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29 Baker Street, Brighton BN1 4JN, England
+44 1273 242901
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“injera” (8 reviews)
“lamb” (6 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
29 Baker Street, Brighton BN1 4JN, England
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We asked Yonas for meat recommendations (that comes with injera) that were spicy. I kid you not, this was the tastiest food I can remember. Perfectly balanced between spicy and hot (although you can have without the heat). Vegetarian is also available. To accompany the...More

Thank GusMcC_12
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed the Ethiopian experience. Interesting food in an informal setting. Be prepared to dine without cutlery which all adds to the experience.

Thank RachelPearceAttwell
Reviewed 29 March 2018

We visited last Friday night having arrived in Brighton for the weekend. We decided to try this restaurant as we had never tried Ethiopian food. It doesn't look great from the outside and once you are inside you are met with a typical old fashioned...More

Thank Mistyb1302
Reviewed 26 February 2018

This was straight into my top 5 restaurants of brighton. great food , staff really nice and informative. had the platter for veggies and it came with about 7 different dishes and all of them a really awesome explosion of flavours. we also had the...More

Thank pakosouthpark
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We've been here a few times and always come away feeling very satisfied and full. We've ordered the vegetarian/vegan platter each time we've visited - a huge injera pancake with a mixture of different lentil stews and vegetable dishes. Really nice flavours, and the injera...More

Thank peckish_pigeon
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Very good food. I went with a group of friends and we ordered sharing vegetarian platters and a couple of extra meat dishes. It was plenty of food and really delicious plus it was excellent value!

Thank LuxembourgWendy
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Went here with a friend on a Tues night after work. We had a vegetarian sharing platter with an additional lamb curry dish. The food was delicious, the platter being served on spongey bread which you use to eat the food...no cutlery. A unique dining...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Really delicious authentic Ethiopian food. I went with a group of 10 friends, half vegan half meat lovers, and there was something for everyone. I am so pleased with this find.

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

I have been there twice in a space of three days. I went with my partner then with friends. It has a raw/trendy look to it. The food to share with the flat bread is just a great combo. An Ineffable experience of breaking some...More

Thank Gbdeo e
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Wanted to try something different and this didn't disappoint loved it. Small intimate and very relaxed. We all enjoyed the experience and nothing was over priced

Thank Jackie H
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Baker Street, Brighton BN1 4JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 242901
The first of its kind in Brighton, Abyssinia brings you traditional Ethiopian food, authentically prepared with fresh ingredients. Our menu consists of spicy beef and chicken dishes and includes a variety of vegetarian and vegan options, ranging from milder tastes to extremely hot flavours.
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