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Bahir Zaf - CLOSED

Sub City Yeka, Woreda 7 # 665 | Haya Hulet, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 11 618 6531
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  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (9 reviews)
“fish tacos” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Sub City Yeka, Woreda 7 # 665 | Haya Hulet, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Nice selection of tapas for a restaurant located in Ethiopia. Cusine is somewhat limited to enjera or Italian...but slowly the local palate is expanding. And I've had my fair share of dinning experiences all over the country for the last 15 years. Great place to...More

Thank CanadianHabesha
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Bahir Zaf restaurant is found around Haya Hulet. It has a nice view with best food. The services which they have is so good. They serve you local food and international dishes. I like the flavor which serves me.

Thank Finot Tour Ethi... E
Reviewed October 23, 2017

The restaurant served very good tapas - large portions and had a range of cocktails. There were tables outside in clement weather. All the food was safe which is not always the case in Addis.

Thank philippa y
Reviewed October 22, 2017

quite expensive food, but restaurant in lovely setting. and close to the hotel we stayed in. i would recommend, and like the idea of the whole thing.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed October 4, 2017

It's hard to pick a favourite from this menu. The mangorita and lime and strawberry daiquiris are dangerously yummy. The food is larger tapas size so we often order 3 between 2. I love the jalapeno poppers, samosas, goat kofte and the watermelon & feta...More

Thank nomadsconcierge
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

I had a solo dinner at this resturant and found it to be pretty average. I arrived pretty early and was attended to well. I ordered a burger, fish and stuffed jelapeno Peppers thinking it was tapas....but found the food too much. The fish was...More

Thank Chilli-Bite
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

A bunch of us had a brunch here - service was excellent and the option for vegan food of course made many on the table happy. The fish tacos and cocktails (watermelon one) certainly made our day. And love the idea behind the support the...More

Thank Edie Z
Reviewed August 14, 2017

I enjoyed delivery from Bahir Zaf first via the Deliver Addis website. It arrived promptly and was hot and excellent. The fusion style of Ethiopian curry chicken was really tasty. I also went here for dinner with a colleague. The food was excellent. Honestly, I...More

Thank Margaret A
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Stumbled upon this place much by accident, menu was impressive and food tasted amazing. Fresh ingredients and nice place to have light tapas and drinks with friends and colleagues.

Thank Nabiel A
Reviewed July 20, 2017

This is a training restaurant, part of the Tree Alliance, providing opportunities for disadvantaged people in South East Asia and now Ethiopia! Interesting menu, surprisingly efficient service (The training really shows) most of the food I had was so-so but the Strawberry Tef cake is...More

Thank adrianpritcha72
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sub City Yeka, Woreda 7 # 665 | Haya Hulet, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251 11 618 6531
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Bahir Zaf, meaning 'ocean or eucalyptus tree' in Amharic, symbolises caring for communities & branching out to protect those in need, much like Bahir Zaf which provides training for disadvantaged youth who are building their futures while serving tasty tapas and delicious cocktails in a vibrant garden setting in central Addis Ababa.
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