Welcome to NRW2016 in partnership with South African Winemaker, Nederburg, during which food lovers will have the chance to sample special limited edition menus across 50 of Nairobi’s top restaurants, with special offers on a selection of Nederburg wines. During the 10‐day run from 28th January to 7th February 2016, these restaurants will offer special, 3 course, prix‐fixe dinner menus for between Ksh 1,500 and Ksh 2,500, with some even offering 2 course lunch menus for as little as Ksh 1,000.
To celebrate the third edition of NRW, EatOut and official travel partners Moyo Holidays are giving 2 lucky diners the chance to win the culinary journey of a lifetime! The lucky winners will visit Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen at the breathtaking Atlantis Hotel on Dubai’s awe‐inspiring island, The Palm. The prize includes 2 nights accommodation at the Atlantis and return flights on Emirates. For your chance to participate, sign up for your FREE EatOut account.
This restaurant offers intimate dining in a secluded and leafy outdoor setting. The cuisine is continental and the menu eclectic and imaginative, with well informed, fast and friendly service.
A warm and inviting space filled with fresh cut flowers, an overflowing bookcase, freshly baked breads and patisserie, the heartwarming aroma of fresh coffee and relaxing music, this spot is a haven from hectic city life. Artcaffe gives it’s customers a place to rest and relax over great food and drinks made by their passionate team of chefs, baristas and mixologists, to ensure each visit is a memorable experience. This is an inspirational space where business meetings and conversations come to life and friends gather to relax on their spacious outdoor balconies.
Artisan’s global cuisine evokes artistry and craftsmanship. Each dish reveals the chef’s personal touch. The philosophy revolves around fresh, seasonal and organic produce served in an authentic yet contemporary way. It is designed to reflect a relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere with distinctive spaces offering interaction as well as intimacy, right from the pleasant outdoor terrace to the private dining room.
Asmara offers authentic and stylish contemporary Eritrean cuisine. The restaurant’s menu usually features flavourful dishes like the shiro tegamino (chickpeas and split peas powder mixed with berber) and tsahli tibsi (pan fried goat meat with ribs), which are often brought to your table by their very friendly wait staff.
This fine dining restaurant offers Pan Asian cuisine whereby patrons can enjoy a combination of Chinese, Thai and Japanese food, set in an elegant and sophisticated atmosphere.
Brew Bistro offers culinary sophistication in an unparalleled atmosphere. The quintessential Brew Bistro experience reaches new heights of luxury with an expansive lounge and an exquisite outdoor terrace, where guests can feast on delectable bites and sip specialty crafted premium brews and cocktails. At Piedmont Plaza, the dramatic and energetic interior of the fine dining section makes for the perfect spot to enjoy Pan-Global cuisine incorporating a fusion of French, European, Asian and classic Kenyan flavours.
This sophisticated and contemporary-American restaurant has been hailed as having one of the friendliest staff and the best service in the city. The waiters literally wait on you. Whether you’re out for a quick bite, business lunch or celebrating a special occasion, the chic and glamorous ambiance here will accommodate you.
This spot is named after the striking flame tree that sits in the middle of the restaurant which was once the watering hole for African freedom fighters. The contemporary fusion cuisine together with the ambience and personalized service will ensure your dining experience is pleasant and memorable.
Carnivore is considered ‘Africa’s Greatest Eating Experience’ with every type of meat imaginable, including a selection of meat roasted over charcoal and carved at your table. Delicious side dishes and an exceptional array of sauces complement this feast that also includes soup, a selection of desserts and Kenyan coffee. Set in attractive tropical gardens, the service and the décor are indeed outstanding.
Mombasa Rd, Nairobi.
Dinner Menu @ Ksh 2,500/Lunch menu @1,800
This Restaurant overlooks the swimming pool at Eka Hotel and is frequented by a diverse range of patrons. The dining experience provides guests with a broad selection of international and African cuisine. It is also the ideal spot to enjoy well-selected breakfast buffets and all-day à la carte snack dining.
For fresh British cuisine, pop over to J’s. Although the space is purposefully intimate, its long hardwood tables and benches are suited to large groups. J’s certainly has a rustic charm visible in the decor and the simple yet beautifully crafted menu. Crispy fish and chips, moist beef burgers and juicy steaks are some of the items you should look out for.
