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Java coffee house

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argwings kodhek road, Nairobi, Kenya
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice

I go to Java quite often. The food is always good and never disappoints. The menu is quite varied which helps to cater to different tastes. The only drawback is the slow service which I've never understood as there is an abundance of waiters.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2012
DesertRosita
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Nairobi, Kenya
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

I was amazed at the customer service at Nairobi Java House. The food is delicious and I am in love with their milk shakes. Keep up the good work

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

I go to Java quite often. The food is always good and never disappoints. The menu is quite varied which helps to cater to different tastes. The only drawback is the slow service which I've never understood as there is an abundance of waiters.

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Acton, MA
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45 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

For those of us who don't think travel should mean you have to put up with lousy coffee, Java House is a welcome relief. Clean and spacious facilities all over Nairobi, better coffee than Starbuck's, and, for that matter, better eats. Prices are steep for locals - Ksh 150, or a little less than $2 for a medium coffee -... More 

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seattle
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

Who needs Starbucks? Java House is awesome! Great coffee (they grow it right there in Kenya) and full food menu.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

Visited Java many times, they do great food at the best smoothies and milkshakes. I would recommend the Cajun Chicken burger and Strawberry smoothie! Competitively priced with good service.

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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

The Java at the airport does a good job for being busy and is about the only place in JKA you want to spend any time, but it is hot, needs aircon and the food is only ever average, (which is 99% of airports) it is good on prices and service is good.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

Excellent light food in its multiple locations. Popular with local expats. Booths become scarce after early morning.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

If you're looking for the closest thing to Starbucks in Nairobi, Java House is your ticket. Each location features the same decor, the same menu, the same quality standard for food, the same uniforms, the same cutlery, and the same music. The only difference is the location and layout of the premises. While most Java House locations are in strip... More 

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nairobi
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

We ordered minestrone soup,chicken, swahili fish curry, combos. etc The bread was hard - dry! like it had been left out all day long. on asking the really kind waiter he went back to check with THE chef. Now the real shocker was that the chef told us - 'there's nothing wrong with the BREAD - WE NORMALLY GRILL IT... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

We went to two during our visit. The one in the Yaya Centre and the one at ABC Place. Good food at a good price. Service at ABC Place was slow even though there weren't many customers, but we were not in a rush so just watched the world go by.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: argwings kodhek road, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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