Come and taste a bit of Africa in the heart of Istanbul! Reaching the Habesha Ethiopian Restaurant in Istanbul is very easy through Istiklal Street. In a small adjacent street, this restaurant offers a dinner show every day from 1 p.m. to 4 a.m. (closed on Wednesdays).
A gem of restaurant with a very warm welcome, in a tasteful African decor, which immediately puts you in a warm and exotic atmosphere.
The Habesha Ethiopian Restaurant in Istanbul offers some Ethiopian specialties presented on large plates in the shape of a variety of mezzes placed on “Injera” bread in reasonable quantities so that you can eat a bit of everything.
The products are of very good quality and inexpensive. Count from 35 to 40 TL first price for a well-stocked plate.
The service is 5-stars, the Habesha Ethiopian Restaurant in Istanbul is to be discovered during your getaway to Istanbul.
The staff is cheerful and is not stingy with culinary explanations for the most novice customers. The young women will not hesitate to tell you the traditions and specialities of their country.
The show begins around 9:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., with various Ethiopian dances which follow one another with a slight break between each performance, which gives time to resume your meal and make the most of it.
People also come here for a drink, a “tej” for example, a low-percentage alcoholic drink made from wheat and honey. You will be sitting at the bar, sitting on small chairs in raw wood or comfortably installed in a sofa corner. We also come here to share bread kept warm in very beautiful wicker baskets called “mesob” or to dance upstairs with rhythmic and enchanting music.
There is also a traditional coffee corner, for the pleasure of the eyes and the taste buds, in which we invite you to take a break if you wish for beautiful and original selfies.
Habesha is an Ethiopian restaurant in a huge city like Istanbul, which has managed to find its customers within the Ethiopian community but also from other African countries, as well as tourists who come to have a glimpse of Africa for an evening.
Address: Hüseyinağa, Ekrem Tur Sk. No: 5, 34435 Beyoğlu / İstanbul
Phone: 0532 267 70 66
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