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Providing a dining experience unlike any other in Melbourne, Savanna African Restaurant & Cafe is a must-visit for food lovers looking to broaden their culinary horizons. Offering authentic Ethiopian cuisine, Savanna encourages diners to loosen up and eat with their hands, providing them with delectable injera bread for scooping up food and soaking up stews. Savanna can be found down Johnston Street in Collingwood, just a stone’s throw from Victoria Park station.
Open daily for dinner, Melbourne’s Savanna African Restaurant & Cafe is a popular spot for tasty, creative Ethiopian cuisine on Collingwood's Johnston Street. Offering a particularly communal dining experience, eating at an Ethiopian restaurant is an intimate way to bond with your tablemates. Best eaten with injera, a light sourdough flatbread that’s used as an edible eating utensil, Ethiopian cuisine is healthy, flavourful and fragrant, with numerous vegetarian options available.
Planning to dine as a pair? Then you can’t go wrong with one of Savanna’s sharing platters for two. Take the non-vegetarian feast for two and sample zigney (an Eritrean goat specialty), tibs, doro (Ethiopian chicken with boiled eggs and spices), and a whole plethora of vegetarian dishes, all served atop spongy, delicious injera. And make sure to experience an authentic Ethiopian coffee ceremony – watch as coffee beans are roasted and ground right before your eyes for an incredibly fresh coffee-drinking experience. Intrigued? Book a table in advance for an unforgettable meal at Savanna in Melbourne’s Collingwood.