Habesha Manchester – Great-value Ethiopian food

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"Habesha" in Manchester is a small, family-run, no-frills Ethiopian restaurant in the heart of the Gay Village that offers illegally great value!

“Let’s go for an Ethiopian” isn't the most common suggestion you'll hear on an English night out. But with a surge of popularity for the cuisine in recent years, it soon could be.

If you're looking for a memorable eating experience while visiting Manchester, head to Habesha. This small, family-run restaurant is hidden at the top of a spiral staircase. Which is in a takeaway. In the heart of Manchester’s gay village. Found it? Good.

One of the few places in the city that sells exclusively Ethiopian food, the entire experience is refreshingly no-frills from beginning to end.

Upon arrival, you’ll be invited to sit in a brightly painted room studded with artworks and musical instruments. The small but perfect menu offers a mix of beef, chicken, lamb and vegetarian one-pots/curries.

A good bet is to mix and share over a traditional sour flatbread, or injera. But be warned - cutlery isn’t a part of the deal. Instead, scoop up the colourful and delicious stews and curries with this spongey, pancake-like accompaniment.

Twin your feast with an Ethiopian or Eritrean beer. Or if you’re feeling adventurous, an Ethiopian red wine, at £5.50 per glass. Get stuck in!

About this spot

29-31 Sackville St

Tue, Wed & Thu 15:00 - 23:00

Mains from:

£

10

+44

1612287396

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