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77 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 426 6969
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“injera” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
77 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my dad both got the vegetarian sampler and it was soo delicious ! The look of the place is also quirky and nice .

Thank brigittekelleher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a curious meal, eaten in eccentric but welcoming surroundings. Things got off to a bad start with much of the menu unavailable which was not evident until we tried to order. We heard the couple behind us have similar problems with the drinks...More

Thank CasualDiner78
Reviewed 27 October 2017

The decor is quaint and makes it feel like you're in a homely living room - you sit on couches, stools and pillows. We ended up buying one of the pieces of decoration. The menu could use a facelift and more explanations - ask the...More

Thank _3_2_5_G_A_3_2_5_
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We were there two weeks ago. It was the Birthday of my Dad and a unforgettable evening. We sat in a Treehouse :). The use of the space of the small location was awesome and the lovely decoration in there. We eat a mix plate...More

Thank Carmen B
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We wanted to sample some African food in a holiday dominated by many western meals and we were not disappointed! We had the veggie sampler, which was delivered on a huge silver platter with loads of bread to eat with. Fantastic portions and the food...More

Thank Liam R
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch on a Sunday with my husband. Atmosphere was unique and there was really interesting Ethiopian decor. We were greeted by friendly staff, given a suggestion of a traditional share dish based upon what we said we felt like eating... It was...More

Thank Aarti M
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered the meat platter and veg sampler so hopefully I got to eat majority of what's on the menu. Big silver platter arrived with rolls of dough as your bread to eat the food ( use your hands). All very nice and well worth eating...More

Thank Huck L
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a bite while travelling on my own. Solomon recommended the Vege sampler which I found very tasty, but the best part was then that he sat down (presumably because I was on my own and it wasn't busy) and we had a...More

1  Thank elisa005
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Good food and nice staff. The restaurant in inside an antique shop and the whole experience is very interesting.

Thank Mariana V
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Madam Taitou's ethiopian food is relatively average. We shared the vegetarian sampler. The injera was not as sour as really good teff injera should be, and the spices were somewhat muted, perhaps the kitchen was not using enough berbere or turmeric. The service was very...More

Thank Aeneas1842
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 426 6969
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