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Axum Restaurant

Utrechtsedwarsstraat 85 | zijstraat van de Utrechtsestraat, 1017 WD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 622 8389
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Utrechtsedwarsstraat 85 | zijstraat van de Utrechtsestraat, 1017 WD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredibly lovely, quaint little restaurant with the sweetest owner. My friend and I had arrived the night before and didn't have a chance to exchange our USD for Euros yet. We came in here and while they do have a credit card machine, with our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank squishytaco
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Loved it. Great food at great prices. We were greeted with a smile and great service. Will come again next time Im in Amsterdam.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ólafur Páll T
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Always a great evening at Axum! Delicous food (best Ethiopian food of Amsterdam!) and cosy ambiance. The owner Belaynesh is very sweet and welcoming.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MishaPook
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Delicious Ethoipian food. Possibly the best i have ever had (incuding in Ethiopia) The lady running the restaurant is a very kind person - highly recommended

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lombardo009
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This place is amazing. The food is good and comes in big quantities, the atmosphere is cosy and the owner is a wonderful lady. The prices are really ok for Amsterdam as well. I would definitely recommend it for a night out with family or...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ElviraL197
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

I'm a big fan of Ethiopian cuisine and was not disappointed by the lovely food and friendly staff at Axum. Make sure to try their spicy beef dish, yum!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank leedeval1
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

As a vegetarian, it’s really hard to find amazing food in Amsterdam. I ate at Axum for the first time and its now one of my top favorites. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank O6012GFmatts
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Our neighborhood back home is full of Ethiopian restaurants, and Axum matches up to the best of them. Simple and unpretentious, home cooking, with a charming hostess who came out to the street to coax us in. Lovely evening. Tasty spicy food.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped at the Axum on Easter Sunday. We enjoyed the Hospitality Meal and a lamb dish. For my Danish significant other it was the first time he had eaten an entire meal with his hands. We both enjoyed the food. The proprietor /cook was...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank lamandona
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Axum Ethiopian restaurant in Utrechtsedwarsstraat 85-87 This was a find. We where given the name of a tapas restaurant in the 'de pjip' pipe district but it was packed so we went across the road and down a side street and found 'Axum'. This was...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank StewT57
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of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Utrechtsedwarsstraat 85 | zijstraat van de Utrechtsestraat, 1017 WD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 622 8389
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