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Abyssinia

Brookside Grove | Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 725 151515
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (18 reviews)
“kitfo” (5 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
Brookside Grove | Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
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1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, what to say....first of all service is REALLY bad, they were more interested to watch the football game displayed on tv than helping us to choose what to eat. The coffee ceremony not worth it, the coffee taste really good but the girl that...More

Thank Carine P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dining Al Fresco in a little refuge from the city, leaves the hustle and bustle far behind. The service is excellent, and the food is great - and very plentiful, as it tends to be! Only one drawback as far as I can see: no...More

Thank Poveshom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I ate the Ethiopian food for first time . Abyssinian gave the nice treat of flavours to the first timer . It's very near to Indian palate . Experience was lovely

Thank purath
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

A quaint restaurant located at Westland is a must visit to anybody who want to indulge an unique dining experience. The food is served in a very large plate and the base in injara with lots of vegetables, local sauses with varying flavour of spices....More

Thank vivek0210
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Great little spot and very reasonable. Don't be put off by the decor etc as you're just here for the food. Word of advice, the "platters for one" are massive and have deffo enough food for two so you are u likely to need starters....More

1  Thank Oisin C
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Went with family who frequents regularly, said I wouldn't be disappointed and boy, were they right. Maybe because the spices might have fresher or the cooking times prepped longer; whatever the reasons, outstanding Ethiopian cuisine.

1  Thank Tim M
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We have been here multiple times throughout the past 10+ years We always make point to eat here when we are traveling through Nairobi. It has amazing, authentic Ethiopian cuisine. We also love the coffee! We've been here multiple times of lunch and dinner. Their...More

Thank dgray143
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I discovered Abyssinia late after going to Habesha for years and I have been there several times for lunch. The service is friendly at Abyssinia, the food for all injera lovers is heavenly, I love doro wat. The location is conveniently located off Waiyaki Way...More

1  Thank Flora K
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The food is delicious. Definitely try the platter. The ambience is great. We didnt do a coffee ceremony but they have a separate area set up for it. The mixed platter is the best way to go if youre new there. The beef was a...More

2  Thank Jeena M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We came to this restaurant following up TripAdvisor suggestions and we were not disappointed at all. The restaurant has a really nice setting. It's perfect to seat outside. We ordered the meal from one person which was really good. I particularly liked the non vegetarian...More

2  Thank Diana Milena L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brookside Grove | Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 725 151515
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