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Monikos Kitchen

Italian, Sandwiches, European, Hamburgers, Vegetarian, Grill, Healthy
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P.O. Box 1500 - 00606, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch at Monikos

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
Kelaiw
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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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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, Kenya
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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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3 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The food and service is almost always excellent whenever I pay a visit to Monikos. When I'm in Nairobi I have to stop myself from walking over everyday as I live really close by... The atmosphere is relaxed and not as loud and busy as the Java house next door. I look forward to enjoying Monikos again next time I'm... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Typically a good atmosphere as a place. Foodwise though we ordered the potato skins as a snack shocked to find they were literally the peel of a potato cut off and fried costing 500 kshs - Felt completely cheated it is like serving the shavings of a carrot as a dish. The other food that arrived was also not cooked... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I was at Monikos last night. I had been hearing about the burgers and had to go and try one. Incredible!! My wife had the snapper and it was also unbeleivable. We met Chef Kendi and she is the reason behind it all. Fabulous food and atmosphere. Well done!! Fred Kendani

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I highly recommend you go for the specials every time you visit, the chef always has something special :) My favorite from the menu is the Swahili snapper comes and for a light biting I recommend the bacon cheese samosas (orgasm in the mouth) to wash it down white wine, Leopard's leap to be specific. The place has good ambiance,... More 

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936Diana83, Public Relations Manager at Monikos Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear Franklin, Thank you so much for your kind review, we are glad you loved your visit with us, you'll be glad to hear the swahili snapper will still be a regular on our specials, along with our carmbert samosa's. We look forward to having you join us again for a glass of stags leap (or two) More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: P.O. Box 1500 - 00606, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +(254)0737032064

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Sandwiches, European, Hamburgers, Vegetarian, Grill, Healthy

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