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“Good Ambiance” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Panda Chinese Restaurant

Panda Chinese Restaurant
Fedha Towers, Kaunda St, city centre, Nairobi, Kenya (Nairobi Central Business District)
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Ranked #92 of 318 restaurants in Nairobi
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Nairobi Central Business District
Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Good Ambiance”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Tucked away in the Nairobi CBD, Panda Restaurant is a hidden gem once you discover it. A narrow flight of stairs leads to a beautifully ambianced restaurant with soft soothing music playing in the background. Their food is also delicious and service is quick and courteous.

As you plan to visit, It will do you good to note that the prices on the menus (both food and drink) do not include taxes and service charges. I felt that this is quite odd given that for most if not all establishments in Kenya, what you see is what you pay.

Being conveniently located, it is at a nice place to wait the traffic jam away.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Good, solid and very chinese”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

This is one of those good old traditional Chinese places, good size portions, large menu, wicked chilli sauce and great waiters...

Visited February 2013
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Nairobi
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Authentic Chinese Taste”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Panda is probably one of the few chinese restaurants that I love to eat at. Whether a family meal, business or just with friends, i find that the taste of the food is constant and you dont have to necessarily stick to the menu. Run by a family from Shanghai they bring the true taste of china to your table.

  • Visited July 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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kl
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18 reviews 18 reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Good authentic Chinese food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

We were in Kenya on a safari. While we thoroughly enjoyed our food over 8 days in Kenya, we missed Asian food just a little bit. We were pleasantly surprised to find good and authentic Chinese food in this restaurant in Nairobi.

We are ethnic Chinese from Malaysia, so I guess it counts for something when we said that the food is authentic !

Do give this restaurant a visit.

  • Visited August 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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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Excellent Chinese”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

We always make a point to visit this restaurant. This last visit to Nairobi was no exception we found ourselves there 3 times in one week. Either lunchtime or evening. The food is excellent, the menu is varied and the staff are very attentive. The interior may appear a little tired but after you have tasted the food the visit will have been very worthwhile.

Visited August 2012
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