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Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel

Kenyatta Avenue & Kimathi Street, Nairobi, Kenya
254202757000
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Ranked #9 of 320 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $50
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Salt Lake City, Utah
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Pricey, but worth doing once! I like the duck, not the tri duck, but the other choice. The setting is very nice and they open at 7PM

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

While in Nairobi staying at the Stanley I frequented Thai Chi. It is a calming environment, luxurious service and surroundings with good food.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Very good food, and nice atmosphere for a celebration. I had a birthday dinner with my wife, and it was very romantic. It's a little pricey, and it's always difficult to navigate the traffic to get downtown, but it's worth it for a special event.

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Lund, Sweden
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Thai Chi is a perfect, nice and calm place for a high quality thai dining experience. Prawns in pepper sauce was delicious. Bevare to dress properly, as Thai Chi doesn't like too casual clothing. Take your time - if you are starving or in a rush this is not the right place to dine. High price level, but you will... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The Thai Chi Restaurant in the stanley hotel is a nice place, the atmosphere is great and service team really professional, the food delicious and worth the price. Definitely a place to spend a lovely evening and enjoy the relax ambiance.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Thai Chi is a pleasant surprise in the Stanley Hotel in the central business district of Nairobi. Food is very well prepared, perhaps a little less spicey than many other Thai restaurants but very very tastey and tastefully presented. Other reviews highlighted high prices and certainly1000 KSh for a bottle of water is high, but appetizers and entrees are moderately... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

At the time of this review, Thai Chi is the only dedicated Thai restaurant in Nairobi (a new one is on it's way on Riverside Drive for the curious). For that status, it has a lot to uphold - and it does. Thai Chi provides great quality food, their chef is Thai, so it's as authentic as you can get... More

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Nairobi
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Great Thai restaurant, great food and service. Nice wonderful people people always going out of their way to help and make sure the guest enjoys their meal

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San Rafael, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Have dined here twice in the past four years. While the food is pricey, it is also exceptional. The ambience is a haven from the dusty bustle of Nairobi, and the service is professional, yet friendly and warm.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Really good service and atmosphere in the restaurant. Room available with private seating for any special occasions. Must try the popular Brandy flamed Prawns.

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