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Blue Nile Restaurant

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28 Great Hampton Street | B18 6AA, Birmingham B18 6AA, England
+44 121 551 9225
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have actually been lucky enough to visit Ethiopia and haven't had the opportunity to try the food since so I had come come here while I was in this part of Birmingham As soon as I walked in the smell of the good took me straight back. The food is as good as I remember and the Tej (locally... More 

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Thank francesm624
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely post-work dinner for 7. We had lots of fun sharing the delightful food. Good selection of Ethiopian beer, too

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Thank Minkishire
Barcelona, Spain
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my friend went for dinner at the Blue Nile and we loved it! The food was very tasty, the prices were cheap and the staff very friendly. The portions were really large but they let us take home whatever we could not finish. Definitely worth a visit!

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Thank Nav716
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having Ethiopian food here in Birmingham is a treat because the food in this restaurant is anything to go by I definitely want to go to Ethiopia for a holiday the food is very fresh very healthy, listening to some excellent Ethiopian music is a treat the staff are very friendly excellent bargain and I can't fault anything in this... More 

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Thank Leroy Y
England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Didn't know this place existed... glad I was introduced to it. Nice food and the people are friendly. You have to try it.

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Thank Susan R
Bath, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I went here with my sister for dinner today and had one of the best meals I've had in a good while. The restaurant is warm and welcoming inside and has plenty of tables: we didn't book for a saturday night meal. We ordered the vegetarian sharing plate and one side dish, plus two glasses of the traditional tej (a... More 

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Thank Sonea20
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Was really hoping to find a decent Ethiopian place in Birmingham and was not disappointed! We had the vegetarian sharer. Tasty food, nice atmosphere, pleasant service, fantastic value!

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Thank Oliverj_sweeney
Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 March 2017

i lived in Ethiopia for years, and missed the taste of injera ever since! It's been great to have it again.

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Thank TFJaneDoe
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Ive never been to Ethiopia so can't comment on the authenticity but it seemed authentic. Big place, very friendly service, and awesome food. The Misr Wot was amazing. Amongst all the trendy hipster places in the city - this is a down to earth, unassuming place with great food. Food was huge (maybe we should have shared) but a great... More 

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Thank Guavafish
Savannah, Georgia
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185 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly place, open late. Food was only OK. Samosa was good but the lamb dishes were bland and a bit fatty. Won't be going back

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Great Hampton Street | B18 6AA, Birmingham B18 6AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 551 9225

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?