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Semhar

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner
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$15 - $22
CUISINES
African, Ethiopian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were there very early the people were really nice and the Food was very tastey. I can recommend the homemade honey house whine it also tastes very good.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank simonwimmes
Reviewed December 18, 2019 via mobile

Rather nice Ethiopian restaurant: not massively refined, but authentic and tasty, with good service, and a pleasant setting. More-than-fair value. Definitely recommended.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Johnny-Sussex
Reviewed March 11, 2019

We shared one of their plates that had multiple different kinds of dishes to try. The beers come in coconuts to drink from! One of my friends ordered their wine and it was a must order!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank realjustinho
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

If like you haven't previously eaten Ethiopian food, then would recommend this restaurant. Quite a variety of vegetable and meat dishes, spiced with the very aromatic spices of that particular region. The food is presented lying on the traditional flat bread and in a large...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank smzjersey
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Just eaten here with family. A unique experience with delicious fresh African food. They specialise in sharing dishes you can eat with your fingers and great coconut cups to drink the African beer in. Friendly hosts too. Thank you.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Philippa F
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Very enjoyable food and friendly service. We had the vegetarian platter for 2 (Ethiopian pancakes served with a selection of dishes) and it was excellent. I also had a coconut beer - I don't like beer but I do like coconut, so I thought I'd...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Llamaphile
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Its sad to say but portions was small, we were told off on what we decided to order and attitude was really poor. Way to expensive for what you get and it feels even worse to leave money in a place where service is just...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank modrin2018
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

No problems detected here. We had the African surprise with additional coconut beer. Reading up before hand helped. Hand eating with big fluffy pancakes instead of cutlery. It was absolutely delicious. We’ll be back next time.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank M8752RNjanr
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

This is a new cuisine for me, but not my spouse. We had a shared dinner for two and it was amazing! Spices I’d never tasted and light malted pancakes to pick up meat, vegetables and all. Eat by hand. All meats, salad, lentils, collards,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

Had a nice meal here with my wife. This is certainly one of the best ethiopian restaurants i have ever been to. The meat dishes are well seasoned and full of flavour, as well as the side veggie dishes were good. The place is also...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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cinnamon59
February 16, 2017|
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Response from cavakaggy | Reviewed this property |
yes of course there is inside and outside seating and they are very friendly
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Stocksmeister
January 30, 2017|
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Response from AndrewJamesKL | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response... the answer is simply yes... we were all there for a friend's after wedding celebration with the family...
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lisalD201JP
November 2, 2016|
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Response from AndrewJamesKL | Reviewed this property |
I cant really be sure but knowing the owners of the place, I am sure they would be ok to have you bring your own... they do however have some nice exotic African beer!
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