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habesha restaurant and bar

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29-31 Sackville Street | M1 3LZ, Manchester M1 3LZ, England
+44 161 228 7396
15:00 - 23:00
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Sun 14:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 15:00 - 23:00
Sat 13:00 - 11:00
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place represents fabulous value, delicious food and superb service. We called in here by chance and were very impressed. They provided authentic tastes of Ethiopian cuisine and culture. We were served by the most cheerful, helpful and informative gentleman you could wish to meet. Thanks.

Thank A_J_T_Upholland_2011
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Noticed this place had good reviews and never having tried Ethiopian food we thought we would give it a go - we weren't disappointed. This is not 'fine dining' but good tasty food in what is little more than a café. Service was excellent and friendly and price was very reasonable - Ethiopian beer at £2 per bottle was a... More 

Thank philandjude
Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Habesha with a friend for a late lunch. It was our first time trying Ethiopian food but as Habesha has been recommended to us by a number of people we knew we were to expect something special. From the outside, its quite easy to miss the restaurant as it is situated on the first floor, above a unrelated... More 

1 Thank M3l_CG
London, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gem of a place for dinner, but it's upstairs so make sure yiu don't miss it! If you've had ethiopian food before it won't be anything new to you, but if you haven't yiu must go! It's fun to eat with your hands, and the meats are very nicely spiced. The veggie dishes are also good. Finally... More 

1 Thank Jake F
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Absolutely love this place, the food is delicious and served authentically. The service is welcoming and ambience cozy. Hop on for a lovely evening.

1 Thank Papiya D
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The entrance of the restaurant is somewhat hidden, it's the spiral staircase in the fastfood restaurant. The service was very friendly, explained to us how to eat traditional. We ate lamm and chicken and the food was very tasty! The price was very moderate. I highly recommend the restaurant and I'll be back. Thank you for the good dinner

1 Thank Fuhrmaenn
Warsaw, Poland
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I have been dining here with my friends. The ambience was fantstic. The staff interested to satisfy us and the food unique and extreme tasty. The experience that I will remember for long. Thank you

1 Thank Mariusz N
Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Having never eaten Ethiopian food before was excited to try this place. The food was excellent, filling and completely unlike anything I've had before. Service was good and we were given advice on how to eat it. Also it was excellent value - £6.50 for a meal. would definitely recommend

2 Thank Danielj2394
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Came here last month, hadn't eaten an Ethiopian (meal) before. Food was simple but good. Had a soup type thing with lamb in it, accompanied by lemon flavoured pancakes. Food was good, as was the Beer that came with it. Very good price, £18 for 2 of us, including scoops. The waiter who served us was cheery throughout, and very... More 

1 Thank Luke R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

It's an odd/quirky, little spot, not easy to find...at the back of Chorlton St Bus Station, on the edge of the Gay Village, on a corner, upstairs. The entrance is via s spiral staircase through a Turkish cafe/takeaway on the ground floor. Nothing flash about it. While I've experienced better Ethiopian food in Africa - most recently in Kampala (Uganda)... More 

1 Thank Charl B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
African, Ethiopian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
14:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29-31 Sackville Street | M1 3LZ, Manchester M1 3LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 228 7396

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