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Lucy Lounge & Restaurant

St George St | Arada Sub City, Next to National Museum, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 91 114 6646
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good56%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fruit drinks” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (23 reviews)
“injera” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
St George St | Arada Sub City, Next to National Museum, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Adjacent to the National Museum. Ate there twice. Food was good. Beer and wine plentiful. Service excellent. Sat next to the turtle enclosure. Lovely place to eat, especially if you are rushed. They accommodated us perfectly.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 1 week ago

After spending over an hour at the National Museum, with the international tour groups arriving, we decided to have lunch early at 12:00 PM. We chose to sit in the garden in view of the turtle enclosure and a waitress presented our menus in English....More

Thank Gene J
Reviewed 1 week ago

When taken for lunch by our guide on day of Meskel festival , restaurant was crowded, almost all seats were full. Service good polite and friendly , food however was average, we had fish and chips, fish was white fish , perhaps not fresh. ....More

Thank Tapan B
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favourite Restaurants in Addis Ababa. The envirionment is interresting. The Restaurrant have several rooms with different styles and you can also sit outside. It is almost like walking around in a small village when you enter the restaurant. Certain evenings...More

1  Thank miomymio60
Reviewed August 6, 2018

No matter how you ask for the meat to be cooked it will come fully cooked! But aside from that the garden and restaurant are nice, cool, and relaxing. You see a lot of groups and tourists in the restaurant as a single meal can...More

Thank DrMarkES
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We had lunch here in between our city tour in Addis and a visit to the National Museum. The restaurant is located right next to the museum and offers a wide variety of national & international dishes. The lush garden terrace doesn't make you feel...More

Thank FemB_aua
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

This cafe offers a little bit of peace and quiet in a city full of noise. Food was pretty good and atmosphere was lovely. Prices are little high but worth it! Sitting next to the national museum makes it an easy stop for normal tourists....More

Thank Mary T
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Lucy is unfortunately way overrated when it comes to food, even though the place itself is pleasant with a nice garden to relax in. The service is quite slow and a bit ”clumsy” and the food takes quite some time to arrive - and quite...More

Thank MarcusHolmgren
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Nope. It's hard to mess up vegetarian Ethiopian cuisine, but somewhat this place manages to do that and worse. It is worth staying hungry after a long museum visit to find some other place to eat. You'll be fighting for attention from long tables of...More

Thank Jebenna
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

The best thing about Lucy Lounge is the serene garden and resident tortoises. That said, the food is good and the service is great. Probably not worth going out of the way for but fantastic if you are doing a self guided city tour and...More

Thank Exploration437329
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St George St | Arada Sub City, Next to National Museum, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251 91 114 6646
Just north of the National Museum, on the same side of St George, north of Arat Kilo Square
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