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Marathon Restaurant and Bar

193A Caledonian Road, London N1 0SL, England
+44 20 7837 4499
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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African, Ethiopian
193A Caledonian Road, London N1 0SL, England
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Six of us visited on a Tuesday lunchtime and we were the only people in restaurant. The restaurant was clean, however the tables are covered in plastic - I always find that rather worrying. I am not an expert on Ethiopian food, so the ordering...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This was my first brush with Ethiopian cuisine and I really enjoyed it! The restaurant itself isn't super appealing, it's just a few tables on a tiled floor and some gaudy decorations on the walls and windows. Definitely not pretty or cozy. The staff was...More

1  Thank Shinylifeforme
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Waitress was very unfriendly.If you want to deal with low inteligent waitress this is the right place.The food is ok but she spoil my mood.

Thank toshovl .
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Came here for our office Christmas meal rather than trying to find a pub or restaurant that didn't over-priced set menus and limited options! Had no trouble booking a table, waitress on arrival was friendly and knowledgeable about the food, and the restaurant itself was...More

Thank shortiebrunetti
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I was in the neighborhood walking to my airbnb, cold and hungry, and spotted this restaurant. So glad I did! This is a clean and unpretentious place - nice and hospitable. The host easily agreed to make my dinner takeaway. It was well wrapped and...More

Thank Deborah F
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Firstly I will make it clear that I have no idea what authentic Ethiopian food is. So I cannot comment on how authentic this place is. Wine list was OK but none of it was available. But they did have Hardy's wine. I kid you...More

Thank 610patc
Reviewed 25 April 2016

After a trek back from the races in deepest Sussex a friend suggested this place as he rated it very highly.The food is great,quite spicey and service is first rate.In addition it won,t break the bank.We started off with 2 pints of beer while we...More

Thank eric w
Reviewed 20 April 2016

A friend of mine who has lived in Ethiopia for long periods took me to this restaurant, assuring me that their food is the real one. Although I tried Ethiopian food before in Barcelona, flavors here were quite different, stronger, powerful and of course delicious!...More

Thank Javier G
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I enjoyed the food and especially the subtle spicing of the food. The 'hot' option is relatively mild compared to say Caribbean or Indian cuisine, but leaves a very nice taste in the palate. Good Ethiopian beer - recommended. Portion of meat - in my...More

1  Thank MalcolmSBR
Reviewed 27 January 2016

It was my first time at this place. Really enjoyed food there. Great staff, great place. I would recommend to try.

Thank Molodaya
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Buffet
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:30 AM
12:00 PM - 11:30 AM
12:00 PM - 11:30 AM
12:00 PM - 11:30 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193A Caledonian Road, London N1 0SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7837 4499
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