Visiting a restaurant involves more than great food. It involves a great atmosphere.
Kola is Metropolitan Detroit’s premier ethnic restaurant & lounge. Derived from the “Kola nut”, the fruit of the Kola tree native to Africa & the Caribbean, widely known for its use as a caffeine source, our restaurant reflects the West African symbolism of this fruit… vitality, long life, welcome, and friendship.
Kola offers the following experience:
A full-service restaurant with a full bar and authentic West African/Caribbean cuisine.
Catering services for corporate events, receptions, birthdays etc.
Facility rental services for private events
Dynamic entertainment including live musical performances, comedy, poetry, dance classes and emphasis on music genres with African influences such as Afrobeat, Reggae, Jazz & more.
You can choose to enjoy live entertainment or comfortably fellowship with friends in our lounge. You’ll also find that the wines from our distinguished wine list unintrusively compliment the experience.
Visiting Kola is an Experience.
We provide exquisite, authentic West African dining experience while providing a contemporary atmosphere.
Kola specializes in serving authentic West African cuisine, not typically found in this region.
Our lounge offers live entertainment including bands, comedians, and other acts. Not only does this support the local talent, but offers a relaxed venue to enjoy some of the best talent in the world.
Authentic West African Cuisine
Contemporary Lounge & Bar
Distinguished Wine List
Facility Rental for Private Events
" The fried chicken wings-- yum yum. When next I am in Michigan I will live to find there. Go Kola. Michigan's best in African/Caribe an food and night life."
" Artistic Expressions Gallery & Kola Restaurant & Ultra Lounge offered a unique blend of art, music, food, drinks & fun with a Caribbean flair."
" Finally got my suya the best in town ...enjoying the diplomats from Nigeria, Canada and America."
" I just love this place! They have really authentic Nigerian food! Delicious! And Star beer <3 ,besides other drinks, that we need to try next time ;)."
" The staff are also very welcoming and friendly. It is definitely a breath of fresh air and a good way to unwind after a hectic day or week. My trips to Michigan would be incomplete without a trip to Kola restaurant and lounge!! Kudos guys!!!!."
LOUNGE HOURS :
Wednesday & Thursday 5pm - 10PM
Friday 11.30am - 2AM
Saturday 11.30am - 2AM
Sunday 11.30am - 4.30PM
Happiest Happy Hour 5 - 8PM
Take Out ends one hour before closing
Closed Monday & Tuesday for private rentals including meetings, seminars, receptions, parties & more. For more information send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 248.932.5652 after 5pm, Wednesday through Saturday.
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