Ethiopia Down Under is another gorgeous family run suburban restaurant – welcoming, casual and committed to bringing this lesser known cuisine to Canberrans.
There’s a variety of combination meals available or put together your own meal that may include:
Samosas (2 for $6.90)
ETHIOPIAN BEEF SAMOSAS – spicy beef samosas
ETHIOPIAN CHEESE SAMOSAS – fetta cheese samosas
ALIT’CHA DORO $19.90 ( my favourite dish)
Strips of chicken breast pieces cooked with carrot, green chilli & onion
ASAR TIBBS $20.90
Nile Perch fish fillet pan-fried fresh with burbere spices, capsicum, onion & tomato
ALIT’CHA “YAYESH” WAT $17.90
Chef’s special beef and coconut cream in mild Ethiopian spices
DUBOU WAT $15.90
Spiced pumpkin cooked in a berbere sauce
RICE/INJERA – served with mains
HOMEMADE ICE CREAMS, GELATO & SORBETS ( thanks to an Italian colonial heritage)
$8.90 No mixed servings available
Ginger, Toasted Coconut & Chocolate Shards
( my favourite although, I do generally like my icecream sweeter and creamier)
Ethiopian Sidamo Coffee & Roasted Hazelnut
It’s also great value as there’s a 25% discount for Canberra Entertainment Book holders and….
Open for dinner every night except Mondays, you’ll find Ethiopia Down Under at the Pearce Shops.
It is in good company with Rama’s and the Pearce Vietnamese nearby, all facing into a courtyard that’s lovely on summer and evenings and great for kids.