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Marathon Restaurant and Bar

193A Caledonian Road, London N1 0SL, England
+44 20 7837 4499
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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African, Ethiopian
193A Caledonian Road, London N1 0SL, England
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Reviewed March 12, 2017

This was my first brush with Ethiopian cuisine and I really enjoyed it! The restaurant itself isn't super appealing, it's just a few tables on a tiled floor and some gaudy decorations on the walls and windows. Definitely not pretty or cozy. The staff was...More

Thank Shinylifeforme
Reviewed January 9, 2017

Waitress was very unfriendly.If you want to deal with low inteligent waitress this is the right place.The food is ok but she spoil my mood.

Thank toshovl .
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Came here for our office Christmas meal rather than trying to find a pub or restaurant that didn't over-priced set menus and limited options! Had no trouble booking a table, waitress on arrival was friendly and knowledgeable about the food, and the restaurant itself was...More

Thank shortiebrunetti
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

I was in the neighborhood walking to my airbnb, cold and hungry, and spotted this restaurant. So glad I did! This is a clean and unpretentious place - nice and hospitable. The host easily agreed to make my dinner takeaway. It was well wrapped and...More

Thank Deborah F
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Firstly I will make it clear that I have no idea what authentic Ethiopian food is. So I cannot comment on how authentic this place is. Wine list was OK but none of it was available. But they did have Hardy's wine. I kid you...More

Thank 610patc
Reviewed April 25, 2016

After a trek back from the races in deepest Sussex a friend suggested this place as he rated it very highly.The food is great,quite spicey and service is first rate.In addition it won,t break the bank.We started off with 2 pints of beer while we...More

Thank eric w
Reviewed April 20, 2016

A friend of mine who has lived in Ethiopia for long periods took me to this restaurant, assuring me that their food is the real one. Although I tried Ethiopian food before in Barcelona, flavors here were quite different, stronger, powerful and of course delicious!...More

Thank Javier G
Reviewed April 4, 2016

I enjoyed the food and especially the subtle spicing of the food. The 'hot' option is relatively mild compared to say Caribbean or Indian cuisine, but leaves a very nice taste in the palate. Good Ethiopian beer - recommended. Portion of meat - in my...More

1  Thank MalcolmSBR
Reviewed January 27, 2016

It was my first time at this place. Really enjoyed food there. Great staff, great place. I would recommend to try.

Thank Molodaya
Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

We were four and although the place was almost empty,we decided to give it a try hoping for an authentic experience. It was one of them.The food was lovely and the lady who served us was very helpful. The only con was the wine,no choice...More

Thank Silvia V
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193A Caledonian Road, London N1 0SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7837 4499
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