London’s Kings Cross is lucky to be home to one of the city’s finest Ethiopian restaurants, Merkato Restaurant and Wine Bar. Situated on busy Caledonian Road, just a hop, skip and jump from Barnard Park, the restaurant’s central London location makes it easily accessible for diners from all across the city. Come in and experience the unique specialties on offer, and see what makes Ethiopian cuisine so exceptional.
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Been before and loved it but this time a bit disappointing. Bad advice on what to choose meant we ended up with all meat and no veg, and what we got wasn't the best.
Great food and friendly service. Will be back again in the future!
Very rude service. would not go again and tried calling several times to book but no answer.
Do you ever have the urge to just pick up your food and eat it with your hands? At Merkato Restaurant and Wine Bar in London’s Kings Cross, you’re allowed, in fact, you’re encouraged to forget about fork and knife and eat with the best utensils of them all, your hands. With its lovely atmosphere and superb presentation, guests feel comfortable in Merkato Restaurant and Wine Bar’s cosy environment. Ask the friendly servers for recommendations if you haven’t tried the cuisine before. You’re sure to be impressed!
At Merkato Restaurant and Wine Bar, most dishes are served with plenty of injera bread, an Ethiopian sourdough specialty that soaks up dips and sauces perfectly, making it easy to pick up the foods without the help of fork and knife. Take one of the sharing platters if you want to sample as much as possible, and be sure to order the Ethiopian coffee. Complete with its own serving ceremony, there’s a reason why Ethiopian coffee is loved around the world. Vegetarians will be pleased, too, with a good number of veg-friendly platters to choose from. Located on Caledonian Road in London’s Kings Cross, Merkato Restaurant and Wine Bar encourages you to make a reservation before visiting.