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Messob African Restaurant

Sturegatan 4 A, Uppsala, Sweden
018-500 020
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Ranked #30 of 246 Restaurants in Uppsala
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Ethiopian
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 13, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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80% Recommend
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Uppsala, Sweden
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Was here with three friends of mine, and it was very good food, and the staff was very friendly. If you like to try different cuisine than the "usual western food", this restaurant is really a recommendation for you! So gather a group of friends, go here, and enjoy the food and drinks that Messob has to offer you, and... More

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Newark, Delaware, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Husband and I went for our DATE dinner. Great service. Great food. Out of this world dessert. Food is a little on the expensive side and less in quantity for the amount charged, so you might not want to do this very often. The menu had enough options for vegetarians.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Eating unusual food is an experience, and Messob provides just that. Our waiter made recommendations, taught us how to eat using the bread and with our hands. He explained their policy on alcohol (they have it, but do not recommend it with the food as it ruins the taste somewhat). He was prompt with taking our orders. In addition to... More

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Montreal, Canada
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We ordered two main (chicken and vegetarian)and a beer. The food tasted great but we think the volume was a bit small. Nice decor, very relaxing and good service. We found the dish spicy, :) speaking from a point of view of Swedish taste bud. It is a nice place for any occasion. We recommend it over all.

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Uppsala, Sweden
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

The first thing I've noticed was the welcoming, polite and friendly atmosphere. I liked the food there, especially if you consider the price. It was good to try.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Great service and really good food! I guess the only thing I enjoyed more than the food was exploring the long and we'll written list of African brews. It's not super cheap, but as a student with a limited budget I would definitely return!

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

There are not so many african restaurants in Uppsala so this one really stands out. The food is served on a big "pancake" that is quite blend. That is in deed needed since the dishes are really spicy. You eat with your hands or cuttlery if you so want. Take a piece of the pancake and put food on it... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Been here twice. The staff is friendly but still professional and the food is superb. There is an immense beer selection. What more could one ask for?

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Uppsala, Uppsala Län, Sweden
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

If you are interested in trying something unique this is the place to go. The Ethiopian food is unlike most kinds of food I've been trying.The food is spicy but not overwhelming. The custom of eating with your hands can be difficult to master but give it a try! Be sure to have the mix menue on one big plate... More

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Vancouver, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The first time I went here I was honestly quite disappointed. However, I gave it another try and the Ethopian cuisine really grows on you. Also, the setting is very cozy and the service is excellent.

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