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Four Sisters

Now here's something special. One of the best places in northern Ethiopia for both food and atmosphere, Four Sisters has brilliant traditional food (order 'national food' for an overview of what it's capable of),...

Ethiopian in Gonder

Lodge Fasil

With an agreeable garden setting (there's a more formal dining area inside), Lodge Fasil in the hotel of the same name does a good mix of Ethiopian dishes with European comfort food such as steak sandwiches and...

Ethiopian in Gonder

Tele Café

Although it serves food all day, we rather like this spot for breakfast and for people watching. When it comes to the former, it serves good ful (an Egyptian staple of broad bean and butter puree), including a...

European in Gonder

Quara Hotel

While the menu doesn’t break the mould, it does offer a few meals not often available in Ethiopia, such as curry-spiced noodles, as well as the usual Ethiopian and European staples. The balcony is good for...

Ethiopian in Gonder


Several locals recommended this newish place for traditional Ethiopian food and while we couldn't quite see what all the fuss was about, it does serve up good honest local food, albeit in a rather anodyne dining...

Ethiopian in Gonder


This bamboo-walled restaurant, a short walk from the Royal Enclosure exit, is a good place for lunch, with grilled fish a speciality, but it also does lamb tibs and pasta.