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Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #18 of 327 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: African
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

avoid getting sick and drown the food with tuskers! It´s quite a good atmosphere, with big tables for big groups - all well and fine. Now, just up the quality of food a tad.

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Utrecht
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Ate here both times I visited Nairobi, and had a wonderful experience both times. The little semi-private booths in the garden are lovely, the service friendly, and the food outstanding. We asked for a vegetarian meal, and got a huge and diverse spread - not always that easy as a veggie in Kenya! Couldn't get enough of the Shiro, in... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

the best anjera i ever had.... tasty and just in the city centre... ethiopians u rock!!!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

Tried this restaurant based on reviews read, but guess its different strokes for different folks..I'll begin with the surroundings or decor if you can call it that here - more like a disorderly canteen, thats on a tight budget - messy and disorganised layout with some poorly appointed ''private rooms'' adding to the gloom. If this doesnt dissapoint you enough,... More

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Nairobi
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Had lunch last month & as usual the Tibs was great. Also had the mince meat option, cant recall the ethnic name. Bandas are clean, the waiter was helpful with descriptions. The mixed fruit juice was fresh and sweet. Even did a take-away option for the Tibs & the food was packed well

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Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

The restaurant boasts authentic Ethiopian cuisine. The service is not brilliant because of the general appearance of the waiters, their communication skills and their attire doesn't add to the ambience. The food is tasty however some more effort could be made on consistent quality and presentation. The food is excellent for sharing, withh good portion sizes and value for money.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

I fell in love with Ethiopian food when I was living in Addis - there are a number of good Ethiopian restaurants in Nairobi but Habesha is by far the best when it comes to shiro.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Authentic Ethiopian food; a busy place frequented by the Ethiopian Diaspora living in Kenya; nice bandas; very good value for money

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012 via mobile

Habesha was quite a disappointment and the service was really unprofessional. My family and I were very disappointed. The ambience was really lacking. The waiters were unprofessional in their dressing and way of serving. My family and I were not impressed with the overall service in Habesha!

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Karachi, Pakistan
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122 reviews 122 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

Habesha is a fine Ethiopian restaurant. I've been a number of times and I've never had any problems with the quality or quantity of food. The service has always been excellent. (The menu does say it takes time to prepare.) The Tusker has always been ice cold! I've said it in other reviews and I'll say it again here --... More

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Address: Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
Cuisine: African

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