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Rue des Grands Carmes 10, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 511 19 50
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Brussels, Belgium
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The way you eat here is pretty unique in town: it's Ethiopian tradition to eat using your hands, and it's what you're expected to do here. Staff is very helpful and friendly, and it's worth a visit. Book in advance!

Thank manzo878
Madrid, Spain
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was my first time in an Ethiopian restaurant and I enjoyed it very much. We went for lunch on a Sunday so we didn't need to book in advance. In summer, they even have a little terrace to eat outside. We were four of us and each of us chose a different type of meat so we could share... More 

Thank vamasebe
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102 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were spending one night in Brussels closed to the restaurant, and entered because there were no other restaurants opened but kebabs. We were really lucky as it was an amazing experience. We ordered a degustation menu for two, with legumes, vegetables, fish and meat... eaten with the hands and bread Nice staff

Thank oskitar7
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best nights I have ever had! We had never had Ethiopian food before and just happened to walk past this restaurant while visiting Brussels, we popped in and it was full but since we were not hungry yet we booked a late table and went for a drink. when we got back, we sat down... More 

Thank LittleMissScary
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It certainly seemed promising. Having been recommended by friends we were looking forward to the experience. The staff were rather bossy and insisting we choose certain dishes without really knowing what we were choosing. It was a mixture of very doughy pancake type bread with an assortment of meets in sauce. the lamb was tough as was the beef. I... More 

Thank Harvrm
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Something different and tasteful! Strongly recommended. Real aithiopian food with a lot of choices and big portions.

Thank Kalliopi A
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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97 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Been here a couple of times now and KoKoB never disappoints me. Dining Ethiopian is very unique. The food is superb. The first time I ate here, my tastebuds could not place anything I was eating. Some dishes have 15 different herbs in them. 15! The staff is very friendly in explaining the dishes and customs that accompany them. The... More 

Thank Dan K
Montpellier, France
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I am very much used to Ethiopian cuisine, and while this is not the best place I have been to it is nonetheless very good and fairly priced. The chef and her team are Ethiopian and you'll taste their expertise at each bite. The restaurant is pretty busy, I would recommend making a reservation. Restaurant staff is nice though a... More 

Thank Alex L
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I have been here on the 21 May for a friend. We happeed to this place randomly, but we've been received warmly despite the large number of bookings they had. Is it worthy if you want to try a different kind of cuisine, eating with your hands and sharing a big plate. The food itself is just ok - not... More 

Thank Claudia D
Gurgaon, India
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Kokob is a ethiopian speciality restaurant. This was my first time here and I really liked the ambience and the food. Being a pure veggie I was a bit scared to go there but I did find ample veg options, and the food was tasty too. Ethiopian tea was a delight to have after the dinner. I would definitely go... More 

Thank Ankur J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29 - $44
African, Ethiopian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Grands Carmes 10, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 511 19 50

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?