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.
Food was great and the setting very nice. Good value for money, also. We will definitely be visiting this place again in the near future.
Went in the evening with family - very friendly staff and atmosphere, lovely decor. Food was delicious and fresh, with lots of options for vegetarians and vegans. Will be returning soon!
Amazing flavourful Ethiopian food in Tufnell Park. The restaurant is a nice environment decorated with traditional decor. The servers are all kind and pleasant. The Timatim tomato salad is wonderful.