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Palacina

Kitale Lane | Off Dennis Pritt Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #101 of 315 restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: International
Most recent review
- May 6, 2014
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77% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Nairobi, Kenya
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The Moonflower Restaurant which is attached to the Palacina Hotel used to be a little oasis, tucked away and had excellent food and service. Unfortunately, as is the way in Nairobi anything nice does not last long before the greedy developers come marching in with their wrecking ball and remove any trace of the past delights. The restaurant is now... More

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New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

If you are up for something a little classy, you can't do to much better then this. The food is always good and fresh. The specials change daily (I am living at the hotel at the moment), the breakfast is fantastic... from a meal alone reading, to a date spot, this place is the best.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Top Contributor
356 reviews 356 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

... but finding out that "old" Moonflower is closed and now the restaurant is at the hotel - what earlier was the breakfastroom and terrace. But its nice, really nice. Calm atmosphere. Friendly service. But no - the Dry Martini I asked for was more a ginlimesour. (So far no restaurant or bar in Nairobi have any idea what a... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Tucked away in a quiet environment in Kilimani, Palacina offers great service and food. The service is also excellent, waiters are attentive and quick to serve. Loved the food, the ambience makes all the difference when you have great food and service. Definitely worth more visits, highly recommended.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Tucked away little boutique hotel (normally peaceful but there is a bit of building construction during the day in the neighbors plot at the moment) very nice rooms and good food, calamari friti, snapper, great fries, all good....

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We went with a group of business colleagues and were disappointed. The setting was pleasant but service was poor. We had to continually ask for service. Quality of food was mixed ranging from good to poor. The old restaurant was a favourite - not any more!

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Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

A cozy restaurant with fabulous food and fantastic staff!! I love it!! My husband and I went to dinner and as usual we were not disappointed. The food and the service are spot on!! I highly recommend it!

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The venue of the area is actually next door/adjacent to Palacina Interiors. They must use their own stock to decorate the interior of the restaurant as it looked very nice! The waiters were very nice and welcoming, and the outside seating was set out well. My date and I had a starter and a main each. The Red Snapper was... More

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