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The Village Market

9/418 Limuru Road | 100, Nairobi, Kenya (Highridge)
+254 712 248890
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Ranked #7 of 14 Shopping in Nairobi
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
Owner description: East Africa's largest entertainment and shopping destination. Description: The Village Market is East Africa's largest Shopping, Recreation and... more » Owner 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. « less
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Catterick, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Plenty of food outlets and bars, the shops are decent. The security is a little bit lacking especially with the current climate in Kenya.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

When visiting the Village Market we have always a feeling of beeing observed. There are so many different characters moving around so that you do not know who is who. The waiters of the food corner a moving around in search for customers which can be quite a bother when they want you to eat Thai food but you are... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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79 reviews 79 reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The Village Market is a small mall that offers a moderately-sized supermarket, two smaller markets and many small shops. There are a few good gift shops, some banks with ATMs, beauty shops, manicure shops, clothing stores, etc. , a food court with an excellent bakery (Tiramisu) and several upscale restaurants. I cannot see this as a destination, but if you... More

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South Orange, New Jersey
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206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Nairobi has a number of nice shopping areas. The Village Market is my favorite mall. This unique mall has both an open and closed design. The weather is usually so nice in Nairobi that it's fun to be in a shopping centre that takes advantage of this wonderful climate. It has a range of shops from lower to higher end.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I'm a regular at the food court that was recently renovated. And can i just say "thank u"for dividing the food court into a smoking and non-smoking area. I love the changes and it look like it came with an attitude adjustment from the waiters. They are more friendly. Prime cuts is just the place to eat. The food is... More

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TORONTO
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

For anyone planing a trip to Nairobi The Village Market is a great place to visit chill,shop and wonderful lunch. My parents and I just had lunch there and we ordered the chili garlic mutton at Kazana's which came with a choice of rice or naan another plate of kebab and I had a mouth watering plate of grilled lamb... More

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nairobi
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

A wonderful elegant setting with many different variety of restaurants ranging from Indian, Chinese, continental etc. They have the lovely mini golf course, water slides, bowling and cinema. No doubt, one could spend a weekend there.

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Wheaton, Illinois
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013 via mobile

The Art Cafe at Village Market is a trendy, airy place to meet friends and enjoy a cup of coffee and a pastry. The pastry selection includes almond croissants, apple pie, muffins and more. There is a wide arrange of coffee options. There is also a full menu. Wifi is available. Sit on the balcony and enjoy a cool breeze.... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I visited market village with a friend and it was a great experience.. we started off by having lunch at the food court and ordered food at an indian restaurant.. the food was really good.. food court is out door but the weather there is always pleasant so i enjoyed it.. i was quite impressed by the chandelier that was... More

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Powell, Tennessee, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

One of my favorite meeting places. Casual, outside food court with plenty of variety and everyone of the many guest I have taken there has found food they enjoyed. I love the seafood place's garlic crab in a shell, Dorman's Ice coffee and Planet Yogurts, frozen yogurt. I think it is the best frozen yogurt anywhere and far better than... More

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