Jiko holds true to the glamorous yet sophisticated feel of the hotel whilst maintaining the warmth and personality of Kenya. Its contemporary international cuisine focuses on carefully grown fresh ingredients and specially sourced imports. The extensive menu features grilled meats and vegetables as well as house made pastas, breads, pastries and gelatos.
Intercontinental Hotel, CBD
Dinner Menu @ Ksh 2,500
Bhandini transports you to Northern India in first-class style with fine cuisine in a sophisticated and chic setting. The chef works his culinary magic in a glass-enclosed kitchen so you can see what goes into your dish. We particularly love the lamb rogan josh from their regular menu, as well as their friendly and efficient service.
This spot has an exclusive lounge overlooking the Nairobi National Park, hence you can watch some game as you tuck into your food. Located on the 4th floor, this 50-seat restaurant serves some of the best aged steaks in town that are hand-selected for their quality, the finest fresh seafood brought in from Kenya’s coast as well as mouth-watering vegetarian options.
This is an all-day dining restaurant that serves local favorites as well as international dishes with an African twist. Cosy enclaves create a sense of intimacy, complemented by low lighting and warm candlelight. Sink your teeth into slow-roasted local meats, or delight in the rich medley of a traditional fish stew.
This spot provides a fresh, modern environment with influences from the past, with a lively and vibrant ambiance, all week through to the weekend. Impeccable warm service and authentic Pan-African food as well as all time classics from all over the world are creatively presented, giving guests an experience to remember.
89 Ruaka Rd, Gigiri
Dinner Menu @ Ksh 2,500
Lord Erroll Gourmet Restaurant is surrounded by beautiful manicured gardens,
creating the best atmosphere for lunches and dinners, weddings, corporate functions and garden parties. The menu offers a variety of options of the finest french cuisine.
With a relaxed atmosphere offering casual dining with a friendly décor, Lucca boasts of authentic Italian cuisine. 88 on the other hand takes you on a culinary journey through Asia. Admire gastronomic artistry transpiring from within its theater kitchen as you watch the master chef prepare your favorite dishes.
Mandhari is renowned for the excellence of its seasonally inspired menu and extensive wine cellars. This NRW, you can start with the cappuccino of woodland mushrooms enhanced with truffle oil, with the crispy seared filled of red mullet which comes with nicoise vegetables, Kalamata olives, and Moroccan couscous being a great option for the main meal.
Mediterraneo is the epitome Italian cuisine with a twist. Baked eggplants and courgettes ‘’parmigiana’’ with tomato sauce, smoked scamorza and Fresh Basil makes for quite the delicious starter. For the main, you can choose the goat cheese and herbs saffron ravioli, tossed in garlic and parsley butter and topped with sweet and sour ratatouille. You can crown your dinner with the short pastry tartellete, filled with pistachio creme patisserie topped with fresh raspberry and served with vanilla and basil ice cream.
Tagged as a healthy restaurant, Monikos offers the freshest sandwiches on baguettes, wraps and salads using ingredients sourced daily from local farmers. The menu also includes an array of pasta dishes and daily specials to ensure that the offerings are as seasonal as they are fresh. They also offer a specialty Kenyan Coffee Brand -Ransley’s Coffee – as well as a choice of freshly baked pastries and desserts.
Across the 10 countries that the Ocean Basket franchise has found a home, you will find the same formula for success – simplicity, value for money, best seafood in the world, served piping hot in a pan. They make delicious seafood with an irresistible creamy lemon sauce, with very friendly service.
Pablo’s is a contemporary styled dining area with both indoor and outdoor seating. The menu is designed to cater to all types of patrons. It encompasses a wide variety of local and international cuisines. Authentic Italian pastas and pizzas and Pablos legendary burgers will have you going back.
The Safari Restaurant is an upscale, full service Restaurant that serves hearty portions of international cuisine. For the starter, you can try the traditional cream of sun dried tomato and gin soup served in a brioche port. The main course section has both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options, and for the former, try the sauteed mushroom and peas in a pancake envelope. The strawberry and peach flan will have you sending compliments to the chef.
