So your mom isn’t really into brunch or homemade recipes or even these awesome gift ideas we shared with you earlier. Perhaps she just appreciates a sit down session with some tea or coffee and fresh light meals. Of course we have you sorted!
There’s something about freshly brewed coffee or tea that just screams ‘mom’. Apart from afternoon tea, It is a past time that most moms likely enjoy the most. Nairobi has got a number of bustling boutique cafes waiting to be tried out. Here are our top picks!
Colosseum Coffee Bar named after the great Colosseo in Rome is an Italian themed Coffee Bar and Restaurant located off Waiyaki Way. Authentic cuisine created on the premises by their Italian chef using only the finest and freshest ingredients makes them an ideal spot for having a satisfying meal any time of the day. Apart from having the best pizzas and sandwiches in town, their pastas, pastries and specially made coffees made by the in-house barista are a must try.
Four Cafe Bistro offers a lovely ambiance for lunch, dinner or just a coffee, enjoyed in an outdoor patio setting. The continental fusion menu is the perfect combination between east and west. Indulge in pizzas, pastas, paninis to the perfect steak and the best chocolate tiramisu and strawberry shortcake martini for dessert in town. On top of that, their all day breakfast menu offers grilled chicken Benedict that is to die for. With a nice wine selection and a range of coffees and cocktails, this is definitely the place to be!
Mamas is a little bit of Paris adoringly fashioned by a self taught chef, Shazia, a food knowledge enthusiast, who draws her inspiration from classic French cuisine, from the petite patisseries on Rue de Seine and from fresh and natural flavors. The chic, elegant and attractive patisserie presents food that satisfies a range of different pallets.
Only a couple of kilometres outside of the CBD is one of Nairobi’s must-try healthy restaurants –Secret Garden. Conveniently located in the new office blocks at 14 Riverside Drive, they strive to keep their food simple, fresh and natural, and you can eat to your heart’s content without wondering if you’re clogging your arteries. Fresh juices, healthy and hearty soups, pastries, waffles, pancakes, desserts, sandwiches and a tasty selection of salads makes Secret Garden a great place to visit.
The Tin Roof cafe at The Souk offers delicious home-made delights such as hot pots and soups for those damp winter days and healthy, delicious salads for the hot sunny times of the year.