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Java House Uniafric

Uniafric House | Koinange Street, Nairobi, Kenya
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English first
Zurich, Switzerland
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I do go to Java coffees in Nairobi and this was actually due to free WIFI.. however I came to love some of their good plates! Well this Java Cafe must be the oldest in nairobi and this could be my 4-5 times in 20 years whenever I visit Kenya. I however think it is high time Java gave a... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Had a meal there with a friend and neither of us liked our food. My salad was not fresh and the rest of the food was just bland. We noticed however that most patrons were having coffee so may be we should just stick to coffee when we patronize Java! The ambiance remains great though and the washrooms are spic... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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169 reviews 169 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

This Java is in a very central place but it is much better, nicer, bigger, cleaner and less crowded than the one in Mama Ngina (also central, downtown place). The menu is typical Java menu http://www.nairobijavahouse.com/good-food/general-menu. No sitting outside, not much of a view (busy street and cars). The serious downside is that there is no wifi. We were served... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I've seen coffee shops in other places that just do coffee, whereas Java diversified into food as well. The Uniafric branch has very good ambience and enough space that strangers won't come join you if you're sitting in a four seater (like at Mama Ngina) which is always appreciated. Their options aren't half as bad and their coffee is divine.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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64 reviews 64 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

After coming from rural Africa this place was like a breath of fresh air. I could have been in any of the major cities across the world. Delicious coffee, tasty food, modern decor and menu. The staff were pleasant and the menu had something for everyone. Would go back here again.

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Gap Pennsylvania
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Original Java Hse at Adams Arcade set a standard the chain is failing to measure up to. WIFI meant I could attend to business as I await company and the food quality did not disappoint partners and new acquaintances. Uniafric Java food drops a notch and Lack of WIFI makes it an unworthy business rendezvous... The coffee fortunately remains a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1,093 reviews 1,093 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
720 helpful votes 720 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Kenya produces some great coffee and there are a number of coffee chains to choose from, but one of the biggest in the capital is Javahouse. The Uniafric store is big and always busy. There is a nice range of seating, from standard tables to cushioned booths and comfortable sofas. On top of a great latte they serve up a... More 

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Additional Information about Java House Uniafric

Address: Uniafric House | Koinange Street, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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