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Kitfo House

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49 South Lambeth Road, London SW8 1RH, England
020 7735 8915
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing, excellent food, lovely service, great value for money

Place has been renamed to Harar. Nevertheless I believe its the same concept and similar menu and still EXCELLENT. I went here for dinner with my friend who suggested we try some Eritrean cuisine. From an initial google and stalk via google maps I was apprehensive as from the outside it did not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Place has been renamed to Harar. Nevertheless I believe its the same concept and similar menu and still EXCELLENT. I went here for dinner with my friend who suggested we try some Eritrean cuisine. From an initial google and stalk via google maps I was apprehensive as from the outside it did not look similar to any of the places... More 

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Poole/Dorset
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

I visited the Kifto maybe six times in the last couple of years, and got to know Danny the owner and Able his confrere quite well. Was very disappointed when I went there in June and these guys weren't there. Does anybody know what happened to them? Thanx

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

The place has been renamed to Harar. Highly recommend one of the platters for two people (though in reality it could feed 3 or 4). A large tray of pancake holds your main dishes of spicy and tangy veg and meat. It's super tasty. There's also some nice Kenyan and Ethiopian beer to try for a reasonable price. The staff... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Maybe my expectations was too high, but my experience at Kitfo house wasn't the best. Nothing wrong with the service or the prices, but in my opinion the food lacked some more taste. By example we ordered the onion stuffed chillies for starters, and they tasted more like bell peber than chillies. Some of the Lamb had some good taste,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Ethiopian restaurant. Excellent food and service. Fantastic value for money. Might be slightly off track for visitors to London but well worth the effort. 5-10 minutes walk from tube.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

I've been coming here for a couple of years now, always try to visit when in London. A bit out-of the-way, but worth the trouble . Really great food, really great staff! And excellent value too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

This place is a gem - We've walked past this place too many times over the last couple of years. Thank god we walked in after so long! Fantastic food, served in a traditional Eritrean style. For those that don't know - you order the main, which is served on a bread. This bread is something special in itself. Think... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 49 South Lambeth Road, London SW8 1RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: 020 7735 8915

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African

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