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Ethiopia Down Under

1/70 Hodgson Cres, Pearce, Canberra 2607, Australia
+61 2 6286 1659
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1/70 Hodgson Cres, Pearce, Canberra 2607, Australia
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Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

It's a very small restaurant, there were almost 20 of us. The owner was very nice and friendly,he gave us a banquet even though we didn't book it before. The food came a little late, probably because they haven't experienced in serving so many people...More

1  Thank Jennie D
Reviewed October 6, 2014

The set menu is very good. Just a negative remarking. Instead they raise the prices of the food they reduce the quantity of the servings. ( Yes people are noticing)

Thank Sergiosydney
Reviewed September 30, 2014

I've eaten at this restaurant many times and continue to thoroughly enjoy the food. The mosab/table sharing dish is definitely THE one to order at this restaurant - you get to try a little bit of everything. The food is delicious, particularly the yellow lentils...More

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed September 30, 2014

This was our second visit with our vegan son whilst he was visiting us from Sydney. There is a very varied menu to suit all tastes, meat eaters and vegeterians/vegans alike and the food is excellent. There are both mild and spicy dishes, and although...More

Thank Valerie M
Reviewed September 17, 2014

The owners are a charming hard working couple who want to present interesting Ethiopian food to the locals. The restaurant is basic but the food and hospitality first class. If you need more, it is provided on request without extra charge. The food is largely...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed September 15, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my meals at Ethiopia Down Under while I lived in Canberra, ACT! Food, ambience, service - just excellent!

Thank Roxie M
Reviewed August 9, 2014

It is absurd that this restaurant is rated No.5 in the ACT - it is not in the top 50, or 100. What is it that has led to this ridiculous rating? That rating means that Trip Advisor is not a useful guide to restaurants....More

Thank Oranggilasekali
Reviewed August 3, 2014

My wife & I try and visit this suburban gem every time we visit Canberra. The food and service is excellent, and the wait-staff very knowledge and eager to please. The restaurant also allows BYO wine The most recent time we were here, we had...More

2  Thank MJD013
Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Not fancy decor, just great food at this little family run place. Good prices and friendly staff make for an enjoyable night out

1  Thank Simon r
Reviewed July 22, 2014

My wife and I ate here one night while visiting Canberra and the food was fantastic. Price was very reasonable and the staff were very helpful and friendly. The Injera bread was really tasty and we shared the mixed traditional plate, which came with a...More

1  Thank LamesMcFuzzyBlog
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Julie M
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They are BYO.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/70 Hodgson Cres, Pearce, Canberra 2607, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra  >  Pearce
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6286 1659
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