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Adulis

44-46 Brixton Road, London SW9 6BT, England
+44 (0)20 7587 0055
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Ranked #1,736 of 17,059 restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $31
Hours:
Mon - Tue 1:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Cuisines: African
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • Portuguese first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I had no idea what to expect when we went there, other than eritrean food. First of all, I discovered "Mies", an eritrean honey mead, which blew my mind. I would highly recommend the dry "Mies" as a drink. The food is served in the traditional fashion, and you eat it using your hands and "injera", which is an eritrean... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

So far the best erithrean food i have had. My only recommendation: Just go! Don't think, don't wait, just go!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

If you've never tasted Eritrean cuisine, you must! and this is a good place to start. Take a sharing platter.. the vegetarian platter is amazing, and can easily be made vegan on request. It all comes served on injera, a type of bread, and you use your hands to serve yourself. It's a totally different dining experience, in a really... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Went here with work colleagues to introduce them to this particular East African cuisine (myself being an Eritrean) and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening. We will come back soon.

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Woking, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

a great introduction to a cuisine new to all but one of us. We had the sharing plate as well as a selection of starters followed by puddings and Eritrean tea. I was able to have rice as the injera wasn't gluten free.

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Vaxjo, Sweden
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Love the food! Always have the vegetarian platter and it never disappoints. I go to both the Oval and Clapham Junction restaurants regularly and can't get enough! The atmosphere is great too, the place is buzzing on a weekend (Oval, can't comment on CJ as have never been on a Fri or Sat), so make sure you reserve a table.... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

It was an interesting eating experience, and there's something about the family-style sharing that I like. The food was generally pretty tasty, but I wouldn't say it excelled particularly. It was slightly over-priced in my opinion, but not outrageously so. Service was a little slow (although there was a large group of us) but very friendly. There was a nice... More

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London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I can’t comment on the meat dishes, but the vegetarian sharing platter is absolutely divine. The dry honey wine goes down pretty well too.

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I had high hopes for this place. We ordered the large meat platter. It came with a sort of fermented pancake wrap from which you had to eat using your hands. I really didn't enjoy my food here and it was very much on the expensive side!

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We have been a few times to Adulis because the food is wonderful and despite the often slow service, but last night was ridiculous: we had booked a table for 8.30pm and arrived in good time. We were finally given a table at 10pm - "there was a mix-up between waiters" we were pathetically told. We had ordered the food... More

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