Zeret Kitchen

4.8
193 reviews
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£25 and under
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Ethiopian
Top tags:
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Authentic
  • Vegan
Lovers of Ethiopian cuisine and adventurous foodies will appreciate this bright, clean and modern restaurant in Camberwell that prides itself on its family recipes and dedication to authentic Ethiopian traditions. Zeret itself is a name that comes from a small village in northern Ethiopia, and the menu includes mostly chicken, lamb and beef stews made with butter, garlic and ginger served on pancake-like flatbread called enjera. All the food here is delicious, and the dining room is decorated with colourful placemats, potted palms and simple white walls. Perfect for communal/sharing meals with friends and family, the Zeret Kitchen has attentive staff and a relaxed atmosphere – don't miss the Ethiopian style chicken cooked with green chillies, herbs and spices.
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DS
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing tasting food, variety of options all for such a reasonable price with friendly staff to explain all dishes. Will be back again soon

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

An absolute gem and one that we’ll be returning to. Incredibly flavoursome food. We had the Zeret Special sharing platter, which was a great introduction to the dishes and plenty(!) of food for two. All washed down with a couple of Ethiopian beers and a bottle of the honey wine.

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NG
London
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and excellent service. The owners and staff are lovely. Very good value too.

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KL
London
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such good food, best Ethiopian food in London! Worth the trip.

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HD
London
2 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful. Just wonderful all around! Delicious food and great service!!!

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KF
London
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tafe's food is amazing and she is such a great host too. Would eat here every weekend I could!

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FB
London
5 reviews
Dined on 18 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely staff! Really warm and friendly. Amazing value food!

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M
London
3 reviews
Dined on 18 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely love this gem of a restaurant. Thoroughly enjoyed the dinner and the staff were lovely.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 10 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and portion size, and the staff are so lovely! Will definitely be back 🙂

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A
London
1 review
Dined on 7 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely restaurant! Got the chance to taste traditional food, would always recommend!

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PC
London
1 review
Dined on 6 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious, the place has a very good atmosphere and the people are very friendly.

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RP
London
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing place for Ethiopian food, spot-on service, great value for money, great quality of food.

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PG
London
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Delicious food, friendly service and amazing value. I love that I can easily get vegan and gluten free options.

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BP
London
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Great food, always buzzy and the serving team really work to be friendly and engaging. It can be noisy as lots of hard surfaces and they burn some incense which might put some people off, but by the end of the evening this creates a unique and memorable atmosphere to the place.

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KK
London
1 review
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Amazing food and good service. The restaurant was freezing cold though; many customers had their coats on.

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GC
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious and lovely service as ever. Great for gluten free and vegetarians. So tasty !

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B
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

We were a group of six, some vegetarian, others not. The restaurant was able to accommodate all preferences. The staff are helpful and welcoming, and everyone in our group had wonderful evening. The food and coffee (I recommend ordering the traditional one!) are of excellent quality and value. So far the best Ethiopian restaurant in London that I have been to. Highly recommended.

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JD
1 review
Dined on 19 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

A friend and I shared a veggie platter for 2. It was incredibly delicious and an enjoyable experience to eat by hand. Overall the food was fantastic. We also shared a sticky toffee and custard pudding which was top notch.

Service was a little slow but that wasn't a problem, you don't go to a place like this to get in and out. Sit back, enjoy the music, decor, food and your friend's conversation.

Drinks could be better. I will say that. They'd run out of the honey wine and there wasn't any beers on offer. Spicy tea was nice though.

Would recommend and will be taking friends again

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SA
London
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

We didn't know what to expect as it was our first time trying Nepalese food. We were pleasantly surprised. We thought everything was great from the food, the ambience (especially lighting, which a lot of places don't think about) and the service was great too. Would highly recommend it.

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OT
London
10 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food, really good service, really enjoyed.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and customer service as always.

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TB
London
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Superb food - great for sharing. Meat strew is excellent but plenty of great vegetable and lentil dishes.

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m
London
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great value delicious food, friendly service, good ambient music, relaxed atmosphere

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RB
London
4 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Very welcoming. Delicious food. Excellent value. Very distinctive.

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A
London
1 review
Dined on 19 October 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Amazing find in a very unassuming location. Our waitress was great at explaining and advising what we should order. The Ethiopian bread in chilli is to die for!

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CP
London
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lovely food and atmosphere at Zeret Kitchen. The staff checked that I understood what I had ordered and made useful recommendations.

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J
London
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely love this place go there all the time consistently excellent

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 30 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A simply wonderful experience in all aspects.

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AW
London
1 review
Dined on 22 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great surprise find! Would not expect to find such a gem in this tucked out the way location!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 17 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful staff, wonderful food and a wonderful experience!

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JE
London
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best Ethiopian restaurants I’ve ever been to - and I’ve been to many around the world.

Amazing food, nice atmosphere, nice owners and very low price.

Cannot recommend this place enough. If you haven’t tried Ethiopian food before, give this place a try - you’ll be pleasantly surprised and reflect back on you’re life and realise you’ve been missing out!

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JL
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food! We will be back very soon! Very good service

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F
London
3 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thoroughly enjoyed every single dish we ordered. Communal eating from the same centre dish was a new experience but one we all enjoyed. Highly recommended!

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OT
1 review
Dined on 19 August 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Wonderful, spicy and authentic Ethiopian food. We will definitely come back to try more

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R
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on 21 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

They serve delicious Ethiopian food at a reasonable price. I will be back.

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KN
1 review
Dined on 21 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is really great! The food is authentic and there is a big selection of vegan options as well as meat. The atmosphere is cute and cozy!

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SB
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Zeret kitchen is absolutely brilliant - we came for our second visit and for our four year anniversary dinner and had a fantastic time. Highly recommend!

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MS
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We traveled all the way from Australia to eat at Zeret.
The food is fantastic and only second to the lovely people who cook and serve from the heart.

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F
London
1 review
Dined on 4 July 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

It was a great place to have some authentic Ethiopian food. The food was incredible and the staff amazingly friendly. I highly recommend this restaurant!

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LT
1 review
Dined on 19 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Zeret kitchen is an absolute gem of a place to eat - fabulous authentic Ethiopian food (with imported spices) and first class customer service. Would recommend!

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