Restaurants

Ethiopian in Aksum

AB Traditional Restaurant

Decorated with bamboo and crafts and with traditional low-stool seating, this restaurant is calm, peaceful and a great spot to dig into shekla tibs, with goat fresh from the butchery inside the dining room (don't lo…
Ethiopian in Aksum

Antika Cultural Restaurant

Dimly lit and with a nightly 7pm show of traditional music and dance on stage, Antika is a welcome addition to Aksum's culinary offerings. It does some international dishes, but stick to the Ethiopian specialities a…
Ethiopian in Aksum

Ezana Café

An awesome, down-to-earth breakfast spot with excellent ful and ‘special fata’ (bread firfir with yogurt and egg). Complete your meal with a juice from Axum No-Name Cafe next door and you'll be well set up for the d…
Ethiopian in Aksum

Empire Restaurant & Bar

Under new management but still a great place to eat, Empire does excellent Ethiopian food – its doro wat (chicken stew) is a cut above the average. There's also free wi-fi, a bright, modern dining area (in contrast …
Ethiopian in Aksum

Lucy Traditional Restaurant

Slightly cheaper than some of the other traditional restaurants around town, Lucy has low wooden stools and attracts a predominantly local crowd who come for the soups, grilled fish or tibs (lamb stew). There's occa…
Bakery in Aksum

Abyssinia Hotel

Locals swear that the Abyssinia does Aksum's best cakes. That's probably true, although they're OK rather than oh-my-God. In the morning, everything's fresh and there's more to choose from.