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202 Archway Road, London N6 5BA, England
+44 20 3417 8188
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (5 reviews)
“flatbread” (4 reviews)
“tibs” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Ethiopian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
202 Archway Road, London N6 5BA, England
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Was going to a concert in Highgate, so booked a table here for 4 pm yesterday (Sunday) - based on all the excellent reviews. Quite a treck to find it from tube station. When we arrived, it was shut, despite saying it was open from...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LadyLadyP
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is a lovely restaurant in Highgate / Archway. The food is healthy, authentic Eritrean food. Lots of vegetarian and vegan options as well as delicious meat dishes. We got a mix of vegetarian and meat dishes with injera (flatbread) for £10 per person. Our...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Claire M
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The food is really good, the service impeccable and it’s a lovely authentic experience of African culture

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Peggy G
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We had a great dinner! We visited for the 2nd time and the food was fantastic as usual! My husband can't really eat spicy food but I Love it so they just serve it exactly as you want it! Highly recommended! C&Y

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Yvonne H
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Friendly service, fresh food, great value for money. Strongly recommended. We only had the veggie options, but it looks equally good for carnivores

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Smnbck
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

What an amazing meal. I've eaten many times at the 2 other Ethiopian/Eritrean restaurants in this area, but Massawa beats them both hands down. Well worth seeking out in its unprepossessing location: incredible food & super-friendly people.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank JonnyGeeBass
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

The food here is fabulous. The veggie dishes are really tasty and the meat dish looks really fresh and well cooked. An unknown gem in Archway!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Rose M
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We enjoyed a spectacular dish for two, which could be either vegan or with chicken or meat. There were varied vegetables prepared with very interesting spices, the pancake was delicious, we ate the whole thing! Tea was interesting and delicious, cinnamon and rose . The...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank AvivaLondon
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Very wholesome, tasty food, especially enjoyed the vegetarian variety. Massawa has a nice welcoming atmosphere, thank you!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Naomi C
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The mixed vegetarian thing is my favourite (number 41 on the menu). Nice rose tea! Quick service and friendly staff.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank fourstarmanhart
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25 April 2017|
Response from jbkstn | Reviewed this property |
HI there, The bad review is not from me, I love the Ehtipian food at your restaurant, I'll be sure to come back soon! PS whoever wrote a bad review is misguided. Thanks Tom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 Archway Road, London N6 5BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3417 8188
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