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£4 - £15
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African, Ethiopian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On a cold January day I'm not sure anything could hit the spot better than Tutu's Spicy lentils with Injera and veg. Exceptionally tasty and warming.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 29 December 2023

The kids brought around £6 worth of chocolates from this cafe and later needed the toilet. They were refused entry to use the toilet.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Tutu Melaku, Owner at Tutu's Ethiopian Table, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2024

I'm sorry your children were unhappy with their visit. Our toilet facilities are kept clean and secure for our customers' use. Unaccompanied children under 12 are not allowed in there for their safety, and ours, to ensure the safeguarding and wellbeing of all. If you...More

Reviewed 28 September 2023

My team of 17 enjoyed a beautiful buffet lunch at Tutu's. We provided numbers and dietary requirements in advance. We got a warm welcome and enjoyed delicious food. We were on a time schedule so it really helped that the meal was ready for us,...and we were able to pay quickly and efficiently. Great experience. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 24 August 2023

Stopped by for lunch and had Tutu’s spicy chicken and rice which was delicious! They also have a mild option which my wife had and loved. Our son had the hummus pitta which had a portion of homemade hummus, lightly spiced and he ate it...all! Also a nice selection of toasted sandwiches and ice creams. A must try for anyone local to Reading. Delicious authentic Ethiopian food.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 21 August 2023

As always we were so impressed by the food and quick service. The kids loved being there as well! Highly recommended for a special casual meal out at a reasonable price.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 30 July 2023

Really good and authentic Ethiopian food. The lady who owns the place is really friendly, she came and talked with us. The food was made with love and felt homecooked

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 9 June 2023

This is an absolute gem! Brilliant food - excellent vegan options - freshly cooked and always a wonderful welcome. We pray that it keeps going!

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 8 February 2023 via mobile

The place is peaceful and nicely decorated. The food is delicious and reminds me of home. I think everyone should try Ethiopian food at least once and Tutu’s table does a great job at that. There is a good range of cake and warm drinks...for when you’re not eating also. I will be back!More

Date of visit: February 2023
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tutumelaku, Owner at Tutu's Ethiopian Table, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2023

Thank you ❤️

Reviewed 8 February 2023

I first heard of her food in 2017 and it remains excellent Different from other restaurants and the sauces you can buy for home great to try too

Date of visit: February 2023
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tutumelaku, Owner at Tutu's Ethiopian Table, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2023

Thank you ❤️

Reviewed 4 February 2023 via mobile

Tutus is a not so hidden gem in East Reading. Her food is delicious. It’s healthy and nutritious and very tasty- soul food. But what makes the place special is the warm welcome and atmosphere that Tutu and her team create. Tutu is starting to...host monthly open mic evenings, opening the doors for locals to perform and last night was a great mix of music and poetry. Bravo!More

Date of visit: February 2023
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tutumelaku, Owner at Tutu's Ethiopian Table, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2023

Thank you for your lovely review. We are looking forward to meeting new people in the coming months.

Reviewed 2 February 2023

I’ve stopped into Tutu’s several times now and it’s always a delight seeing Tutu. The food here is so delicious and it’s lovely to experience some culture on our doorstep.

Date of visit: February 2023
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tutumelaku, Owner at Tutu's Ethiopian Table, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2023

Thank you for your support 🙏

Reviewed 16 November 2022

Visited on a weekday lunchtime. Amazing service and great food. The building is beautiful inside and out.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 13 October 2022

A friend of ours who lives locally brought us here for Brunch on Sunday morning, as we'd been telling him about a delicious brunch we'd had in a Somali cafe in Bristol. The food we had was absolutely delicious - very tasty and beautifully cooked,...in lovely quiet surroundings with super friendly service. If it wasn't an hour and a half from Bristol, I'd be making Sunday brunch here a very regular thing! The cake was delicious too!More

Date of visit: October 2022
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tutumelaku, Owner at Tutu's Ethiopian Table, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2022

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review for us. Always grateful

Reviewed 1 October 2022

A really nice restaurant in an unusual location - super friendly staff and above all amazing food. The lentils were soooo good.

Date of visit: September 2022
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tutumelaku, Owner at Tutu's Ethiopian Table, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2022

Thank you for your kind review x

Reviewed 26 September 2022 via mobile

We ordered a takeaway to take with us on a weekend break . Collected at lunch time .staff were so friendly . We ordered a a selection of dishes - there was something for everybody’s tastes . Daughter has nut allergy , that was no...problem . Large portions , very tasty . and good value . Was easy to reheat . It was perfect start to our holiday .More

Date of visit: September 2022
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tutumelaku, Owner at Tutu's Ethiopian Table, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2022

Thank you so much for your kind review x

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Sorry for the terrible English, I meant... 'Is there any outside dining seating currently? Or is it collection only?' Lol
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Could not find the menu.
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Thank you for your reply, we look forward to dining with you on 30th July and enjoying the music of Fusion 6
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TUTU'S ETHIOPIAN TABLE, Reading - Updated 2024 Restaurant Reviews, Menu & Prices - Tripadvisor

Frequently Asked Questions about Tutu's Ethiopian Table

Yes, Tutu's Ethiopian Table offers takeaway services.

Tutu's Ethiopian Table is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5