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884 Hyde Road | Gorton, Manchester M18 7LH, England
+44 7500 337176
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

If you would like to try some good African food from different parts of Africa, I would recommend this restaurant. The lady is really nice and the restaurant nicely decorated. The food is delicious and very tasty.

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1 Thank Davide F
Manchester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice food was scrumptious would recommend to any one owner was lovely making recommendations and was well worth the money

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Thank Rachel W
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We tried something a bit different from the norm and we were very impressed, lovely tasty food. The only downside, I was slightly expensive for what it was but don' let it put you off.

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Thank literarylondon
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Being Nigerian biased at least on food, I was happy to find another place to add to the list as there aren't very many. The problem with most of the others I have been to is poor customer service (slow delivery, unavailable selections, poor atitude), inconsistency and expensive prices (or shall I say not good value) For what jollof cafe... More 

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Thank Antoun S
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely evening at Jollof Cafe - we were made very welcome by the owner Naa and by other diners. We tried the Kilamanjaro soup - warned several times by Naa about the heat of the chili's in the soup - and it was hot but also very nice. We ate also ground nut soup, fried chicken and... More 

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2 Thank MrRobdobs
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent customer service warm and friendly and great food too.. Cooked fresh to order so that's a bonus... Very happy and lively staff as well

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1 Thank miss_xo_jazs
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I came here while just passing, on a whim to see what it's like. In short, it's very good. Much as the name suggests it's a cafe rather than a restaurant, focussing on African and Caribbean food. The food was freshly made (didn't take long) and the service was friendly and efficient. The cafe itself was also spotlessly clean and... More 

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Thank gongladosh
Harrow, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Great people authentic food excellent value. Recommend the safari beef and semolina pudding. Would go again.

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1 Thank Gordon M
Manchester England
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121 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Our daughter first tried Jollof Café and recommended we should try it, we are glad she did. The food was outstanding. We let the owner choose our menu and we had three excellent courses. All the food is home cooked, not too spicy but full of flavour, the portions were generous and well presented. The the premises were spotless. The... More 

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2 Thank PeterM3039
Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Drove past here and decided to pop in with my mum. We sat down to a nice buffet of plantain, jollof rice, egusi soup and some chicken all for a reasonable price plus it was just nom! We wanted beef with our rice and there was chicken on the buffet the nice lady made the effort to make us some... More 

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1 Thank Jamoneee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
African, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 884 Hyde Road | Gorton, Manchester M18 7LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 7500 337176

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?