Addis In Cape! Voted best African Eatery in Cape Town, an authentic Ethiopian restaurant that caters for Non-vegetarian, Vegan and Vegetarian clients. A unique communal dining experience you, your family and friends will remember. From traditional hand-wash ceremonies to traditional Ethiopian coffee, you're guaranteed a memorable experience.
Ethiopian cuisine is famous for its rich aromas and generous use of herbs and spices. The country was historically situated on trading routes that included the trade of many exotic spices; this history has had a tremendous influence on the taste of Ethiopian food as we know it. Today most of the herbs and spices are blended and prepared in the home with great love and attention, as are those used in Addis in Cape. The dishes that you taste here are unique to Ethiopia.
This offer includes a choice of four popular dishes, take a look at the menu below.
Doro Wot (Spicy)
Traditionally served as drumsticks also available as a fillet.
Chicken marinated with fresh lime juice and simmered in a mixture of freshly chopped onions, and garlic with Berbere and a hint of Kibe.
Slow cooked chicken fillet with freshly chopped garlic, onions and turmeric with a touch of Kibe for aroma and taste.
Chicken fillet strips and stir-fried with cardamom.
Doro Tibs in BERBERE (spicy)
Chicken fillet strips and stir-fried with Berbere paste.
Kai Sega Wot (spicy)
Beef cubes slowly cooked with Berbere, onion and other ingredients for a tender stew full of rich flavour.
Lamb cut into cubes, stir-fried with rosemary, onions and the miraculous Kibe, for a fragrant and delicious meal.
Lamb Tibs in BERBERE (mild)
Lamb cut into cubes, stir-fried with Berbere and Kibe for a delectable and juicy delicacy.
Merek Tibs (mild)
Lamb or Chicken slowly stir fried in a succulent sauce of Berbere, Kibe, onions and fresh tomato.
Beef Tarttar Kitfo is a delicacy favoured by Ethiopians. It is mixed with Kibe and a touch of chilli, cardamom and other herbs. It can be served raw, rare, medium or well done.
Lamb sautéed and then slow cooked with chopped garlic, onions and turmeric until the meat is soft and buttery to the touch.
Fish Addis in Dar (non-spicy)
Fish fillet cut into cubes stir-fried with onion, cardamom, rosemary and a touch of Kibe.
Fish in BERBERE (mild)
Fish fillet cut into cubes and stir-fried in a piquant Berbere paste and Kibe.
VEGAN AND ETHIOPIAN CUISINE
Vegan dishes are very familiar to the Ethiopian Orthodox people who are accustomed to a minimum of 180 fasting days a year. When we fast in Ethiopia, we adopt a vegan diet and this dedication is thoroughly reflected in our delightful vegan options.
Misir Wot (mild)
Split red lentils sautéed with onions and garlic slow-cooked with Berbere.
Split yellow peas sautéed with onions, garlic and turmeric.
Shimbera Asa Wot (spicy)
Homemade chickpea dumplings simmered in a Berbere sauce.
Defin Misir Alicha
Whole brown lentils sautéed with onions for a wholesome vegan meal
Shiro Wot (mild)
A sauce prepared with a homemade blend of dried split Peas ground together with an array of herbs and spices and blended with Berbere.
Mushroom Wot (mild)
Mushrooms are a rarity in Ethiopian cooking. At Addis in Cape, however, they are a specialty, simmering in a Berbere sauce.
Mushrooms made in a sauce prepared with a homemade blend of dried split peas (Shiro) with spices used to thicken and season the dish.
Mushroom Tibs (Spicy/NonSpicy)
Mushroom stir-fried deliciously seasoned and balanced with Berbere or Rosemary
Pumpkin Wot (mild)
Cubes of pumpkin sautéed with onions and garlic cooked with Berbere.
Cubes of pumpkin sautéed with onions, garlic and turmeric cooked in a mild sauce.
Enjoy a unique and thoroughly enjoyable dining experience at Addis in Cape.
41 Church Street
Cape Town CBD