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339 Harrow Road, Westbourne Park, London W9 3RB, England
+44 (0)20 7266 2012
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Ranked #192 of 18,163 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $24 - $40
Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat - Sun 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Situated in London's Westbourne Park, just a five minute meander from the local tube stop, Mosob offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience the flavours and atmosphere of Eritrea. Family run, Mosob is warm and welcoming, with charming service really embracing the family-centric traditions of Eritrea and inviting guests to relax and unwind while being treated to the kitchen's vibrant cuisine. Influenced by geographic and historic links to Arabia, Ethiopia, the Sudan and Italy, Eritrean cuisine is uniquely distinctive with a strong variety of vegetarian and vegan dishes, individual spice blends and specialty injera bread used throughout, providing guests with flavours and eating styles they're unlikely to have come across before. Equally focused on tradition and history is Mosob's interior, carefully put together with colourful textiles, rough wood paneling and organic forms alongside contemporary lighting and furniture for comfort and style. Whether an intimate romantic meal, business lunch or dinner and drinks with friends, Mosob offers the food, atmosphere and service to ensure a night to remember.
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Kidlington, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

My girlfriend and I were looking for good Eritrean food in London. Mosob was at the top of review lists we have managed to google out. Indeed - food is very good, you have choice of vege, chicken lamb and beef - plus there is of course this delicious (!) Eritrean pancake you grab your food with. You eat with... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Our visit was very spontaneous, but we ended up staying for over three hours! The food was delicious and the people were very nice! The owner was serving us himself and his super sweet three year old daughter was with him and explaining to us what to do! We felt very comfortable and stayed way longer than we wanted to,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I went here with my wife after hearing good things about an Eritrean restaurant on the Harrow road. Just the nicest place: great service, so relaxed and friendly. Good value and excellent home cooking. We will def come again. Worth a trip to the Harrow road for!

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London
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197 reviews 197 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We'd never tried Eritrean food before and we really enjoyed it. We went sunday lunchtime (the restaurant only opens at 3pm). There are chicken, lamb and beef dishes to chose from and lots of vegetarian dishes, so this would be a good place for vegetarians. The idea is that you share the food and eat with your hands with the... More 

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London
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Mosob is a true gem. The food is superb and the staff are even better. Loved the sharing platters - between 4 we ordered a veggie sharing platter for 2, and a chicken and beef sharing platter for 2. I recommend this as a way to try the maximum amour of flavours. Even though we had Very generous portions of... More 

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New York City, New York
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89 reviews 89 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We visited here with few friends and we had a great time: food was amazing and really a new experience for us. We had our own bottle of wine and the staff were friendly enough to let us have our own wine. We had a fantastic time in this fine restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We went as a couple hoping for some interesting vegetarian food. We made the right choice going to Mosob! The menu was great and very informative, the friendly waiters guided us even further and the food was incredible! Full of flavour, hearty and filling without feeling too weighty. As an added bonus, we learned a lot about Eritrean culture from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

if it wasn't 100% for the food, it was for the unique customer service received. The food attendant (family owner's daughter) was amazing, explaining all about the eriterian cuisine and culture. Some of the items on the plate were super delicious whilst other bland. Did not enjoy too much their traditional bread, pancake style.. Coffee superb

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I went to Mosob with 15 friends for my birthday. I'd never been before, or had Eritrean food, but a friend recommended it. This restaurant is superb, the food was incredibly tasty - large pancake-like flatbread with a mezze of assorted dishes. It's also really sociable as you share from one plate and eat with your fingers. The staff were... More 

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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Sharing us the way forward at Mosab. The portions are huge and eating with your hands is a fun novelty. The staff are very friendly, the beer and wine selection is great. Really can't say enough good things. First choice if you're looking for something different to do.

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Additional Information about Mosob Restaurant

Address: 339 Harrow Road, Westbourne Park, London W9 3RB, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)20 7266 2012
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 24 - 40
Cuisine: African, Ethiopian

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