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

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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
Nice place to relax

Great food, good service, decent ambiance, pocket friendly place for family an friends to relax and enjoy

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2012
AnishNairobi
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Nairobi
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  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Our work takes us to Kenya every so often and Artcaffe is always on the short list of where we want to eat. We love to eat brunch. We get the eggs benedict plate that is served on a divided plate. One section has avocado, tuna salad, nice fruit. The coffee and teas are very good, but hey, you are... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Excellent Service and consistent good food and great coffee. As a regular customer I always get welcomed and looked after

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012 via mobile

Great food, good service, decent ambiance, pocket friendly place for family an friends to relax and enjoy

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

I kinda turned Art cafe Westgate into my work/social meeting arena...a combination of great ambiance,service ,entertainment and above all delicious meals....they make me eat anything wheat...as i much i vowed to avoid.....the Pizza...jus fantastic.....the sandwiches mmmmh perfect treat for my taste buds....I happen to mostly like their nicely brewed tea as good as mine at home;) ...best part is their... More 

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Nairobi
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Our french onion soup was doughy and yucky and the fish fillet was very under cooked. They took off the inedible soup from our bill but wanted me to pay for the raw fish then they would throw in a free piece of cake! That was not the point! I felt that the manager on duty did not take my... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

After living for several years in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, and a week at a conference/retreat centre north of Nairobi, coming to Artcaffe at the Village Market for dinner was a refreshing experience! Wonderful ambiance, decor, and service. Nice variety of offerings on the menu. The food was good, but not quite what we expected. My wife found her chicken dish... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

So stumbled upon Cafe Brasserie by Art Caffe while roaming around the Village Market. It's light and airy and has a great balcony overlooking the shoppers coming and going. They offer light breakfasts, take aways, great sandwiches and salads and casual dinners with wine and beer choices. The desserts looked wonderful but had no room for them after dinner. Good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

I was really unsure about this place when I first arrived in Nairobi, and whilst I'm still wary of how many mzungus are there, I do enjoy it as a place to get lost in the crowd and read my book for an hour or 2. Food is good, though it caters to a Western palette, and the pastries are... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

This place has great light breakfasts and lunches. Its unusual food and great coffees, all at a very fair price. I'm here often.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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34 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

I'm probably the only Mzungu in Kenya that doesn't like Artcaffe. Full of pretentious people playing with their laptops and smartphones, I find very little to recommend it. Because it's THE place to be seen it can be difficult to find a table. The menu is uninspiring, and generally poor value. For example, a chicken schnitzel is a couple of... 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?