Nairobi Restaurant Week is back and with over 70 participating restaurants you can feel a little bit overwhelmed trying to figure out where to take that special someone. Here is a list of restaurants with great ambience and delicious dishes
DoubleTree by Hilton, Ngong Lane
Atrium is an all-day dining restaurant offers culinary experience at its best with savoury local and international cuisines. Spread out over the ground floor, the restaurant has an outdoor terrace overlooking the swimming pool giving you a view as you enjoy your meal with that special someone.
Mkungu Close, Westlands
Baluba offers varied cuisine and sumptuous flavours of the world. Enjoy mouthwatering delicacies at buffets and live cooking stations, complemented with an à la carte menu that features international dishes and local ingredients.
View Park Towers, CBD
The Collective is dynamic space combining a restaurant, lounge, and art gallery providing a world-class menu with an African twist. In addition to great food and exquisite cocktails, it features talented artists and musicians from across the continent providing them with a collaborative space to create, present and sell unique works. Dine next to great art pieces with your date and enjoy their simple and delicious NRW2019 menu.
Ole Serani, Mombasa Road
Featuring aged steaks that are hand-selected for their quality and the finest fresh seafood brought in from Kenya’s coast, as well as mouth-watering vegetarian options, the Eagle’s menu is sure to delight. Pick a booth if you’re looking for a little bit of privacy for you and your date then sit back and enjoy the excellent food and service.
Mombasa Road, Nairobi
The dining experience at Eka’s Galaxy Restaurant provides guests with a taste of a broad selection of international and local cuisine. The restaurant overlooks a swimming pool which is beautifully lit at night. Splurge on dinner for you and your date then enjoy their bespoke menu.
Limuru Road, Gigiri
Inspired by a Kenyan’s true love for meat, the open grill Brasserie focuses on farm fresh ingredients carefully paired together to take you on a true culinary journey. The restaurant also features a curated selection of wines from all around the world.
Market Road, Gigiri
This NRW, enjoy this glamorous and sophisticated feel of Tribe Hotel as you enjoy dishes from Jiko’s contemporary international menu with vegetarian options as well. Select a wine to pair with your meal from their exclusive wine list highlights then treat your taste buds to a well-crafted dessert afterwards.
Elgon Road, Upperhill
Order a plate of an international favourite or try a distinctly Kenyan speciality, such as slow-roasted local meats or a traditional fish stew. The Larder is open all day and welcomes guests with its warm lighting, charming and intimate ambience perfect for you and your date.
With dimmed lighting in the evening and soft background music that lends a romantic air to any meal you’re having, you’re guaranteed an authentic Italian dining experience unlike any other in the city at Mediterraneo. Try their carefully curated wine list is also mostly drawn from Italy, with other select bottles from vineyards spread across the world. Take your date her and eat your pasta ‘Lady and the Tramp’ style.
Four Points by Sheraton, Hurlingham
For traditional Arabic hospitality, Mezzé on the Deck is the place to dine in Nairobi. Serving a wide variety of Mediterranean, Arabic and Tapas, it is the ideal spot to dine with a scenic birds-eye view of the city. The newly renovated restaurant features comfortable sitting and new dishes on their menu.
Muguga Green, Westlands
Sierra’s Chef Allan Murungi loves the challenge of charming his guests with finger-licking food. The restaurant is an ideal place to unwind and enjoy high-quality beef (burgers and steaks) made as ordered with an extensive wine list and a few exotic cuts and breed of animals available. So go share a steak or two with your date and pair it with their favourite glass of wine.
102 Manyani East Road, Lavington
The Steak Out restaurant is renowned for their succulent beef steaks cooked to perfection. Their chicken, fish, pork and vegetarian dishes also offer an interesting palate of flavours. Take in the leafy, tranquil and serene ambience as you savour their NRW2019 menu either inside, on the balcony, in the garden or at the bar areas.