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

Underground Stations

 
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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The Bermondsey Square Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  26% off
Bermondsey Square, SE1 | 9 minutes from Habesha
Bermondsey Square Hotel offers a peaceful place to stay with its 80 bedrooms taking up one side of the traffic-free square. All rooms in this modern ... More
 
 
 
The Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £35  25% off
30 Borough Road, SE1 | 10 minutes from Habesha
Located just south of the River Thames, The Bridge Hotel is the perfect accommodation choice for those wishing to explore the many sights and attractions London ... More
 
 
 
H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  31% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 14 minutes from Habesha
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hide Bar
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 13 minutes from Habesha
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Boot and Flogger
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
10-20 Redcross Way, Bankside, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Habesha
Venture into the past at Boot and Flogger, opened in 1964 and decked out with old-style furniture and fashionably-worn wood panelling. Dine on smoked fish and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Arthur Hooper's
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
8 Stoney Street, SE1 | 14 minutes from Habesha
Overlooking London's historic Borough Market, Arthur Hooper's restaurant serves guests small European plates and sharing platters, including food ... More
 
 
 
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Dining near Habesha

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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
Unit 4, Metro Central, 119 Newington Green Causway, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Habesha
... More
 
 
 
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Dragon Castle
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
100 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 7 minutes from Habesha
This impressive Cantonese restaurant is one of the first symbols of the glacially slow regeneration of Elephant & Castle. Occupying the attractive ground floor of one ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
M Manze
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
87 Tower Bridge Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Habesha
Traditional pie and mash shop for takeaway or eat in, established in 1902. Serving traditional pie and mash along with eels (jellied or stewed) in authentic ... More
 
 
 
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Them x Mord II
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 23rd September 2017 - 10pm-7am
Habesha, Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, SE17 | 6 minutes from Habesha
Techno, electronic and dance music spun by Adam X, Bas Mooy, Sleeparchive, JoeFarr, Lag, Charlton, Kalli, Altar and Waterworks....More
 
 
 
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Mrs Orwell
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 22nd September 2017 at 8pm & Saturday 23rd September 2017 at 3.30pm and 8pm
Habesha, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 7 minutes from Habesha
Tony Cox's drama tells the story of the woman who married the dying author George Orwell. Directed by Jimmy Walters and starring Cressida Bonas....More
 
 
 
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The Garden SE1 | Block Party Brunch
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 23rd September 2017 - 12noon
Habesha, 48-50 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 8 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
This 2600-capacity venue hosts some of the most rocking club nights and live music events in town. Starting out life as a Victorian theatre - staging ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Artworks Elephant
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 6 minutes from Habesha
Repositioning refurbished shipping containers as retail spaces and offices for creative startups, The Artworks Elephant turns Elephant and Castle into "the new Shoreditch", according to the ... More
 
 
 
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Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Habesha
The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse in ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Habesha

The best museums, galleries, attractions near 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
White Cube Bermondsey
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
144-152 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 11 minutes from Habesha
Jay Jopling's third - and largest - White Cube art gallery in London is located on Bermondsey Street and set in a former 1970s warehouse. At ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Mary Magdalen Bermondsey
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
193 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 11 minutes from Habesha
The church of St Mary Magdalen in Bermondsey once formed part of Bermondsey Abbey which was founded in the 8th century. While the ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Habesha

The best shops and markets near Habesha
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mercato Metropolitano
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 8 minutes from Habesha
At 45,000 square foot, new Italian market Mercato Metropolitano has no shortage of artisanal talent. Housed in a disused paper factory, it brings together bakers, fishmongers, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bermondsey Square Antiques Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Habesha
What started in 1855 as a place to trade with impunity (ie stolen goods bought here didn't have to be returned) is now the busy weekly ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 13 minutes from Habesha
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Habesha

Near Habesha
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Habesha
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 30 minutes from Habesha
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 33 minutes from Habesha
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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Habesha gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 12 minutes from Habesha
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 14 minutes from Habesha
What is the oldest annual sporting event in the world? Where was the Roman Forum? How do I become Lord Mayor? What was (and is!) the ... More
 
 
 
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Burgess Park BMX Track
London > Leisure >
Burgess Park, Albany Road, Southwark, London SE5 | 14 minutes from Habesha
A legacy of the 2012 London Olympics, the state of the art £1.1m Burgess Park BMX Track opened to the public in August 2013, a year ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Habesha

The best pubs near London Habesha.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from Habesha
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Garrison Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
99 - 101 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 12 minutes from Habesha
Oh how we wish we lived in Bermondsey, then we could call this gem of a pub our local. We'd stop in for a regular drink ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Habesha
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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Habesha clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 6 minutes from Habesha
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hide Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 13 minutes from Habesha
Conveniently located on the ground floor of the International Wine & Spirit Centre on Bermondsey Street, a stone's throw from London Bridge, it comes as no ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | 13 minutes from Habesha
Within the Flat Iron Square site, an area encompassing six railway arches and filled with restaurants, street food and a live music venue, is Devonshire ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Habesha.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Habesha
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 17 minutes from Habesha
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Habesha
... More
 
 
 
 

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Gone: A Remarkable Tale Of Resilience, Survival And Hope
Theatre | On 24th September 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 7 minutes walk from Habesha

A joint production by the puppet theatre company Box Tale Soup and refugee music collective Stone Flowers that tells a ...More

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Rich Mix Centre 7 minutes walk from Habesha

A celebration of the Indian music style with performances in all the genres, from ancient to modern. Curated by T ...More

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Minimal house and techno courtesy of London-based DJ Theo Komp, Saytek, Morker, Laura Klo, Alex Kleve, Martin Eweek and Tomas ...More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th September 2017 

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Cargo 10 minutes walk from Habesha

A weekly Sunday night party featuring hip hop, house, R&B and other genres from resident DJs....More

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Backyard Bar & Kitchen 10 minutes walk from Habesha

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The Old Truman Brewery 10 minutes walk from Habesha

Getting a refresh for its second year, Junkyard Golf Club in the loading bay of the Old Truman Brewery gets ...More

 
London Design Fair
London Design Fair
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

The Old Truman Brewery 10 minutes walk from Habesha

Launched in 2016, and encompassing Tent London and Super Brands London, the London Design Fair is one of three big ...More

 
Kabuki
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93 Feet East 10 minutes walk from Habesha

Non-stop minimal sounds from Carlos Estrada, Electra Nyx, Fred Asquith and friends....More

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