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All 146 Addis Ababa Restaurants

Top View Restaurant

Up the hill from the Megenagna Roundabout, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
627340/50
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Ranked #50 of 146 Restaurants in Addis Ababa
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food used to be very good, but has slacken. Places in Addis are hot and cold, and this place seems to be going through a cold stretch. They are located up in the mountainside and used to have an incredible view of the city. Some buildings have been built in front of the restaurant so the view has been... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I went there on a Sunday with a friend for lunch around noon and the staff were kind enough to point to us that they have buffet servings starting from 1pm-2:30pm. We agreed to check it out and boy! It was the best decision we ever made! The cost per person is birr 178 (at the time of this review).... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

You arrive and the view you have is the back of another building. The food was really average... We did not want to stay for a coffee

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Despite the name the view is seriously hampered by recent construction. If you like staring at huge concrete buildings this is your place. The food is average not what I would expect from a place restaurant with the kind of reputation it has in Addis Ababa. The waiters do what needs to be done but no extra effort is being... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is a nice place to have a business lunch or dinner or with friends. While some f the original view has been compromised by a building it is still a lovely place and the food is quite good.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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194 reviews 194 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I have been visiting Addis Ababa for last 8-10 years and have been frequent visitor at Top View. I was disappointed this time. Food Standard has certainly come down and restaurant badly need to be refurbished. Also once upon a time Top View really had a nice view, but now view is completely blocked by upcoming construction.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Our party ate pasta and found it hot and tasty. The salads were also nice. The ambiance is good. It was hard to discern any sort of view as it was nighttime when we visited, for that reason I wish we were able to go for lunch instead. The service was some of the best we had while in Addis.... More 

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Paso Robles, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Taken there by locals and the staff made fairly quick accommodations for our large group of almost 20. It's not a large place, so we were lucky it wasn't more full. It's way up a hillside with picture windows and the view of the city is very nice. The power went off before we were served our meals, but thankfully... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Great restaurants and food. The view is now blocked by the new Bellevue Hotel and Spa - unlike the 'Face of Addis' - which actually has a great view of the city at dusk and is at the top of the hillside.

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

A very nice location and inventory in the restaurant. The menu was rich with different kind of choices. The food was nice preperad and served. But the food was not warm, i guess it was since it was served to seven guests at the same time. It is not much for the staff to do to rice the stars of... More 

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Address: Up the hill from the Megenagna Roundabout, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone Number: 627340/50
Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa

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