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Monikos
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Gitanga Road, Valley Arcade, Nairobi, Kenya
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Gitanga Road, Valley Arcade, Nairobi, Kenya
+254737032064
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
a place where you can have a good meal!

hidden! cover! not very well known! but quality! pay a visit make sure you ask for the toilette door key when you are in a hurry! seems that toilette and security goes together! anyway, the parmigiana is very good, probably the best in Nairobi! go in the afternoon! a lot of nice views around!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2014
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Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

hidden! cover! not very well known! but quality! pay a visit make sure you ask for the toilette door key when you are in a hurry! seems that toilette and security goes together! anyway, the parmigiana is very good, probably the best in Nairobi! go in the afternoon! a lot of nice views around!

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
207 reviews 207 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Given that this place is in a mall, it's a really nice set up. We just popped by for lunch and as the vegetarian burger on the menu had apparently never been available, we shared a cheese and caramelised onion toasty with a side of potato wedges, plus a coffee, soda and a smoothie. The smoothie arrived about 15 minutes... More 

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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I went out for diner with friends and thought that the place is really nice. it is very quiet and well appointed the food was fantastic and the staff were very friendly. It was a very cold night and it is out in the open but still we all enjoyed it and would recommend it.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Tasty food and helpful staff. Orange cheese cake was an explosion of sugar and orange and zest and flavours... Special from the board was tasty and the same goes for the menu dish that we ordered. Now you can pay by mpesa, it worked just fine. I recommend. Very pleasant place.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Went for dinner with a friend. Staff so attentive and helpful. Recommended a nice merlot on special for the month, delightful choice! Dinner choices very nice and delicious. During our meal there were some rain showers, we were covered by an umbrella and ok, staff were willing to reseat us indoors if we so desired. Overall lovely evening!

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Nairobi
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

today I ordered the raspberry tiramisu, of which I had had a very nice recommendation from a friend. They brought a very disappointing rushed made job (no raspberries or any kind of fruit), when I asked for it to be returned, they took it back and promised to bring the right dessert. After waiting half an hour I tried to... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I love this place - leaving Kenya and Moniko's makes the list of things that I will definitely miss. Yet another delicious meal today - the daily special "Almond Chicken". Staff always friendly and efficient.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Went last week for dinner with my boyfriend and was excited to go because I had been there months before and had a pleasant experience. This time, not so much. We had soup and samosas for starters. Both tasted ok, but half way through the soup, my boyfriend pulled out a strand of hair from his soup. a curly strand... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We're regulars at Monikos and will continue to be. The ambience is great - the outdoor seating is perfect for any weather, the staff are friendly and attentive and the food is of an excellent standard. I almost always eat the Spicy Calamari Salad, which is about the only time I can be persuaded to eat salad - it really... More 

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Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Good place in general but their specials for the day is really good and pretty cheap. Tried some of the other things to on the menu and it´s all right to. The location is not the most amazing exactly but works just fine together with the food and everything but not anything special.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gitanga Road, Valley Arcade, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254737032064

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?