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Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 3755418
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30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This establishment in located 5 minutes from Yaya center on Argwings Khodeck. The meals here are very delicous. My only problem is that the wait staff is not very proficient and some don't understand english very well making it kinda difficult to get your orders in. All in all its a must if you are looking for some Ethiopian food

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Thank Jidraph N
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

If it wasn't for a friend from Kenya we wouldn't have found that place - very hidden but definitely worth the experience. The interior isn't very attractive but it's bearable. There is everything you need - sofas and tables. We took a mixed plate for 3 ppl, the place doesnt sell alcohol but if you're lucky they can get you... More 

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Thank Zuza P
Nairobi, Kenya
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The first impression of the location is not very promising. The waiting staff are not that easy to identify, as they are all casually dressed (which is fine), but most are friendly and prompt. The food is outstanding.

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Thank nss966
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Perfect for couples or just dining with a small group. There are kid-friendly items on the menu. I recommend for spice enthusiasts.

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Thank Isaac N
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

I went here after work with some friends. I''d never eaten Ethiopian before and had no idea what to expect. Really tasty stuff, lots of different things to try. Definitely somewhere I'd go back to. There were 9 of us, we all had a couple of beers each, and so much food we couldn't finish it, for under £50. Absolute... More 

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Thank DavidLNewcastle
Nairobi, Kenya
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106 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Habesha on Argwings Kodhek Road close to Yaya Shopping Centre is hidden behind a corrugated metal sheeting fence. Normally you would just drive past a place like this BUT..... Habesha is always busy with people from all over the world, the staff are super friendly and efficient and dealing with a large group is never a problem. They have a... More 

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Thank Crackers H
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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119 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The brain said to stop but the tongue and tummy continued to gulp the tasty / delicious / appetizing / yummy meal served at Habesha in Nairobi. Habesha is an Ethiopian restaurant situated in one of the green woody areas of Nairobi, not quite easily visible if you drive fast. We ordered the regular DORO WOT, (an Ethiopian favourite and... More 

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Thank Masood-Kheraluwala
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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84 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Having a deep love for ethiopian food, there are very few places out of Addis Ababa that serve the real McCoy. It's in a large garden where you can take friends out and enjoy habesha hospitality. Kitfo (raw meat) is also safe to eat if you dare to step out of your comfort zone. And wash it down with tej... More 

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Thank pauloseshetu
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Amazing Ethiopian food. Delicious to the last bite and very fresh juices available.. Another favorite spot when in Nairobi.

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Thank Tariqa I I
Glenbrook, Australia
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145 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

We were a group of 13 on our final night in Nairobi. We sat outside in the gardens and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Fortunately we had a local who could order the food for us, so I didn't even look at the menu. We had the big platters of food and two side dishes, one of fish (which was delicious)... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 20 3755418

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?