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137 Fortess Road, London NW5 2HR, England
+44 20 7284 0600
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“injera” (25 reviews)
“tibs” (8 reviews)
“bread” (17 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
137 Fortess Road, London NW5 2HR, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very popular restaurant in Tuffnel park serving traditional Ethiopian food. The ambient is cosy and staff very helpful and eager to welcome people trying it for the first time. Food is delicious.

Thank Compass803165
Reviewed 19 August 2018

A really lovely restaurant, relaxed atmosphere and truly delicious food. It's a family run restaurant and although they were really busy we were made to feel really welcome, the food is gorgeous so many beautiful flavours. We loved the Injera..actually we loved it all. I...More

Thank JuRuAy
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Wonderful plating and delicious foods presented traditionally with a clearly busy staff who managed well and were able to accommodate requests easily. We truly enjoyed eating here and will return. Be sure to book in advance at this very popular restaurant. The food is spicy...More

Thank Daryl S
Reviewed 19 August 2018

I went with my brother and husband. We got Assa Tibs, Tofu & Spinach Tibs and Mushroom and Okra Tibs. It was served on a shared Injera which meant that everyone got to have a taste of what the others ordered, and it was a...More

Thank thetravellingluke
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We have wanted to go to an Ethiopian restaurant for some time. To be honest, we went to Wolkite first as it very near to where we live, but it was full, so we went to Lalibela and we were glad that we did. Very...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The food is very tasteful and value for money and the staff is helpful, however the service is a bit slow

Thank Fani K
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant just round the corner from my daughters house. Couple of her friends had eaten Ethiopia food before and so we decided to try. As they joined us for dinner we were in their hands. We decided on the vegetarian and meat platters so...More

Thank Jackie_D_Fl
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Amazing food, beautifully presented, service was on point. Great, family run business with plenty of character and food that speaks for itself

Thank Shaun C
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I ordered Doro Aocado Tibs .. cubed chicken fried with fresh tomatoes seasoned veg, garnished with sliced avocado in a rich creamy sauce & it was delicious. Yes I will go again.

Thank Deedee999
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We went there for team dinner. My time trying Ethiopian cuisine. The food was okay and we really enjoyed the coffee ceremony!

Thank Athena L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 Fortess Road, London NW5 2HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7284 0600
  • E-mail
Welcome to Lalibela Restaurant, the home of Ethiopian cuisine in London serving you the best home-style Ethiopian food since 1993. We pride ourselves in the quality of our food and the wide selection of meat, vegetarian, fish and poultry dishes on a menu we've been perfecting for over 20 years. Enjoy the wonderful collection of art imported from all over Ethiopia giving you a window into our rich culture and History.
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