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Zeret Kitchen

216-218 Camberwell Road, London SE5 0ED, England
+44 20 7701 8587
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
13:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
216-218 Camberwell Road, London SE5 0ED, England
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Reviews (423)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We chose the "Zeret Surprise" for dinner - a wonderful combination of different meats and salads/ vegetables. Wow - the spices and flavors were wonderful. They also have a very good range of beers and wines - Rhone Rose goes very well with this dish....More

Thank cooperpeterj
Reviewed 5 days ago

Absolutely deserves all the rave reviews. Perfect service, perfect food, and perfect in terms of value for money. We asked the lovely waitress what she would recommend and her suggestions were excellent. She was honest and valued our experience over our potential spend. We had...More

Thank Sophie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant provides excellent service, great food and a wonderful experience. The customer care was outstanding and the staff were willing to help you negotiate the menu. I had never eaten Ethiopian before but was very pleasantly surprised by the variety of tastes and textures...More

1  Thank geoffreybowe57
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food. Staff were relaxed, friendly and welcoming! The place in general is clean and presentable. We came here after seeing excellent reviews on tripadvisor - glad we did. I cant recommend this place more! A lovely fresh experience that anyone should try.

Thank benjohnson2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've never eaten Ethiopian food before, but would strongly recommend this as a restaurant to start. We decided on the House surprise - a really tasty combination of many of the dishes available as individual orders. The restaurant is very clean and airy and has...More

Thank Scrope1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm going to Ethiopia next week and so as a big injera fan decided to take a friend to Zeret for dinner. It's not the best location, located in a grotty corner of Camberwell. Once inside though you forgot the dismal surroundings outside as you're...More

Thank adrianpritcha72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I travel to Ethiopia frequently, and this restaurant accurately represents the combination of laid back service and delicious food that is common throughout the country. Don't do yourself an injera-ustice, and visit when you can!

1  Thank JJW456
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been coming here for several years now and it never ever disappoints. The staff are always really friendly and happy to offer advice on what to order. Sub-section of the menu for vegetarians also. The dishes are well described in the menu and without...More

Thank jos_purr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I´m really glad that we visited this restaurant. I´m not the biggest fan of this kind of food but food in this restaurant was extremly delicious. Everything was so fresh! Atmosphere was friendly and relaxed, we felt very comfortable in there.

Thank _86neumann_leon86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was quite a bit of adventure in the one of the best cuisine that I have ever taste. In the beginning I was septic because it sound very exotic for me but after one bite I became life time fan of the Ethiopian culture....More

1  Thank Natalija K
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
abdul898
Is there car parking facility?
22 October 2016|
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Response from AlinaEagle | Reviewed this property |
Not specifically for the restaurant but would be parking on the adjacent road.
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Kay R
Hi, I was wondering if you serve halal meat? Thanks.
6 September 2016|
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Response from Berhanu T | Property representative |
Thank you very much for asking us this very common question. Yes, we do only serve halal meat at our restaurant.
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haughta2
Hi, just wondered if children are allowed? I have a very fussy 8 year old! Thanks in advance, Lesley
15 July 2015|
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Response from MTesfaye | Property representative |
Dear Lesley, Thank you for your question and I would like to inform you that we always welcome children as our restaurant is a family friendly place. So please fill free to visit our restaurant with your family. With... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216-218 Camberwell Road, London SE5 0ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7701 8587
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Description
Lovers of Ethiopian cuisine and adventurous foodies will appreciate this bright, clean and modern restaurant in Camberwell that prides itself on its family recipes and dedication to authentic Ethiopian traditions. Zeret itself is a name that comes from a small village in northern Ethiopia, and the menu includes mostly chicken, lamb and beef stews made with butter, garlic and ginger served on pancake-like flatbread called enjera. All the food here is delicious, and the dining room is decorated with colourful placemats, potted palms and simple white walls. Perfect for communal/sharing meals with friends and family, the Zeret Kitchen has attentive staff and a relaxed atmosphere ��� don't miss the Ethiopian style chicken cooked with green chillies, herbs and spices.
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