About Us


 129 New Cross Rd, London SE14 5DJ 


  Visit the website for more details@: alaowerrirestaurant.com

Business Background

Alaowerri was established in December 2012. The name was inspired and captivated of Owerri which is the capital of Imo State, Nigeria, known as the “Heart of Iboland”. Owerri consists of three dominant states ,Owerri Municipal, Owerri North and Owerri West. They are bordered by Otamiri River on the East and on the South, Nworie River. Owerrie is descriptive as the entertainment capital of Nigeria and the capital of the Republic of Biafra. Dominant religious practice in Owerri is Christianity, Catholics and Anglicans are the largest following religion.

Special Events and Catering

Our restaurant is available for smaller private events: weddings, business lunches, dinners. We also cater for all sorts of events including Weddings, Birthdays, Christenings, Business Meetings.

Our Staff

With many years of experience cooking in the finest Nigerian restaurants, our chef is excited to present their vision to you and all our guests. Our caring and committed staff will ensure you have a fantastic experience with us.



Beef or Chicken Suya


 Made by grilling fillets of the best part of beef, this spicy starter is known for its famous Suya spice.  

Ugba and Stockfish


Ugba is one of the Nigerian restaurant specials. It is a traditional Igbo meal.  Ugba (Ukpaka) is known as an exclusive and expensive ingredient.

Roasted Chicken


Spicy Roasted Chicken served with Organic .Utazi Sauce made in Owerri

Ugba and Assorted Meat


Ugba is a salad of sorts which is eaten by Eastern Nigerians especially at ceremonial occasions. 

Nkwobi and Ugba


Spicy Cowfoot with Ugba.


With Pounded Yam, Wheat or Eba



Egusi soup is perfectly combined with pumpkin leaves or spinach and red palm oil, and garnished with stock fish 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 stock fish, chicken or assorted meat.



 Ora (Ohasoup is native to the 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.