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Daniel Comboni Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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Great Pizza

I recommend their T-bone steak alongside their pizza. Quite the place to while a random afternoon away.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I recommend their T-bone steak alongside their pizza. Quite the place to while a random afternoon away.

Thank Daniel N
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

The food in L'Arena is great. I frequent the place. They have great authentic italian pizza (they were oven baked before it was fashionable), great steak and a great wine collection. The ambience is also great, you don't notice time passing by.

Thank kaboro
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Recommended by a colleague at work, I was surprised that a good Italian restaurant even existed in the location. The restaurant's decor is basic, but acceptable. It is in a quiet compound, just off one if Nairobi's major roads, Ngong Road. Service is OK, but could improve (speed of response really, the people there are however very pleasant, accomodating and... More 

Thank Kenneth M
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Okay firstly, the only draw back for this place is that there is NO sign board on the main road (Ngong Road). L'Arena is located on your right hand side on Ngong road if you are driving from Nakumatt Junction sides and the left side if you are coming from Karen. They are located in a place called Shalom House.... More 

Thank Aryan M
London,Kenya and all about
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Its located on Ngong Road in a compound and building called Shalom House.Its difficult to find and see in the night so keep your eyes peeled on the right for its sign and building.It is also identifiable by the elec fence and large perimeter wall.Inside,drive round to the restaurant area and you can park just in front of it.There is... More 

Thank Byron78
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

This is one of those places, that you have to know where it is, being nestled just off Ngong Road in Shalom House. The staff are always friendly and they do the most amazing pizzas. We have also had a number of great steaks and pasta here, so definitely recommended. Its a hidden gem.

Thank SlammerKenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Small, but not to be missed! Great food, run by a lovely family! Have gone here for YEARS!! Would love if the outside part was bigger.. but otherwise its great!

Thank MVaughters
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Hands down, the best pizza in Nairobi. Great garden for hanging out with friends and family. Bar service. Good steaks and Italian food in addition to the pizza. Try the Four Cheese pizza. It's magnificent! To find it, it is off Ngong Road, about 0.5 km past Junction, going towards Karen. Look for a sign on the right hand side... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Daniel Comboni Road, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi

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  • Cuisine: Pizza, Italian

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