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Shaheen Restaurant

Taitu Street | Sheraton Addis Hotel, Addis Ababa ., Ethiopia
+251 11 517 1717
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“naans” (9 reviews)
“bhuna” (2 reviews)
“garlic naan” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Taitu Street | Sheraton Addis Hotel, Addis Ababa ., Ethiopia
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Overall, a pleasant but costly meal. Food was just ok. The naan was not authentic, the biryani was overly and unnecessarily complicated with too many flavours. The Dahl was uninspired. We would not return as there are less expensive and better tasting options in the...More

Thank deputydoggie
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Authentic food, great taste and fantastic service! We have tried many courses and everything tasted perfectly. Have skipped the desert though, as we'd already eaten too much.

Thank Maria R
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this place inside the Sheraton last night. We waited for the to open at 7 on a Thursday. The atmosphere was nice and staff friendly. I was bot that hungry and share some naan and spicy chicken. The naan was some of the...More

Thank Vera T
Reviewed 27 February 2017

good Indian food in the Sheraton. Everything is absolutely fine but nothing more so good place but don't expect anything amazing

Thank PhDuvivier
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I relate to the review of this restaurant by Tim B. Found the vegan mixed vegetable and dal dishes underwhelming. They were rather bland, and the vegetables were indistinguishable and did not taste as if prepared fresh but from a can or freezer. However, friends...More

Thank Jason J
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I decided to spend New Year's Eve at Sheraton having Italian food but the place was completely booked so Shaheen was my second option. I do not regret it. In Addis Ababa you can have decent Italian food in more than one place but not...More

Thank MRCordova
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The food is OK, hard to get them to get the food spicy enough. My food came out very cold and rubbery. Service was very slow considering I was practically alone. Funny because the hostess sat me right next (sharing same bench) as the only...More

1  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The curries were obviously prepared by a very skilled chef but all 3 were so spicy that I could not eat them. The waiter did not ask whether we wanted our food spicy. The curries should be prepared to be edible, or the waiter should...More

Thank mes680
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Two couples ordered 4 different curries which we shared and thoroughly enjoyed. There is a variety of sambals, chutneys and other side dishes available. Well worth a visit if you enjoy curries as there are not any other options available. World class food and service.

Thank Stephne A
Reviewed 19 September 2016

My friend and I had the pleasure of eating at Shaheen during the Ethiopian Art Show. Every dish we got was amazing and flavorful. However, by Ethiopian standards, this was a very expensive meal for two people (2800ETB/$140 USD). Definitely a special occasion restaurant.

Thank ajfenn2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 60
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taitu Street | Sheraton Addis Hotel, Addis Ababa ., Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251 11 517 1717
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