Top Restaurants In Lavington

written by Yoga David 5th August 2015

Popularly referred to as the ‘Green leafy suburbs’ of Nairobi, Lavington is a vibrant green haven and one of Nairobi’s multi-cultural areas.Being an affluent area Lavington plays host to vast culinary establishments. Be it cheerful, relaxed or elegant , eating out in Lavington is a truly dynamic experience.

We have a guide of diverse restaurants in Lavington that offer the best of Portuguese, Chinese, Italian, African, Brazilian, and Continental cuisines

Adega Restaurant

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Adega Restaurant is an upmarket Portuguese restaurant located at Lavington Curve. They cater for a variety of tastes and styles. The restaurant offers a warm unpretentious ambience allowing the diner to feast in true Portuguese style. Adega prides itself on being family friendly and offers a range of activities for the kids to enjoy while the adults enjoy their meal.

Pampa Grill Lavington

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Pampa is an authentic Brazilian steakhouse situated at Thompson Estate, Kingara Rd, The meats at Pampa is usually grilled on spits above charcoal keeping it piping hot as it is served in succession to each diner. Pampa also embraces a variety of cuts of beef, chicken, goat, pork, lamb, fish and exotic meats such as crocodile, camel, guinea fowl, turkey and ostrich!

Monikos Kitchen



Situated at the heart of Valley Arcade shopping center, Monikos Kitchen runs a garden lunch café and dinner menu. Their healthy menu includes a wide array of freshest sandwiches on baguettes, wraps, salads, pasta dishes, freshly baked pastries and desserts.

Le Palanka

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Popularly known as “The African restaurant in Paris”, Le Palanka is located at 909 James Gichuru Road and has a unique range of menus, which are a fusion of innovative and traditional African cuisine.

Mambo Italia

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Located at The Lavington Curve conveniently along James Gichuru road, Mambo Italia is an Italian restaurant and cafe specializing in gourmet pizzas, pasta, salads and more. Perfect for a sundowner, they also offer Big 5 Breweries on tap! Also their Gelato and Sorbet is worth a try for all the sweet tooth

Xian Chinese

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Xian is a fabulous Chinese restaurant located in Salonika Villas, Muthangari Rd, Lavington. It is known for serving delectable and authentic Chinese dishes that are tasteful and elegant in all aspects.

Tokyo Restaurant


Tokyo Restaurant is a Japanese/Korean restaurant run by ‘Master Sensei’ Phillip Shin with over 10 years of experience serving top class Japanese food in Nairobi. The unique features of this restaurant include a traditional Sushi bar, exclusive Japanese-style (‘sit on the floor’) rooms, separate Tepanyaki area and a fully loaded cocktail bar offering the best Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks at affordable prices.

The Arbor Place

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Open from Tuesdays to Sundays The Arbor place is the new go-to place in Lavington, offering a wide selection of dishes like mouth-watering crispy chicken and prawn wantons, sinful Tiramisu, home-made pasta tossed in a dreamy cream sauce with chicken and bacon and freshly baked bread and yummy meat specially grilled to your liking. If you are an outdoor type of a person then i suggest you dine at this place

For You Chinese Restaurant

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Situated along Gitanga road, For You is a popular Chinese with a good ambiance and spacious indoor and outdoor setting. They serve organic food with good portions which include chilli shrimps and chicken curry, rice chicken, pork, chilli beef and luminescent orange sauce on the side. Over the weekends they tend to be busy and popular so if you are planning to venture there during weekends you go there early enough. They also have this lush garden setting and a good playground for kids to entertain themselves

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