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“Amazing Experience”
Review of Habesha Restaurant

Habesha Restaurant
Ranked #61 of 657 Restaurants in Newcastle
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Ethiopian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Lovely quaint little restaurant. Food, atmosphere and service was excellent. Great vegetarian options. Loved the ritual of cleaning of hands and then eating with our hands. Definitely book ahead. Wine list was good. Highly recommend. We will definitely be back.

Thank Sheena P
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We came to Habesha tonight for the first time. Very impressed by the staff and service. Asked them what they recommended and very good choices. Very tasty and interesting flavours. Would love to return to try more of the dishes. Highly recommended.

Thank JJILA
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We had dinner with a group of 8 and chose one of the banquet menus with our choices of entree and mains. Food was really nice and very authentic with the waitress cleaning hands with a jug of water. You eat the food with an Ethiopian bread which is like a doughy pancake. You spoon food onto the bread and eat that way. No knives or forks. Food was very nice and plenty of subtle spices. Plenty of wine or beer to choose from but no spirits. Prices were quite cheap with the banquet around $25pp and plenty to eat.
Definitely worth visiting

Thank Amanda J
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

We stayed in Newcastle for one night and ate here in the evening following a recommendation of a local.

We were told to book ahead.

We were really impressed by the food and wine, and the bill was almost unbelievably low!

Would definitely recommend to eat here, great food and a unique experience.

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Thank ffion89
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

A terrific experience really liked the hand washing ritual. I would encourage anyone to ask for Some assistance in ordering if this experience is new for you so you ensure you enjoy your meal and order the right amounts
Good value for money and lightning fast service
Only criticism was that our mains came out before we had finished our starters we would have liked more time between
Thoroughly enjoyed this dining experience

Thank Kate M O
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