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The Mug Restaurant

Kaunda Street, Jubilee Exchange Building, opposite Lonroh House net to 20th Century Plaza, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #165 of 331 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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English first
Nairobi, Kenya
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120 reviews 120 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

It is in the CBD, but not too exposed. The ambiance resembles any small local restaurant, they serve nice sandwiches, a bit expensive, but acceptable. Coffee was good, beetroot juice had so much beetroot that it blocked all the other tastes in the glass. Chocolate croissant was a bit of a disappointment, the chocolate was very little and the dough... More

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London, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Perhaps the best coffee in Nairobi! At last a barista who knows his machine and the coffee he works with! Bravo. Now I hope the management will change providers of their croissant! What they sell now is the Nairobi variety of croissant made of the wrong (bread) dough. If and when they start selling the real croissant than The Mug... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Mug,is a restaurant with an Arabic taste in the interior decor,their lemon,ginger tea with honey syrup is amazing,their red velvet cake has a swahili touch,(it has coconut),fudge cake it yummy to the last taste.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The ambiance is great and their coffee is w brewed.They have pleasant waiters and service is fast.The y can do better on choice menus and more on swahili dishes.The location is good too inthe city center!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

the coffe wasnt that good, I expected better. The black forest cake served was okay but the service was bad....it took around 20 minutes to be attende to

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Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

The smell gives you an invitation you just cannot say no to...and of course the coffee itself proves what the smell tell you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013 via mobile

To mathias, i know the management coz I'm a regular there and I think you are wrong to suggest it was an "inside involvement" maybe take care of your belongings next time as indicated on the signs everywhere in Kenya.. As for the coffee and food, the mug is my favorite joint in nairobi

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Have not tried their coffee yet but was pleased with the cakes. Loved the White Forest and Chocolate cake. I have to say they are better than the Dorman's cakes we tried. The service was good at the take-out counter and friendly.

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Kampala
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

I had my camera stolen here. Staff - including the manager - instantly became rude when I told them about it, refused to offer any assistance (including to call the police); CCTV was conveniently switched off for the incident. To me, it suggests inside involvement. Best avoided. In any case, the "Americano" I ordered tasted nothing like the real thing.

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Address: Kaunda Street, Jubilee Exchange Building, opposite Lonroh House net to 20th Century Plaza, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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