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Kenyatta Avenue/Processional Way | P.O. Box 46302, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 202725111
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Pleasant hotel restaurant by the pool

This restaurant is the main place to eat at the Nairobi Serena so if staying there it's where you get breakfast where there is a good buffet. Evenings have a set menu and a good selection on the a la carte which includes grills and Indian style food. My friends had the Indian which looked and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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122 reviews 122 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is the main place to eat at the Nairobi Serena so if staying there it's where you get breakfast where there is a good buffet. Evenings have a set menu and a good selection on the a la carte which includes grills and Indian style food. My friends had the Indian which looked and smelled lovely while I... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Being tourists newly returned from safari, we felt a little out of place in the sophisticated atmosphere but were quickly put at ease. Good food and very good staff.

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Mauritius
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Friday night is seafood theme night at this restaurant. Thoroughly enjoyed the barbeque lobster and king prawn which were fresh and grilled perfectly ! Also serves oysters and sushi, as well as other standard buffet dishes. Waiters are attentive and offer very good service. Good selection of pastry, crepes, cheese and fruit to finish off. Restaurant setting is also very... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Finding a good steak house in Nairobi is a challenge today and a friend recommended this place but..... sorry I won't recommend having steak there..... To being with, the kids menu came with pictures to colour. We asked for the colour pencils but never got them....... not even a pen...... luckily managed to pacify the kids with our own pens.... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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171 reviews 171 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

On Sundays there is no buffet but à la carte. At 3000 KES per person it was not cheap, including soup and salad buffet (excellent), desert buffet (appealing to the eye, but nothing special when it comes to the taste, includes also fruits, but there was no ice cream, though they had it before), coffee or tea and one of... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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66 reviews 66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Usually there's a great salad bar and buffet, there are different themed evenings for example on Friday it's all Fish and seafood, on Saturday evenings it's Mombasa Swahili type food. Eat as much as you like!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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101 reviews 101 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Stayed at the hotel for 4 days and the breakfast buffet was served at Cafe Magreb. The spread is fantastic and covers a lot of cuisines including Indian (for Indians travelling to Kenya). Kenya is known for fresh juices and these guys make some of the best stuff. Loved my breakfast on all four days. Great Variety, Great Service!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013 via mobile

I had Christmas Eve dinner with my husband last night and I was very disappointed. The wine list to start was wrong as it had Calatteri wine stated as origin S.A while it actually is from Chile. The bread was stale. I asked for fresh bread and I was presented with the same bread basket. My starter of prawn was... More 

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Luberon, France
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9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

I will certainly in not share many of the enthusiastic opinions hereunder. First the set up next to the Serena hotel swimming pool is very agreeable but absolutely, strictly nothing to do with the picture shown by trip advisor (even the name of the restaurant on the picture is different!) At all meals you have both buffets and à la... More 

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Norman, OKlahoma, USA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We ate every meal at the Cafe Maghreb while we were in Nairobi, and were never disappointed, either by the quality and taste of the food offered, or by the service --- both of which were absolutely outstanding. We were so impressed by the food on the buffet, for example, that we spoke to Lawrence, the Restaurant's Manager, and told... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kenyatta Avenue/Processional Way | P.O. Box 46302, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 202725111

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  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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