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Ethiopia Down Under

1/70 Hodgson Cres, Pearce, Canberra 2607, Australia
+61 2 6286 1659
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“injera” (7 reviews)
“curries” (3 reviews)
“gelato” (2 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1/70 Hodgson Cres, Pearce, Canberra 2607, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were very friendly and happily accommodated dietary requirements. The food was absolutely delicious and there was nothing left on the plate. We had the giant share plate with a variety of curries. We chose to eat in the traditional way straight from the...More

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We hadnt been there before and tried it on spec. We had the 6 entrée package and it was delightful. Restaurant is in the middle of nowhere but was booked out on Saturday night so the reputation must be good. But it took a full...More

Thank graemeandjanet
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
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Julie M
20 August 2016|
Response from Sierra T | Reviewed this property |
They are BYO.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
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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