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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 - 11:00 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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Beautiful place

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2014
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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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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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Belgrade, Serbia
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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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Catterick, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Additional Information about The Village Market

Address: Address: 9/418 Limuru Road | 100, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 712 248890
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi>  > Highridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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