Great food and the people who run it are lovely! It also looks more like a restaurant now, and they have stripped it back to its original (butchers shop!) tiling and fittings. We paid under £20 each for more food than we could eat, and a couple of beers each. Highly recommended!
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Posted: Fri Jan 17 2014
The Blue Nile is a family run Eritrean - Italian café and restaurant, harking back to Eritrea’s colonial history.
Our menu has a mix of Italian and Eritrean classics, from Italian coffees, pasta and ice-creams to Eritrean ‘kemem’ tea (tea infused with cloves, cinnamon, star anise and ginger), warm ‘ful’, meat stews infused with cardamom and cinnamon and cooked in ‘tesmi’, a warm and comforting spiced butter and our delicious home made sweet cardamom flavoured bread called ‘himbasha’.
A lot of our recipes are gluten – free and we have a wide range of vegetarian dishes.
The Set Menu is our recommended choice as it allows customers to try a variety of different dishes.
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Great service, great ambience, great price, great decor and GREAT (home made) delicious food. We had a mixture of things from the menu including injera and delicious tea with a name that I cant pronounce. The promise of real eritrean coffee on sundays will take me back sooner rather than later. Just what Woolwich has been waiting for,
Great hospitality, fabulous food, and incredibly good value. We paid less than £15 for more than we could eat. The owner was so welcoming we felt immediately at home. Well worth a visit to Woolwich for and only a minutes walk from the DLR.