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Seven Olives Hotel Restaurant

) #2 of 15 Restaurants in Lalibela €€ - €€€ Italian, African, European
Lalibela, Ethiopia
+251 33 336 0020
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good50%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Italian, African, European, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Lalibela, Ethiopia
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Reviewed yesterday

Pros: + Good food + Cold drinks + Quiet garden area to relax and watch birds + Friendly staff + Good service + Convenient location

Thank Reggie W
Reviewed yesterday

Great outdoor dining area, just don't visit the bathrooms. We ate the Ethiopian fasting food which was delicious, fresh and very filling. One serving is enough for two people. Dig In! :-)

Thank Atick
Reviewed 6 days ago

Their fasting plate is excellent! We ordered two dishes, but their portions are huge, so just share one. And the setting was really pleasant.

Thank Deetaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in the middle of the old town area and just above the entrance gate for the northern set of churches --- Seven Olives restaurant was a great spot for a relaxing lunch on my first day in Lalibela. LOVED the outdoor setting with lots...More

Thank inthepinesNC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel do not seem to be very nice - rather old and needing restoration; but the restaurant has an excellent choice of traditional Ethiopian meal, tasty and good.

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only had breakfast there. The food was only okay, but we went to escape the dust and crowds. The trees, flowers and birds were a welcome escape, so it was most definitely worth it.

Thank Anguw
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We only have lunch here as it is in a convenient location. Lunch is served in a rather nice garden with colorful florals. The once best local hotel is dated but might suit budget travelers who like to be close to trekking trails. Our guide...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The restaurant is nice relatively to the others restaurant in Lalibela because you get good service.

Thank LalibelaCrossTours
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This place in town across from some small stands selling religious pictures of tried side door crafts and Ethopian dresses etc. Teen boys gather around house quick to be guide . The resturant is up a driveway in a heavy wooded green cool area but...More

Thank joyious
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I tried various dishes from the fasting menu, all was very delicious, beautifully presented and it seemed to me very healthy.

Thank Friederike B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lalibela, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Amhara Region  >  Lalibela
  • Phone Number: +251 33 336 0020
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