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Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant

9 Cricklewood Broadway, London NW2 3JX, England
+44 20 8208 0110
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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12:00 - 00:00 Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
9 Cricklewood Broadway, London NW2 3JX, England
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Been coming here for well over a decade. It has had ups & downs as the management changes. Think it’s on a good phase now. Once you get used to the style of eating (using hands with thin, flatbread-like injera), there’s good food with lots...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PandS1985
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great vegan Ethiopian food in your restaurant last Sunday. Thank you for the kind service and a generous portion. We will be back

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gabrielamR8286LJ
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

I have given the restaurant many chances and they have been consistently disappointing. Today, Ethiopian New Year, as I walked by I thought it would be nice to get a Kitfo. Tricky food this one but I was desperate for a little bit of home....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 368abf
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We had no expectation about the food because it was our first time with this kind of restaurant. The owner was very kind and explained us how the dishes were composed. We tried the meat and vegetables combo and a less spicy dish. All was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank chiaratiz
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We had not experienced Ethiopian food before and was more than pleasantly surprised by the excellent service, conversation and meal at Abyssiania. It was early evening, so few diners in the restaurant. Owner took time to explain the menu and offered a great suggestion for...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tom D
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Entered with trepidation but boy what an experience. Asked the waiter for a recommendation and got a great meat combo which we were assured was a good representation of Ethiopian cuisine. Then we got to the next course and we decided to splash out on...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank anitaturner2018
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Myself and 2 friends just had the most delicious vegan platter for 3! Honestly one of the best meals I've had in ages and the service was great. Highly recommend this place!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Will come again. Injera and curries were yummy. One star off of five because the place could do with minor repair work.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Ganumupta
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Its a small and homely restaurant that looks like a cafe. Have been there a number of times and the welcome is always friendly, like they are greeting an old friend. Had the combo meal with injera and a selection of meat and veg dishes...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank wanita01
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I think the problem with some of these negative reviews is that this is their first time at an Ethiopian restaurant. They don't know what to expect in terms of the food or the typical homely style of service. Let me set your mind at...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Chris S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Cricklewood Broadway, London NW2 3JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8208 0110
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Abyssinia Restaurant is a corner of the Horn of Africa in the midst of London. We're specialized in Ethiopian and Eritrean cuisine. Our food, which includes a vegetarian variety, is all genuine and authentically prepared. To accompany our food menu we offer a good selection of wines and traditional Ethiopian beers and drinks. You can pop in for just a coffee or enjoy a meal with family and friends as well. A music and dance lounge is available usually at weekends or on our special events, while if you prefer a more cozy and chatty atmosphere, our garden is ideal for a summer evening chill out with drinks. We're open every day from 11 am to Midnight and looking forward to welcome you soon.
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