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Eerste van Swindenstraat 44a, 1093 GE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
020-4638388
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 3
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  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great little find

We had dinner here as its near the hotel we were staying in, and being vegetarian is not thAt easy in Amsterdam. The owner was ver warm and welcoming, the food was good and pretty authentic portions generous. Good selection for vegetarians and vegans. We had the okra dish which was delicious and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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English first
Durham, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We enjoyed our dinner very much, particularly the vegetarian samosa and shrimp curry. The restaurant is small, intimate,and beautifully appointed. Excellent and unusual beer and ale list. Try the honey ale or palm nut beer. It was a great retreat from the hustle bustle of the city.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We had dinner here as its near the hotel we were staying in, and being vegetarian is not thAt easy in Amsterdam. The owner was ver warm and welcoming, the food was good and pretty authentic portions generous. Good selection for vegetarians and vegans. We had the okra dish which was delicious and good quality of okra as well, not... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Unusual food mostly curry based food served on a pancake. However we did enjoy the food but would've enjoyed it more if we had knives, forks and napkins available to us as we were expected to eat with our hands. The staff particularly the owners were quite strange. When we asked for the bill the member of staff asked if... More 

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Roma
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Cozy atmosphere, very nice location, amazing food and service, the owners are kind and helpful, not expensive at all... Definitely a lovely experience and one of the best places to have an ethnic meal in Amsterdam! p.s. vegetarians and vegans are very welcome

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Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I had been looking forward to this meal for a while having heard very good reviews from friends. Service was unbelievably slow, we must have been waiting for over 2 hours for food (and I was warned it would not be quick). I don't even believe I got what I ordered. Food was ok but nothing special and for what... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This restaurant is a great place to have dinner, the owner is a very kind woman who explains every single detail about the food and makes you feel very welcome. The food is delicious and the prices are ok if you consider that is in Amsterdam, the flavors are very authentic and the restaurant is nicely decorated. Totally recommended especially... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Limited menu but really interesting food. Surprising and good drink selection. Went there twice and enjoyed both times. The service can be a little slow, but ok. The owner is quite a character and I enjoy talking to her. The prices are on the expensive end. The restaurant is in a bit of an inobvious place. Definitely not in the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Treats a good friends dinner here and it turns out very relaxing space and cheerful owner and tasty foods, also child-friendly with yummy kids menu.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I was very disappointed by this place. It is very sad to say this, because it has the potential to be fantastic. Great menu. Tasty dishes. Unique flavours and choice of alcohol from Africa. However it is let down by its service. It truly seemed like the two waiters were on drugs of some sort the entire time they served... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Tasty Ethiopian food, big choice of vegan dishes, the service in good and the staff very friendly. Pity it's a bit out of the centre, but if I happen to be in that area again I will probably go back. Good value for money as well!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Eerste van Swindenstraat 44a, 1093 GE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: 020-4638388

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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