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Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel

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Kenyatta Avenue & Kimathi Street, Nairobi, Kenya
254202757000
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: A small piece of Thailand in Nairobi, Thai Chi has been awarded as the...
A small piece of Thailand in Nairobi, Thai Chi has been awarded as the most authentic Thai restaurant in East Africa. With its traditional Thai decor and delectable Thai specialties prepared by experienced chefs from Thailand, Thai Chi is one of Nairobi's most elegant dining establishments.
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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Thai dishes, excellent service

Excellent service with waiters who can speak a little. Very refreshing. Also great wines esp South Africa.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Johannesburg
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Johannesburg
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Excellent service with waiters who can speak a little. Very refreshing. Also great wines esp South Africa.

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Right in the centre of Nairobi, like Thai food ? you will love this place, you will be well looked after and guided by the by the staff, the food is one of the best I have come across, (and I have been to Thailand)

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The Chef is great. Amazing food and do not miss the desserts! The ambiance is quite and elegant, all food was great, staff trained and professional. cannot miss!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My beautiful wife took me here to celebrate my birthday (after asking around the office). Fantastic ambiance, world class wait staff and excellent, excellent food. Go and enjoy, but be advised, parking can be a bit of a bear (its worth it)

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I cannot fault this restaurant at all. From the moment we sat down to the moment we left. One of the best birthday meals I've had. It is expensive and you do have make sure you dress appropriately so be mindful if you ever decide to visit.

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Nairobi
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

From the valet parking (unique in the Central Business District)to the very pleasant welcome by the lady at the restaurant door,my wife and I were made to feel pampered and appreciated.Relatively busy for a Wednesday evening,the service was both brisk yet unhurried.our waiter took time to walk us through the menu and made very welcome suggestions as the portions were... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

it is a nice but expensive place. good environment and ambience. though thai chi is a chinese term, it sells thai food. anyway, good thai food there.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The quality of Thai Food has always been great, with delicious mouth watering taste that tantalize the buds. The food is presentable and always quick to come after placing the order. I love Thai food and this is a restaurant I always keep going to, love the service as it is perfect and so is the ambience. The portions are... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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150 reviews 150 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is almost certainly the best Thai food you will eat in East Africa. Very authentic and well flavoured. Servings are generous and the ambiance is lovely. Staff are well trained and attentive. With 28% taxes are added, the prices are high but probably justified for the quality of the food. Recommended.

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Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Most say that I was pretty sure it could not have the taste of Thai, but delightful to be in the wrong, and the food was as being in Thailand, restaurant is also very nice, reminding me of Bangkok.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kenyatta Avenue & Kimathi Street, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 254202757000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 50
  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Doing business, Romantic, Large groups

Description

A small piece of Thailand in Nairobi, Thai Chi has been awarded as the most authentic Thai restaurant in East Africa. With its traditional Thai decor and delectable Thai specialties prepared by experienced chefs from Thailand, Thai Chi is one of Nairobi's most elegant dining establishments.

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