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Afrikana opens at The O2

The O2 has announced Afrikana, an independent African inspired restaurant, has opened at the destination’s Entertainment District.

Afrikana has opened adjacent to Las Iguanas delivering diners with African inspired dishes such as grilled chicken and curries

The interior reflects the rich cultural heritage of Africa and creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere that invites guests to immerse themselves in the continent’s diverse traditions.

Afrikana at The O2 marks the operator’s 2nd location in London and 15th in the UK, joining its restaurants in Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff, Leicester, and Glasgow.

It also joins over 30 bars and restaurants at The O2, including Chipotle, German Doner Kebab, Five Guys, Marugame Udon, and ASK Italian.

Commenting on the opening, franchisee Ish Ikram and Ahdil Akhtar added: “We are so excited to bring the authentic flavours and atmosphere of Afrikana to The O2, the world’s most popular live entertainment, leisure, and retail destination. We are certain Afrikana will be a great addition to The O2 – we know people will love it just as much as we do.”

Janine Constantin-Russell, Managing Director at The Entertainment District and Outlet Shopping at The O2, commented: “Afrikana is a fantastic addition to The O2, delivering a friendly and vibrant offer for visitors. Hosting the brand’s second location in London is a testament to the opportunities that we can provide for independent operators, and once again reinforces the appeal of our destination.”