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Blue Lal Hotel Restaurant

Lalibela, Ethiopia
+251 33 336 0008
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good27%
  • Average37%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
26 Oct 2016
“Home of delicious food”
22 Jul 2016
“Great food and service”
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African, Ethiopian
$$ - $$$
Lalibela, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

It’s found at the center of the city and few minutes’ walk from the Rock-Hewn Churches. Traditionally furnished restaurant. You can served delicious food and drinks by ethical waiters.

Thank Ageru B
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Chef Mareg Ayalew has done a great job of preparing very good food and providing great table service in a beautiful restaurant. This is the only place I 've eaten in Ethiopia that has an open kit hen. Prices were very reasonable and all the...More

Thank CND4552
Reviewed 12 January 2016

I was lucky to travel with an Ethiopian friend - we learned a bunch of stuff! Despite this restaurant being recommended in a few guides, it's the most pathetic place we have been in Lalibela. They have two menus - one in english and one...More

1  Thank M N
Reviewed 1 April 2015

The restaurant serves a range of Ethiopian and a few European dishes, especially pasta. I had to wait almost 45 minutes for a pizza during the lunchtime, although there were very few guests.

1  Thank Elias E
Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

Location is perfect and for a very low price. Room is ok with internet and hot shower. Restaurant is NOT ok.

1  Thank Roy S
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Noisy night time, no hot water and Internet connection was not good. Staff are nice. Price is ok and location is good,

Thank Lancao
Reviewed 11 December 2014

We thought we went to Blue Lal Hotel because from the airport we asked to the owner (maybe he wasn't??) to go there. Now we are searching it and yes, this is Blue lai Hotel but ... we went in another ! this is very...More

Thank kia_fiore
Reviewed 15 August 2014

great staff, making cheap and clean laundry! the cheapest room is 120 Birr (6$) and the most expensive is for 300 Birr (15$). the cheap one has shared bathroom with very hot water in the shower! stayed there for two nights and it was perfect!!...More

Thank Elinorush7
Reviewed 9 May 2014

While the food, when it came, tasted fine....it took a LONG time to get served and it was some of the most expensive food we had in Ethiopia. Fine, but definitely nothing special worth waiting a long time for.

Thank LC_traveller2014
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Blue Lal is a very good restaurant in lalibela for traditional and western food during my stay in lalibela i found this restaurant supper

Thank Mikias G
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lalibela, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Amhara Region  >  Lalibela
  • Phone Number: +251 33 336 0008
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