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Addis in Cape Ethiopian Restaurant

Corner Long & Church Streets, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 424 5722
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Corner Long & Church Streets, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 481 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I'm a food snob and a carnivore. Even I loved the vegetarian plate as each little dish had a delicate and distinctive flavor. This undeniably beats any Ethiopian place I've had in DC, Philly, and NYC.

Thank xingxiaz
Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve always considered myself an adventurous eater, so when I received the invitation to dine at Addis in Cape, an authentic Ethiopian eatery in Long Street Cape Town I was a thrilled to try something new. It’s a beautiful setting with the scent of frankincense...More

Thank Mario A
celebrate2016, Manager at Addis in Cape Ethiopian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day, Reading your review gives us great pleasure.Finding your shared experience at Addis in Cape and embracing a cultural dinning experience new to you. Your appreciation of our authentic cuisine, decor,culture and ambiance is clear in your review and we look forward to serving...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our first time trying Ethiopian food and the staff were fantastic at explaining all the traditions and what was best to get. We had the set menu one meat one veggie and really enjoyed it !

Thank Nicola T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a walk in and were accommodated immediately. Our waiter was a delightful gentlemen that showed so much passion about the food. The restaurant is beautifully decorated, it was a bit hot inside though. The food was interesting with a good variety of flavours,...More

Thank sumiherholdt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes it is on the touristy side, but the food is divine, service decent and the prices very palatable. Our first experience with Ethiopian food and certainly wont be our last. To the point that I have actually researched flights to Addis Abba!!!!

Thank ClareD D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Mother and I visited Addis in Cape this evening spontaneously while enjoying first Thursday. We were blown away by the beautiful interior and warm greeting we received when we walked in. We decided to order a main dish and several side orders to share...More

Thank taraannehale
celebrate2016, General Manager at Addis in Cape Ethiopian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good day, We thank you for informing us of your poor and disgraceful service received. We can assure you this is not what we stand for and promise to make sure your waiter received disciplinary action. We love sharing our cultural, cuisine and warm hearts...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at Addis in Cape on our second night in cape town. We were treated to great service and delicious Ethiopian fare. Our favorites were the Beef and Chicken Tibs in the Berbere sauce! Reasonably priced for the large portions, this is a must...More

Thank brennawm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was really good, they have vegetarian and vegan options which is amazing! The dessert was lemon or strawberry sorbet. I loved the coffee ceremony at the end where they serve coffee with popcorn, a surprisingly delicious pairing. The service was a bit slow...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place ! Very pretty, lovely lighting and great atmosphere . Big selection of vegan and meat dishes . We had a vegan set menu which you all share eating with your hands after the hand washing ceremony . Food was absolutely fantastic and staff...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As many others have noted this place is a great Vegetarian option in Capetown. We shared a large injera that had a range of different lentil and vegetable curries served on top. All were very delicious and light. It also came with a starter and...More

Thank Joel S
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Response from celebrate2016 | Property representative |
Thank you once again, we appreciate your input and will certainly look into improvements. We look forward to your next visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner Long & Church Streets, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 5722
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Description
Addis in Cape! Voted best African Eatery in Cape Town, an authentic Ethiopian restaurant that caters for Non-vegetarian, Vegan and Vegetarian clients. We provide a unique communal dining experience you, your family and friends will remember. From traditional hand-wash ceremonies to our traditional Ethiopian coffee we promise a memorable experience. Ethiopian cuisine is famous for its rich aromas and generous use of herbs and spices. The country was historically situated on trading routes that included the trade of many exotic spices; this history has had a tremendous influence on the taste of Ethiopian food as we know it. Today most of the herbs and spices are blended and prepared in the home with great love and attention, as are those used in Addis in Cape. The dishes that you taste here are unique to Ethiopia and we are proud as a restaurant to share them with you.
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