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Westgate, Mwanzi Road, Parklands, Nairobi, Kenya
717193895
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 106
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  • 170
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cool place to hang out

This is a cool place in the Westgate. Good to hang out here if you are visiting. This is the developed world, so Kenya can feel a long way away. I had a nice latte and cake. The staff were polite and attentive. What more would you want?

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Dave_Cowley_Road
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I've been seeing this poster advertising "gourmet burgers" so I decided to give it a try. Vegan burger is delicious, staff was very kind and the place looks cool.

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O'Fallon, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

My husband I I ordered the fish special with chips, couscous and mixed veggies. Everything was delicious and the service was great. We sat outside and enjoyed the beautiful Nairobi weather. A fabuloys place to eat and relax. We visited on a Thursdsday and enjoyed shopping afterwards at the Maasai market upstairs after we ate.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is a cool place in the Westgate. Good to hang out here if you are visiting. This is the developed world, so Kenya can feel a long way away. I had a nice latte and cake. The staff were polite and attentive. What more would you want?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The Smoked Salmon Bagel Sandwich was great with the ice tea pitcher. The ice tea had 6 slices of lemon when 2 may have been enough. I recommend the Artcaffe for a date, a family meal, or a business meeting over lunch. A bit pricier than other places, but there are only 2 restaurants open in Westgate right now. Currently,... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

really good service. nice, clean and fresh food and open kitchen where you can see food being prepared...ooh! the salad is wonderful and fresh...try it out.

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Gurgaon, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Place seemed to be fav of expat I must say, the moment me and my wifey entered in it. Ambience was pretty what i wished to have. Headed straight to th balcony area, choosing a seat wasn't an issue. Greeted well by the staff, we chose to be seated couch -cum-chair near to terrace walls overlooking the street. Not an... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I love the Artcaffes: they're a natural, obvious place for me to meet people, whether at The Oval, in Lavington Mall or anywhere else. The menu is modern and healthy, and the staff cheerful and engaged.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Went to Art Cafe Oval recently, it is expensive, the food is ok. The waiters most of the time are new and not fully conversant with restaurant service. The place is definitely overrated. Would rather go to place with good food, really cant eat the ambiance! Also view from the balcony is that of a busy road and a community... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I love this venue. The food is always excellent. There is a nice selection of wine. It is like a coffee shop in the afternoon that evolves into a very nice evening restaurant. They have atmosphere down to a science. The wait staff is also excellent.

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

It's impressive to see a brand like Art Cafe take a lead in the coffee house market so quickly in Kenya. Though very new, about 5 years old, Art Cafe as a brand has taken the Kenyan coffee culture market by storm. The larger Art Cafe restaurants will host an industrial grind and a roast and they bake fresh pastries... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Westgate, Mwanzi Road, Parklands, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 717193895

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?