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“Never get tired of Habesha” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Habesha

Habesha
Ranked #8 of 513 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
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Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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35 reviews
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“Never get tired of Habesha”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2013

Habesha is one of those restaurants that you just keep on going back to... what can I say,it's a mixture of the food, the lovely outdoor seating and the service but nothing really tops it in Nairobi.
Although it is possible to find better Ethiopian/Eritrean food in town, Habesha has a consistently high standard.
A good way to test how good an Ethiopian restaurant is, is by trying the Raw Kitfo... if your stomach is ok the next morning you know they have high standards of cleanliness! At Habesha the Kitfo (which you can also order rare or cooked but in my opinion raw is the best) is always delicious... there, test done, now go see for yourselves!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Nairobi
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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“Amazing Ethiopian”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

Well Habesha was my first experience to Ethiopian andmust say it was brilliant. The decor is very rustic and dis organised so just visit the place for its food. The servcie is excellent, the Ethiopian wine is great and the food class. For first timer go for the big plate which can be shared between 02 or 03 people easily and get a mix a vegetables, beef and mutton. If you like Indian curry you will definiely love it.

Visited September 2012
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Kampala, Uganda
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Nice Food, friendly staff!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2013

We did not go to the one Kilimani, that one is supposed to be very cosy. We just went for a quick bite in the one downtown. It is located in a big building and it's a bit rustic, but ok.I liked the food, the personel was nice and fast and it was really cheap. We ordered one dish with two people and could not eaven finish it. It not the kind of spot of a romantic dinner, but just for a quick bite. Go to the one in Kilimani if you also want to enjoy the surroundings.

Visited February 2013
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Nairobi, Kenya
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2 reviews
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“yummy habesha”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2013

yummy yummy yummy yummy.the cuisine here is to die for.i cld get used to feasting here every day.there is nothing in the menu that is not worth tasting.i cant wait wait for my next visit.

Visited December 2012
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Nairobi
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“Spice at its best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2013

Ethnic ethiopian food....injera, doro wot the works this is the place to be. If you enjoy the spice and a good evening out

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