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Moniko's Kitchen

Italian, Sandwiches, European, Hamburgers, Vegetarian, Grill, Healthy
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Gitanga Road | Valley Arcade, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
+(254)0737032064
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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good service average food

Went for dinner had chicken curry. It wasnt spicy as per the description and it was cold perhaps cause it was almost close time. However the waitress was amazing and gave a good service.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
ajwa2000
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Went for dinner had chicken curry. It wasnt spicy as per the description and it was cold perhaps cause it was almost close time. However the waitress was amazing and gave a good service.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The restaurant at valley arcade is very airy and pleasant. Waitress was very pleasant and patient.....food was good....but quite overpriced I must say. Overall an okay lunch experience.

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Accra, Ghana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Pricey kitchen, low on flavour! Thai curry was so bland! Pasta with salmon, bland! Friendly service.

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Nairobi
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Generous portions of fresh, tasty, high quality food. The menu comprises a good range of simple dishes, nothing pretentious and over-elaborate. The staff seem to really care about their customers; we had a long and animated conversation with the chef about one of the dishes. Service is very friendly and usually reasonably fast, although sometimes it seems to go horribly... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We were a group of friends trying out Monikos after so many positive reviews and referrals. It was Nairobi Restaurant Week and the menu displayed had us have very high expectations. Unfortunately I wanted to order the chicken but was informed it had run out! So opted for the beef medallions. The starter which was the soup came late and... More 

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A friend recommended this place for our Saturday night dinner to support a friend of him who works there. Being in the industry we are up for support especially with all the competition around so the 10 of us booked a table and went all the way from Westlands to Valley Arcade. First of all once you arrive there in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I have been to Monikos over 100 times in the past year and would like to share a few notes: 1) The food is bland and has not improved over time. Menu items sound nice, but the execution is lacking 2) The WiFi works maybe 50% of the time. Having a reliable cafe to work at is something that I... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

..Monikos has always been excellent on service. We got amazing service and knowledge of wine. Jackie gave us super service with a smile and was always at hand to assist. Her knowledge of wine was akin to that of a connuesser. Definitely going tonight again.

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Nairobi
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I eat lunch and breakfast here regularly. The food is good but not great. However, it is far superior to a fast food restaurant. The service is ok and the menu is rather limiting but has enough variety to order something for everyone. It is quite consistent and the staff are average. It has both indoor and outdoor seating, but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We went there during Nairobi restaurant week as the food on the menu sounded delicious! But we were sorely disappointed not only with the quality of the food, but also with the quality of service. Firstly, our starters of butternut and lime soup and scallops took about half an hour to get to us. And when they did finally arrive,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gitanga Road | Valley Arcade, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +(254)0737032064

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Sandwiches, European, Hamburgers, Vegetarian, Grill, Healthy
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?