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Ethiopia Down Under

1/70 Hodgson Cres, Pearce, Canberra 2607, Australia
+61 2 6286 1659
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (7 reviews)
“beef dishes” (2 reviews)
“gelato” (2 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
All hours
CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
1/70 Hodgson Cres, Pearce, Canberra 2607, Australia
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1 - 10 of 110 reviews

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

My wife have dined here on several occasions and enjoy the good very much. The environment is reasonably basic with plastic table clothes. The people who work here are helpful with menu recommendations. Will certainly fine here again.

Thank Marcel L
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food, a lot of flavor. Beautiful people who own the restaurant and great service.

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Hadnt experienced Ethiopian food before apart from the odd dish at the multicultural festival. Was very pleasantly surprised with this place. Food was delicious, very affordable and the staff were more than attentive. Was worth the drive.

Thank Ted11532
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We were introduced to Ethiopian food in Germany - thanks Hiwot. It is still something I look for when travelling as the food is never bland and always tasty. We had a tasting plate - after being told the banquet was for a foursome -...More

Thank pablo-the-kiwi
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Very friendly, setting was very simple. The worst part was the food, very bland. Not seemed to be done by a trained chef, small servings

Thank IanCanberra
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We had a tasting menu that had a range of entrees and a variety of main dishes to share, as well as some of their special (injeera I think it's called) bread that went perfectly with the meal. There was also special icecream and Ethiopian...More

Thank Daysease
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This restaurant has been here for a long time, which says a great deal. Restaurants - especially high end eateries - come and go in Canberra, a town not unfamiliar with expenses cards but places like Ethiopia Down Under keep on keeping on. The food...More

Thank Lily W
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this little gem. Only in Canberra can you find fantastic authentic cuisine in a little shopping centre. It won't win any awards for ambience, except for the him of lots of people happily chatting and eating delicious food. We tried 6 dishes...More

Thank Zoinky
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This place is about the food and the people. The hosts want to share some of their food and culture with you. As per other reviews, expect an unassuming shop front and core decore. The tables are covered with traditional weaves that are protected by...More

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Never tried Ethiopian food before but after dining here I am a convert! Delicious meals, caters well to vegetarians, vegans and carnivores alike. The homemade ice cream is awesome and worth a try. Great service as well

Thank Andrew H
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Julie M
BYO or own wine list only?
20 August 2016|
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Response from Sierra T | Reviewed this property |
They are BYO.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/70 Hodgson Cres, Pearce, Canberra 2607, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra  >  Pearce
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6286 1659
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