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Wolkite Kitfo

82 Hornsey Road | Holloway, London N7 7NN, England
+44 20 7700 3055
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
82 Hornsey Road | Holloway, London N7 7NN, England
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1 - 10 of 299 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a big delicious meal with a group of friends and the coffee ceremony after dinner. Nice music, friendly staff.

Thank Isabella L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant food with genuine service...ethiopian food at its best I know this because I'm an Ethiopian - delicious selections - it's very hard to go wrong specially if you've had some ethiopian food before...We love wolkite viva wolkite kitfo👌👌👌👌

Thank abissinya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We shared a very nice vegetarian dish with five friends. We asked the waiter if she could choose the options for us. We enjoyed the food very much! The traditional tea we've had afterwards is an acquired taste.

Thank maarten404
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is literally a gem! We go to this restaurant regularly and we found that the quality is always impeccable. I love Ethiopian cuisine and I tried many other Ethiopian restaurants in the area, but I have to say this is my favourite one....More

1  Thank dilettamorinello
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found the restaurant on TripAdvisor and many thanks to the reviewers who positively and accurately reviewed this jewel of a restaurant. It is quite informal, more like a large cafe but the staffing is second to none and sooooo friendly when I arrived the owner/manager...More

Thank the_finchley_lees
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

The food is traditional Ethiopian. The decor is traditional Ethiopian. The location... well... it is easy to find but off the beaten path. The portions are overwhelmingly large, but you pay for quality. If I were in the neighborhood I would eat here again.

Reviewed May 20, 2017

As many others have said, this is a great Ethiopian restaurant. What distinguishes this from so many other Ethiopian restaurants in the area is that the staff are super friendly and will patiently explain the dishes and help you choose the dishes that you'd enjoy....More

Thank Flatwell
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

I was quite pleasantly surprised to find such a highly rated place in close proximity to our hotel. We decided to check it out as my wife had never had Ethiopian fare previously. We got the assortment dish and we both enjoyed it tremendously. Would...More

Thank earroyave
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

THE place to eat Ethiopian food in London. There are no words to describe how good it is, We Ate their kitfo and gomen be siga, the best Ethiopian dish I've had (out of many Ethiopian restaurants over the past years across the country, Europe...More

Thank jordan a
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Wow. What can I say. Totally different. Thursday night outskirts of London and this little gem. Food was absolutely fabulous, host warm and friendly, stuffed and £30.00 for two of us with glass of honey wine!

Thank Ian T
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is the food halal?
April 29, 2017|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Yishak F | Property representative |
It is halal
Hi there I just wanted to know if the lentils with anjera is hot? , because I want a proper hot Ethiopian food. Thank you
April 7, 2017|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from Yishak F | Property representative |
Yes we do like ethiopia. So come and enjoy our food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Hornsey Road | Holloway, London N7 7NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7700 3055
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