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Addis in Cape Ethiopian Restaurant

Corner Long & Church Streets, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 424 5722
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“injera” (63 reviews)
“bread” (49 reviews)
“pancakes” (40 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Corner Long & Church Streets, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved the food - eating with our hands, using injera (flat bread) instead of cutlery to scoop up the varied dishes from a shared platter. Authentic atmosphere - sitting on low seats and hand washing at the table. Friendly helpful waiters who guided us through...More

Thank Sarahjm45
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here with a friend and the place was packed but they happily found us space. The service was excellent and we had them suggest what we should eat and it was amazing! We ordered the sharing menu, four meat two vegetable and had...More

1  Thank clamsbaker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been to Cape Town three times in the last decade and each time I’ve made a point of eating at Addis in Cape. Admittedly, part of the attraction is that the experience is so different to anything I can get at home, but simple...More

Thank CasualDiner78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took our cousin for a birthday lunch. Her 1st time eating here. We were bowled over by the aronatic but not spicy african food served on traditional injera. Pricrs are very reasonable with specials on set menu options. Wines ate well priced too. Patrick our...More

Thank AffrianderChef
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a bit surprised that we had to walk up 2 flights to get to our reserved table. We were one of a few tables of tourists as most tables were filled with locals. That is the precursor of a good meal! We ordered...More

Thank whenzuc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At least for me this was my first exposure to Ethiopian cuisine. I was delighted to enjoy it in a very cozy atmosphere. Our server was very helpful and very attentive to our needs being vegetarian. If you are in the area, we will strongly...More

1  Thank GutMD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our waiter was amazing, the lunch special was absolutely on point. 10/10 I highly recommend this spot

Thank kodiakfoodcritic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with three fellow travelers. Two out of the four had not eaten Ethiopian Food before. We each did the two combo and it was more than enough. The flavors are wonderful,device was excellent and overall a good value.

1  Thank susan a
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The restaurant has a cozy setting. The space between the tables is a bit short but we nevertheless enjoyed the exotic atmosphere and the food.

2  Thank ensam971
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We got the combo meals so we could try a little of everything. It was great, but busy, so took a little while for our food (30 min). Staff is great and cocktails kept us busy until the food came out. My only complaint was...More

1  Thank Margret W
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2 August 2017|
Response from celebrate2016 | Property representative |
Thank you once again, we appreciate your input and will certainly look into improvements. We look forward to your next visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner Long & Church Streets, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 5722
  • E-mail
Addis in Cape! Voted best African Eatery in Cape Town, an authentic Ethiopian restaurant that caters for Non-vegetarian, Vegan and Vegetarian clients. We provide a unique communal dining experience you, your family and friends will remember. From traditional hand-wash ceremonies to our traditional Ethiopian coffee we promise a memorable experience. Ethiopian cuisine is famous for its rich aromas and generous use of herbs and spices. The country was historically situated on trading routes that included the trade of many exotic spices; this history has had a tremendous influence on the taste of Ethiopian food as we know it. Today most of the herbs and spices are blended and prepared in the home with great love and attention, as are those used in Addis in Cape. The dishes that you taste here are unique to Ethiopia and we are proud as a restaurant to share them with you.
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