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Nargis

School Lane | Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #271 of 315 restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: Indian
Most recent review
- Jun 6, 2014
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English first
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

Unfriendly staff and rude owner.Our food was not cooked and requested this can be sorted .. instead we were blammed. Wont go again, Nairobi got better places than them.

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Kathmandu
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

If you want fast service, atmosphere, even comfy chairs, you might skip Nargis. but if you want the best tikka in town (and I have had most of them after 7 years) this is it. fish tikka and boneless chicken tikka are my favorites also have had the veg biryani and it was excellent. they are packed at lunch (not... More

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Nairobi and Mombasa
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

It's expensive for what you get. I had the boneless chicken tikka and it wasn't well cooked. While I was there someone tried to order a samosa, they were told they HAD to buy 3, even though they are listed on the menu singly. The customer is not king.... seems like they don't care. Not open Mondays. Better options close... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Visited 01 May 2014 - been here at least 40 times Always best to call or sms your order ahead. If you do, you will always get fab food. The chicken tikka breast is the best in Nairobi ..... marinated and bbqed to perfection Don't come for the decor or nice atmosphere cause there isn't any...... just come for the... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Can't even begin to understand why people compare Nargis to Hasmi. Very average food, no atmosphere or ambience. Been once, not going back.

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nairobi
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

they give small helpings of chips and tikkas are to small i say you should go to hashmi instead about same price as hashmi but hashmi is better

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Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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73 reviews 73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Not at all my favorite place, though I've eaten here 2-3 times out of social necessity. There is a vegetarian dish once a week, otherwise the only veg option is a greasy "veggie kabob" that always makes me queasy afterwards. The atmosphere could be a lot nicer given that it is in a courtyard, but it's okay. All in all,... More

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nairobi
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

I took my friends from London there, and ordered my kebab and chips meal. The waiter brought my food, and i could literally COUNT the chips they served on the plate, i think they were like eight or nine! I told the waiter i am not going to pay for this unless they bring me more chips, so he duly... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

Service second to none .a good chicken tikka we ordered for the family grill.to get the taste of the variety they had to order.i must say equally compared to hashmi restaurant. And value for money hope they keep the quality .a definate comback for me. A word of advice when serving tangerine though freshly squeezed do not leave the seeds... More

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