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Queen of Sheba

12 Fortess Road, London NW5 2EU, England
+44 20 7284 3947
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good42%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Ethiopian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
12 Fortess Road, London NW5 2EU, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Queen of Sheba is a little Ethiopian restaurant tucked a few hundred yards from Kentish Town. I went with a good Twitter friend I was meeting for the first time. The interior is quaint and comfortable and you’ll have more than your share of...More

Thank mapduliand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited last night and tried the selection of veggie dishes. Lovely food - comes on a big plate with injera to share. Wine was very reasonable priced too.

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We had a pleasant introduction to Ethiopian cuisine at this snug little place. Will surely come again

Thank PinkAndPurple25
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I took some of my colleagues out for an Ethiopian meal. The injera was good and less feeling than what you tend to find in other London restaurants. The St George beer was light - a bonus. Most of the food tasted good: especially the...More

Thank Fitsum T
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We're aficionados of Ethiopian/Eritrean cuisine and when we meet up like to check out the many restaurants dotted across the capital. The place was busy (Fridays are) and we were lucky to get a table for two at 8pm. The menu had changed since we'd...More

Thank Gakeitse
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Very expensive food - overpriced and very bland food. Good ethiopian food should be delicious, even when not using meat - this was very poor, and very small portions. I feel they are taking advantage of their customers really - if you want good Ethiopian...More

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

A bit hard to notice from outside, but once you are in it's hard to forget. Very friendly, polite and helpful staff. The food is unique both visually and taste wise, definitely something to try for all the food lovers.

Thank Aži D
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this place. I've been walking past this for months and never thought to go in until my girlfriend and I decided to try something new. The moment we went in we were greeted with polite and diligent service, the meal was laid out...More

Thank 283bernardf
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I've lived in London for 20 years and eaten in most of the Ethiopian and Eritrean restaurants, this is a magnificent find! The food, hospitality and ambience are simply wonderful! I cannot recommend it enough! Please do pop in next time you're in Kentish Town:)

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is a lovely little restaurant in Kentish Town. I enjoyed Ethiopian food for the first time with an interesting vegetarian p!atter to share.

Thank Isabelle M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Fortess Road, London NW5 2EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7284 3947
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