Places To Grab A Beer During Oktoberfest

written by Mary Mahinda 1st October 2014

Kenyans are known to love their beer and be it weekday or weekend, they head to their “local” to grab a cold one before going home. Bottled beer is available in every bar or restaurant you walk into, but there are a few spots in town that have taken up the task of serving fresh brews from the tap during Oktoberfest.

Brew Bistro and Lounge

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Located at Piedmont Plaza Ngong Rd, Brew Bistro reaches new heights of luxury with an expansive lounge and an exquisite outdoor terrace. The spacious outdoor terrace is the most obvious place to enjoy the happy hour everyday from 5pm to 7pm as you sip specialty crafted premium brews and cocktails. Brew Bistro are the official hosts of Oktoberfest in Kenya offering a range of craft beer including the famous Big 5 (Simpils, Kifabock, Temstout, Chuikolsch, Nyatipa) and beer cocktails also on offer.

They have also partnered with a number of restaurants in and outside Nairobi, so you need not worry about missing out if you are not in Nairobi. As you make your way to Brew Bistro to kick start the Oktoberfest, here is a list of where else to need to go to enjoy the special offers and beers.

The Wine Shop

Wine Shop_-8

Located at the same building as Brew Bistro & Lounge/The Big 5 Breweries. The Wine Shop Bar and Café is becoming Nairobi7s preferred destination to purchase wine. Make your way to the Wine Shop to enjoy Simpils this Oktoberfest month.


Temira's coffee garden

The former Rustic Bistro favorite for both lunch and afternoon coffee and they have partnered with Brew Bistro for Oktoberfest so you can enjoy a Simpils as you enjoy your lunch.


Tribe Hotel

Tribe takes hospitality back to its essence. This month, tribe will be selling Simpils and Chuikolsch in the Oktoberfest spirit.

Nairobi Serena

Nairobi Serena

Nairobi Serena is a member of the ‘Leading Hotels of the World’ group and is consistently voted ‘Best Hotel in Nairobi’ by airlines and international travel magazines alike.

Sarabi at Sankara

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With sweeping views over the Nairobi Skyline, Sankara’s Sarabi Pool & Supper Club is the premier place to meet, eat and enjoy. ENjoy a Sarabi Pilsner this Oktoberfest

Babalu’s at Crowne Plaza


Celebrate your arrival at Crowne Plaza Nairobi with a choice of your favorite cocktail from their creative bartender or better yet, join in the Oktoberfest celebrations and enjoy a Nyatipa or Temstout


Tamambo Village Market Photo by EatOut Kenya

Tamambo Village Market has a casual  trendy atmosphere and is the perfect place to enjoy a Simpils this Oktoberfest if you are in that area.

Monikos Kitchen


Starting off as small café, Monikos Kitchen has grown into a concept restaurant, serving the city’s best salads,sandwiches as well as full dinner menu. Best thing is you can enjoy a Simpils this Oktoberfest.



The vibrant Artcaffe restaurants offer a relaxing ambiance, great food and fully stocked bars where you can enjoy their specialty craft beer, the ArtBrew.

Que Pasa

que Pasa bar & Bistro

A converted old duka located in the vibrant Karen shopping centre, Que Pasa is a busy, friendly, neighbourhood bar and restaurant offering locals the perfect location to eat, drink, lounge and relax. Why not enjoy a Simpils or Kifabock while you are there.

Tammabo and Tamarind

Tamambo Karen

Located at the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden on Karen Road, The Nairobi Tamarind and Tammambo are also participating in this month’s beer fest. Be sure to enjoy their Tambrew between today and end of this month.

Seven Seafood & Grill and Seven Grill & Lounge

Seven grill & bar

Seven Grill & Lounge is a modern, vibrant steakhouse offering only the finest cuts of locally produced beef aged on site in a glass, humidity controlled meat room. It is yet another innovatively designed restaurant and lounge. Come and enjoy Kifabock this month.



The Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club is a Kenyan 5 star hotel resort with a cluster of impressive Victorian style buildings, just the perfect place to enjoy a Nyatipa as we join in the beer fest

Mambo Italia

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Located at Lavington Curve on James Gichuru Road, Mambo Italia is one of the participating outlets for Oktoberfest offering the Simpils and Temstout on tap. With that being said, lets kick start this fest

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1 comment

Mike 25th August 2015 - 6:49 PM

Its somehow shocking that Sirville at galleria is not here… Why ??


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