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#5,728 of 18,185 Restaurants in London}
$$ - $$$African, , Ethiopian
386 Coldharbour Lane, London SW9 8LF, England
+44 20 7737 4144
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“chicken” (3 reviews)
“eritrean food” (9 reviews)
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African, Grill, Ethiopian
$$ - $$$
386 Coldharbour Lane, London SW9 8LF, England
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Mixed feelings about this place! Really enjoy the food and atmosphere here but not the service - uninterested and rude. We come here quite regularly so asked if we could "customise" our dish slightly, which was met with a blank "not possible". When we wanted...More

Thank mademoisielle
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Have lived in Brixton for a few years and heard about this place. Walked past and looked in numerous times but decided not to go in. What a mistake! Did go in this time with my family. The most friendly family running the restaurant. Clean,...More

Thank Janina D
Reviewed 28 April 2017

If the purpose of dining out is for the experience, this place is the pinnacle of awesome. Authentic in every detail, tastiest food, loved the experience here. Could have stayed all night. The coffee...I'm still dreaming about it.

Thank Ayesha C
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This place is great, I had never had this cuisine before and the amazing waitress took us through flavours and what to order. The food is delicious, an array of spices and well cooked meat, also plenty of amazing veggie options as well! All served...More

Thank MacMan8
Reviewed 15 April 2017

You won't find a more authentic, delicious Eritrean experience. The food is delicious and decent value. The coffee service comes with the fixed menu and is out of this world and the waitress has a wicked sense of humour. I have been three times and...More

Thank Jay C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

First time to an Eritrean restaurant, it certainly won't be the last. If i'm honest and I hadn't of read the reviews about this place, I would of avoided it. It looked like a dingy cafe from the outside. It just goes to show, never...More

Thank Stevie B
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

On the various occasions I have been to this restaurant, it is a great place but avoid at the weekend as there is a lot more "culture hunters" looking for an exotic experience, as there is nothing worse than being surrounded by 'wanna be' urban...More

Thank Funkadelic1
Reviewed 20 December 2016

First visit to an Eritrean restaurant. It was fantastic, great value and the service was second to none. Really good service!

Thank DB812014
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Wednesday and it was so lovely and relaxed. We sat in the arm chairs. It was just the right amount of busy with about three quarters of the tables full. The lady Janet was soooo lovely and filled us in on...More

Thank Holly885
Reviewed 30 October 2016

One of my favourite restaurants in London. Absolutely delicious Eritrean food, really friendly service. No pretension, just a great place and highly recommended.

Thank Bukobalass
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African, Grill, Ethiopian
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Open Hours
5:30 PM - 12:30 AM
5:30 PM - 12:30 AM
5:30 PM - 12:30 AM
5:30 PM - 12:30 AM
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5:30 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 386 Coldharbour Lane, London SW9 8LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7737 4144
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