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Loved everything about this place

Their tej' is unbeatably delicious (dry and not so sweet!). Their food is scrumptious. And their... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Raffy D
Montreal, Canada
Really fun night and great venue!

I thought this would be full of tourists but it was a great mix of foreign travelers, young (and... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Marc F
London, United Kingdom
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“honey wine”(10 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Across From Police Station, Lalibela, Ethiopia
+1 253-347-7179
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their tej' is unbeatably delicious (dry and not so sweet!). Their food is scrumptious. And their live entertainment is enchanting! What a blast we had! Thank goodness my guide Desale (Happy) brought me here. We ate, drank and danced and had a unforgettable time. In...More

1  Thank Raffy D
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I thought this would be full of tourists but it was a great mix of foreign travelers, young (and old) people from Lalibela and national tourists. The music and dancing were really fun, the food was good, the service was good and it is definitely...More

Thank Marc F
Reviewed 6 May 2018

A very popular bar with locals and foreigners alike where you can try authentic Tej: local honey wine. Lalibela is the home of Tej and so this is the best place to indulge in this experience. Made with local red honey it is brewed almost...More

Thank HarpreetsWanderlust
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

I visited Torpedo on a Saturday evening and it was very popular with tourists from overseas and from other parts of Ethiopia. The honey wine was really tasty and very different from the one I tried in Addis Ababa. The best part though was the...More

Thank Suzanna C
Reviewed 9 July 2017

My husband and I came here after dinner. The outside looks pretty unassuming, so we were delighted to find the charming bar/club within! Our driver joined us, and we ordered some delicious tej wine. There is dancing, singing, and a musician who goes around the...More

Thank Professoressa0411
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Utterly unique singing, dancing (be prepared to participate) and Tej honey wine. I owe this experience to my excellent guide, Addisalem Berhanu (ask for him by name...the locals will know where he is). Warm and friendly, while remaining extremely professional and organized, Addisalem will ensure that...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This made my trip amazing. Everyone at this place was nice and friendly. The music was great, the staff were all beautiful inside and out. You'd think in a town of 20-30,000 residents things might not be that exciting, but this place was fuego! Buy...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

If dancing with locals and Ethiopian tourists while trying the local honey wine is your thing, this is the place for you! It gets going around 9pm and closes by 11pm. Good service, good drinks, great atmosphere and you will get a round of applause...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

It was an amazing experience to see the dancing and azmari music here. The dancing of both the performers and the customers is jaw-dropping. Very authentic and local (much more so than in the cultural shows in Addis). Even though it was midweek, it was...More

Thank 2trvel
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a tej in the late afternoon. Nice place, was really quiet at that time. Can imagine that in evenings you can have a party here. Tej was really good, tasty.

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