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Messob African Restaurant

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4 A Sturegatan, Uppsala 753 14, Sweden
018-500 020
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Villeurbanne, France
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The food was excellent, served on an injera (large spongy crepe), you can eat it with your hand if you want to. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. Great restaurant, great experience.

Thank Ben C
Uppsala, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

A must if you ever visit uppsala. Great service and great food! Perfect for vegetarians and vegans. Order vegetarian mix and a tusker.

Thank KlaraBrown
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The restaurant is a bit away from the city center and hard to spot. The food is very tasty and adjusted according to Swedish taste. Use your hands, if you want to get the best flavor of those dishes.....

Thank Jakaria A
Uppsala, Sweden
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

This is a place where you eat with your hands. It was a curious experience, cheap and with good food.

Thank KikoFernandezReyes
Uppsala, Sweden
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Nice place with african food, which is quite unusual. Tasty and fun to eat with your hands. Sometimes the portions look a bit small and mediocre but you end up full anyway. Good service, nice atmosphere, interesting beers and a good evening with friends

Thank lena897
Uppsala, Sweden
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Really good food but not really a surprise. Friendly staff and nice atmosphere. Didn't take long for the food to be served even though the restaurant was full of bookings.

Thank Julia W
Uppsala, Sweden
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

This is a fine restaurant serving great Ethiopian food. The environment is also very good and the staffs were very helpful/friendly. I'd recommend this restaurant.

Thank Ding H
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We tasted alot of African beer and had a mix of different stews and sauces with their special sponge-bread. Traditionally, you eat with your hands by using the bread to spoon up the food. Very tasty food, service was no more than OK.

Thank Marcus G
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84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

There was good variety for everyone in the group - from those wishing to eat meat to vegetarian preferences. The mixed plates are good for sharing and trying, if you are eating Ethiopian for the first time. Service was friendly and quick.

Thank SaKumar
Turku, Finland
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

This hidden chic restaurant blows every sterotypical perception you ever had when hesitating thinking eating Etiopian. Here interior is modern. Scandinavian design meets Africa. Your waitor takes friendly politeness to a whole new level. Food mouth watweing, as a sky opening after rainfall. Sincerely, go here and taste the vegetarian spinach option with wine.

Thank BodhiFi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
African, Ethiopian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 A Sturegatan, Uppsala 753 14, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Uppsala County  >  Uppsala
  • Phone Number: 018-500 020

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