image207Royalteas, was the passion of one woman, Saada Elias Moussalli, raised between Nigeria and Lebanon. With an architectural degree as a background, a passion for food and beautiful things, she decided to open Chocolat Royal, the first born to the group, on the 20th of November 1994, the first French Patisserie and Chocolaterie in Nigeria. It was not long before it positioned itself as the first authentic French Patisserie in Nigeria. By serving all sorts of sweet fresh goods: bakery, chocolate, ice cream, etc. It gradually introduced a new dessert culture to Nigeria and soon became a pioneer in the country’s food industry.

Café Royal, the group’s second born opened its doors in 2003 in response to the large demand for new items. It blossomed from a small tearoom, to a beautifully designed and intricately thought through restaurant. With a new venture in hand, the group spread its expertise to savory goods: salads, pizzas, pastas, sandwiches, burgers, etc. The supply had to match up to the customers’ expectations, which is reflected in the continuous quest and achievement of excellence in the food industry. After a few years of design, renovation and construction, the new Café Royal finally opened its doors on the 20th of January 2009, as the only one of its kind. Along with a new location came a larger menu to satisfy the needs of our customers.

Along with the opening of the new Café Royal, came Pleasures, a fashionable and tasteful boutique, that has for purpose of celebrating the “pleasure of giving” and also the “pleasure of receiving”.

Métisse, which symbolizes the culmination point of years of experience, will bring to life and animate our senses with its playful and enticing fusion cuisine. Opened on November 20th 2009, it offers a flavorful blend of Nigerian/Asian cuisine.

In addition, the group embarked in the catering business in 2004 supplying to restaurants, hotels and airlines companies . The demand of our current clients has grown so much over the years that the group has expanded into a full catering business.