Secret Garden’s Chef strives to keep the menu simple, fresh and natural. Their NRW menu has great healthy and delicious options like vegetable lasagna, Secret Garden vegetarian burger, risotto funghi porcini, with a choice of tiramisu or black or white forest gateaux and more for dessert.
A mouth-watering array of oysters, lobsters, prawns and ocean fish are delivered daily, freshly prepared and accompanied by Seven’s signature sauces. Meat lovers are well catered for, with exclusive, hand-selected cuts of Kenya’s finest beef that have been carefully aged and butchered in house. Indulge in one of Seven’s decadent desserts to complete Nairobi’s most unique dining experience.
Yaya Centre, Argwings Kodhek Rd.
Dinner menu @ Ksh 2,500
Sierra is a modern interpretation of a classical French brasserie serving simple yet elegant continental cuisine made using the best ingredients available. They also offer signature beers brewed at the brasserie’s state-of-the-art brewery on Mombasa Road.
Sikia teases a range of human senses to express the fusion of flavours, warmth, comfort, service and overall ambiance of this exquisite fine dining spot. The modern menu is top notch and the dining room itself is comfortably elegant. The hushed sophistication and impressive decor make it just right for an evening out.
Meaning “street” in Thai, Soi brings Thai street food with a modern twist to Nairobi. The focus is on small plates, perfect for sharing and pairing. For vegetarians, try the vegetarian yellow curry with vegetables, tofu and crispy onions. The tapioca pudding with pandan leaves and fresh coconut milk or passion fruit panna cotta with papaya-mango marmalade and coconut sponge make for great desserts.
Soko meaning “market” in Swahili focuses on using the finest organic ingredients and seasonally-inspired produce to offer an exciting interpretation of classics with a dash of progressive gastronomy. The daylight flooded restaurant with its cutting edge design, warm amber tones, a private dining roundel and a sublime terrace is the perfect venue for an upscale business lunch, a get together or a romantic dinner for two. This NRW, try the rustic white beans chowder with gammon ham, mushrooms and emmental cheese as a starter.
This is an elegant Gastro lounge with an eclectic twist. Described as “The best place in town” by New York Times Spirited Traveler and consistently the #1 restaurant in Kenya on Trip Advisor, it offers a myriad of experiences to patrons. The Talisman blends fine dining with unbridled eclecticism in a sumptuous setting, serving up a delightful fusion of European, Pan-Asian and African cuisines.
Rustic with dark wood and patterned tiles lining the walls and warm earthen red floors, this bar is truly a glimpse into the Spanish soul. Their menu stays true to its name with the array of cazuelas, pinchos and cosas de picar delicacies including vegetarian, seafood and meat dishes to satisfy any appetite.
This is a legendary open-air, bistro style pavement cafe most famous for its message board located at the centre of the restaurant. From time immemorial, the cafe has been the perfect meeting place for friends with its remarkable dining experience. It has a deli counter, wood-fired oven pizzas, fresh juices, beers, the widest range of coffees and a varied menu which includes popular continental and nouvelle dishes.
Here, you get to sample only the finest Indian Cuisine in a modern and colorful setting. Between the regal, tiger themed space and the well prepared dishes, this place will definitely leave a lasting impression. Their prawn tikka is also unlike any other! Make sure to start or finish your meal with a lassi.
Urban Eatery’s concept is that of a really fancy food court. It consists of four different kitchens, a frozen yogurt counter and a signature bar, with menus spanning from tasty morning bites to more substantial evening feasts. The high design and contemporary space brings together trendy dining which fits right into the urban city that is Nairobi. There’s a bit of something for everyone!
There’s nothing quite like looking out onto the city through the large glass windows at this restaurant atop Hotel Emerald, as you drink your sweet or salty lassi. For starters, great options off the regular menu are usually the chili garlic prawns, tandoor fish and grilled pork with mashed potatoes and rice.
Royal Orchid Hotel, Westlands
Dinner Menu @ Ksh 2,500
This is a chic yet classy lounge perfect for a night out with friends. It boasts of an eclectic ambiance that gives patrons an unforgettable experience. It has an impeccably designed VIP Room, where you can have your private parties complete with exceptional service. This is the place to go when looking to have an awesome time that you will live to remember.