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This family-run restaurant does a sterling job of bringing the spirit of Eritrea to south London. Neither the nation itself nor her cuisine are well known, but it struck a chord with general East African flavours (chickpeas, cracked wheat etc) plus a little Eritrean mystery..
Being a former Italian colony, there were some standard pasta dishes on offer too, but we went for the traditional home-grown option which consisted of a collection of large, light, lemony pancakes topped with various pungent meat stews. We loved getting mucky eating with our hands, and it was a pleasure to lick your fingers after.
The atmosphere is really fantastic, especially after your meal when the traditionally-dressed staff starts wafting around incense and roasted coffee beans. Beware the moreish aromatic coffee though - it will keep you up all night.
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29-33 Camberwell Church Street, SE5 | 25 minutes from Asmara
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87 South Lambeth Road, SW8 | 27 minutes from Asmara
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4 Market Row, Brixton Market, Brixton, London SW9 | 1 minute from Asmara
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Asmara, 1 Town Hall Parade, Brixton Hill, SW2 | 4 minutes from Asmara
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10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 1 minute from Asmara
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