We visited Mosob on a Sunday afternoon in April having been so impressed with the Ethiopean cuisine we had at Addis in Cape in Cape Town, South Africa (my Tripadvisor review is here: http://goo.gl/f3R94). Although this is an Eritrean restaurant, the cuisine is very similar to that of Ethiopia, with both countries sharing a great deal of history. The style of eating is very social and requires your hands, something that I really enjoy about the cuisine. Note that the meat is also Halal for those with specific dietary needs.
As it was a Sunday afternoon, it was quiet when we visited and we were probably the first customers of the day (the restaurant opened at 3pm and we arrived just after 4pm).
We looked forward to the flatbread called injera, a national dish and we weren't dissapointed. We opted for a set non-vegetarian menu for 2, so that we could try a number of dishes. The starters were all vegetarian and very tasty; the falafels in particular were crispy on the outside and the best I've had. The main course was the main deal though and it arrived as expected, with the injera rolled out flat and the individual curries arranged on top, like a platter. Additional rolls of injera were also provided and we were told that we could have more if we needed more. There was a chicken curry, a lamb curry, lentils & cabbage. All of it was really good, particularly the lamb which was rich and very well spiced. I'd say that there was sufficient food to feed at least 3 people in this set menu for 2. We finished with a spiced cardamom tea.
The service was very good and hospitable and though the restaurant was quiet, I imagine that the place fills up nicely and with a decent atmosphere during weekend evenings. Overall, we were very satisfied and would recommend Mosob to anyone who wants to try something a little different, slightly away from the centre of town.
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