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“Good food, basic settings” 3 of 5 stars
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Njugunas
waiyaki Way, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #224 of 315 restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: African
Good for: Local cuisine
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Good for: Local cuisine
Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Good food, basic settings”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We had lunch with a few friends who wanted no fuss experience. The place specializes in grilled meat 'choma' as it is known in Nairobi! They also do boiled or fried meat and we had the latter, It was soft and full of flavor. If are pressed for time do call in advance & place your order!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Pretty good nyama choma”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Went here with work at lunch time on a Friday. If you go on the weekend, try to book your meat, otherwise you could be waiting a while, depending on how many there are of you. There were 8 of us and we got 5kg of goat (has to be goat), we got 4kg of ribs and 1kg of shoulder (I think), and it was enough. We sat inside on some leather seats - looked like all other seats were bar stools style. While parking is available, during busy times don't be surprised to see cars blocking you in - just ask for staff to help locate the driver(s) to let you out. Generally a nice atmosphere, although it was for lunch and not evening.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Kenya
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Roast Meat”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

Its basically a big shack on the side of a busy road. Serves Nyama Choma (roast meat) which is not bad. However there are better nyama choma joints in nairobi (eg Maxland which is just down the road or Kenya Continental Hotel in Westlands)

Visited January 2012
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“njuguna's”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

its an ordinary local joint, good nyama choma, but everything else is pretty ordinary
prices are reasonable, service is average, parking available, recently got a new coat of paint and branding by safaricom

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19 restaurant reviews
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“Best pub”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

nice local pub representating the local kenyan pubs

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