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Zeret Kitchen

#5 of 17,887 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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216-218 Camberwell Road, London SE5 0ED, England
+44 20 7701 8587
13:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So glad we discovered this little hidden gem! We had the sharing platter and it was absolutely delicious. The Ethiopian St George's beer is really good too! The service was fantastic and the restauramt just had such a lovely vibe. I would definitely recommend - we will certainly be returning!

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Dover, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First visit to this restaurant and wish it was nearer to us in Dover. Would definitely like to go again. The food was tasty and beautifully presented by a lovely lady, who couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. Lovely atmosphere and would highly recommend.

1 Thank Julia B
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have eaten Ethiopian food in Ethiopia, Tanzania and London - our expectations are high - Zeret kitchen certainly does not dissapoint! There is a reason why this is the number 1 Ethiopian restaurant in London! In fact there are probably 2 reasons - the food is amazing and the lady who runs it is totally adorable - i would... More 

Thank msta
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm Ethiopian and I've had Ethiopian food in roughly 15 cities around the world -- Zeret was easily the best and sooo worth the hour trek from my north London Airbnb. The portions were generous, the food, as alluded to above, was one-of-a-kind (for the best experience, try the Zeret surprise for a sampling of her most delicious sauces), and... More 

1 Thank Survey P
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking at the photos we expected the food to be good but a bit of a cafe vibe- it was much more intimate and romantic than we expected. We chose the sharing set menu thing. Amazing and loads of food. Great value. The hostess was very attentive and gave us some tea on the house. We will definitely be going... More 

1 Thank Mabel-Le-Bamm
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, really unusual, loads of flavour and plenty to eat, came out absolutely stuffed, very reasonably priced too. Really friendly staff, would definitely recommend.

Thank FlissyJ15
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a very communal way of eating with your hands - which is pretty cool. The food was basic but fresh. Not my favourite thing I have ever eaten but go for the experience plus the staff are great. Oh, and I notice the menu would be great for vegans.

Thank CharlieBetty
Holyport, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every May we celebrate my eldest sons gotcha day. The day I brought him home from Ethiopia. So to celebrate we always go for an Ethiopian Meal. This year we chose Zeret Kitchen. We live in Windsor so it was quite a drive but well worth the miles. The meal was very good, super reasonable in price. Very good value... More 

Thank Worydr2
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After booking on a whim of wanting to try something different, this restaurant didn't disappoint. The hospitality was second to none, very welcoming and the family run establishment went out of their way to make you feel at home. The menu seems authentic and the flavours and food well spiced and very tasty. Eating with your hands and sharing the... More 

Thank David K
Cary, North Carolina
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6 reviews
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Great evening at a unique restaurant , food was amazing and presentation unbelievable - stay for the coffee ceremony !!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216-218 Camberwell Road, London SE5 0ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7701 8587
Lovers of Ethiopian cuisine and adventurous foodies will appreciate this bright, clean and modern restaurant in Camberwell that prides itself on its family recipes and dedication to authentic Ethiopian traditions. Zeret itself is a name that comes from a small village in northern Ethiopia, and the menu includes mostly chicken, lamb and beef stews made with butter, garlic and ginger served on pancake-like flatbread called enjera. All the food here is delicious, and the dining room is decorated with colourful placemats, potted palms and simple white walls. Perfect for communal/sharing meals with friends and family, the Zeret Kitchen has attentive staff and a relaxed atmosphere ��� don't miss the Ethiopian style chicken cooked with green chillies, herbs and spices.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?