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Limuru Road | Inside the Village Market, 1st Floor., Nairobi, Kenya
020 7122661
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good setting, good food

This was a very nice surprise in the expanding Village Market. We three had the lasagne, spaghetti carbonara and the ragu pizza, which after a large complimentary 'starter', proved to be more than enough. Good house wine, reasonably priced, together with good service made for an enjoyable evening... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2014
Gerry C
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

This was a very nice surprise in the expanding Village Market. We three had the lasagne, spaghetti carbonara and the ragu pizza, which after a large complimentary 'starter', proved to be more than enough. Good house wine, reasonably priced, together with good service made for an enjoyable evening out.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We were at the Village Market yesterday to run some chores when we chanced upon their signage at the entrance for a set menu luncheon, three courses for $1000 ksh each. The choices sounded good, so without even glancing at their menu ordered our food and drinks. The patio was bright and light for Sunday lunch, and the wood-fired pizza... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This Village Market location has a soaring covered patio that is simple and elegant. I have been here a couple of times, but my partner dines here no less than weekly. The service and italian cuisine are consistently excellent. Each time I have seen a large family (10+ party) enjoying a gathering, so I suggest it for large groups as... More 

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Nairobi Kenya
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Was looking for an italian cuisine restaurant when i chanced on this restaurant tucked away in a corner in the shopping mall at village market. Great food, okay ambience and best of all the personal touch given by the manager. Very warm and smiley. The complimentary bread with tomatoes is great. Kids thought its a pizza. The wines are great... More 

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Nairobi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

There are several Osterias in Nairobi: all good, reliable Italian cuisine. We regularly visit the one at the Village Market, where you get the personal attention of the manager and good service from familiar waiters. Tuna carpaccio particularly tasty, and home-made pastas fresh and well-sauced. Never disappoints.

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Datchet, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Osteria in Nairobi have four restaurants. I have visited one at Warwick Centre & the one at the Village Market. Complimentary pizza bread with splash of chopped tomatoes is good. The pizza base is good & crispy. Pasta portion could be a bit more specially if not having first course, a few garlic bread will be good. Taste like home... More 

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United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We found this hidden gem almost by accident whilst exploring The Village Market on a Sunday lunchtime and- what a find! Lovely attractive courtyard terrace and very nice welcome. We were served a generous complimentary portion of pizza bread topped with chopped tomato & garlic whilst waiting for our main course of Penne Puttanesca- wonderful Italian flavours and a very... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Food was kind of Italian menue but ingredients and local vegetables making the dish a bit different than expected. Wine was good.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Osteria is very pleasant, especially for lunch. The food is excellent and comes rather quickly. The service is always very good and staff are very friendly. However, it is much better to go for lunch or late lunch, as at dinner time it is very crowded, so food is not so great, and it takes a long time to arrive.

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Cairo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I had the grilled snapper with saffron and cocoanut and it was out of this world. The fish was so juicy it melts in your mouth and the mix of saffron and cocoanut challenges your taste buds and makes sure you have an unforgettable experience. As for the service, as we were waiting for a certain table to be cleared... More 

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Address: Limuru Road | Inside the Village Market, 1st Floor., Nairobi, Kenya
Phone Number: 020 7122661
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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  • Address: Limuru Road | Inside the Village Market, 1st Floor., Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 020 7122661

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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