Nairobi Restaurant Week is back and with over 70 participating restaurants you can feel a little bit overwhelmed. Here is your guide to continental dining during this 10-day celebration of Nairobi’s finest restaurant cuisines.
The Concord Hotel & Suites, Parklands
A statement of architectural excellence, The Bonhomie is an elegantly designed hotel featuring the best of Western and Italian Cuisine. From the good-natured staff to the tantalizing array of contemporary continental gourmet dishes, you are sure to feel at home with family and friends as you dine in this vibrant, light & airy terrace atmosphere.
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.
Ngong Road, Karen
Set in the heart of Karen, the family-owned Dari Restaurant features a cosy bar, lounge and a scenic restaurant while presenting you with classic, exciting international and local cuisine.
Their restaurant set up makes sure you’re surrounded by lush trees, green grass and the occasional deer!
Muthangari Drive, Westlands
J’s Fresh Bar and Kitchen is a great place to enjoy wonderful British cuisine. The ambience is chilled out and they often have great live music which makes the experience even more forgettable. They also have a great selection for alcoholic beverages.
Karen Close, Karen
If you’re curious, check out J’s new rooftop location in Karen and make sure you try their chocolate fries on their menu exclusive to this location. Try their new cocktails as well as you enjoy the view and chilled ambience.
Village Market, Gigiri
Lunch Menu @ Kshs. 2,200, Dinner Menu @ Kshs. 3,500
Karel T-Lounge will offer you an outgoing, sprightly and fresh experience. The terrace is the ideal place to spend your evening, with have food drinks and a good time! Dig into a mix of continental dishes with vegetarian options.
Muthangari Gardens, Lavington
Lunch Menu @ Kshs. 2,300, Dinner Menu @ Kshs. 2,750
At Mama Ashanti’s you will find only the best of West African food, specializing in recipes from across West Africa including Nigeria and Ghana. Their drinks and cocktails are crafted and freshly prepared with our selection of wines picked to pair perfectly with your meal to complement your experience.
Lunch Menu @ Kshs. 2,400, Dinner Menu @ Kshs. 4,000
Mediterraneo offers an authentic Italian dining experience unlike any other in the city. With freshly baked bread served as you sit down, menus that accommodate multiple courses as easily as a quick lunch and an exclusive wine list to fit any taste, they thrive on the simple thrill of good food and drink. Try their carefully curated wine list is also mostly drawn from Italy, with other select bottles from vineyards spread across the world.
News Cafe serves world class food offerings and premier beverage choices in a contemporary and vibrant atmosphere. The fact that their menu looks like a newspaper is proof of how particular Newscafe is with details, and this is reflected in the amazing food they serve.
Seafood lovers know they are sorted at Ocean Basket with its wide array of fresh and simple dishes. Spoil yourself with their one of a kind prix-fixe menus for the city’s biggest celebration of food which is bound to leave you craving for more. Don’t forget to try the sushi as well.
ABC Place, Waiyaki Way
Dinner Menu @ Kshs. 4,200
A hub of culinary innovation, Seven Seafood & Grill is bringing back its sumptuous selection of Indian Ocean seafood and Kenyan steaks for this year’s restaurant week. You can’t go wrong with their array of oysters, lobsters and prawns, delivered daily and expertly prepared. Meat lovers will find Kenya’s finest beef steaks hand-cut, carefully aged and masterfully grilled waiting for them here.
Sierra Burger and Wine
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.
Manyani Road, Off James Gichuru Road
A must-visit for delicious steaks and other foods in a rustic yet chic space. They have a wide selection of meat cuts, from beef, chicken, lamb, seafood and pork, all perfectly prepared to tackle the meat lover’s ravenous appetite. They also have a great fully stocked bar.
320 Ngong Road, Karen
The Karen-based restaurant blends fine dining with unbridled eclecticism. They serve up a delightful fusion of European, Pan-Asian and African cuisines. With their hallmark greenery and fresh air, they have made every effort to create an ideal ambience, complemented by distinguished service from their cordial staff.
Karen Road, Karen
Having maintained a reputation for tasty cuisine over the years, Tamambo promises a variety of tantalizing dishes from brilliant burgers to mouthwatering desserts. Diners could choose the cosy, indoor restaurant with an adjacent terrace or the peaceful garden. Go to the bar for delicious cocktails, bar snacks and to catch sporting events.
PWC Tower, Chiromo Road
Offering an energized atmosphere in the heart of Nairobi, Urban Eatery consists of four different kitchens; a frozen yogurt counter and a signature bar, with menus spanning from tasty early morning bites to more substantial evening feasts. The high design and contemporary space brings together trendy dining which you can bask in as you enjoy your meal from their NRW menu.