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Mandhari Restaurant

Nyerere Road and Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya
254 20 282 2000
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Ranked #15 of 323 Restaurants in Nairobi
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 11, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
2 reviews
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Cape Town
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I eat here often when travelling and like the hotel it is situated in, the restaurant is very well run. Great curry options - nothing searingly hot, but tasty and served beautifully. Try the lamb and the spinach and cheese options... both sublime!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Open till late, cozy and arm inside as Nairobi is a bit cold at night in June. Nice staff and likely to meet high heeled Nairobians here for a quick chat without having to first secure an office appointment.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Serena lives up to its reputation of giving good service. The waiters were very well trained and attentive. I loved the starter of chicken consomme with quail egg, it was very nice. Ambiance is very good for dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Awesome place, lovely service top notch.made my easter special and memorable..the people were friendly and accomodative and we felt appreciated

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Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The setting couldn't be more traditional- somewhat stiff atmosphere with crisp linen, hushed tones, carpeting, candle light and piano music- almost reminiscent of another era. The menu is also very traditional and we were afraid it could be a bit boring. In fact, the food was rather delicious and a flavourful surprise: from the gazpacho amuse-bouche via the crab tartare... More

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