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The Village Market

9/418 Limuru Road | 100, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
+254 20 7122488
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East Africa's largest entertainment and shopping destination. Description: The Village Market is East Africa's largest Shopping, Recreation and Entertainment destination. The complex is home to over 150 outlets covering 210,000 square feet of retail space, 20,000 square feet of office space in addition to a host of recreation facilities. The mall essentially provides residents of the area with high-end shopping and entertainment, satisfying a niche that was not previously explored. As the name suggests, the complex embodies the spirit of the African market in an open-air setting. To live up to its African theme, are waterfalls, rivers and over 2000 exotic plants and gardens, giving this magnificent shopping centre an edge over other shopping malls. Since its inception 14 years ago, The Village Market has revolutionized shopping while redefining recreation and entertainment. Over the years, the centre has successfully been able to blend modernity and culture to provide an aura of modern shopping.This innovation has not gone unnoticed. Due to its remarkable architectural design, The Village Market has earned numerous accolades including the coveted International Council of Shopping Centres' Design Award.
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  • Very good53%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
9/418 Limuru Road | 100, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
+254 20 7122488
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice shopping centre. Good variity of food, resturants and café. Hairdresser and spa as well as a quick pedicure/manicure. You will fond most of what you need in a Fairly small area.

Thank Duckseal
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Saw many knick knacks, wood carvings, bracelets, belts. Nice variety of local Masai crafts. Purchased a necklace and ankle bracelet that were good souvenirs. Mall had a variety of shops, including chocolate and ice cream.

Thank Jidgipidgi
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Good for shopping low cost decorative products which are memorable. Traditional products with no middle man, its like helping them directly.

Thank krishna_1238
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This place is located in a more plush section of the city. The place has shops and restaurants and some unique sculptures made from scrap metals. Well designed and good ambiance.

Thank vic10101
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The market offers a very nice variety of places to shop local handcraft, local art, international shops, a well stored supermarket, ATMs and different Restaurantes. You can arrive by taxi and spend the whole afternoon reviewing the different shops to buy presents and memories from...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We were living in Nairobi when Village Market opened. It was the place to go for shopping, eating out and entertainment. Fifteen years later the mall is showing its age. Steps are broken and it needs a paint job. I visited quite a few stores....More

Thank peonygarden
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Lovely mall include almost everything .. I like mall employees Black and white photos it's very nice idea in such a place also I like KAZURI stones jewelry shop for handmade items despite it's expensive (for Nairobi) but very good quality .

1  Thank Emam78
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I'm not a shopper, so this review isn't about going here as a tourist. Instead, we went here multiple times just to stock up on supplies. For that purpose, it is great. For starters, there are plenty of ATMs. There's a grocery store which can...More

1  Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

After enduring about a half dozen near death experiences on the way to the market due to using those little buses called matatus (Swahili for three), I finally got to the Village Market for the Friday Maasai flea market. I really liked visiting here a...More

1  Thank Tigerman777
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

No ramps to new parking - only stairs. What to do if you have full trolleys? Post office boxes moved - no one could tell me where to. Lovely trees all cut down and is now a concrete wasteland. What a shame. Nothing villagey or...More

Thank JoJoNairobi
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Luiza M
Hi, Has the swimming pool been re-opened? as well as the slides? Thanks!
28 October 2016|
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Response from joolzroz | Reviewed this property |
I've no idea didn't see any pool!
Where can I get the best beaded ladies footwear and bags in Kenya
3 June 2016|
Response from WhitneyKoonce | Reviewed this property |
The Masai Market has a ton of options. I also really like the covered market attached to Galleria Mall. You can read more about my thoughts on Masai Market and where to find it here on my blog (link is in my profile).
How much is bowling?
13 May 2016|
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Response from Amit S | Reviewed this property |
The bowling has not resumed yet. Previously it used to be KShs 300 per person per game