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African, Healthy, Ethiopian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed January 15, 2024

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience at this fascinating restaurant wih exceptional food. Ethopian food is exotic to us. There are no utensils. Food arrives on a decorative platter. A very interesting bread is used to scoop up the food with your hands. Although often described...as a flat bread, the bread iis more like a rolled pancake. We had the lamb and a selection of vegetable dishes. The food was all of exceptional taste and quality. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed November 23, 2023 via mobile

Authentic place in Capetown city centre with unique atmosphere. The very cosy and colourful place, where you don't want to leave. Attentive and friendly staff will tell you the composition of dishes and how to eat them :) Definitely one of the impressions of the...city and the region as a whole. I recommend it for a visit!More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed November 19, 2023 via mobile

Another great find in Cape Town, really different surroundings and excellent food served by the lovely Nelly who was welcoming and warm !

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed November 18, 2023 via mobile

Great food, friendly people, awesome ambience! Don’t walk home alone in area late at night. Gluten free options with knowledgeable service, great place and prices for souvenirs.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed October 30, 2023 via mobile

This is an amazing Ethiopian cuisine restaurant on a happening street in CapeTown Long Street. We were pleasantly surprised by the aesthetically stunning interiors of the place, with plants, books, handcrafted artefacts and the wonderful smiling staff who accommodated us even though we arrived without...a booking. The food was delicious, especially the shredded Chicken Mota and Lamb Tibs. We dined on our first night here and then had to repeat the experience again so we repeated our last night here as well . Great value for money. Highly recommend this experience to anyone who visits Cape Town .More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed October 20, 2023 via mobile

Lovely place, good food, lovely waitress, an oasis of peace and good music in Capetown. There's a nice plate combining various tastes

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed October 18, 2023

We were looked after straightaway as we walked in despite making a booking for an early dinner. The interior is amazingly quirky, the ladies were super lovely to us. It was our first Ethiopian food experience and I can’t wait to try it again. Thank...youMore

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed October 15, 2023 via mobile

I'm a huge fan of Ethiopian food, and this place lived up to my high expectations. The food is delicious, the service friendly and the decor reminiscent of eating in an art museum.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed September 24, 2023 via mobile

Visited the place for dinner. We were explained the menu in detail and we decided on Lamb Tibs, Mota Chicken and Misto. I appreciated the fact that they ask patrons to eat with their hands. The food was delicious and very homely. Would love to...visit again.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed September 12, 2023 via mobile

It was a fantastic experience, beef and lamb dishes outstanding. We will definitely be back. The decor inside very african, plants superb. Service great.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed August 5, 2023 via mobile

This was our first experience eating Ethiopian food and it was wonderful. It has a very cool atmosphere and the food was wonderful!

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed July 11, 2023 via mobile

Absolutely delicious food. A kitschy place for an authentic Ethiopian food experience. The service is friendly and you can also buy some African souvenirs from the restaurant

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed July 1, 2023

We were a bit puzzled why this place is so highly ranked. It's cheap, yes. A lot of food, yes. On Long street next to a lot of bars, yes. Cozy inside. But flavour wise, we really expected more from a place that is ranked...so well.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed May 20, 2023

We had a great dining experience at Madam Taitou on our recent trip. The place has a great vibe. Add to this, the delicious fare served, both vegetarian and meat. We had the vegetarian sampler, lamb ribs and chicken and spinach. Fingerlicking good. A must-do...when in Cape Town.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed May 15, 2023

Great food. Ordered veg sampler and chicken. We had it family style and it was fabulous. A must do in Cape Town.

Date of visit: May 2023
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