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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • 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 yesterday via mobile

The waiter explained he customs behind the foods we ate. The hand-washing and communal eating was a lovely experience. Thoroughly enjoyed the restaurant. A highlight of our day.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank scottasaigon
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had the best experience at Addis in Cape! The experience of being served in a traditional Ethiopian way was wonderful, and the food had so much flavor and was incredibly delicious! My partner and I are vegan, and there was an entire vegan menu/pre-set...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Katie H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a sample of everything and it was just Tasty - Vegetarian as Well as the meat dish.. The Place is set in an old church the Atmospere is very Cosy and inviting to spend Time there.. we Tried the honeywine which was light...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank katjasartissohn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food, so inexpensive, kind service, had a sampler platter that helped us try a bit of everything. Go here!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank josephine1313
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Atmosphere, quirky tables and parasols on the ceiling from Ethiopia. Meal for two served on a large pancake. Too much to eat. Clean and Friendly with urban buzz of downtown Capetown.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Francestrainer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Long Street to find a place to have dinner, but many restaurants were fully booked. We ended at Addis in Cape, which was a really good experience. You were seated on small chairs. - It was really cozy, The food was really...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NilsLDK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with friends on a monday night. This is a mustplace to eat in Cape town! Perfect food, staff location and atmosphere!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tigest W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited twice during my stay in Cape Town and it was absolutely amazing both times. The food is so flavorful (get the sharing platters to try a bunch) and I'm still craving the honey wine. Addis is an exceptional Cape Town restaurant.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank samanthak787
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We had a lovely lunch, with coffee and honey wine and was diligently served. The food is colourful, if perhaps a bit bland to what we were expecting (spicy). It is a load of food and they allowed us a take-away after. Can recommend the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank poppins22
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Visited Addis yesterday evening with my girlfriend and two friends. Hands down, highlight of the day!!!👌🏻 We were quite hungry, so we ordered 4 two meal courses, two vegan and two non-vegetarian. Before the meal, you get to wash your hands with warm water, brought...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 546niklass
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Eliese T
28 February 2018|
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Response from celebrate2016 | Property representative |
Hi Lunch cost min R105 per person.
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, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
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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