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Viva Afrika

Nieuwe binnenweg 153, 3014 GK Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 436 1144
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good62%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“pancakes” (5 reviews)
“african food” (4 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
All hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
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Nieuwe binnenweg 153, 3014 GK Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We saw this restaurant while walking along the street on a damp Monday evening in Rotterdam... Many places don't open on Monday evenings, and we were pleased to find this open. We've enjoyed a variety of African food several times previously (notably in South Africa)...More

Thank Alastair F
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I must admit I was reluctant to eat here having read some very negative previous reviews, but our experience was very good. We didn't wait long at all. Service was good and very pleasant. The food was good, too. We are very used to Ethiopian...More

Thank Monica94601
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Visited here on Saturday night, and the immediate impression was that the resturant was severely understaffed. Waited close to an hour for our food order to arrive, and in hindsight wish it had not. We both ordered different dishes but both ended up with some...More

Thank Somondelta
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This was our first time African food. We arrived wuite early, and the restaurant was quite empty. Very friendly staff. The food was very nice, we tried many different dishes. Nice exotic atmosphere. The African beers, with coconut or mango flavor, are not as interesting...More

Thank midnightbarcelona
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Knew of this place for quite some time and meant to go, but never got round to it. And what a shame, ' cause now we did and very nice it was too. Place has a lot of atmosphere, the young lady serving was very...More

Thank Ingrid M
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We had a terrible experience- got terrible service ( Retaurant is understaffed) and 5 of us got food poisoning out of 7. We will never go back! The restaurant was chaotic- took ages to get drinks, cutlery when asked, wrong food order received for one...More

Thank Eliana A
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Try the dorade - grilled fish with salad and vegetables. The crazy beers they have (flavored) are served in coconut shells! Friendly staff, great food.

Thank vincentfc
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

The food is outstanding! And the restaurant is absolutely beautiful. If you don't mind eating without silverware you're in for a real treat!!!

Thank Christina R
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This was my first time eating African food and I had no idea what to expect. I was positively surprised how delicious the food was. The portions were huge, service good and atmosphere lovely. I would definitely go here again!

Thank lottamatilda
Reviewed 9 April 2016

I've been a regular customer at this restaurant for a long time and the first time I visited I ordered Kitfo leb leb (the meat is cooked lightly rare). The Ethiopian butter they use in this meal is simply amazing (niter kibbeh). Hence I typically...More

Thank Kari V
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nieuwe binnenweg 153, 3014 GK Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Rotterdam>  > Oude Westen
  • Neighbourhood: Oude Westen
  • Phone Number: +31 10 436 1144
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