Zeret Kitchen

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254 Reviews
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£25 and under
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Ethiopian

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Good Vegetarian Options
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Lovers of Ethiopian cuisine and adventurous foodies will appreciate this bright, clean and modern restaurant in Camberwell that prides itself on its family recipes and dedication to authentic Ethiopian traditions. Zeret itself is a name that comes from a small village in northern Ethiopia, and the menu includes mostly chicken, lamb and beef stews made with butter, garlic and ginger served on pancake-like flatbread called enjera. All the food here is delicious, and the dining room is decorated with colourful placemats, potted palms and simple white walls. Perfect for communal/sharing meals with friends and family, the Zeret Kitchen has attentive staff and a relaxed atmosphere – don't miss the Ethiopian style chicken cooked with green chillies, herbs and spices.
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M
London
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

By far the best Ethiopian restaurant in London. It is such a treat to eat there - so welcoming and the food is out of this world!

MD
London
4 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We are not regulars here but have visited several times, always choosing the house "special for two", currently £23.99. This comes as a large circular plate with a variety of meat dishes (chicken, lamb and beef) plus vegetables, all on the traditional Injera bread. The portion sizes are excellent and the whole is very tasty. Service was friendly and welcoming.

JO
London
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very friendly and welcoming Ethiopian resto with tasty food.

FM
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favourite restaurants in London, phenomenal authentic Ethiopian food, friendly service, great value.

MR
London
3 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic - delicious food and friendly staff.

MS
London
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The vegan food was unusual, delicious and great value. We will be back and will be recommending Zeret Kitchen!

AS
London
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful food, lovely staff - highly recommend the two person special platter.

OT
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came in for a quick dinner. Fast & friendly service even though it was fairly busy. Great food, amazing staff. Left with a full stomach and wonderful emotions.

FC
London
2 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, huge portions, quick service, nice atmosphere. No frills but fab for a cosy dinner.

L
London
2 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very tasty and authentic Ethiopian food served as it should be ... a good way to feel far far away on a night out :)

K
London
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The only restaurant we would bother to take a journey that, from where we live, takes 40 minutes and involves 2 buses. It it the most delicious, friendly restaurant.

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing authentic Ethiopian cuisine; the sharing meat platter was sumptuous and the service extremely warm; best Ethiopian food outside Ethiopia!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was amazing. The owner was very nice and came over to talk to us and help us choose. The food was very good too. Great experience overall. Will definitely be back!!!

JT
London
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing tasty food, service was impeccable and great value.

r
Frankfurt Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

authentisches Essen. Sehr freundliche Bedienung und super leckeres Essen!

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DR
London
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

So good!!! The food was great and the staff were super lovely. Really enjoyed it.

F
London
2 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

First time at Zeret, so wasn't sure what to expect! However, lovely food, great wine list and very nice staff. Couldn't manage pudding as was too full.

SS
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Restaurant, greeted by the owner and lovely smile. The food was excellent and will certainly visit again.

LC
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is literally the best Ethiopian/Eritrean food I’ve ever had.

S
London
12 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Best value for money in the area, in a part of London that's known for cheap, quality food. If you don't get the special for two, with 6 or so stews and salad spread across a giant injera bread plate, you're doing it wrong.

S
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lively Ethiopian restaurant with authentic food. Warm and friendly service if a little bit slow. Young crowd provided lively atmosphere.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic food, wonderful service, amazing value.

JD
London
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really good food, service and ambience! Thank you Xeret Kitchen!

BZ
London
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, happy, friendly and attentive staff, great atmosphere. Our night at Zeret Kitchen was an amazing experience. I strongly recommend this place.

KP
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and very kind and friendly staff. It all came very fast as well, and the prices were very reasonable. Would definitely recommend and come again!

C
London
92 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Zeret is a neighbourhood gem, great food, friendly service and very popular

Z
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is my go to place for Injera and the best in London as far as I’m concerned. Food is incredible and so is the staff

OT
London
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unbelievably good food and lovey service. Highly recommend

SS
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Zeret kitchen was very delicious and a steal for the price. Myself and my partner had the set meal, which consists of numerous dishes served on a large sharing dish. Beneath all the food dishes is a layer of injera bread, which was very tasty, and the meal is also served with a seemingly limitless supply of extra injera bread. No cutlery is provided, but clearly this is to facilitate the authentic cultural experience of eating the dish with the injera bread.

Will definately love to visit again, the experience, value and taste was infallible. Would recommend all to try at least once.

R
New York Area
51 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent Ethiopian food! Their chicken and lamb special allows you to taste several dishes and represents great value. Good food and friendly service--what more could you want?

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Very nice bunch of people running this restaurant.

OT
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing experience!

n
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience2

Needs better ambience and a quieter environment (eg.nicer artwork on the walls and tables and chairs, table decorations and candles). But the food was good and the service was excellent. I would recommend this restaurant if you are into Injira and Ethiopian/Eritrean food.

K
London
3 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food and a really warm welcome. Highly recommend.

M
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very tasty good. Wonderful presentation. The spices are perfect. It was a finger licking experience. The best Ethiopian food. I will eat more Ethiopian from now on and will make sure to visit Zeret again when i come back to UK. I told all my friends to pass by when they travel.
The owner was present in the restaurant and she personally took the order. Very nice lady with amazing cooking skills.

D
London
42 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Good Ethiopian food in Camberwell. Particularly good injera. The special for two was very good value, but we must try more dishes next time (I'm keen to try the kitfo and gomen)! Very friendly service and a choice of Ethiopian beers as well as wine. We will be back!

PG
London
3 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My fourth visit in 3 years and I was delighted that Zeret is as maintaining the standards I experienced on my first visit . Always a good sign that restaurant off the main drag is full on a Sunday evening. Charming staff, - all still there - another good sign - great service and I highly recommend the sharing mains courses. Keep up the good work Zeret! A wonderfully different dining experience.

JD
London
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great! The best one of London. I would visti it again and again.

HD
London
4 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

By far one of my favourite places in the area! The food is always delicious and the staff (owners) are absolutely sensational! Very attentive and friendly!! Must recommend!

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

By far the best Ethiopian restaurant in London. We come back again and again!