It's the setting that's the pull here, more than the food. Think atmospheric courtyard that is a perfect spot for a relaxed feed at lunchtime or a tipple any time of the day.
The only Indian restaurant in Eritrea, this upmarket joint on the 5th floor of a modernish building is praised for its lip-smacking biriyani and tandoori dishes. Recommended if you feel the time has come to give you…
This sophisticated trattoria-like venue gets top marks for its flawlessly prepared Italian specialities.
Brimming with good cheer, this place is an excellent refuelling stop, with pasta, meat and fish dishes, as well as tempting ice creams.
This snazzy fast-food joint serves up decent burgers and explosively fruity cocktails. The streetside terrace allows for a dash of people-watching panache.
One of the best restaurants in town, with both traditional and Western-style food. The servings are voluminous, so bring an empty tum.
An eclectic mix of restaurant, café, bar and live-music venue, Hidmona is one of the best places in town for traditional food and décor.
A good-value stomach filler for those in need of some honestly prepared burgers and snacks.
Nancy, the English-speaking owner, prepares excellent pasta dishes and scrumptious pizzas. And all this within a warm setting that wouldn't be out of place in Rome.
This sleek pastry shop is a treasure-trove for the sweet tooth, with a tempting array of diet-busting little treats.