Are you in London? Are you in search of pure African delicacies and intercontinental dishes made with the pure ingredients from West African orient? Then you don’t have to search too hard anymore. Alaowerri restaurant is the best place for you to go.
Alaowerri restaurant was established in December 2011. The name was inspired and captivated of Owerri which is the capital of Imo State.
Located at 129 New Cross Road, London, SE14 5DJ, the bright red signboards lighted by pure white neon lights are very hard to miss. And once you step into the restaurant, you are greeted by the red-themed background of the restaurant and the wonderful aroma of freshly prepared African Cuisine and delicacies.
The restaurant offers a lot of African delicacies such as:
- Beef or Chicken Suya
- Ugba and Assorted Meat: Ugba is a salad of sorts that is eaten by Eastern Nigerians, especially at ceremonial occasions.
- Ugba and Stockfish
Their full meal soups include:
Egusi soup is perfectly combined with pumpkin leaves or spinach and red palm oil, and garnished with stockfish to give a thick yet easy-going feel. Enjoy with beef (preferred), fish or chicken.
- Okro (Okra) Soup
Okra and Spinach, With dried fish or stockfish, chicken or assorted meat.
Ora (Oha) soup is native to South Eastern Nigeria. It is a very traditional soup similar to the bitterleaf soup but cooked with Ora leaves.
- Ofe Owerri
Ofe owerri is a tasty Nigerian soup which is native to Igbos from Imo State, South-eastern Nigeria especially those from owerri which is the state capital. The normal combination is made up of two vegetables. It’s either you use Ugu and Uziza, Ukazi and Uziza or Oha and Uziza with Stock Fish, Dried Fish or Assorted Meat.
Draw Soup with assorted meat or fish.
- Bitter Leaf Soup
This soup is prepared with thoroughly washed bitter leaves to ensure that it doesn’t taste bitter as the name may imply. Coco yam can be used to make it thick as well as dry or stock fish. Stewed meat can enhance the taste too.
Edikaikong is a nutritious soup made with generous ammount of leefy green vegetables. best enjoyed with Stock Fish or Dried Fish or Assorted Meat.
They also offer other intercontinental dishes such as different assorted rice dishes and pepper soup dishes.
They have been known to be professional private events caterers and their services include weddings, business lunches, dinners.
Alaowerri restaurant has made its mark in the African-British society of the United Kingdom and critic reviews have always shown it to be top-notch.
AFRICA DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK