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The Mall Shopping Centre | Ring Rd Westlands, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
4448294
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Indian Cuisine

I went to Haandi, Capital Centre and I loved the ambiance and the food was equally amazing. If you are looking for Indian food, then this is definitely the place to try it. they could improve on service but otherwise everything was great !

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2014
Otiende
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I went to Haandi, Capital Centre and I loved the ambiance and the food was equally amazing. If you are looking for Indian food, then this is definitely the place to try it. they could improve on service but otherwise everything was great !

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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The best Indian restaurant in Nairobi & the region. Excellent food, very tasty & fair prices. If you do not like spicy food make sure to request it from the waiter otherwise you'll need a lot of water....

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Thank Eran F
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I was taken to Haandi on business during a recent trip to Nairobi. Restaurant is very welcoming, nicely decorated with a modern feel, I understand only recently redecorated. Food was generally very nice, good quality meat, and good accompanying dishes, personally I would have liked more spice as it was all a little bland, Im not a spice monster but... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The title pretty much sums it up! I'd like to think it was an off night, but the service was very poor...it was slow, brought the main course before the appetizers, forgot one main course dish, brought the finger bowls before all the guests were done with their dinner...etc., etc. Food was good...but, I'd expect it to be good. Ambiance... More 

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Thank beezeetravelin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The Haandi restaurants in Westlands and Capital centre are the best of my 22 African country experiences until now!

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Thank Lex L
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Went to Haandi's with a colleague. Having not been there since 2008, it was a pleasant surprise to see how beautifully they have upgraded the inside of the restaurant. However, it is the food that will definitely get me back. The starter of succulent chicken skewers and main course of leg of lamb was to die for. The service was... More 

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Thank Lucette B
Geneva, Switzerland
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

One of my favourite Indian restaurants in Nairobi. Visited many times in the past. Went on this trip to Nairobi. Completely renovated - very nice. Food still good. Staff still very professional. Mid-range prices. Recommend.

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Thank DarrylNiagara
Nairobi, Kenya
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206 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Haandi used to be our favourite Indian restaurant in Nairobi, we never had reason to fault it until recently. On receiving our starter, it had to be returned to the kitchen as it was an oily and gooey mess, which the chef agreed to. Our mains were sloppily cooked and actually tasteless. The food has gone down tremendously in standard,... More 

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Thank smatlock10
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Years of consitent superb Indian food and service has easily made Haandi part of the story of the city. It is certainly the best Indian food Restaraunt in Nairobi. Good location in Westlands for easy access. New decor has given the bright and airy ambience; has a more relaxed feel.

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Thank Michael M
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The Lonely Planet reviews seem to be very accurate - Haandi's is a culinary treasure. Don't be fooled by it's location within a mall; this place serves up food that sings on the palate. Especially liked the stuffed mushrooms and the tangy curry shrimp - god, i wish i could go back just one more time...yummy!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Mall Shopping Centre | Ring Rd Westlands, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 4448294

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups

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