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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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 2 days ago

We never had ethiopean food, and this was a perfect introduction. Served on a sort of breadplate was our food. The chairs and tables are low which gives it an authentic feel.

Thank Saskia T
Reviewed 3 days ago

My Gorgeous Wife and I only had 4 nights in Cape Town and wanted to use the time wisely ... torn between discovering new culinary wonders of The Cape and revisiting old favourites too good not to return. Addis in Cape Ethiopean Restaurant won us...More

Thank jacksdad100
Reviewed 5 days ago

An amazing restaurant to visit.... the menu is really large and gets confusing, so my advice is to order the set menu, and then choose your dishes from that..... the flavours are really good, the entire experience is amazing from washing your hands to serving...More

Thank GrayIons
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You need to like the fingerfood, that's what it's all about.... Very scrumptious dishes! Recommend it not for a first date :)

Thank Sina R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the set menu. Staff were very helpful and the restaurant had a great atmosphere. Reasonable prices. Would definitely return.

Thank Hayley C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful meal in a relaxed homely atmosphere. I think Addis captures the essence of "African" food and communal eating. Will definately go back. Would like to suggest better signage for the toilets and maybe reflective strips on the stairs for safety.

Thank Sinfulsuey11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fancied something ‘African! - as you would in South Africa - also vegetarian - spotted this and just went for it

Thank Nick752
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our first day in CT we stumbled on this amazing cafe/restaurant. The food was fresh, tasty, colourful and reasonably priced. The food is traditional Ethiopian, presented on a huge platter for sharing - which adds to the experience. The waiter, Landry, was lovely and...More

Thank janiceingatehouse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was definitely our favourite place we went to during our visit to Cape Town - and you can tell it’s good a it’s full of locals! The food is great and the whole experience unlike anywhere I’ve ever been. The service is great and...More

Thank Nathaniel H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stumbled upon this restaurant by chance. I was staying at the 91 Loop and had to go through the Church St to go to the main tourist area. I didn’t even know it was popular in TripAdvisor. Anyway, I decided to try it and...More

Thank Chrobb99
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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 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
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
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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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