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Makush Gallery

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Bole Road | 2nd Floor Mega Building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 11 552 6848
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Addis Ababa
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67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Makush Gallery is on of my best spots where I go when Italian food comes to my mind. This place has also become a choice of my wife. This place gives you a complete different feeling as you enjoy the paintings while being served with your favorite dish with excellent hospitality from their staff. The gallery has various paintings where... More 

Thank Zerihun M
Limassol, Cyprus
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133 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for supper and ended up buying a picture as well. We'd looked for art on our trip both north and south of the country, but found nothing like this so to buy a picture on our very last night in Ethiopia was a real bonus. He represents so many painters that you can find a style that... More 

Thank therapina
Fermo, Italy
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Second time I go there, Prices are ok, service ok. First time was better, second time less. Needs to improve But, Ill go again.

Thank Guy B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Our group of 11 enjoyed dinner at Makush, and several of us ended up buying art works. It was a relaxing evening, browsing through the rooms with our wine while we waited for dinner.

Thank Scott M
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

This is a genuinely chic restaurant with energy and enthusiasm behind it. In terms of location it is a bit tricky to find. It's by a Peugot car dealership at the side of the building up some stairs. You get various attempts at Italian food across Ethiopia, but I thought this was the only one that did it well. If... More 

Thank mingchi86
London, England, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Like a previous reviewer I also had the penne al arrabiata and enjoyed it very much. It went down lovely with a glass of local dry red wine. The many paintings on offer are of an impressive standard in the local style. Furthermore I liked the view of Addis from the windows. If you have been eating a lot of... More 

Thank RLewis_12
New York
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I wasn't particularly keen on the idea of having Italian while in Addis, but the food was quite good and a little bit different from standard Italian Fare. We LOVED the ability to sift through dozens..hundreds?...of paintings, and found several that were very high-quality and incredibly well-priced. The manager packaged them so that we could take them home on the... More 

1 Thank CloudFish
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Their penne al arrabiata is great, their veggies are fresh, dessert menue is quite varied, although their coffeee is slightly disappointing.

1 Thank tancred2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I was there with friends twice, we enjoyed the good meal,good service and amazing art gallery we loved it!!!!

Thank Firehiywot B
Auckland, New Zealand
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94 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Our group of 9 plus our local guide had lunch here on our way to the airport. The pizzas were good and did not take long to arrive. The surroundings were very different and attractive.

Thank chrissuekiwi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bole Road | 2nd Floor Mega Building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251 11 552 6848

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