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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251.11.371 4258
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    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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The quality of the coffee is very good, atmosphere is awesome as its noisy and you actually see the people (ethiopians) really love their coffee :)

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Zulfikar H
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Mombasa, Kenya
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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jack1978
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

They served me dry cake that was hard as a rock. Told the waiter about it and he took it back. I got the bill and they charged me for it. I didn't want to waste my time and argue about a piece of cake that I didn't eat but I think that says a lot about this place.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This was the first cafe we visited in Addis ababa, an outlet near Harmony Hotel. First impression-'Starbucks???' mainly because of the green round logo. It was busy and clearly short-handed. We sat at the outdoor, terrace area facing the busy road. Ordered the coffee and breakfast items, but really, they are just normal..yes, the coffee was strong but nothing more.... More 

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Indore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

good coffee , great experience with locals.decent atmosphere. although service is ok. but there r on many places in addis .

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Mombasa, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The quality of the coffee is very good, atmosphere is awesome as its noisy and you actually see the people (ethiopians) really love their coffee :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

looks like it, feels like it! Coffee was really good, it's Ethiopia, so Coffee is their thing! Atmosphere was ok, it's simply loud and crowded everywhere

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Kaldi's coffee shops are a great place to enjoy good Ethiopian coffee while watching the world go by. Cakes and snacks good.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Kaldi's has got to be one of the best places to have coffee and snacks. Their wide variety of cakes and finger foods are to die for.

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

this place is very busy it could be its Starbucks logo but it's not bad if you around pop in for a coffee and sweets, service is slow but staff are very friendly didn't bother us place was full mostly locals,I had hot chocolate wasn't the best my friends had coffee they like it but nothing like local coffee.

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Launceston, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Only been once but thought I was in Starbucks where I never go to in Australia. The coffee was ok service good but really if in ethiopia please go to the small local coffee shops where you see them roasting the coffee beans and preparing it over small open fire fantastic experience.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Coffee -good Service - average , faster than other cafe. Have an option to sit outside and enjoy coffee with nice street view, This cafe also serve nice breakfast .

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  • Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251.11.371 4258

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