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“Don't miss the experience!”

Addis in Cape Ethiopian Restaurant
Ranked #13 of 1,223 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Addis in Cape! Voted best African Eatery in Cape Town, an authentic Ethiopian restaurant that caters for Non-vegetarian, Vegan and Vegetarian clients. We provide a unique communal dining experience you, your family and friends will remember. From traditional hand-wash ceremonies to our traditional Ethiopian coffee we promise a memorable experience. Ethiopian cuisine is famous for its rich aromas and generous use of herbs and spices. The country was historically situated on trading routes that included the trade of many exotic spices; this history has had a tremendous influence on the taste of Ethiopian food as we know it. Today most of the herbs and spices are blended and prepared in the home with great love and attention, as are those used in Addis in Cape. The dishes that you taste here are unique to Ethiopia and we are proud as a restaurant to share them with you.
Reviewed May 2, 2013

This restaurant is an absolute hit with our family and visitors. The food is tasty and authentic, and the staff are hospitable. Don't miss the Ethiopian coffee complete with popcorn. The lunch menu is a bargain.

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Thank lizaug
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

We had great Ethiopian here the other night. We got the veg platter plus a couple of sides and we literally ate the table cloth. In addition, they bring out little appetizers that are not on the menu that were absolutely delicious. The decor is cool. They have done something creative with colorful parasols with their light fixtures, so the lighting is nice. One disappointment was that they didn't have any Ethiopian beers on the menu, but I had a good South African one, and that was good too! The place was empty the entire time we were that - couldn't believe it.

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Thank catie3
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

We went to this restaurant during our holiday in South Africa and really liked it.
We had never eaten ethipian food before, but it was really good.
The menu has very good choices, with spicy and not spicy options. The prices are good and there are lots of different combo options.
The service was excellent, and the restaurant itself looks nice.
Just be aware that you sit very low on the floor and eat with your hands, might not suit everyone.

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Thank oceanemn
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Reviewed April 10, 2013

I've eaten here a few times, and every time I like it more and more. The food is super delicious and the setting enchanting. From start to finish everything is delightful. Your hands get washed, your food gets shared and eaten with a sour flat bread, and you drink coffee with popcorn! So lovely!

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Reviewed April 9, 2013

We really enjoyed our lunch at Addis, the setting is unique and the food totally delicious. Take your time, soak up the atmosphere and the delicious eats with the special 'bread', enjoy the coffee and the service too.

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