Lunch at Ikoyi

Lunch at Ikoyi

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The plantains at Ikoyi were my intro to West African food. Ikoyi restaurant uses British ingredients, putting their own modern twist into bringing Nigerian flavors, techniques and spice combinations to London.

CHEF: Jeremy Chan

2018 OAD Top 100+ European Gourmet Casual No. 73
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Ikoyi

Ikoyi

Ikoyi

Ikoyi

Ikoyi menus

Buttermilk Plantain and Smoked Scotch Bonnet ($7) - This dish has 36 ingredients. The roasted plantains are dusted in a dehydrated raspberry dust, then dipped in a fiery emulsion made with smoky Scotch Bonnet chili peppers, apple cider vinegar and lavender. Magic. 

Dambu Nama and Whipped Bone Marrow Tart ($9) - Pickles, red onion, and bone marrow whipped into a crème fraîche, held in a delicate bone-marrow tart, sprinkled with crispy, dehydrated Longhorn beef. 

Moin Moin (Steamed bean pudding) , Prawn and Kohlrabi ($8) - This steamed bean pudding cake is topped with a prawn tartare, flavored with black garlic, verjus and hibiscus and topped with kohlrabi.

Octopus, Ndole and Calcot ($20)

Scallop, Ehuru, Burnt Cream and Caviar ($24)

Mushroom Suya, Malted Barley and Pine ($19)

Stone Bass, Red Pepper, Kelp

Monkfish, Banga Soup and Citrus Asaro ($39)

Wagyu Beef, Smoked Eel, Inu and Broccoli ($47)

Duck, Uda, Candied Bacon and Bitter Leaf ($41)

Baby Cauliflower Egusi ($12)

Smoked Crab Jollof Rice ($20)

Turbot Roasted on the Bone, Mbongo, Okra ($80)

Turbot Roasted on the Bone, Mbongo, Okra ($80)

Turbot head [off menu]

Ikoyi

Ikoyi

Ikoyi

BYO Corkage ($27) Ulysse Collin 'Les Pierrieres' Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut, Champagne, France

BYO Corkage ($27) 2006 Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France

Lone Star Beer, Certified Premium Quality Coaster, Texas

Gulder Lager, Nigerian Breweries PLC (Heineken), Nigeria

[samples] Roasted Plantain Old Fashioned - Caramelized Plantain, Miso, Plantation 5 ($16) Palm Punch - Havana 3, Palm Wine, Tiger Nut, Spices ($15)

Kent Mango Ogbono, Buttermilk ($12)

Kent Mango Ogbono, Buttermilk ($12)

Groundnut and Zobo ($12)

Groundnut and Zobo ($12)

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