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“Will be returning time and time again!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of habesha restaurant and bar

habesha restaurant and bar
Ranked #166 of 2,184 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Leeds, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Will be returning time and time again!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2014

I absolutely loved this restaurant. The decor might not be the most appealing, but please do not let that throw you off. Food is delicious, prices are great, and the staff are so friendly.
Accessibility to the restaurant may not be the best, but you forget about it immediately once you've entered. The menu is short and sweet, serving only the best and the most authentic Ethiopian food. The servers are extremely friendly too, and will even show you how to eat their dishes the traditional way. My boyfriend ordered the Lamb Tibs and myself the Vegetarian Platter (I'm not vegetarian but I knew this was to die for!) and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The Ethiopian beer went perfectly well with it too, especially on a warm summer's day! The waitress was so lovely to even offer us some defo dabo (Ethiopian bread) at the end of our meal. I want to go back and try all the remaining dishes on the menu!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“cheap and cheerful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2014

Go and try it, but don't expect to be wined and dined. Delicious food, lovely warm atmosphere, interesting people.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Without recommendation would not have visited”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2014

If i had not read good reviews I might have just walked past. The restaurant is upstairs next door to a takeaway.
Go upstairs and you walk into a lovely restaurant with friendly waiter who explains the food. We choose to have one veg one meat. Fabulous value great food.

Visited December 2013
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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Service, food and price all excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

With dishes all around the six pound mark and very reasonably priced drinks, it's definitely worth a visit! Service perfect and great atmosphere.

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Oslo, Norway
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Just great new experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2014

This was our first time at Ethiopian restaurant and it was great. It was a very authentic experience, very nice and polite waiter who explained us everything about menu and how to it this food (with hands). We really enjoyed the food and drinks and it was very cheap as well (17 £ for 2 people included drinks). We took both meat and a vegetarian option and it was a great deal to share. New and very good taste, nice atmosphere in the middle of Manchester. I would definitely go back.

Visited June 2014
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