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Abyssinia

Brookside Grove | Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 725 151515
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Brookside Grove | Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
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11 - 20 of 164 reviews

Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

Well, to start with, we ate biased as we believe that Ethiopian food is very underrated. The smooth and strong flavors are distinctive. This place offers great good, friendly staff and quiet atmosphere. What else can you ask for!

Thank The_Egyptian_Couple
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

Extraordinary food, unobtrusive service, relaxed vibe, nice small playground; a delightful family evening. Try it. Unfamiliar can be very good,

Thank David B
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Abyssinia is set in luck green gardens around Brookside in Nairobi's westlands area offering great Ethiopian food. The variety and taste takes you back to restaurants in Addis Ababa. Try the coffee after your meal as you watch the coffee ceremony.

Thank Lucy A
Reviewed February 9, 2017

With well thought out sharing platters for mixed groups, Abysinnia takes all the work out of ordering for you but keeps the authenticity. It is relaxing with lots of trees, great traditional music and a coffee ceremony after you feast. Never too crowded and the...More

Thank Melissa J
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Absolute yumminess, for 1/3 of European prices. Traditional setting, crockery, and utensils, huge portions, great atmosphere and great quick service. It is located slightly out of the way but worth the trip and search. Take a variety of dishes (a combination), especially if you have...More

Thank martakX9112RP
Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

Best Ethiopian food ever. With 20 inch flat bread with all kinds of chicken, mutton and other local dishes poured on the bread, to be eaten without any cutlery from the same big plate, phew, should not miss this one.

Thank mahtab a
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Years of feasting at the restaurants of their Ethiopian competitions, we've now finally managed to try the Abyssinia as well. Somehow it was always off our usual ways across Nairobi, and, for sure, it is a bit hidden located. Along a bigger highway, though accessible...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Favourite Ethiopian Restaurant in Nairobi. Very generous portions and quite affordable. The juice is ridiculously affordable at 150sh a glass and it is ALWAYS freshly squeezed.

1  Thank Janira O
Reviewed January 2, 2017

First it is not easy to find (or at least it was not for our driver) so best go with their phone number with you. Then the owner was very friendly, explained us a lot about his found and Ethiopia, I would say we were...More

Thank Supertramp F
Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed dinner here with some colleagues and it was delicious. We ordered together and shared at the table. Would go back again.

Thank wonderlust234
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peonygarden
Does it serve halal meat?
June 16, 2017|
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Response from peonygarden | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I do not know. However, I have sent the question to the restaurant. If I receive an answer I will post it here.
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Ahmed F
does this restaurant serve Halal Meat
June 16, 2017|
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Response from Eric S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They do. 'Are very much used to it since the various communities in Nbo are manyfold. You can make sure by informing additionally about your request though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brookside Grove | Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 725 151515
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