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Valentin, Lausanne, Switzerland
+41 21 311 49 07
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
20 May 2017
“Exotic flavours and atmosphere”
19 May 2017
“Really nice! ”
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Valentin, Lausanne, Switzerland
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Good think we booked because the place was stuffed. The waiter had not a lot of time for us but she was smiling and nice with us. We tried the vegetarian dish with some exotic flavours, one of the sauce was deliciously spicy and it...More

Thank MartinaGary
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We came and we were really surprised that the food and the Ethiopian character are so expressed and nice. We will be back for sure the food was really good and with affordable prices..

Thank Madeleine D
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Have been contemplating from a long time about this cuisine. The food was fine but thought that the vegetarian dishes other than lentils lacked variety for the price. Service and ambience was acceptable nothing extraordinary. Overall was not so great but can't either say was...More

Thank Nasroo A
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I've been there many times to get my Ethiopian food fix, but every time, I ask myself if there isn't a more welcoming Ethiopian or Eritrean place to go in the area. As always, the food is good, though perhaps a little light on the...More

Thank BenderTravels
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We went there for a family dinner as we have often walked past the restaurant and it seemed interesting. The biggest disappointment was the fact that the vegeterian plater that has been ordered by one of us (which costs 30CHF) was just a handfull of...More

Thank LsnLife
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The service in the restaurant is average, but the food is good. If you don't know ethiopian food, I advice the "Menu découverte" which enables you to discover this kind of food for a faire price. The decoration of the place is nice and traditional....More

Thank Yann R
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We've had dinner here for a few years now and the quality of the food has been going worse every time so we are not coming back here again. Also, the other day, the waiter suddenly disappeared while he was taking our order so I...More

Thank 618yuria
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Located in the city center, this restaurant is really beautiful, and among the other Abyssinia restaurant I have been to, it is the best in terms of decoration. The food is also excellent.

Thank Alexandre B
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I really enjoyed Ethiopian cuisine in this restaurant: they are able to handle several people, which makes the place useful for a business / team dinner, as well as for a private dinner.

Thank 825gilbertg
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

We had a nice Ethiopian meal here. There weren't many people in the restaurant t but the food was served promptly and the setting was nice enough !

Thank Jogrga
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Valentin, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 311 49 07
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