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Kokeb Ethiopian Restaurant
45 Roman Way HollowayLondonN7 8XF
Certainly the best Ethiopian food I've ever had (and even before this, I'd probably put Ethiopian right after Italian and Japanese on my desert island food groups). Small and quiet (on a Tuesday) but certainly worth the (very short) trek to north London. I thought the veggie combo and the chickpea flower curry were both standout delicious. The meaty things were delicious too, but that's...more
"Star", that's what Kokeb means...and it deserves 4 of them! Genetesh was lovely and super welcoming...the kind of person you could discuss with for hours, that can actually make you forget that you're here to eat :) "Oh, now it's time to feed you..let me get you your food!"
Kokeb is the perfect example of a spot I would have never found without Yelp! Lost in the middle of an unknown...more
The food was delicious, and the service was friendly. If you go in expecting to wait a bit (even if the dining room is not packed), you will enjoy it much better.more
Caveat here being we couldn't eat because, well, after waiting 20 minutes without being offered a drink, we left.
I will add however, that the hostess/waitress/owner(?) was clearly being dishonest. She said we would have to wait because she just sat an 8 top but we then watched her come back to them three times, once even to take their order while one of them was in the bathroom, and then...more
I came here last night with my flatmate, having lived around the corner for a year and a half and walking by it all the time because it's very close to Caledonian Road station. This place is one of those neighbourhood restaurants that always seem to have at least a few tables full, despite not being on a main road or popular bar/restaurant area. It's easy enough to attract clientele on Upper...more