This was my third experience eating at an Ethiopian Restaurant and the food was very good, comparable with the first two. I can't remember the name of the first place I went to as it was a number of years ago, however, I would say the food is as good as Adulis in Oval which is probably the most well known Ethiopian Restaurant in London. I had the mixed Platter which consists of 5 'curries' on Injera, a slightly sour flatbread. The staff member initially wasn't sure he had the ingredients to make it, but then decided he'd go and buy the ingredients he didn't have from the local shop! All the Curries were very flavourful and very distinct from one another and the Injera the best I've had.
I always forget that the portion sizes are massive at Ethiopian Restaurants , we ordered the mixed platter for two and it could easily have fed 4! Even with the big portion sizes, the bill was small, under £30 for two of us, so this place is very good value for money.
There was only one guy running the restaurant when we went, possibly the owner, and someone in the kitchen, however, he was very nice and the service prompt. They do have odd opening hours as we walked past at approx 6pm on a Sunday and they were just opening up.
The de cor was dated and very basic, and so it's probably not the best place to bring someone on a first date, but if you're looking for something a little different to the many Middle Eastern Restaurants in Cricklewood, then it's definitely worth a visit.
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