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Java House

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Westgate Mall, Nairobi, Kenya
0725-395 307
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good place for coffee

We stop at many of their locations. Their Malindi Macchiato is always very good. Most of the time they have Soy Milk. Meals are generally good. The Ben's Burger with Spicy Chips is great! Stay away from the Chimichangas...you get 2 small spring rolls that are supposed to be Chimichangas! The rest... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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English first
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We stop at many of their locations. Their Malindi Macchiato is always very good. Most of the time they have Soy Milk. Meals are generally good. The Ben's Burger with Spicy Chips is great! Stay away from the Chimichangas...you get 2 small spring rolls that are supposed to be Chimichangas! The rest of the meals are worth the money and... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Like everyone in Nairobi, I visited Java House over twenty times. It is just a reliable place to have a meeting with some breakfast or lunch. Number 1 recommended is the fruit salad with yoghurt, nuts and fruit salad. I have had dinner there as well several times, but that was not that satisfying.

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Dar es Salaam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It's a great place for a coffee break or lunch, their sandwiches and pastries are really good, even their main courses are very good. Most of the cafe's have free wifi.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

If you've been to Java House, you know what to expect. They have the Starbucks-meets-diner model down pat.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I am not a coffee lover, I just sit while waiting for my friends to get tehirs coffee. But from what I can see, this store has African atmosphere with identical colors of pale yellow and dark red. It was a full house during my visit and I can tell it was a good plave to hang out durinv your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The coffee was really good, the food was also good, we just had pastry's but some of the main dishes looked good. The place was really busy. The service was slow, and it took a long time to get our bill and even longer to get our change.

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Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

It is always nice to be greeted with a smile and especially so when you have not visited a restaurant for a while.The Java team at ABC place made what was a rainy,slow moving traffic frustrated day into a welcome respite.Ann served us quickly and the team made my daughter feel like we were regular customers from down the street.... More 

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Glendale, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Every few years we travel through Nairobi and we always make a stop at the Java House for a meal. I always purchase some extra Java House coffee beans as gifts to bring back home, and I love the Java House hats. They also have excellent high speed wireless internet access, which is always a treat for those of us... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I stopped visiting here altogether after many visits with very slow service. Once we were the only ones there and the wait staff sat around while our food got cold before finally bringing it. It is embarrassing when you are with friends and everyone gets their food at different times. Not worth it.

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Nairobi Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Java coffee house opened a new branch not long ago at the Hurlingham Shell Petrol Station. I like their location as its easily accessible from all major roads and if the traffic is too much to get to Nakumatt Junction,or from the Nairobi hospital down the road one can easily do a pit stop. Its very spacious and very clean.... More 

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Address: Westgate Mall, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone Number: 0725-395 307
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
Cuisine: Bistro

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  • Address: Westgate Mall, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 0725-395 307

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bistro

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