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habesha restaurant and bar

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29-31 Sackville Street | M1 3LZ, Manchester M1 3LZ, England
1:00 pm - 11:00 am
Closed now
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Sun 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 am
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After intending to visit Habesha for sometime, I finally went with my partner who had been enthusing over it since his 1st visit the week before. The restaurant itself is situated above a kebab shop, and is entered via a spiral staircase in the shop. Do not let this deter you as Habesha more than lived up to my expectations!... More 

1 Thank Kirsty-Louise_10
Manchester, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Habesha following a recommendation from a friend and I was certainly not disappointed. The menu is fairly limited but the food is absolutely delicious. What a unique opportunity to try authentic Ethiopian cuisine at the only place of its kind in Manchester. The staff were lovely and I enjoyed the family-run feel of the restaurant. I also couldn't... More 

1 Thank gracie_2910
Kuala Lumpur
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113 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having toured UK for two weeks, our dinner at Habesha ranked among the most memorable. Sited in an edgier part of Manchester city, with the ground floor serving kebab, Habesha is cool place to go for a meal. Location aside, the service is superb. Food presentation was unusual and the spicy lamb (Awaze Tib) was simply superb. The chicken (Doro... More 

1 Thank TCK K
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My son took me here. Lovely atmosphere and authentic good value food. Very different to anything else. Other diners very friendly and helped and advised us what to eat. Suggest a vegetarian dish ad well as meat for variety. Will be back

1 Thank mpjbells
Falkenberg, Sweden
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

It is a bit tricky to find this restaurant. We had to enter a kebab/pizza place and then there was a spiralstair leading to Habesha. The service was very good and friendly. The food was delicious. We tried both vegetarian dishes and ate it with injera. Really tasty! It comes at a resonable price. We paid 16 pounds for two... More 

1 Thank mar0120
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I have visited Habesh for the past year probably 10 times with my partner and various friends. Food and service have always been outstanding! Ameseginalehu!

1 Thank Miszhur
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77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Limited menu and a first time try of Ethiopian food but was quite tasty . Nicely spiced food served with a bread which is hard to describe : slighty sour and lemony , not unlike a pancake ! More like a cafe than a restaurant , I would prefer to go during the day than for an evening meal .... More 

1 Thank LynTUk
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

I have eaten here several times now and am yet to be disappointed. The inauspicious entry at street level serves only to highlight the transformation into an Etheopian parlour up the spiral staircase, and the warm welcome makes you feel that you have been invited into a family home for the evening. The range of dishes, including vegetarian, has always... More 

1 Thank KenBrownBuxton
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Went here with a friend of the restaurant owners, gorgeous food, lovely service and incredible value for money! Worth a visit!

1 Thank Charlie T
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

The food was fresh, flavourful and authentic for what I know about Ethiopian food. And all of this at an amazing price. You can get a decent size meal plus a beer for a tenner and all of this in the very city centre. And although the place is not a glamorous restaurant, our waiter was amazingly friendly, explained to... More 

1 Thank Dimitar M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
African, Ethiopian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29-31 Sackville Street | M1 3LZ, Manchester M1 3LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 1612287396

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