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Kahawa

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Nairobi Central Business District
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Fedha Towers, Kaunda St, city centre, Nairobi, Kenya
221900
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San Francisco, California
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Tuck into a serving of samosas with chips. Y Theou really can't go wrong with anything here that's deep-fried although one should be prepared for having to deal with the consequences of heavy oil. I have been going to the Kahawa House since the 1970s The dishes, the service, and the quality of food has remained consistent. It still seems... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Just Par-Excellence..... yummy...as well as value for money.... Can't go wrong with any item on their menu....

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Thank ruppharm
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

One of my all time favourites while in the CBD. Good food, good service, excellent selection. Will always come back for lunch.

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Thank Chege G
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

This small and rustic restaurant serves up the best mutton samosas in town. The coffee is not bad either. The manager told me that the place was really hip and happening in the seventies, it's good to see the proprietors have kept the old charm intact. A good place for a quick informal meeting. Popular with lawyers and finance people... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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500 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2014

This is a quiet little restaurant in CBD, has outside sitting, not much of a view, but great food. Prices reasonable. Juices excellent, freshly made, cocktail was especially good. Tilapia was tasty and bhaija potatoes come spicy, extra hot and mild. The food is mainly local. The daily menu is written on the board. Do not miss.

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1 Thank Lillemusen
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2013

For the best fish in town, this is the place to be.. I have never been disappointed. The fresh juices are also heavenly. You gotta try this place out to see for yourself!!

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Sligo, Ireland
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339 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2011

Nairobi can be a pricy city, but Kahawa turned out to be a good restaurant with reasonably priced tasty dishes. The staff were friendly and the service was great

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Paris
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2010

Kahawa is one of the very few reasonably priced AND delicious diners in downtown Nairobi. While the coffee remains disappointing, albeit less disappointing than in the city's most other coffee houses (as everywhere in Nairobi/East Africa, only U.S. Americans might find some taste in the very weak and stale local brewing style), the food is a real treat, simple stews... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fedha Towers, Kaunda St, city centre, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi>  > Nairobi Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Nairobi Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 221900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?