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Lime Tree

Bole, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 91 120 0072
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good45%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“falafel wrap” (3 reviews)
“cake” (3 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bole, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

A simple place serving good quality food for a very good price. A bit hard to find off Bole Road, but worth visiting.

Thank w0rldtraveler1958
Reviewed February 13, 2018

The Lime Tree has 2 branches, and the Bole one has moved into a new location, just around the corner from it's old place in the Boston Spa building. It's very modern, with fresh, light meals and good snacks. Cooking classes are sometimes available, too!...More

Thank Joanna B
Reviewed December 20, 2017

We stopped at Lime Tree for lunch recently and were disappointed. There are so many great restaurants to eat at in Addis, and we won't return here. Based on other reviews, I tried the antipasti - I loved all the choices, but most were lacking...More

1  Thank africanaddict
Reviewed November 20, 2017

I ordered the special of the day: Chicken Shwarma. It wasn't cheap at 130 birr plus 15% vat and 7% service fee. If it was good, I wouldn't have minded. Instead, it was a small wrap with just a little chicken and a lot of...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed October 4, 2017

The Lime Tree provides Addis with much needed vitamins AND inspiration! The antipasti plate is my absolute go-to; such good value and so much choice of veggies and salad. Or if I'm looking for something a little different the falafel wrap and the stir-fry on...More

Thank nomadsconcierge
Reviewed September 27, 2017

It was a nice experience, this stop over for an inexpensive lunch in a relaxing and modern designed restaurant with very polite and attentive staff. The orange juice was really fresh and the rice mixed with chicken and vegetable was tasty and followed by a...More

1  Thank Martin Z
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

If you are searching for a place to have a healthy drink or meal in Addis Ababa this is the place you should go. I really enjoyed sitting there having a hibiscus juice.

Thank Nikoletta89
Reviewed June 19, 2017

I was taken to Lime tree (near UN compound) by a colleague for lunch between business meetings. They have a rotatory lunch menu that includes wok, Mexican, Indian, Lebanese (if I remember correctly) and a few other cuisines on different days of the week. This...More

Thank Saurabh S
Reviewed May 25, 2017

upon arrival the waiters told us there was no bottled water available. They offered juice in return for those who did not want to drink alchohol. It seemed that the juice was made with non-purified water as half of our group were sick the next...More

Thank Annelies D
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Lime Tree is great for a quick lunch in Addis in between business meetings. The atmosphere is relaxed, and the food is reliably and reasonably good (though not exceptional), with rotating specials every day (e.g. Mexican on Wednesdays and brunch on Thursdays). We often stop...More

Thank Stephanie2743
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March 3, 2018|
Response from Martin Z | Reviewed this property |
I think yes...there is. As WiFi is almost every where available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bole, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251 91 120 0072
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