About Swahili Village DC - THE CONSULATE

He is not just a restaurateur, executive chef Kevin Onyona, the founder of Swahili Village is a visionary who just opened a second location in Washington DC. As an African immigrant from Kenya, he has achieved great success of mastery in the African culinary field. He continues to push boundaries beyond the status quo making him a torch bearer and a futurist in the culinary world.

SWAHILI VILLAGE , is happy to announce our second location at 1990 M STREET, WASHINGTON DC. 20036. We are the first iconic fine dining African restaurant located in the heart of DC’s power-dining corridor. Strategically placed within the diplomatic corridors of Washington DC, we are here as THE CONSULATE—-a social hub for African culture with fine dining experience.

As your latest obsession and destination for African food, we not only provide an ambience for fine dining but also provide a space for social and cultural events that fosters US-African engagement. You can host African dialogue, meetings, programs and ceremonial events in our specially designed executive room that sits 50 plus people. The room is equipped with full audio and visual capacity powered by BOSE.

The East- African dishes served at Swahili, THE CONSULATE consists of the staples that Swahili Village has been known for in the past ten years. The flavors ties in an appreciation for all parts of Africa and the world at large. We offer you a true taste of not just Kenya but Africa. Swahili menu captures the essence of distant lands bringing a rich blend of Arabian, Indian, Persian, Portuguese, European and African flavors, an unrivaled blend of seasonings and approach to indigenous African cuisine. We also have lots of vegetarian dishes

Dining at THE CONSULATE has been made more experiential for you.

During the weekdays join us for lunch and happy hours. On weekends, come experience real African brunch like you have never tasted and transitioning into the evening, our luxurious night life scenery is like no other with an in-house DJ and other attributes that transforms the space to magnetic night time energy.