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Dormans Mama Ngina

Mama Ngina Street, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #219 of 315 restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Most recent review
- Jan 10, 2014
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6 reviews from our community

66% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Nairobi, Kenya
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

The place is small and it was very, very crowded and laud, not possible to hear the person next to you talking... I ordered a late with cardamon and, to my surprise, I got a tea bag in it. To compensate, they brought another late, which was terribly, terribly, terribly sweet (to "compensate" for my complaint as well? I do... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I was in shock with my experience at Dormans opposite International House. This was in Sept 2013. The service is poor. I returned to the counter severally to ask for cutlery and then to pay my bill as the wait service was just lustre and gave no attention. Young people who are not alert. At the counter I cannot get... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

I stopped at Dormans for lunch in in mid-June. I ordered the caprese sandwich and a coffee. The place and menu reminded me a lot of a Panera Bread with an African flavor. The sandwich was pretty good, especially at about $4. The coffee was great! Of course, when the coffee is picked and roasted within 50 miles of where... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

The food is always great, staff polite and responsive. I especially love the strawberry smoothies and the paninis. A good place to catch up with a friend.

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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

This is my favorite place to have a quiet breakfast right in town. The Pemba Latte Machiato is my favorite along with their healthy breakfast - Muesli soaked in yogurt, drizzled with honey & with some fruit topping. The food is also always good..& same goes to their snacks. I like the place since its quiet, cozy & service is... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

Dorman's has the best coffee in the City centre of Nairobi. They also serve the best English Brownies. It is a good place to get a taste of simple English food at a reasonable price. The space is small, but the coffee and brownies compensate for this

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