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“Simple delicious food”
Review of Little Ethiopia

Little Ethiopia
Ranked #152 of 1,288 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Cuisines: Ethiopian
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Description: The Best of Ethiopian cuisine, prepared 100% in a traditional way so that you may experience the original taste of this internationally popular Eastern African food. Visit us at LITTLE ETHIOPIA RESTAURANT!!
Reviewed 11 June 2018

A lovely place with a lovely atmosphere. This is a tiny restaurant, make a booking first just to be sure you get a seat. We ordered two dishes per couple, and that was plenty. The two dishes were served on a large platter per couple, with accompanying bread. The food is home cooked, authentic and delicious. No cutlery, you use your fingers and the bread to eat the vegetables and other food. Lovely and helpful staff, and a good wine list. We highly recommend this restaurant we had a lovely time.

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Thank Julie D
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

We really enjoyed our lunch at Little Ethiopia. Delicious and very unusual. Eating with your hands is ok. Coffee with popcorn was a nice and unexpected treat and our kids loved the popcorn. When we left, the kids received an extra bag of popcorn to take home. Nice gesture. Prices are excellent value for what you get. Only the space to sit and eat is very limited - but I guess that's why they call it "Little Ethiopia". We'll be back.

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Thank AshbourneFranschhoek
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We lived nearby and while exploring on our first night in Cape Town, chanced upon this hole in the wall. Little did we know that it had rave reviews and was mentioned in many magazines and websites. The place is really super tiny and there were no one else. We enjoyed our beef tikka and received great service. Reasonably priced and yummy.

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Thank Betty C
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

The food here is so good we came back 2 days later. Be warned once you eat here you won’t want to go anywhere else in Cape Town. The staff are beautiful and clearly care about the food they give you and if you enjoyed it. I will be dreaming of this place when I leave Cape Town

Thank brigittekelleher
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is a wonderful restaurant. Probably seats 15 at most. The owner,Yeshi Mekonnen, provided great food and service despite the fact that she was the only one working because of a taxi strike. We had the Beyeaynetu, a dish consisting of a variety of vegetables and the beef tibs of course with very good injera. Meals on other occasions have been equally good. Although their website says the do not have a liquor license, they do, so we had a very reasonable bottle of red. The best really Ethiopian in Cape Town.

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Thank Markjs12
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