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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: Dinner, Lunch, 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
Italian experience

Visited with a friend on a rainy night after waddling through heavy traffic. The food did not disappoint. Good food with a matching house wine. Generous on bread, olive oit and Parmesan cheese. Easy unobstrusive service and a lovely date night venue.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
Janet G
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Visited with a friend on a rainy night after waddling through heavy traffic. The food did not disappoint. Good food with a matching house wine. Generous on bread, olive oit and Parmesan cheese. Easy unobstrusive service and a lovely date night venue.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Salumeria has long been a favourite of Nairobi residents, and for good reason. This is probably the only proper, authentic Italian place in Nairobi. The food is fresh, creative, and most of the pastas are home made. The chef also keeps his clientele loyal by changing the specials on the menu weekly. The ambience is cosy and romantic - it... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

With a group of six other friends, we had dinner on a Wednesday evening and it was good we booked a table anyway, because the place got rather packed towards the middle of the dinner time. The restaurant feels a little crammed, especially the indoors bit, a clear sign that all the floor space is used up for business. The... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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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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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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