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African Queen's Restaurant

Infront of Sunshine Chicken House on Bole Road | Olympia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Ranked #72 of 138 Restaurants in Addis Ababa
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- May 20, 2012
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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232 reviews 232 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

This place is a classic! Located on Bole Road more or less opposite of Dembel Mall you will find really good and hearty food here. While the menu offers a whole range of dishes the specials are few authentic German dishes prepared by the Ethiopian Owner and Chef who used to live and work as a cook in Germany for... More

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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390 reviews 390 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

This is not really a 'German' restaurant, they have plenty of other things as well. But the German dishes are, as far as tested, very spot on. And while beef is easy to obtain here, and the roulades were fantastic (the gravy it comes in was to die for), I was most surprised to see herring in a cream sauce... More

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

I read the review for African Queen's Restaurant and was pleased to see a German restaurant in Addis. We tried going with friends, but no one could tell us where it was. We ended up near the airport at a bar, a rather seedy looking place called Aftica Queen. We went somewhere else. The second time we went, I had... More

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Salzburg, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2011

The African Queen is a nice and small restaurant in Addis Ababa, close to the investment office. You can have traditional Ethiopian food all things you like and because the owner of the restaurant has lived in Germany for some years - she knows the German language and the good food from Germany. It is a nice and small place... More

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