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The Black Rose

Bole Road | Bosten Parteners Building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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This restaurant is run by a women’s cooperative. Lovely decor and fantastic food. Their injera is... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
Hannah R
,
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Best lounge in Adfis

Great staff and ambiance. My go to bar in Addis. Love the music and decorating. The best part is... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Tim B
,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
via mobile
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6 Feb 2018
“Tourist”
27 Jun 2017
“Best lounge in Adfis”
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Bole Road | Bosten Parteners Building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is run by a women’s cooperative. Lovely decor and fantastic food. Their injera is really nice and their food is spicy and delicious. I had the spinach with meat and garlic, shire (say sheer-ay) with meat and also a lentil dush. Their vegetarian...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Great staff and ambiance. My go to bar in Addis. Love the music and decorating. The best part is the staff they are truly professional and take their jobs seriously. This is very rare in Addis where most service jobs are filled with folks who...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Every time I'm in Addis this is my go to spot to meet friends and take newbies to. I like the ambience and know that staff quite well from the past 4 years of going here. Guess my review is not completely impartial because I'm...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

This bar is situated inside a tall building, on the second floor. It was rather awkward when I entered to find out I was the only white person in the entire bar, indeed the staff made me feel comfortable and as I took a sit...More

1  Thank loziodima
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I visited today, a Sunday 9:30 -10:30 pm It is on the first floor of a building. As I entered the place through a dark colour curtain, I noticed that the place is Low lit… an advise, give your eyes a minute to adjust to...More

1  Thank 2coo
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Reviewed 27 February 2016

Another reviewer found smokers inside, but that is no longer allowed. There was a great selection of cocktails that were good quality and very cold. The beer was cold as well, but the usual Ethiopian selection. Great atmosphere to relax and hang out with friends....More

1  Thank Meghan B
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

My local friend recommended this bar to meet. I showed up at 7, and found it empty. But 8 it was packed. There were many expats and locals, all intermingling. The beer selection was the same, but they had many cocktails. The place got stuffy...More

1  Thank ashwinmudigonda
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

I go to Black rose at least once a week. It's a perfect after work bar to just have some cocktails and hang out with friends or where you would want to have a date. The vibe is pretty cool, nice music, dim lights and...More

8  Thank Selam K
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Reviewed 1 May 2015

The Black Rose is a lovely bar in Addis Ababa. After the hectic hustle & bustle of The Office at the Sheraton, this made for a welcome chill out experience. Nice latin music, sofas and seats for all guests, cocktails and an intimate ambience. Here...More

1  Thank Ibadanboy
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Reviewed 24 March 2015

This was a little difficult to find but just ask around for the "Boston Building" where the Boston Day Spa is located off of Bole (Airport) Road and you will be directed to a nice glass building. Walk up the stairs to the second floor...More

2  Thank davis625
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