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The Bistro at Palacina

Kitale Lane | Off Dennis Pritt Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
+254 733 777173
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
4 Aug 2017
“Great service with some minor niggles”
2 weeks ago
“Nothing spectacular”
Restaurant Hours
International, European
€€ - €€€
Kitale Lane | Off Dennis Pritt Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Previously known as Moonflower restaurant, this is a beautiful place to dine. Great ambience and fantastic decor, service is pretty good too. We came for dinner. I was expecting so much more from the food having heard the glowing reviews and ratings from several friends....More

Thank Foxychiri88
GM-TZC, General Manager at The Bistro at Palacina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to our Bistro. We are delighted that you enjoyed our great ambiance, fantastic decor and pretty good service. We also note your comments regarding our cuisine which we will take up with our Chef...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were able to enjoy dinner at the Bistro before flying back to the US. I remember the pasta very well because it was WONDERFUL! We also enjoyed a very fresh green salad. The service was perfect and attentive. The setting is beautiful. I highly...More

Thank HeidiP
GM-TZC, General Manager at The Bistro at Palacina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful and highly motivating review and we were very pleased to welcome you to our Bistro. Thank you for taking the time to post this and we hope that you took back very good memories of East Africa. Best wishes, Tony

Reviewed 4 August 2017

Located at the wonderful Palacina, the Bistro has a nice setting, with both indoor and patio seating. The food is delicious, for the most part, though we had somewhat thin and overcooked T-bone steaks. The lamb korma, prawns piri piri and appetizers are excellent. The...More

Thank LuvLife90210
GM-TZC, General Manager at The Bistro at Palacina, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for this lovely review and for visiting our Bistro; I am very pleased that you enjoyed our cuisine and hospitality. I have noted your comments for improvement and we have already made some changes. Our very best wishes and please do visit us...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

The Chef is very good, need to try those prawns and fish! The service is also quite quick, very little waiting.

Thank Helena M
GM-TZC, General Manager at The Bistro at Palacina, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Dear Helena, Thank you for this delightful review; we hope that you will visit us again soon. Tony

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The palacina is hidden away in Nairobi. You don't hear the noise of the city at all which is great We stayed one night at the end of a safari which was a great way to relax. As a family of five we had a...More

Thank fromstlou
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I love experiencing new places and eating different kinds of food. I don't easily give a one-star review but here I am. The restaurant has a very nice patio, and that's about it. We were a group of 5. It took a while to get...More

Thank alkenya
GM-TZC, General Manager at The Bistro at Palacina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for visiting us and for this review. Firstly my regrets that you did not enjoy your visit to our Bistro. As is evident with other reviews on this forum; Palacina prides itself in personalized service and warm Kenyan hospitality and we regret that...More

Reviewed 28 January 2017

From breakfast to snack to dinner, we had most meals here and noticed many coming here to dine from outside. Afternoon Tea is served daily, breakfast is delicious, and dinner choices are great, all meals with an option to be delivered to your suite.

Thank caroka
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Restaurant is a part of the Palacina hotel, so there is no need to wander around looking for a good food. International cousine and very kind staff.

Thank Krešimir S
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

It has been an experience much unexpected compared to all my previous trips to Nairobi. It is definitely a home away from home with the touch of an above and beyond service. Great staff and management. Located in the middle of Nairobi, it is close...More

Thank Jose C
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice clean and serene enviroment , in the heart of Nairobi, safety matters, excelent cousine and warm personel

Thank 189400Public
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kitale Lane | Off Dennis Pritt Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 733 777173
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Palacina Bistro... Showcasing the very best of Kenyan produce, beautifully prepared in an atmosphere of understated elegance.
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