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Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 3755418
09:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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London, England
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125 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went here for lunch on a weekday and it was about half full. It is quite a large restaurant but it has lots of different areas so the atmosphere is good and you do not notice other people. The staff were friendly and offered menu suggestions which turned out to be good. The food was tasty and quite filling.

Thank anita3695
Level Contributor
47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Habesha is my plan B when somehting more upscale does not work out for some reason, and I have been there umpteen times over the last 11 years. Recent visit made me pleasantly surprised. They did do a lot of upgrading, like tiled flooring in gazebos, washroom. The place looks much more presentable than it did about 1 year ago.... More 

Thank Gandibober
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273 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is amazing! I highly recommend the Fish Fry which is mouthwatering and tasty. The service can be dodgy due to lack of understanding in English by the waiters. However ther good nature prevails. The food is affordable, local beer is served and the wines are basic table wines.

Thank Dotts0908
Los Angeles, California
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198 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ethiopian food is typically delicious, and this place was no exception. We came with a large group and they gave us a big round table on one of the covered patios. The place is huge, with tables spread all over the garden. We ordered a combo platter and veggie platter to share. Everything was delicious, and we were given plenty... More 

Thank uclatraveler9
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

great dining experience for authentic Ethiopian cuisine; Key Wot, key tibs,doro wot...rainbow juice, lots to pick on the menu. Parking can be tight, but is always available..oh try the coffee too

Thank benbugz
Abbotsford, Canada
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Habesha offers a wide variety of seating areas. We were a group of about 10, and ordered 2 large platters of food plus extra njera and it was all delicious. Good service.Large round table was good for us as a group.

Thank ruthinafrica
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Nice setting, fast service, good food. The fruit juices are fresh and lovely. There is also an interesting coffee room. Worth a visit.

Thank maytetoca
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I'm.a big fan of Ethiopian food and this place was up to the expectations. I ordered a mix dish and it was more than enoguh for me, I had to take the leftovers. The food is very good although service is not amazing.

Thank Juan Camilo V
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Food was amazing. 4 of us had the mixed plate with another order of veggies, shiro, shekla tibs, with teff flour injera. All food was super delicious and very satisfying. And with drinks total came out to about $40 usd

Thank traveltimefun
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Makes a lot of sense to visit Habesha as a bandwagon. You know you will never clear that tray by yourself. Been here couple of times always with colleagues and it has never got better. The Ethiopian cuisine is always a stunner especially on a Saturday night when Habesha is filled with internationals. I kinda came to like the Ethiopian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 20 3755418

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?