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“2nd visit. Food good, but why no credit card..again?” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Addis Ethiopian Restaurant

Addis Ethiopian Restaurant
40-42 Caledonian Road | Kings Cross, London N1 9DT, England
020 72780679
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Ranked #7,368 of 18,005 Restaurants in London
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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“2nd visit. Food good, but why no credit card..again?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

The header tells it pretty much all.
Been here for the second time. Food was good again. Especially the Kitfo.
Service is sluggish but decent friendly.

What really turned me otf this time was that I could not pay by credit card... again.

Last time -12 months ago - they at least tried to run my card. This time they just said "no! trouble with the machine".
One wonders now: still or again.
Regardless: put up a sign or tell upon order that this is a cash only place. Not all your guests are from the UK with easy access to ATM's or carry loads of £ in cash.

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English first
London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
“AMAZING FOOD!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

So good, reminds me of home! I strongly recommend this place. The service was excellent, and the staff were soooo nice! Perfect! :)

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Great place, top service, wonderful atmosphere and decor, and most importantly, fantastic food. As a veggie along with my partner, we had a taste feast for only £15 for the two of us! Can't recommend it highly enough!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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“Classic Ethiopian Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Addis Ethiopian Restaurant has improved alot, the food taste is very good and it is attractive decoration, specially if you are from the capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, it brings the memory of area names and will catch your eyes until your food comes. Advance booking is advisable as it gets crowded from time to time. Good location, I recommend anyone interested to take first timers for Ethiopian meal.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“An acquired taste”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

I'd recommend Addis for something a bit different but be prepared...

Food here is eaten with the hands from a cold naan style bread. Food is tasty and different.
On the downside though, service seems a bit sullen and staff seem disinterested - maybe it's a cultural thing

Don't be put off, you're not going there for 5 star service, you're going for top tastes in what feels like an authentic restaurant

Visited August 2013
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