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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pizza” (16 reviews)
“injera” (16 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lalibela, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I read the review of several travellers after a very bad experience in another restaurant and I was not disappointed at all. Cisco the owner is a very friendly and the beyanetu (Ethiopian fasting food) was delicious. Highly recommended.

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Following our Lonely planet we looked out for this restaurant. We took a tuktuk uptown and were dropped of in front of a minuscule house with a worn sign, restaurant Unique. We were received by a very cheerful lady, the owner and cook, and joined...More

Thank Hetje1954
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant in the guidance of the hotel manager and the reviews on this site. It was not what we expected. The place is more like someone's home a small local cottage. The owner was very friendly and treated us like family....More

Thank Naniyonas
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Very nice place where to eat, held by a lovely Lady ! You can get there from breakfast to dinner. The food is good and fresh (she goes to the market everyday to buy food). We also went for the cooking lesson and that has...More

2  Thank Franckyy
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Sisco, the owner of the restaurant offers a very fun and interesting cooking class. I learned how to make the traditional biyennet (injera with assorted vegetables, chickpeas, lentils and shiro). Afterwards, you get to eat all the food that you make. Course lasted a little...More

Thank Arya07
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The owner,Cisco,an independant Lalibela woman,does everithing to let you eat a good meal for a cheap price

Thank _ingridwijns
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This review probably belongs more in "things to do" in Lalibela. My friend and I had lunch here on our first day. While eating, we learnt that they also offer cooking classes, and we so enjoyed the food that we came back the next day...More

Thank Hanie501
Reviewed 19 April 2017

good food good price . the owner is very nice and friendly,she also invited us for the day after the easter lunch with her family and friends

Thank Chicca C
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The Unique is the right place if your looking for good authentic Ethiopian food. The owner makes you feel at home and is always up for a chat. The food is really good and for a fair price. You find a lot of locals here...More

Thank Julie_DNL
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

There was only fasting food available so we had rice with vegetables and a cheeseless pizza and it was somehow amazing, one of the tastiest things we've had in a country with great food, the owner/chef Sisko is a genius, and a great character!

Thank 186605Kate
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Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lalibela, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Amhara Region  >  Lalibela
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