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Viva Afrika

Nieuwe binnenweg 153, 3014 GK Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 436 1144
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good66%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“african food” (3 reviews)
“great food” (2 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Nieuwe binnenweg 153, 3014 GK Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed June 17, 2015

Festively decorated restaurant run by Eritrean owner and Ethiopian staff.Tasteful East and West African dishes with explanation on menu. Lots of stews, ostrich beef and crocodile skewers. All served with enjera pancakes which also serve as fork or spoon. African fruit beers served in an...More

Thank Walter_Oostelbos
Reviewed November 22, 2014

nice place... simple decor.. But the injera is not authentic and tasted like wheat flour pancakes not the original injera and also the stew was mixed with soft and hard chewy meat. ( it was take away) which gave me reason to believe two same...More

Thank NikitaHauser
Reviewed November 11, 2014

We attended as a large group of 19 persons on a Saturday evening. Reservation was simple on their website and they were more than accommodating when I amended the reservation slightly on the phone. Our table was ready for us when we started to arrive....More

Thank SaffaTravels
Reviewed July 9, 2014

I was visiting the restaurant with my friends. Very good food combined with the African atmosphere was something that I was looking for. We were not waiting long before getting a menu. Service was very good and our food arrived quickly. It was served on...More

1  Thank skolo
Reviewed April 11, 2014

This was my first time eating Ethiopian food. I was very impressed with the quality and taste of the food and the service was friendly. The Enjera was delicious. It was a perfect nutritious meal to eat two days before the Rotterdam Marathon.

Thank scudman
Reviewed July 24, 2013

I like to come here when I'm missing Ethiopian food and the injera, the spicy sauces and vegetables. The family from the north loves it because its so different. Its an informal place, simple decor, nice people and great value for money.

Thank underwatergirl
Reviewed March 30, 2013

Hubby an I went to this place after stumbling across it on the Internet. As much as the pictures of the various dishes teased us we were not prepared for the amazing taste this would turn out to be. It was probably one of the...More

Thank Cater M
Reviewed December 30, 2012

Great food. Not too expensive. Very kind service. Very nice atmosphere. Africa should be like this, one beautiful day.

Thank bLueDinosaurs
Reviewed July 17, 2012

Great African food various stews eaten with traditional African bread NOT cutlery. Good list of african Mongozo beers which you can drink out of coconut shells. Service is friendly & helpful for those not familar with African food.

Thank JohnClementHarrow
Reviewed June 2, 2012

Interesting cusine but poor service. You need to go to waiters to ask for service. I was at the nieuwe binnenweg outlet. It was also empty on a friday night. If you looking for a place to talk and african cusine and not bothered by...More

Thank LeslieNL
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nieuwe binnenweg 153, 3014 GK Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Rotterdam>  > Oude Westen
  • Neighborhood: Oude Westen
  • Phone Number: +31 10 436 1144
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