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Mesi's Kitchen

128 Holloway Road, London N7 8JE, England
+44 20 7018 2640
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“injera” (10 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
“stews” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
128 Holloway Road, London N7 8JE, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As a change from Upper Street, a friend and I ventured down Holloway Road and came across Mesi's Kitchen. Massively happy we did. The service was warm and friendly and we ate some really tasty food. We're both veggie so went for the veggie share...More

Thank SJL62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place feels like a bit of a cafe (it was once). You eat your main course with a sort of bread thing in your hands (rather than a knife and fork) so it's fun and different. Be warned, a friend (not with us on...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Great thing about London is Diversity of restaurants available. Mesi's was a chance to try Ethiopian food. The Teff injera bread was fresh with sponge texture. You don't use cutlery, but tear stripes from crepe like bread to scoop up your meal. It was fun...More

Thank Kongen_af_konger
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Plenty of nicer Ethiopian places around. Service is ridiculously slow, which is OK, but the food and coffee is poor

Thank NickandVic_april2010
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

This was my introduction to Ethiopian food. I was really pleased. Delightfully light textured injera (the underlying base and extra wraps) and really great flavours to the small dishes of food that are placed around the injera. Eating communally and without cutlery is common for...More

Thank BrianfromLondon
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

A tiny cosy warm restaurant with outstanding food. Mesi is such a warm friendly person who runs this divine Ethiopian restaurant. We tried the non veg and veg platter and both were fantastic. Each item on the platter was full of flavour, quantities were generous....More

Thank GayatriS148
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I keep coming back here - the food is amazing, and Mesi is a wonderful, welcoming host. I always go for the combined meal with a mixture of stews (meaty and lentils), fried meat/veg, pickles and salads, all to be scooped up with wonderful soft...More

Thank Louise W
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Must visit lovely family run Ethiopian restaurant. Their tomato, garlic and ginger soaked Injera is to die for, and so are all the stews on their mixed sharer injera plates. Highly recommended and friendly owners

Thank Karoline A
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This was my first time eating at an Ethiopian restaurant - so I wasn't sure what to have. The waitress came over and recommended we get the Mesi Combo - a selection of vegetarian and meat dishes arranged in little mounds on top of a...More

Thank Katya G
Reviewed 18 November 2017

This is an excellent small local restaurant, it serves fresh and delicious dishes with a huge smile!

Thank Cabr h
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Chris A
19 April 2018|
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Response from GayatriS148 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure but you should call and ask as Mesi is a wonderful lady who very friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Holloway Road, London N7 8JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7018 2640
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