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Habesha

Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 3755418
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“injera” (51 reviews)
“tibs” (18 reviews)
“mixed plate” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
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111 - 120 of 302 reviews

Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

I dined at Habesha during a work trip to Nairobi and was really impressed. My friend selected the dishes all of which tasted amazing, including the goat which I tasted for the first time. The restaurant has a lovely relaxed feel about it and you...More

1  Thank Julie200
Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

I always come here when I'm in Nairobi. No complaints. Beautiful food, nice people. Love the vegetarian plate, the shuro and the goat. Super affordable and fun.

Thank Granuille61
Reviewed November 8, 2015

Habesha is an oasis behind a gate, an old bungalow whose gardens contain a warren of different huts, firepits, stalls and tables under scented trees. Fragrant woods burned on the little bonfires add to the aromas. It's informal and rambling, with charm and a sense...More

Thank LonFam357
Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

The food here is consistently good and the price for food and drinks is fair. Service is also good though don't expect it to be professional. I particularly recommend the traditionally brewed coffee.

Thank Mel M
Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

The ingera is incredible and the goat is to die for and probably the best bit:the coffee and popcorn ceremony. It is one of my favourites in nairobi

Thank freofoodie2005
Reviewed October 25, 2015

This restaurant has a fantastic atmosphere - the tables are set in and around gardens, so there are lovely private spots, or areas for groups. The wait-staff were very friendly and attentive. This was my first time having Ethiopian, and I loved the share-plate concept;...More

Thank Carolyn K
Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

What a surprise to find this beautiful gem behind yet another Nairobi iron gate! The atmosphere is fantastic, with outdoor seating among beautiful gardens, coal stoves burning frankincense, and open fire pits. The food was outstanding with a huge "mixed plate," easily enough for two,...More

Thank Gian F
Reviewed October 17, 2015

Got take-out from Habesha on Arwings Kodek. The food was very good. However, the sitting area needs a major renovation. Also, while I was waiting, I saw a guy, one of the security employees, walking around the parking lot trying to open car doors!

Thank Nathan R
Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Situated in twisty, winding garden. They serve delicious food. We had a communal meal which was perfectly spicy. One of the few places to smoke in nairobi. Definitely worth a second visit

Thank Nicola l
Reviewed October 14, 2015

It was really awesome. huge amounts plates and cheap price on the Ethiopian cuisine. You should visit here if you want to take traditional food in Nairobi.

Thank Deion L
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habeshaeth
March 29, 2015|
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Response from habeshaeth |
Ethiopian food is vary teisty and spice wel coke like doro wot kitffo shero is our excelent food is diffrent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 20 3755418
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