Habesha  

 
 
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189 - 191 New Kent Road, Southwark, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 4AG
 
 
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Centrally located on London's New Kent Road, a short walk from the Elephant and Castle tube station, is Habesha, an Ethiopian restaurant just oozing authenticity. This relaxed and vibrant dining room has a lively atmosphere extremely well suited to the typically laid back, inclusive style of eating particular to East Asia. Much care has gone in to making Habesha's menu live up to the much loved cuisine of home, from the sourcing of typical ingredients such as mitmita seasoning and teff flour to the rustic serving style with stewed dishes served with injera - a bread native to Ethiopia and Eritrea, used to pick up food by hand. On the drinks menu not only will you find a selection of juices, soft drinks and European wines but drinks direct from Africa too; native brewed beers, honey wine, mint tea and, an ideal choice for a lazy afternoon, the typical Ethiopian coffee ceremony can be enjoyed here too.

 

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Underground Stations

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Elephant & Castle Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
London Bridge Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elephant and Castle NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £63  21% off
203 Long Lane, SE1 | 9 minutes from Habesha
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31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 14 minutes from Habesha
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Shebele Ethiopian Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
189-191 New Kent Road, Southwark, London SE1 | Same location as Habesha
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London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
80 Walworth Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Habesha
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Dragon Castle
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
100 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 7 minutes from Habesha
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 12th March to 30th July 2016 - 11.30am-5.30pm
The Artworks Elephant, Elephant Road, SE17 | 6 minutes from Habesha
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Darknet
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th to 7th May 2016 - Various Times
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 7 minutes from Habesha
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The Toxic Avenger
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd April to 21st May 2016 - Various Times
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 7 minutes from Habesha
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The Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Habesha
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The Artworks Elephant
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 6 minutes from Habesha
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Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Habesha
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Harper Road Flats
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
157 Harper Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Habesha
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Cuming Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 6 minutes from Habesha
The worldwide collection of the Cuming Family accompanies exhibitions on the history of Southwark (from Roman times to the 19th century) in this unique museum. The ... More
 
 
 
Avonmouth House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
6 Avonmouth Street, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Habesha
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Safeway
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
New Kent Road, Southwark, London SE1 | Same location as Habesha
A large international supermarket chain. Sells a huge variety of fresh and frozen foods and household products. ... More
 
 
 
Recycling
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
110 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 6 minutes from Habesha
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London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
171-173 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 7 minutes from Habesha
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Southwark Student Support
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Atkins Education Services, 144 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 7 minutes from Habesha
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UK Thai Chi
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Arrol House, Rockingham Street, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Habesha
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London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Surrey Quays, Toredo Street, Surrey Quays, Southwark, London SE17 | 6 minutes from Habesha
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Habesha
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Habesha
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The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Habesha
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
 
 
 
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Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 6 minutes from Habesha
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The Coronet Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
26-28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Habesha
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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Habesha

Large-scale sculptural installations made using everyday household or DIY materials which have been transformed through processes of layering and accumulation....More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Habesha

Works providing an insight into the affinities between artists working in Japan, Europe and the United States, many of whom ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Habesha

Works including the installation Liquid Crystal Environment, 1965, made with unstable materials and chemical reactions to explore processes of change, ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Habesha

Exhibition illuminating the perceptual and conceptual aspects of the art movement, whose name was coined as an insult but which ...More

Elements Of Chance
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

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