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China Plate

The Chancery | Valley Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 725 219291
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good36%
  • Average30%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“china plates” (14 reviews)
“noodles” (2 reviews)
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
The Chancery | Valley Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The first time we visited, there was noone and we walked out! The second time yesterday, there were a few 3-4 tables occupied. The staff is generous!!! When we asked for the high chair( as my baby is 10mo) he happily got us, but it...More

Thank ebehura
Reviewed 29 August 2017

It is 20 years since i first went to China plate and I still love the place today . Flexible with their timings means that lunch at 15:30 is possible. Tasty food, large portions. They also have some Indian and Barbecue options for those not...More

1  Thank GastroNinja
Reviewed 20 June 2017

China plate is a unique one coz ur get chinese and indian food at this place. the sizziling veggies , fried rice and chowmein we good and not to miss the Chinese Tea.

Thank PumaSri
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Once you speak to the owner you can get the food you want that is actually tasty but not in line with the price charged. I nearly gave it a Very Good .. But only nearly. There are plenty of great restaurants in Nairobi at...More

Thank KaiUWulff
Reviewed 6 April 2017

REALLY hungry and could not find parking where things were cheaper, but we could agree on Chinese and parking was just driving in for free!! So we ventured in. GREAT wait staff, when we went in lunch crowd had finished and we had a private...More

Thank 41Wahine
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Restaurant looked run down it had a private party and was very noisy. The host was very courteous and visited our table to assist us in ordering. The staff looked very tired in life. The soups we ordered was very good , main course Gong...More

1  Thank Jayesh C
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

I have been to China so I know what good Chinese cuisine is, sadly I would not say this is. The food was not of the quality I was expecting, the only dish slightly like a good Chinese was the sesame chicken, but this was...More

1  Thank James M
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Having used the China Plate on a number of occasions I can not recommend it highly enough. The owner is very friendly and helpful the staff are efficient and serve you with a welcoming smile. The food is tasty and can be as mild or...More

1  Thank Bob T
Reviewed 6 September 2015

I have been visiting this restaurant for more years than I care to remember. Most of the time it has been great. Tasty (very) large portions, Fine service, friendly and accommodating management, Great for a family lunch and a business meal anytime. Useful to know...More

Thank GastroNinja
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

I was stuck in traffic for 2 hours,hungry,tired and frustrated.I was not I impressed with the place the last time and reluctantly got off the road and popped into China Plate.Most Szechwan dishes are spicy so I ordered the Szechwan Mutton with vegetable fried rice.The...More

Thank GNF777
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Chancery | Valley Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 725 219291
Just up Valley Rd from the Pan Afric hotel - there is also another one in Nairobi, but I have not been to that one.
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