We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Black Rose

Bole Road | Bosten Parteners Building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Tourist

This restaurant is run by a women’s cooperative. Lovely decor and fantastic food. Their injera is... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2018
Hannah R
,
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Best lounge in Adfis

Great staff and ambiance. My go to bar in Addis. Love the music and decorating. The best part is... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2017
Tim B
,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
via mobile
Read all 11 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good45%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Feb 6, 2018
“Tourist”
Jun 27, 2017
“Best lounge in Adfis”
LOCATION
Bole Road | Bosten Parteners Building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Addis Ababa
$185 per adult
More Info
$215 per adult
More Info
$124 per adult
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (11)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Filter

1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is run by a women’s cooperative. Lovely decor and fantastic food. Their injera is really nice and their food is spicy and delicious. I had the spinach with meat and garlic, shire (say sheer-ay) with meat and also a lentil dush. Their vegetarian...More

Thank Hannah R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

Great staff and ambiance. My go to bar in Addis. Love the music and decorating. The best part is the staff they are truly professional and take their jobs seriously. This is very rare in Addis where most service jobs are filled with folks who...More

Thank Tim B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Every time I'm in Addis this is my go to spot to meet friends and take newbies to. I like the ambience and know that staff quite well from the past 4 years of going here. Guess my review is not completely impartial because I'm...More

Thank Tim B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed October 12, 2016

This bar is situated inside a tall building, on the second floor. It was rather awkward when I entered to find out I was the only white person in the entire bar, indeed the staff made me feel comfortable and as I took a sit...More

1  Thank loziodima
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

I visited today, a Sunday 9:30 -10:30 pm It is on the first floor of a building. As I entered the place through a dark colour curtain, I noticed that the place is Low lit… an advise, give your eyes a minute to adjust to...More

1  Thank 2coo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed February 27, 2016

Another reviewer found smokers inside, but that is no longer allowed. There was a great selection of cocktails that were good quality and very cold. The beer was cold as well, but the usual Ethiopian selection. Great atmosphere to relax and hang out with friends....More

1  Thank Meghan B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 17, 2016

My local friend recommended this bar to meet. I showed up at 7, and found it empty. But 8 it was packed. There were many expats and locals, all intermingling. The beer selection was the same, but they had many cocktails. The place got stuffy...More

1  Thank ashwinmudigonda
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed October 20, 2015

I go to Black rose at least once a week. It's a perfect after work bar to just have some cocktails and hang out with friends or where you would want to have a date. The vibe is pretty cool, nice music, dim lights and...More

8  Thank Selam K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 1, 2015

The Black Rose is a lovely bar in Addis Ababa. After the hectic hustle & bustle of The Office at the Sheraton, this made for a welcome chill out experience. Nice latin music, sofas and seats for all guests, cocktails and an intimate ambience. Here...More

1  Thank Ibadanboy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 24, 2015

This was a little difficult to find but just ask around for the "Boston Building" where the Boston Day Spa is located off of Bole (Airport) Road and you will be directed to a nice glass building. Walk up the stairs to the second floor...More

2  Thank davis625
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 125 hotels in Addis Ababa
Adot-Tina Hotel
106 reviews
.00 miles away
Baro Hotel
54 reviews
.00 miles away
Weygoss Guest House
55 reviews
.00 miles away
National Hotel
15 reviews
.35 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Tomoca
718 reviews
.77 miles away
Gusto Restaurant
315 reviews
.98 miles away
Castelli Restaurant
405 reviews
.89 miles away
FinFine Restaurant
14 reviews
.00 miles away
Nearby Attractions
St. George's Cathedral
220 reviews
.90 miles away
Merkato
175 reviews
.09 miles away
Anini Tours
18 reviews
.97 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Black Rose staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit