Do you want to take your date somewhere out of the ordinary, where dining isn’t just about flavour, but rather about sharing a cultural experience? At London’s Lalibela Ethiopian restaurant, the food is experienced with all of the senses, enhanced further by eating with the hands and soaking up all of the delightful flavours with injera, a sourdough flatbread. Located on Fortress Road in London’s Tufnell Park, the restaurant is easily accessible by public transit, so there’s absolutely no excuse not to give this tasty cuisine a try. Do yourself a favour and reserve a table at London’s Lalibela – you won’t be disappointed.
If you’re a newbie to Ethiopian cuisine, then London’s Lalibela is the ideal place to experience it for the first time. Usually consisting of a variety of wot (thick stews made from vegetables or meat) served atop a sourdough flatbread called injera, this cuisine is enjoyed best with the hands, utilizing the injera as a sort of eating utensil. Although the touch, taste and smell of the food is likely enough to make you a lifelong fan, this Tufnell Park restaurant’s beautiful décor is the icing on the cake, featuring intricate wood carvings and tapestries that give the interior a cosy yet refined atmosphere.
London’s Lalibela has an extensive menu consisting of options for vegetarians, omnivores, and even coffee lovers. Decide between ordering platters to share, or getting something on your own, like the Duba (Pumpkin) Wot, a stew made with chunks of pumpkin slow-cooked with tomatoes. London’s Lalibela on Fortress Road has a number of great desserts for a sweet conclusion, as well as coffee served in the traditional way. If you’re up for a culinary adventure, this Tufnell Park restaurant is sure to please! London, Lalibela is where you want to be heading as soon as you can.
Great choice for vegetarians and great value as the portions are large. Really tasty authentic Ethiopian food.
Great food and lovely staff! We had a really nice evening there and enjoyed a variety of dishes that I’ve never tried before. Gluten free injera too!
Amazing restaurant with great service. We loved our food and appreciated that the restaurant took the time to talk to us and adjust our orders to reflect our dietary requirements and at times, just odd preferences. Definitely would recommend!!!