African Torch  

 
 

THIS VENUE IS NOW CLOSED FOR BUSINESS.

SEE ALTERNATIVE African Cuisine

ADDRESS
135 - 137 High Cross Road, N17 9NU
 
 
TELEPHONE
 

Nearby

 
 
  • Visitor Information

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.

 

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Tottenham Hale Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Seven Sisters Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring African Torch on LondonTown.com

 
London Calendar 2017

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2017 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2017 London events.

 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Exceline African Cuisine
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
175 Mare Street, Hackney, London 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queen of Sheba
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
12 Fortess Road, NW5 | 4.2 miles from African Torch
Ethiopian cuisine.... More
 
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Dining near African Torch

Near African Torch
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urfa Ockabasi
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
18-20 Saint James Street, E17 | 28 minutes from African Torch
Turkish Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Autograf
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
488 West Green Road, N15 | 28 minutes from African Torch
Eastern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near African Torch

Near African Torch
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stoke Newington International Airport
London > Entertainment > Theatres
1-15 Leswin Place, N16 | 2.2 miles from African Torch
No airplanes take off from Stoke Newington International Airport. And there's no point looking up departure times here. Instead turn up for live performances by local ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hackney Downs Studios
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Amhurst Terrace, E8 | 2.4 miles from African Torch
A 70,000 sq ft centre for creativity and collaboration in East London, Hackney Downs Studios was established in 2011, transforming a redundant printworks into an arts ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hackney Showroom
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Amhurst Terrace, E8 | 2.4 miles from African Torch
Launched in March 2015 and located in a 4,000 square foot former print works, Hackney Showroom is ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near African Torch

The best museums, galleries, attractions near African Torch
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
William Morris Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Lloyd Park, Forest Road, E17 | 2 miles from African Torch
The Grade II-listed William Morris Gallery, housed in the mid-18th century boyhood home of artist and designer William Morris, has a permanent exhibition on his ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
West Reservoir Centre
London > Attractions > Activities
Stoke Newington West Reservoir, Green Lanes, N4 | 2.1 miles from African Torch
The purpose-built environmental education and watersports centre is a wonderfully tranquil place on the edge of the city. Based at a decommissioned reservoir in Stoke Newington, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
KIDS Adventure Play
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Spring Lane, E5 | 27 minutes from African Torch
The KIDS Adventure Playground in Hackney provides a stimulating, inclusive play centre for disabled children and young people aged 5 to 19 years. The playground, situated ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near African Torch

The best shops and markets near African Torch
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Harringay Local Store
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
581C Green Lanes, N8 | 31 minutes from African Torch
Harringay locals, couple Ebony and Paul Harding, are behind this supermarket with a difference. Harringay Local Store unites their two passions, stocking locally made products and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
32-40 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 | 37 minutes from African Torch
Whole Foods Market specialises in organically grown and good-for-you foods with an emphasis on foods that are free of artificial preservatives, colours, flavours, sweeteners and hydrogenated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stoke Newington Farmers Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Paul's Church, Stoke Newington Road N16 7UY, N16 | 37 minutes from African Torch
All the produce at the market is organic, biodynamic or wild - and it was the first farmers' market in the UK to do so. It's ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near African Torch

Near African Torch
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
London > Education > Evening Classes
Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 3 miles from African Torch
Only the French could come up with an art form so bizarrely fascinating. Mime is as relaxing as Tai Chi, as healthy as yoga, and as ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 3 miles from African Torch
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 3.3 miles from African Torch
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near African Torch

African Torch gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Springfield Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Clapton Road, E5 | 24 minutes from African Torch
Springfield Park was formed in 1905 from the grounds of three private houses, one of which still survives and serves as a delightful cafe. The grade ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lloyd Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Forest Road, E17 | 36 minutes from African Torch
The 12.5 hectare Lloyd Park is a lovely green space in Walthamstow, opened in 1900 and restored in 2012, with a children's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near African Torch

The best pubs near London African Torch.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stoke Newington Tea House
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Stoke Newington, N16 | 2 miles from African Torch
A pub with no bar, the Stoke Newington Tea House does things a little differently. Tea tastes precedence over beer - though ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Auld Shillelagh
London > Nightlife > Pubs
105 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 | 2 miles from African Torch
The Guinness in this soothingly dark little Celtic den is nothing short of exceptional. Smooth, bitter, creamy and rich they serve up divine pints ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Prince
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Kynaston Road, N16 | 2.1 miles from African Torch
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near African Torch

African Torch clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rootdown
London > Nightlife > Bars
237 Lower Clapton Road, E5 | 2.3 miles from African Torch
Cocktails come in interesting combinations - coriander, basil and chilli margarita, anyone? - at Rootdown, a Clapton restaurant and cocktail bar with music... and a social ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ruby's Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
76 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 2.6 miles from African Torch
It may look like a cinema from the sign outside but Ruby's on the Stoke Newington/Dalston border is an intimate subterranean drinking den serving expertly mixed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Nest
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Stoke Newington Road, Dalston, N16 | 2.6 miles from African Torch
Opened in 2010, The Nest has become one of London's top clubbing experiences, showcasing the best new dance music talent from around ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near African Torch

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near African Torch.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 3.5 miles from African Torch
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 3.8 miles from African Torch
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SALE
London Hotels

From cheap budget places to stay to luxury 5 star suites see our discounts for African Torch hotels, including The Nadler Hotel Kensington from 54% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960