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Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 3755418
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is well located, along Argwings Kodhek Road, just a short distance from Yaya Centre Mall. It serves authentic Ethiopian cuisine best washed down by "Bunna", Ethiopian coffee freshly and slowly brewed on charcoal in a "Jabena" pot.

Thank David W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The original Habesha in Kilimani and the newer and smaller one in Gigiri are both great. I enjoy the first one very much, as great Ethio food, coffee, music and lovely garden, that all reflect Ethio atmosphere. There are shops for some souveniers in the...More

1  Thank justme0028
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Habesha restaurant is the best in Nairobi with their warm and authentic Ethiopian atmosphere to their delicious food. I have never been disappointed by their food,it is also very reasonably priced and they have many foreigners so those with sensitive stomachs have no need to...More

2  Thank m25p
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This was my first time eating Ethiopian food and I simply loved it! The restaurant has many different sitting options: inside, outside, more reserved cozy areas, small lounges etc... The staff is very friendly and helps you choosing your meal. I've had a Vegetarian mezze...More

Thank Renata V
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Went to the habesha in gigiri. I usually like their food and their service is OK on and off. However their compound has really been neglected in the past few months. This time I went and it was in terrible shape.litter and plastic bottles strewn...More

1  Thank ngina84
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Its a peaceful and relaxing place in a busy part of Nairobi. The food is great, the service is good and you can enjoy the Ethiopian / Eritrean coffee ceremony after a tasty meal. Good prices and certainly a place to visit if you like...More

1  Thank josorb
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

It is a really peaceful place to hang out. Well I don't know about the night time. The service is great if you are not in a hurry. There is a variety of seating areas some very comfortable.

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Just a great experience eating Ethiopian cuisine in the secluded garden. We missed out on the Fish Shekla some good excuse for a return visit :-)

Thank Jon E
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Habesha is renowned for its authentic Ethiopian and Eritrean cuisine, Habesha was voted the Best Value for Money Restaurant at the inaugural Taste Awards in 2016, cementing its popularity among resident foodies. The Ethiopian/Eritrean coffee ceremony is one of the most enjoyable treats at Habesha.

1  Thank hikwam
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

My favourite Ethiopian restaurant in Nairobi. Been a regular visitor to this place for more than 10 years. Food quality has not changed over all these years. Have taken friends, family and colleagues to eat there and never had any complaints.

1  Thank Rachael C
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our food real ethiopian organic food and olso spice
30 March 2015|
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Response from habeshaeth |
Ethiopian food is vary teisty and spice wel coke like doro wot kitffo shero is our excelent food is diffrent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 20 3755418
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