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Kahawa

Nairobi Central Business District
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Fedha Towers, Kaunda St, city centre, Nairobi, Kenya
221900
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice place for the C.B.D

This small and rustic restaurant serves up the best mutton samosas in town. The coffee is not bad either. The manager told me that the place was really hip and happening in the seventies, it's good to see the proprietors have kept the old charm intact. A good place for a quick informal meeting... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2014
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This small and rustic restaurant serves up the best mutton samosas in town. The coffee is not bad either. The manager told me that the place was really hip and happening in the seventies, it's good to see the proprietors have kept the old charm intact. A good place for a quick informal meeting. Popular with lawyers and finance people... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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81 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is a quiet little restaurant in CBD, has outside sitting, not much of a view, but great food. Prices reasonable. Juices excellent, freshly made, cocktail was especially good. Tilapia was tasty and bhaija potatoes come spicy, extra hot and mild. The food is mainly local. The daily menu is written on the board. Do not miss.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

For the best fish in town, this is the place to be.. I have never been disappointed. The fresh juices are also heavenly. You gotta try this place out to see for yourself!!

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130 reviews 130 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2011

Nairobi can be a pricy city, but Kahawa turned out to be a good restaurant with reasonably priced tasty dishes. The staff were friendly and the service was great

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2010

Kahawa is one of the very few reasonably priced AND delicious diners in downtown Nairobi. While the coffee remains disappointing, albeit less disappointing than in the city's most other coffee houses (as everywhere in Nairobi/East Africa, only U.S. Americans might find some taste in the very weak and stale local brewing style), the food is a real treat, simple stews... More 

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  • Address: Fedha Towers, Kaunda St, city centre, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi>  > Nairobi Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Nairobi Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 221900

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