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“Great place to eat and relax.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Osteria del Chianti

Osteria del Chianti
Lenana Road, Nairobi, Kenya
724277332
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Ranked #90 of 321 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Osteria provides the best Italian food in Nairobi. In addition to their stunning chain of restaurants, Osteria also delivers to locations in Nairobi. The launch of Osteria takeaway in the city has received a warm welcome. The Osteria del Chianti restaurant menu is by many considered the best Italian in the region. With the launch of Osteria Warwick in Gigiri this year, Osteria now offers Sushi and Teppanyaki, arguably some of the the best Japanese food in the country. Visit us today for a slice of Italy.
Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great place to eat and relax.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

The most recent time i went to Osteria, this review i wrote on facebook still stands so i figured i'd share it here too;

One of the great ITALIAN RESTAURANTs to go to in Nairobi has to be Osteria del Chianti on Lenana Road. Now this is is an old favourite of mine that keeps me going back for more reasons that just hunger and a taste for foreign food.They cook great meals to begin with, and in decent portions too! The menu selection's wide enough for you to try a whole bunch of stuff and they serve pretty good house wine if you're stuck on what to choose.

The ambiance? Warm and friendly - in fact, a tad cosy i might say. Service is polite, and decently dressed so ladies', you don't have to worry about that inappropriately dressed waitress on that special date (if you know what i mean! ;-) unless they've suddenly changed that!...lol).Thankfully they don't hover too much but are available to cater to you.

Prices - be prepared to spend some good money but they're not through the roof. It's a good place to go on a date or be with family or close friends because of the intimate settings, and with the buzz in the room on a full night, you'll be comfortable talking about absolutely anything! Bottom line - just be comfortable or get comfortable with whomever you're with...good company makes for most of the fun you pay for wherever you go!!

Happy eating!

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Have gone twice in one week - good value for Nairobi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Very welcoming. The owner is super friendly and makes you feel at home. I thought the value was decent for Nairobi and love their tiramisu. The beef carpaccio was spot on and very enjoyable. Grilled fish dishes - fresh and affordable. Wine is expensive but good variety for bottles - limited choice for wine by the glass.

Only restaurant we have found besides our hotel that has a high chair. Truly welcomes children which is a God send when you are staying here for 3 weeks.

Nice Ambiance, friendly staff and very comfortable. Pleasantly surprised to find such a good Italian restaurant here.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bristol U.K
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71 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Nice garden setting in the city”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Seating in the garden patio area is enjoyable on a warm bright afternoon. Would visit again when visiting relations in Kenya next time.

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Aberdeen
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Good Italian food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

If your looking for a good Italian restaurant in Nairobi,then don't look no further. This place has the best food,good service and after your fin you can always go next door to Cassablanca which is owned by the same person,it has an Arabic theme,you can smoke shisha n just chill out,or enjoy the bonfire outside. Fri,Sat are good for the disco.

Visited September 2012
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Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Osteria, Karen, Nairobi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Very nice restaurant, most of the tables are set around a beautiful garden with swimming pool. The food is excellent, the staff friendly and attentive and good value for money.

Visited October 2012
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