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Babanusa - CLOSED

Prospect Road, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good38%
  • Average28%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
30 Jun 2015
“Good food, reasonable prices, but lost some of its African authenticity”
13 Jun 2015
“Bland food and slow staff”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, African, Vegetarian Friendly
Prospect Road, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Revisited Babanusa after several years. African restaurant on popular Prospect Rd, but whilst the food was still tasty, well presented and well priced, less authentic African dishes populated the menu. We had a table of 12, and all commented favourably on the food. BYO is...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Food was tasteless . Even a beef dish described as spicy beef stew just tasted like a gravy. There are much better African restaurants around. Dishes were not as described on the menu and overall just not good food. Staff were bad as well.

1  Thank SusanTTT
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Great restaurant - delicious Sudanese food - very helpful and polite staff provide excellent service - meals were delightful and came out quickly - very reasonably priced - highly recommended!

Thank alr903
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We had hoped to enjoy an evening with a difference with new food and cultural experiences. What we experienced was an evening with terrible food and outrageous prices. Our bill came to over $110 for two of us. Our entree was a selection of dips...More

1  Thank Prue M
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Returned to a local restaurant Babanusa on Prospect Road to find pleasant renovations and excellent service, including a visit from the chef. This is very tasty Sudanese and African food served in a welcoming and pleasant atmosphere. We were actually ashamed we had not been...More

Thank Rodent_16
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Be transported to Africa with a Sudanese feast at Babanusa! If you have never tried African food before, you are missing out! It might not be the typical meal you would head out for with friends, but don't write it off until you try it!...More

Thank Alice K
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Four friends on a Thursday night and wow, what a find. We shared four mains, Grilled Spatchcock with peanut sauce, delish. And a Maeze Goat curry, very tasty plus Crispy Snapper, so nice and last but not least, Lamb Shank, so good too. We added...More

Thank Bockie
Reviewed 14 February 2015

This is our second visit to Bananusa in the last year and it did not fail to meet everything we wanted in a meal. They have recently renovated (in the last 4 weeks in fact) and it's looking great. There is an outside dining area...More

Thank 313leeann
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Three of us (one vego, two carnivores) came to Babanusa for dinner. It was tucked away (yes, this is possible even on a main road like Prospect Road), quirky, and splendid. I gather it's been there for years, but it was new to me, despite...More

1  Thank MamaBearOz
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Was interested to try Sudanese food- so went here. We weren't sure about the wine list so took a couple of bottles for BYO- which were accepted without demur- they even produced ice-cold champagne glasses and an ice bucket for the bubbly we brought. I...More

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prospect Road, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
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