & Nature Reserve
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Stoke Newington High Street, N16 | 36 minutes from African Torch
Non-denominational cemetery, arboretum and nature reserve. Hidden away in the north-east corner of London, lies this highly influential, pioneering and yet relatively unknown beauty spot. Part nature ...More
 
 
 
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Pubs near African Torch

The best pubs near London African Torch.
The Auld Shillelagh London
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The Auld Shillelagh
London > Nightlife > Pubs
105 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 | 2 miles from African Torch
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The Prince London
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The Prince
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Kynaston Road, N16 | 2.1 miles from African Torch
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The White Hart London
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The White Hart
London > Nightlife > Pubs
69 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 | 2.1 miles from African Torch
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Nightlife near African Torch

African Torch clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Hackney Central London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hackney Central
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Amhurst Road, E8 | 2.9 miles from African Torch
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Dalston Roof Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dalston Roof Park
London > Nightlife > Bars
18 Ashwin Street, E8 | 3 miles from African Torch
On the roof of The Print House, a former factory for catalogues, crayons and pencils, sits Dalston Roof Park, an urban oasis four floors ...More
 
 
 
Prince George London
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Prince George
London > Nightlife >
40 Parkholme Road, E8 | 3.1 miles from African Torch
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Meeting venue hire near African Torch

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near African Torch.
Union Chapel London
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 3.5 miles from African Torch
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Bistrotheque London
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 3.8 miles from African Torch
...More
 
 
 
Little Angel Theatre London
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3.8 miles from African Torch
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ...More
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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