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Red Sea

4.4
30 reviews
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£25 and under
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African
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We at Red Sea are proud to serve the residents of Walworth and Camberwell as well as the broader South London community with adventurous East African cuisine – plus a few familiar dishes that we know you all love! Reserve your table and make your way to a warm welcome at our restaurant along Camberwell Road. We look forward to serving you soon.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
African
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Hours of Operation
Sunnday - Thursday: 16:00 - 23:00
Friday - Saturday: 16:00 - 00:00
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Phone number
020 7277 4494
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Public Transit
Nearest bus stop Camberwell Road Albany Road
What 30 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on all time ratings
4.4
food
4.3
service
4.1
ambience
4.6
value
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OpenTable Diner (London)
5.0  Dined on 18 August 2016

Amazing place with amazing food. I always order the traditional Eritrean food. The staff here are incredible and they always make me feel like I have been invited over for dinner. Try it, you won't be disappointed

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Stella (London)
5.0  Dined on 24 September 2011

Nice little place to have a family out. Very friendly lady served us, answered our questions about the menu and showed us an example of their special dish. The food was interesting and quite tasty. Only hope they will have more soft drink choice. Will go again.

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tjcLondon (London)
5.0  Dined on 7 September 2011

Red Sea in Walworth provides a wonderful dining experience in a family-run bistro setting. Our only regret is ordering too much food that we could not finish. Three of us shared an enormous quantity of delicious spongy bread with eight different meat and vegetable toppings. We look forward to bringing friends to this special place.

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chrisw (London)
5.0  Dined on 10 August 2011

Another fantastic night in the Red Sea Restaurant. Great Italian and Eritrean dishes at amazingly reasonable prices. Highly recommended.

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Eatingout (London)
5.0  Dined on 7 May 2011

Appealing family-run place with twinkling string lights and plenty of Eritrean customers. We felt well-taken care of, as if by an aunt, who is happy to explain dishes. Chicken Zinghni, although mighty spicy, very flavourful. Another dry lamb dish with green peppers was well-grilled but dry and boring. Hamli (kale with lemony herbs), though, was excellent. You get a huge enamel platter with more than enough injera pancake to eat with. We didn't try the Italian dishes.

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OpenTable Diner (London)
3.0  Dined on 26 April 2011

We decided to try the Eritrean menu.Unfortunately the food was not to our taste.
Also the restaurant looked a lot better in the photo than in reality. A bit dissappointed.

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Ditzy (London)
5.0  Dined on 1 March 2011

Awesome restaurant! doesn't look much from the outside but the food and staff are amazing and make you feel so welcome. Great for impressing foreign visitors, producing a unique and friend making dinner!

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socialwhirl (London)
4.0  Dined on 29 January 2011

We had a family dinner at Red Sea, Camberwell on Saturday evening as we were very interested in trying the Eritrean food after reading the reviews. We enjoyed the Red Sea platter which consisted of a mixture of very tasty vegeterian and meat dishes served on a layer of pancake-like bread. Although the service was a little disorganised at times, the staff were extremely friendly. Felt like being on holiday!

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AClondon (London)
5.0  Dined on 22 December 2010

Great food, very nice service and homey feeling atmosphere. Definitely going back again and would highly recommend it to anyone who is already familiar with Ethiopian food and/or wants to try a delicious new cuisine!

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tjcLondon (London)
5.0  Dined on 23 October 2010

Red Sea is the type of restaurant that makes you very happy to live in London. The food, service and hospitality are all exceptional. The owner and host welcomes you as if you were joining him in his home for dinner. The Toptable prix fix special for two with the half-carafe of wine makes the experience almost criminally low-priced. I have eaten at six Ethiopian / Eritrean restaurants and this is my favorite. I look forward to bringing many friends to Red Sea to see what they are missing!

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Cstar (London)
5.0  Dined on 9 October 2010

This place is amazing - great food - great hospitality and did I say great food... If you have never tried food from this part of the world then you need to get down to the Red Sea and enjoy the best Eritrean food ever.... And don't forget to have the tea after the meal.....

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OpenTable Diner (London)
4.0  Dined on 27 September 2010

Really quaint place, incredible value and nice simple food. Definitely one for those who like simple food, done well.

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ThomasC (London)
4.0  Dined on 25 September 2010

Red Sea in Camberwell was a real experien
ce! Good tasty food and friendly people. We'll be back again!

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Dulwichfoodie (London)
5.0  Dined on 26 August 2010

The Red Sea in Camberwell London is a truly rare find. The owners are charming and welcome you as if into their own home. The food was delicious and expert tuition was given in respect of the way to eat the food without cutlery. The portions were very generous and they even gave us a 'carry out' hamper with the left overs! A memorable evening and exceptionally good value with the Toptable deal. Highly recommended for a fun, enjoyable and sociable evening.

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OpenTable Diner (London)
5.0  Dined on 20 July 2010

Maharaja, Benfleet.... An excellent night, we had the buffet and it was delicious, would highly recommend it.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined on 1 June 2009

loved the food , excellent service very enjoyable

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on 31 May 2009

This was fantastic! We really enjoyed the meal and everything was perfect. A great mix of locals and people trying the restaurant for the first time.

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KVSx (London)
4.0  Dined on 27 May 2009

Red Sea was a very pleasant meal and the staff were very friendly. Great great value with TT offer. Would go again.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on 15 May 2009

I thoroughly recommend The Red Sea. Excellent and authentic food (and the Top Table deal is very good) and the service is both friendly and enthusiastic.

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onechord (London)
4.0  Dined on 21 April 2009

Red Sea London iss an interesting little cafe with a very friendly owner. Eritraen food was interesting and my partner and I thought the experience was fun.

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