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Brookside Grove | Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 725 151515
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“injera” (18 reviews)
“kitfo” (5 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Brookside Grove | Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We asked the staff to help with the order, they were able to suggest the best combinations that would satisfy both omnivore, vegetarian and vegan requests. The shared plate was perfect and the combinations delicious, accompanied by freshly made juices and by the extremely nice...More

Thank Bianca1Mo
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends, food was average as we went for a mixed platter for 4 people. Restaurant was pretty empty. The service wasn’t delivered with a smile and that could be better.

Thank MGRother
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Well, just like the title of my review, it's literally the worst Ethiopian food I've ever had, and that's coming from the U.S.; I've been eating it over 30+ years now and at restaurants all over the world. The food was flavorless, and the service...More

1  Thank deborahmL3233QP
Mikias A, Public Relations Manager at Abyssinia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Deborah, Please please please do not promote other establishments on our profile. You are entitled to your opinion and expression of said opinion, of course. As for the food lacking flavor.... :)

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Visited Abyssinia for dinner.Waited an hour and a quarter for our food!,the staff didn't care even though we asked numerous times where our food was.To make matters even worse they ripped us off with the bill.Everybody in Nairobi accepts U.S. Dollars as payment and the...More

Thank cooper017
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Well, what to say....first of all service is REALLY bad, they were more interested to watch the football game displayed on tv than helping us to choose what to eat. The coffee ceremony not worth it, the coffee taste really good but the girl that...More

Thank Carine P
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Dining Al Fresco in a little refuge from the city, leaves the hustle and bustle far behind. The service is excellent, and the food is great - and very plentiful, as it tends to be! Only one drawback as far as I can see: no...More

Thank Poveshom
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I ate the Ethiopian food for first time . Abyssinian gave the nice treat of flavours to the first timer . It's very near to Indian palate . Experience was lovely

Thank purath
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

A quaint restaurant located at Westland is a must visit to anybody who want to indulge an unique dining experience. The food is served in a very large plate and the base in injara with lots of vegetables, local sauses with varying flavour of spices....More

Thank vivek0210
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Great little spot and very reasonable. Don't be put off by the decor etc as you're just here for the food. Word of advice, the "platters for one" are massive and have deffo enough food for two so you are u likely to need starters....More

1  Thank Oisin C
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Went with family who frequents regularly, said I wouldn't be disappointed and boy, were they right. Maybe because the spices might have fresher or the cooking times prepped longer; whatever the reasons, outstanding Ethiopian cuisine.

1  Thank Tim M
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Response from peonygarden | Reviewed this property |
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17 June 2017|
Response from peonygarden | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I do not know. However, I have sent the question to the restaurant. If I receive an answer I will post it here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brookside Grove | Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 725 151515
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