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Osteria Gigiri

Limuru Road | Inside the Village Market, 1st Floor., Nairobi, Kenya
020 7122661
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Ranked #38 of 300 restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Delivery
Most recent review
- Sep 1, 2013
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Dining options: Delivery
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Nairobi
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

I'm always anxious at trying new places and not knowing the reputation of their food. But I got it right and ordered the Pasta Osteria with a delicious cream-based tomato sauce and mushrooms. Just to die for!!!! Decided to conclude this lovely meal with dessert and ordered the Tiramisu. What I received was a piece of dry cake with icing... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I could not find Osteria warwick centre on tripadvisor but since it is located in gigiri, this is the closest connection I thought. I went to this restaurant with a friend on the 26/08/2013 and was very disappointed. There is some construction work going on at Warwick centre hence the outside sitting of the restaurant has terrible views of cement... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Located in the Village Market, Gigiri. The best lamb chops in the city! Juicy, tasty, simply delicious! Candles on the tables, makes it a special dinner along with the nice jazz small trio they have. Perfect!

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Brooklyn, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Came here with some of the girls, and we all were so happy with our dishes. I ordered the fresh gnocchi, it was terrific. highly recommended if you want fresh and fanastic Italian!!! The ravioli, was great as well as the other pasta dished we tried.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

it was my daughters birthday and was a special occassion. We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. which was steak, ravioli, chicken and fish . The decor is nice and it a beautiful place.

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Colombo
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

I tried the ravioli from the menu one evening, which was done very nicely. Some great innovative ides to choose from. The lunch special for KES 1000 is great value for money and one day I had beautiful fillet steak that melted in your mouth. The bruschetta that comes with every meal is made fresh and is full of colour... More

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Karachi, Pakistan
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55 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

If you take the time to drive out to the Village Market, plan the timing of your trip to include dinner at Osteria Gigiri. The decor is nothing to write home about, but you're not there for the view ... it's the food. The menu has a number of excellent choices and even some surprising ones. I am partial to... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Osteria is an Italian restaurant. The owner is very friendly and makes it a point to greet his customers, which is not very common in many restaurants in Nairobi. The food is very expensive, but also very good. When looking at the menu make note of the notice at the bottom stating that all prices are exclusive of taxes. Therefore,... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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222 reviews 222 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Seriously, how wrong can you go with pizza, pasta, salad, Italian mainstays? The salads are limp and lifeless, the pizza has a stodgy base and stingy fillings. I have to say that the asparagus risotto is not bad, but as for the rest, well, average at best. And pricewise, like most places around Gigiri and other expat haunts, its not... More

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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Osteria's key strength is in blending great italian style ambiance with highly generous selections of wines and italian cuisines with great choices. I have eaten here more than 10 times and each visit has its story. the lively weekly entertainment has added more reason to frequent! Well done.

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