Derry’s first African food restaurant opens in the city

Sandys African Food Hub is the first African food restaurant to open in Derry and the northwest.

Derry’s first African food restaurant opens in the city.

Sandys African Food Hub has brought a whole new culinary experience to Derry that has not yet been explored.

Located on Bonds Street, Sandys African Food Hub serves up authentic Nigerian and Caribbean cuisine to the people of Derry for sit-in and takeaway.

Derry’s first African food restaurant opens in the city – Sandys African Food Hub

Sandys African Food Hub is Derry’s first African food restaurant.
Credit: Facebook/ Sandys Afh

People will be happy to learn that Derry’s first African food restaurant has officially opened its doors on Bonds Street in the city.

The idea centred around Sandys African Food Hub is homegrown African vegetables, spices, and recipes. The restaurant focuses on high-quality and tasty cuisine, including dishes from Nigeria and the Caribbean.

The restaurant’s owner, Sandra Nkechi Agoha, is originally from Nigeria and said that she wanted to bring a taste of home to Derry.

She said the menu includes dishes that will appeal to customers from Africa, the Caribbean, and European tastes, too.

Sandys African Food Hub – bringing a taste of West Africa and the Caribbean to Derry

Bringing a taste of west Africa to Derry.
Credit: Tourism Northern Ireland

Sandra has worked in Derry for ten years. She currently works as a senior nursing assistant for the NHS.

She said, “I have a passion for cooking and caring for people. I have had past experience in similar business from Nigeria which also comes from the family background.

“I was brought up in a family where both parents worked in the hospitality industry and I was lucky enough to always be surrounded by good food, I will give the credit to my parents.

“After good encouragement from family and friends, I decided to open the Sandys African Food Hub. My husband and four kids are so supportive.

“SAFH is allowing me to follow my passion and also provide an avenue to bring a different kind of food culture to the city”.

Address: 36 Bonds St, Derry, Londonderry BT47 6EE

Bringing a different food culture to Derry – a welcome addition to Derry’s food scene

A whole new cultural cuisine to the people of Derry.

With dishes like jollof rice, Caribbean rice, Ogbono soup, leaf moi-moi, and fried plantain available, as well as traditional European dishes like fish and chips and burgers, the menu appeals to many tastes.

Sandra said, “We bring a different kind of food culture into the city and if you are looking to taste something different from what you see in the menu, the good news is that you can now enjoy them from the comfort of your own home; Sandy’s African Food Hub is here to have your back.

“Whether you’re looking for a quick lunch on the go or a sit-down dinner with friends and family, Sandy’s African Food Hub has you covered”.

The core of their business is online food orders and delivery, and you can find them on Just Eat.

Sandys African Food Hub is open Wednesday to Sunday from 1 pm to 9 pm. Check them out on Instagram and Facebook.

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