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Axum Restaurant

Utrechtsedwarsstraat 85 | zijstraat van de Utrechtsestraat, 1017 WD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 622 8389
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Utrechtsedwarsstraat 85 | zijstraat van de Utrechtsestraat, 1017 WD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed June 1, 2017

Very small family place with excellent food. We were a party of six and the owner/head cook/waitress was totally sweet. She offered us her home brew honey wine in a Johnny Walker bottle and later we were offered a sip of a strong anise flavored...More

Thank loveandpeace47
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

Great food and even better service. It's not a fancy place but clean and well located. Atmosphere was very much like it would be in Africa

Thank RealtorKevin
Reviewed May 8, 2017

great ethiopian food, simple and good welcome from owners, excellent ethiopian music in background!!!

Thank David D
Reviewed April 3, 2017

We stumbled upon this place on our first night in Amsterdam. The food was tasty and the service was great...very friendly.Very helpful in deciding what to order, as I had never tried Ethiopian food.

Thank mozartMinneapolis
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Delicious Ethiopian food. Authentic ambiance and friendly people. A small restaurant nearby Rembrandtplein and the Utrechtsestraat in Amsterdam.

Thank Theo i
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

I visited Axum Ruins and i really enjoyed it .. I managed to have a good knowledgable tour guide and Bajaj driver from near Africa Hotel...both were very helpful... I saw the oblisks and the unfunished oblesiks ..

Thank Mervat S
Reviewed January 10, 2017

My partner and I have been here a number of times and each experience is great. The staff is super friendly (although the service can be a bit slow) and the atmosphere is relaxed. It is also consistently the best Ethiopian food I've ever had....More

Thank Liz J
Reviewed November 5, 2016

This was our second visit to this small but perfectly formed restaurant and again it was amazing we love this place very friendly and informative staff and out of this world food, would recommend to anyone wanting something different.

Thank James K
Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We chose this restaurant for two reasons: we have never experienced Ethiopian cuisine and the opportunity to do so was before us. Secondly, the restaurant was 200 metres from our abode and after 18km walking around Amsterdam, the thought of more exercise for dinner was...More

Thank Scott T
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

This was our first time eating Ethiopian food and it was a lovely experience. The owner/chef was very friendly and great at explaining what all the dishes were and showing us how to eat them correctly with our hands. The food was authentic, homemade and...More

Thank fraarth
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Utrechtsedwarsstraat 85 | zijstraat van de Utrechtsestraat, 1017 WD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Neighborhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Phone Number: +31 20 622 8389
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