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Axum

#798 of 3,124 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Stadsdeel Zuid
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Utrechtsedwarsstraat 85, 1017 WD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 622 8389
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17:30 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 17:30 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious Ethiopian food. Authentic ambiance and friendly people. A small restaurant nearby Rembrandtplein and the Utrechtsestraat in Amsterdam.

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Thank Theo i
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I visited Axum Ruins and i really enjoyed it .. I managed to have a good knowledgable tour guide and Bajaj driver from near Africa Hotel...both were very helpful... I saw the oblisks and the unfunished oblesiks ..

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Thank Mervat S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

My partner and I have been here a number of times and each experience is great. The staff is super friendly (although the service can be a bit slow) and the atmosphere is relaxed. It is also consistently the best Ethiopian food I've ever had. I'd recommend this to anyone who wants good food at a good price. They are... More 

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Thank Liz J
Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

This was our second visit to this small but perfectly formed restaurant and again it was amazing we love this place very friendly and informative staff and out of this world food, would recommend to anyone wanting something different.

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Thank James K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We chose this restaurant for two reasons: we have never experienced Ethiopian cuisine and the opportunity to do so was before us. Secondly, the restaurant was 200 metres from our abode and after 18km walking around Amsterdam, the thought of more exercise for dinner was not appealing. We chose the festive meal, a hearty platter, remarkably colourful and a visual... More 

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Thank Scott T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This was our first time eating Ethiopian food and it was a lovely experience. The owner/chef was very friendly and great at explaining what all the dishes were and showing us how to eat them correctly with our hands. The food was authentic, homemade and very tasty! Definitely recommend this, so far our best meal in Amsterdam!

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Thank fraarth
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

This was a really excellent meal. We are vegan and we were spoiled for choice. They have a lot of meat dishes as well. Super yum!

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Thank Lanniepod
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

The owner is a lovely woman and the food is very nice. Meat, vegetables, traditional dishes, spicy or not. I really recommend this place!

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Thank Nicolas D
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

I have been enjoying Ethiopian cuisine for more than 30 years, and I am happy to report that the food at Axum is the best I have ever eaten! I come from Washington, DC where there are many Ethiopian restaurants and I never expected to find anything better in Amsterdam. And then I went to Axum! We ordered raw Kitfo... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

That was the meal of the months. The Kitfo is fabulous, plus the Mitimitas spice: heaven! Plus a wonderful reception! Do go and enjoy the food!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Utrechtsedwarsstraat 85, 1017 WD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Neighbourhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Phone Number: +31 20 622 8389

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