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Forest Rd | Parklands, Nairobi, Kenya
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Near Victoria furniture/Southern Sun Hotel

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Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 3
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice decor and good service

We have visited Zeffarano's a number of times and are always greeted warmly. Originally, we were attracted to the restaurant by an advertisement indicating that a jazz group would be playing. However, on no occasion have we ever seen a jazz group there. That aside, we have been impressed by the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2014
DrDuncanBerry
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Nairobi
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25 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Nairobi
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The service and food was wonderful , the location is good and safe, there were no delays in any way, the management there is focused they are out to deliver. Kudohs!

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Nairobi
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We have visited Zeffarano's a number of times and are always greeted warmly. Originally, we were attracted to the restaurant by an advertisement indicating that a jazz group would be playing. However, on no occasion have we ever seen a jazz group there. That aside, we have been impressed by the spaciousness and decor of the restaurant, which as one... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Made reservations for a friend’s birthday party which was professionally handled by Nick. They even allowed the birthday cake to be delivered directly to them. This was a plus as most people would not even let us bring in the cake. The ambience is fantastic. We sat on the balcony for sundowners and later moved in for dinner. The food... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

Service is slower than the traffic on Uhuru Hwy. Only the starters are really decent food. Nothing is worth the money here.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Discovered this restaurant purely by accident as It was valentine's and all the regular places were booked in advance and a girl has got to eat. Unfortunately dinner was restricted to a pre-set three course menu for the (Valentine's) day. The food was surprisingly delicious, I had braced myself for rather bland fare, more so because the restaurant had perhaps... More 

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Nairobi
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

Nairobi restaurants usually deliver excellent food and good value for money - zafferano did not. The setting is nice but the food was bland. We were very confused when ordering off the menu and asked if we were really sure if we wanted that item because most diners that ordered it were disappointed with it. We couldn't help but wonder... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

I had heard of Zafferano before in good light so I convinced my wife last saturday to give it a try. When we walked in the ambience was good though the place was quite empty and it was heading to 7pm. We assumed it would fill up as the evening went so we took a balcony seat to enjoy the... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

when you walk in, you think - wowe, this place has potential. then you look around, 6 diners on an evening dinner in a restaurant that can seat more than 60! first sign that things are not looking good. The starters, were not the best - oysters definitely not fresh, and no clue about the accompanying sauces. mains were beyond... More 

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mill valley, california
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

I knew I was in the right place when I walked into Zafferano and spotted the manager, an Italian-looking man (I am from Italy and we kinda recognize each other!). Finally, I told myself, some food I can relate to (even though the foods on the safaris were absolutely wonderful and unexpected). I wasn't disappointed at all. True to its... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

If you lack a place to go to, don't mind eating in bit's and your pocket is accomodative, you tongue will certainly enjoy itself, that much I can guarantee.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Forest Rd | Parklands, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Near Victoria furniture/Southern Sun Hotel
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?