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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“pancakes” (5 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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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 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

Thank Lombardo009
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank ElviraL197
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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!

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.

Thank Matt S
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.

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

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

Thank stewart t
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

I have been in this place several times and the food is so addictive. When I visit Netherlands my first destination is Axum Restaurant.

Thank Bereket N
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Food was very nice although slightly disappointed with the lamb for the price as it was quite tough, but the meal as a whole was filling and tasty. Having said that it was quite a wait before we could order and even longer before the...More

Thank Andy P
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Clearly other reviewers who have experience of Ethiopian food rate this venue highly. We enjoyed our meal and it was filling. However the quality and quantity of the lamb and the chicken was disappointing given the ecstatic reviews others have given. It was an enjoyable...More

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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>  > Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Neighbourhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Phone Number: +31 20 622 8389
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