Important Informations - FOOD AND DRINK

Djibouti

  • In Djibouti town, the cuisine is European (French) in most of restaurants but there are also Ethiopian cuisine and Yemen fish which is the main traditional dish of the country.
  • In small town like Obock, Tadjourah, Ali Sabieh and Dikhil the cuisine is also European and local
  • in most of restaurants but there is also Ethiopian food.
  • In tourist camp, the cuisine is different; local dish like the delicious pancake made by nomad women
  • and served by breakfast; the main dish is rice with cardamom and cinnamon served with Capri farci roosted lamb.
  • Pure Ethiopian coffee and local tea with cinnamon and cardamom is served by each meal. Mineral water is also served by each meal and during the whole trip and it is possible to bring and drink alcoholic beverages in Djibouti!

Somaliland

  • In Hargesa town, the cuisine is International in big hotels and the food is local in most of restaurants but there is also Yemen Restaurant.
  • In small town like Berbera, Burao and Borama, the cuisine is local but there is also International dish in tourist hotels.
  • Somali tea is the best tea in the region served with cinnamon, cardamom and milk, coffee is not the favourite drink of Somali people. Mineral water is also served by each meal and during the whole trip.
  • NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE IN SOMALILAND!!! It is not possible to bring and drink alcoholic beverages in Somaliland!

Ethiopia & Eritrea

  • In Addis Abeba and Asmara cities, the cuisine is International in big hotels and in big restaurants, the famous Enjera is the local food in most of local restaurants but there are also many International restaurants, Italian, Chinese and Sudanese restaurants for example.
  • In small town , the cuisine is local but there is also International dish in tourist hotels.
  • Pure Ethiopian coffee is served by each meal but the tea is not tasty as in Somaliland and in Djibouti, the Somali and Afar tea is full of spices.
  • Mineral water is also served by each meal and during the whole trip and it is possible to bring and drink alcoholic beverages in Ethiopia and in Eritrea!
  • Most of Restaurant don’t serve dessert in Ethiopia, especially in small towns – Only big International hotels and restaurants have Fruit salad as dessert.

Somalia

  • In Mogadishu Capital city, the cuisine is International in big hotels and the meal is only in your staying hotel.
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