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The Village Market

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Address: 9/418 Limuru Road | 100, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 712 248890
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8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Description: East Africa's largest entertainment and shopping destination. Description...
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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nice experience

village market is a nice and friendly little mole with nice stores, good food vendors and restaurants. Security seems a top priority too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Ahmedabad, India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Village market is a must visit place in Nairobi for food and shopping. Its different from regular shopping mall. It has african charm yet it is very modern. Difficult to get parking in weekends. Some lovely food joints are there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I visited this mall frequently because it was across from my hotel. I felt safe while there, you can see security on almost every corner and everyone is checked before they enter. There is a very good selection of stores here, although they seem to be a bit spread out and no real organization. It seems like the mall goes... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

village market is a nice and friendly little mole with nice stores, good food vendors and restaurants. Security seems a top priority too.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This place has been a favorite for a few years, but has dropped recently. Less and less chicken in their butter chicken. Recent order of malai kofta had one potatoe - for 850/-. And our chicken korma was made with vanilla yoghurt. You've lost us

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Kannnapolis
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The vendors at this market are ready to sell!! Be prepared to bargain and have lots of patience when doing so! The prices may start off high but if you have patience they will come down on the prices. If paying the initial price is more valuable than the time you have, go for it! Otherwise, patiently try to get... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Just gave me a happy feeling going to village. Do your groceries, you nails , a bit of shopping and lunch. Something for everybody. Some very interesting shops and a couple of very good restaurants. The food court is a must mention offering a choice of Italian, German, Arabic, indian etc

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Nairobi, Kenya
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Come and find out! Nice place where you can relax...alot aof Restaurants and Bars...for Children some Pools....Nice Shops........Mixed population.......Parking Place in Front (expensive) ....This place was not made for my Pocket....watching yes, buying no...smile

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This shopping mall is beautiful, but not very well located. There are some shops, tourist shops, bank, cash dispenser and restaurants. Quite nice place to chill.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Have been a regular here for a while. Nakumatt is great for your grocery shopping. At the food court you're sure to find a decent meal. Try the fish fillet at Orchid or tasty treats at Tiramisu. The bookshop upstairs also seems quite interesting. The parking lot is a little bit on the dark side at night, could use better... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

It has a nice outdoor area and that is it. The mall is huge and it can get confusing to work your way through. We could not find, even after several visits, the information board with the names of the shops and facilities, so we always walk around trying to remember where the shop we need might be... The food... More 

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