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Addis in Cape Ethiopian Restaurant

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Corner Long & Church Streets, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 424 5722
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (57 reviews)
“pancakes” (45 reviews)
“bread” (48 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30 Hours
CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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Corner Long & Church Streets, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quality Ethiopian food and a nice experience. The interior gives you a traditional Ethiopian setting with the low, reclined seats and the mesob table. Service was prompt and attentive and the servers were helpful in selecting the best dishes. The dishes were flavorful and perfectly...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the nicest meal we had whilst in Cape Town. Brilliant choice for Vegans. You eat with your hands, using traditional Ethiopian bread to scoop up the tasty delights - great experience! The staff were very friendly and happy to help and the price...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Felt in heaven eating that delicious food and when you think it couldn’t get any better, you try their tea... the service was impeccable, with very friendly staff. You can feel their effort to make you feel comfortable and well fed! Price was good for...More

Thank cami_landgraf90
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here after reading all the great reviews and we were not disappointed. The place had a great atmosphere without it feeling too crowded. The waiters were attentive and helpful as we had not had Ethiopian before. It is very much a place to...More

Thank Rlogathas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I actually saw the restaurant while riding the City Sightseeing bus down Long Street in Cape Town. Since I love Ethiopian food, I stopped in a few days later. The service was fantastic, and the food was phenomenal! I had a platter with lentils and...More

Thank JayLorraine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here before and decided to go again with some family members. They love it and I was once again not disappointed. Service great, food very authentic and delicious. A great vibe.

Thank BindyBoo1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined at this rather nice Ethiopian restaurant in Cape Town Central. We were warmly greeted on our arrival and shown to our table. After dining here we found the food to be of a very good quality as everything was beautifully seasoned to give...More

1  Thank 811michael
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to visit this restaurant after reading good reviews on here and we were not disappointed. I have never been to Ethiopia or eaten Ethiopian food before so I have no idea if it's authentic or not but it felt like it was and we...More

1  Thank Selina_J_W
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We were a little sceptical at first because we have never tried Ethiopian food before. If you are in the same boat please just go for it and you will be amazed. The food has so much flavour and the whole atmosphere in the restaurant...More

1  Thank therealcurtburt
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

The best way to describe the feeling we had when we walked out of Addis in Cape, is content and deeply satisfied (and sooo full). We are from a farm town near CT, but visit the city quite regularly. We recently decided that we will...More

Thank minketaljaard
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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.
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Familyvacations_12
2 August 2017|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
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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Description
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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