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Nyerere Road and Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya
254 20 282 2000
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent

Had a great business dinner here. Food was very good and the service was exceptional. The smoked rack of lamb was among the best I've ever had

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Had a great business dinner here. Food was very good and the service was exceptional. The smoked rack of lamb was among the best I've ever had

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Had dinner with a large group of business colleagues. Started with drinks on the terrace overlooking the beautiful pool, then inside for a first class meal. Highly recommend the octopus ceviche starter with grapefruit and avocado. Meal included an amusebouche from and some mini pastries to start and end on a high note. Everyone was very pleased with their food.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I have frequented the Mandhari many times for lunch and dinner with friends, family and business colleagues. I was there last night with friends once again and really loved the introduction of new dishes on the menu. They have added some really special options for fish, meat and veggie lovers alike. We had a super meal, great service, fantastic wines... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

It was a lovely evening, we started off at the cocktail lounge with a glass of bubbly. Before we knew it, it was a second glass and had not even looked at the menu! Service wasn't rushed and the flow was smooth. Delicious amuse geule from the chef, starters included a creamy mushroom soup - divine and the rack of... More 

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Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Urban, Tanzania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

One of my highlight of staying at the Nairobi SERENA is the dinner at the Mandhari Restaurant. The service and the food is of very very superior quality. I would easily rate this in my top 5 restaurants in Africa. The food is consistent and not overly priced. Would i recommend this as the best restaurant to eat in Nairobi... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

It does not get any better than this. Has been our favourite restaurant for almost 20 years (for a special treat), and our 26th Wedding Anniversary was no exception. We used to go in the old days for the Jazz Brunches on Sunday, but sadly they have fizzled out. Why does nobody know about this place? it does not deserve... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My three sons a family friend and myself occasionally visit the Serena hotel in Nairobi for the Saturday buffet,last Saturday was one of those occasions.we love the buffet served on Saturday nights which has a Swahili concept. the Swahilis are the locals in the coastal strip of the county of Kenya. the meal starts with soup,coconut soup is recommended but... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The staff were excellent as they were attentive without being overbearing. The meals were superb! Well cooked and flavorful, and they were served piping hot, just as I like it! There were no complaints from anyone on the table and we all had different main courses. I would definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

I had to write a review as soon as we got home from visiting this restaurant. My boyfriend and I are both interested in food, and we were both blown away by this place. The service, the atmosphere, the quality of the food, and the willingness to go that extra mile for the customers. They really hit "bulls eye" here.... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

A evening at Mandhari is sheer joy, pleasure, elegance, you name it! Having dined here over a dozen times, I'm still a great fan because attention is paid to the minute details that make fine dining what it is. The staff, the service, the food and choice of food and beverage is delectable. My experience last Tuesday was delightful and... More 

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  • Address: Nyerere Road and Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 254 20 282 2000

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