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Kokob

Rue des Grands Carmes 10, Brussels 1000 , Belgium
+3225111950
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Ranked #84 of 2,343 restaurants in Brussels
Price range: $29 - $44
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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84% Recommend
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Braine-l'Alleud, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I came there with a friend after hearing a lot about it from other people. Was not disappointed at all. Very cozy and local atmosphere and excellent food quality. Friendly waiters and reasonably swift service. Also, an excellent concept of service, where diners learn about the food traditions of Ethiopia. It is not only a delicious dinner but an unforgettable... More

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Macau, China
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142 reviews 142 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Dining at kokob is like traveling to Ethiopia. The service is attentive and they propose a nice selection of specialities that you eat with your hands,

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Paris, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We were a group of 4, firts timers here. Kokob is a very cozy restaurant, with warm colors everywhere but tables way to close to the next one. The concept is good, we really liked food and it was fun to discover Ethiopian cuisine but one you order your food, be ready to wait, and wait, and keep waiting. It's... More

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liverpool
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66 reviews 66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Came on a recommendation. None of our party of six had eaten Ethiopian before so were looking forward to the meal. Waitress was pleasant and took the time to explain the concept of how food would be served etc. We had the chefs recommended two meats and three veg dishes served with a 'spongy' pancake which is used to pick... More

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Liverpool
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Service was good and ambience good. However, I found the food to be rather tasteless for my liking. Different and great idea to experience another culture's food, but I wouldn't go back. A couple of our party did enjoy the food, so maybe try for yourself at least.

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Croatia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Took my friends here for my birthday and we loved it. It was my 2nd time there but my friends have never been Food is great but since the plate is to share (dont want to write how it is served as it is written 100times) make sure that you pick up different types of meat and/or combine it with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Spent a very pleasant evening in kokob with a group of four. The cuisine was delicious. We had the sharing plate for four and it was high in quality and a very relaxed and inclusive way to enjoy dinner. Thumbs up for service and atmosphere!

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

A new experience for us. Nice, fresh food that makes one feel pampered. Helpful staff, relaxed and friendly.

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Oslo, Norway
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96 reviews 96 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This was our first experience with Ethiopian food, and we loved it. Plenty of good tastes, large portions and tasteful Ethiopian beer. Would really recommend trying the plate with chef's choices.

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Brussels, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Before visiting I've heard and read lots of positive reviews about this place, so I guess my expectations were too high. Let me start with positive things: the atmosphere is indeed nice and personnel is friendly. You also get a free special cocktail and a small starter. The style of eating has been described numerous times, so I won't repeat)... More

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Petitpiet, Gérant at Kokob, responded to this review

Hello Kat, Thanks for your review. We appreciate it. Sorry, you didn't enjoy your dish at KoKoB. We've got quite a large selection of vegetarian dishes that may have pleased you. The way we cook at KoKoB is the ethiopian way, with spices imported from ethiopia, so it's really close to what you can eat over there. Our chef Heria... More

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