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waiyaki Way, Nairobi, Kenya
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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I had the best time here. The nyama choma (grilled goat) was simply delicious. The Tuskers were extra cold and a perfect pair for the charred meat. The people and staff were a lot of fun. I went with friends and we had a great time laughing and talking politics

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2013
sheltydog2005
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Washington, DC
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  • Local cuisine
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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131 reviews 131 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I see this place full of cars whenever I pass by it, so we decided to give it a try. I have had nyama choma at a few places in Nairobi and this is by far the worst of all. The goat meat was fatty, chewy, and full of gristle. The chicken was undercooked and blood started oozing out when... More 

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Washington, DC
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14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I had the best time here. The nyama choma (grilled goat) was simply delicious. The Tuskers were extra cold and a perfect pair for the charred meat. The people and staff were a lot of fun. I went with friends and we had a great time laughing and talking politics

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New York, NY
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

I have had takeaway Nyama Choma from here a couple of times and am not enough of an expert to compare it to much else. It was meaty - and chewy. I think that means it was just right. Popular and busy place.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Njuguna's is a land mark for nyama choma lovers in Nairobi, being right on the Highway with a very informal setting, the meat is always tasty, been these way for years. I returned after a long time and sure enough the same service

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Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

We had lunch with a few friends who wanted no fuss experience. The place specializes in grilled meat 'choma' as it is known in Nairobi! They also do boiled or fried meat and we had the latter, It was soft and full of flavor. If are pressed for time do call in advance & place your order!

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Went here with work at lunch time on a Friday. If you go on the weekend, try to book your meat, otherwise you could be waiting a while, depending on how many there are of you. There were 8 of us and we got 5kg of goat (has to be goat), we got 4kg of ribs and 1kg of shoulder... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

Its basically a big shack on the side of a busy road. Serves Nyama Choma (roast meat) which is not bad. However there are better nyama choma joints in nairobi (eg Maxland which is just down the road or Kenya Continental Hotel in Westlands)

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

its an ordinary local joint, good nyama choma, but everything else is pretty ordinary prices are reasonable, service is average, parking available, recently got a new coat of paint and branding by safaricom

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Nairobi
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

nice local pub representating the local kenyan pubs

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

a friend recommended the Pub and i was not disappointed.sat down there with my friends for a bite and drinks while watching cars zoom by on the busy highway.real kenyan atmosphere.reasonable prices

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: waiyaki Way, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am

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