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Cottage Restaurant & Pub - CLOSED

Ras Desta Damtew St., Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average30%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
13 Jul 2014
“This Restaurant Is No Longer Thare”
3 May 2014
“An icon has been demolished”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Pub
Ras Desta Damtew St., Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

This Restaurant Is Demolished and the Owner Plane a High rise Building . according to the City Master Plan. please don't go there. This Page also no Loger Necessary.

Thank Nurelegn W
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Sadly the quirky Cottage with its British comfort food and original London pub interior has gone and no more can I have my liver and mash for Sunday lunch in what is as close to an English pub atmosphere as exists in this part of...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 15 April 2014

I took my girl for dinner up here and she loved me more than she used to..lol. The place is so elegant and neat. Candles can be put on your table as well as roses. you are allowed to reserve in advance. Great parking spot...More

Thank Zerihun M
Reviewed 12 December 2013

Great surprise. After more than 30 years eating at this restaurant I found to my great disappointment that the The Cottage has closed. This restaurant, along with Castellis was the only place to eat during the Derg and was the centre of activity for the...More

Thank BaileySuffolk
Reviewed 26 September 2013

I rarely review restaurants but this is to report, sad to report that one of the oldest, historical and excellent resto in addis is going to be demolished in a week time!!! The could never go wrong going to this great/oldrestaurant..even though it is an...More

Thank Dantes25
Reviewed 26 September 2013

I have dined in the cottage for may times over the last 14 years, i have never been disappointed, great atmosphere, excllent service and good food, top that of with a good selection of drinks and you know you are in for a great night...More

Thank Eef S
Reviewed 14 September 2013

I had been here before on a previous visit to my second home Addis Ababa. I love this place hidden away on Menelik Ave close to the Ghion hotel. From the moment you walk in the service is typically Ethiopian attentive and helpful. The menu...More

Thank daygar
Reviewed 16 August 2013

While wondering around Addis on foot, we started at Tomoca (top of Churchill street) and walked down to the Gare, then Meskle Square and then stopped in for a bite to eat. We didn't have the fondue but the lamb was good. Again this was...More

Thank Africache
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Discovered this place by accident since it is somewhat tucked away. Positively surprised by the food and excellent service, prices reasonable. In the back of the restaurant there's a funny bar, Irish Pub kinda style. Recommended.

Thank Barnskybeat
Reviewed 24 June 2013 via mobile

To my surprise I actually enjoyed my meal here. It's a bit expensive for 60's style cuisine. The most important part of this place is that a pub and cottage does not do it justice for white table cloth candle lit dinners. This place is...More

Thank Chasington
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Restaurant Details

American, Pub
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ras Desta Damtew St., Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
It's in the most recent Lonely Planet guide, page 100.
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