The Lord Erroll Gourmet Restaurant (89 Ruaka Road, Nairobi) – located 15 minutes outside of Nairobi’s city center, this restaurant serves fine French cuisine. The restaurant is renowned for appetizers such as Smoked Salmon and Escargot Bourguignon. House specialities include Flambé dishes, prawns, and fillets. The Cheese Fondue is a traditional Lord Erroll favorite. Imported […]
The Carnivore Restaurant (Langata Road, Nairobi) — as the name suggests, this restaurant served variety of meats including exotic ones like ostrich, crocodile and camel, (roasted over charcoal and carved at your table). Delicious side dishes and an exceptional array of sauces complement this fixed price feast that also includes soup, a selection of desserts […]
Thai Chi Restaurant (Sarova Stanley Hotel, Standard & Kimathi Streets, Nairobi) – located in the heart of the capital’s central business district (CBD), this is considered the best Thai restaurant in Nairobi (complete with authentic Thai interior décor and seasoned chefs from Thailand). Items served here include deep-fried prawns on sugarcane, chicken satay, tender meat […]
Tamarind (Nyali, Cement Silo Road, Mombasa) – located within the Tamarind Mombasa Hotel, this restaurant’s menu is a blend of the best of French, Asian and African cuisines. The Tamarind’s specialty is seafood and only the freshest ingredients are used. The Prawns Piri Piri, Chilli Crab and Lobster have earned the Tamarind restaurant worldwide fame […]
Tamambo Karen Blixen (Karen Road, Nairobi) – located near the Karen Blixen Museum (half a mile from the Karen Golf and Country Club), this is a spacious space with an adjacent terrace and garden for a la carte dining. Items served here include fried prawns, smoked salmon, spicy chicken wings, tamarind fish soup, Thai seafood […]
Talisman (320 Ngong Road, Nairobi) – this is one of Nairobi’s best-rated restaurants (with accolades from TripAdvisor.com and the New York Times). This restaurant (which has the feel of a private estate) provides both indoor and outdoor dining areas – which consistently attracts an upscale crowd (both locals and travelers). The menu is international, consisting […]
Rozina House (Nyali Road, Kongowea, Mombasa) – located within walking distance of Fort Jesus Mombasa, this restaurant serves a variety of dishes – from Italian to Indian, Chinese, African and continental. Rozina House is highly favored by locals, as it has been around for as long as anyone can remember. Most remarkably, the place still […]
Open House (Woodvale, Cl. – near Ring Road Parklands, Westlands, Nairobi) – this is one of Nairobi’s best-rated Indian restaurants. Among the recommended dishes here are: tandoori chicken, ginger fried prawns, paneer chili fry, chicken chili fry, ginger chicken wings and the malai kabab.
Ocean Basket (The Oval, Westlands, Nairobi) – this seafood eatery is the Nairobi outpost of the South African restaurant chain of the same name. The restaurant’s interior décor is brightly-lit and welcoming. Items served there include calamari, garlic & feta prawns, as well as sushi platters, mari mari sashimi, and the “catch of the day”. […]
Nautilus (Old Ferry Road, Kilifi, Mombasa) – this is one of Mombasa’s most popular seafood restaurants (ranging from prawns to oysters, clams and freshly-caught red snapper). No doubt, its seaside views are an attraction unto itself for many of its patrons.