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La Salumeria

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Dhajay Apartments-Valley Arcade | Valley arcade Shopping Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
20 3875226
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Loved being back

Haven't been here in 11 years, and really enjoyed our dinner there this past Friday. This charming and cosy restaurant feels warm and welcoming. The food and service were both good and I'm looking forward to going back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
Amrita J
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I made an elaborate reservation here for my wife's birthday. We didnt get the table I booked, they were insensitive about moving is, did not remember anything i wanted... no one cared when we left after 5 minutes

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Thanks for ruining my birthday. Why should someone bother to make an elaborate reservation and it is not honoured. So annoyed. Never Again shall I bother to come here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

La Salumeria does have that cliche Italian restaurant feel. Service was good, and food pretty average. We felt particularly let down by cold undercooked potatoes. Outside seating nice if the weather is good; best to book on weekends if you want a nice table.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Haven't been here in 11 years, and really enjoyed our dinner there this past Friday. This charming and cosy restaurant feels warm and welcoming. The food and service were both good and I'm looking forward to going back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I had the pleasure of dinning at La Salumeria on a Tuesday night while in Nairobi. The service was fantastic, the food was fresh and the entire experience was extremely satisfying. The dinning scene in Nairobi has changed since I lived in there from 2008 - 2010. I am overwhelmed by the options that currently exist. If you are visiting... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A quaint and romantic restaurant tucked away behind Valley Arcade shopping centre. Once inside, soft music, dim lights and Italian decor surround you quite pleasantly. The staff are friendly and attentive and the manager is always at hand looking after customers, serving dishes and being very helpful. The food has always been excellent with a good variety of pastas, pizzas... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Its worthy to note that I had one of the best steaks ever,at this resaturant. Jovial staff and excellent wine list. Definitely one of my recommended go to places for intimate gatherings..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

A nice Italian restaurant with fresh, homemade food (including the pasta) and a pleasant atmosphere. Located just behind Valley Arcade at the base of an apartment building, easiest to park in Valley Arcade and walk through to the restaurant. The quality of the food is better than the typical go-to Italian restaurant in Nairobi (Osteria). I will definitely return many... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a small restaurant located on the ground floor of an old high rise apartment building. It can be accessed either by the main entrance on Hendred Avenue or via Valley Arcade Shopping center on Gitanga Road. We went there for lunch, with no reservations and they were able to accommodate us. I think we were lucky though...I can... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Everything at La Salumeria will remind you of an Italian trattoria, from the simple decor to the short but varied menu. I dined here on a Sunday with the family and was pleased of the choice. We tried the homemade ravioli spinach and ricotta with butter and sage (delicious!) and the fish in lemon sauce. The kids took a pizza... More 

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Address: Dhajay Apartments-Valley Arcade | Valley arcade Shopping Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone Number: 20 3875226
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: Dhajay Apartments-Valley Arcade | Valley arcade Shopping Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 20 3875226

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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