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“A feeling of greyness” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Sarit Centre

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Sarit Centre
Parklands Rd, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
3747408
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Ranked #146 of 318 restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: Asian, European
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Belfast
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“A feeling of greyness”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

We lived in Kenya 10 years ago and always enjoyed a visit to the Sarit. We returned for a holiday in July and visited the Sarit. Sadly nothing has moved on in it. If anything the aisles in Uchumi have become even narrower. The food court seems to have the same restaurants, and the same chairs - but the food (esp. the pizza) was actually quite good. The place seems tired and we were struck by the newer Westlands Mall nearby which seems shiny and new. Come on Sarit we remember you fondly.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Oldest Mall in Nairobi”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

This was Nairobi's first shopping mall, and though they have tried to modernize it, it is still ugly and cleanliness is generally lacking. Parking is available, but often difficult to find. The food court is excessively noisy, with few edible items. Has some good shops, though.

Visited July 2012
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Nairobi, Kenya
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97 reviews 97 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“TRYING TO COMPETE”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

With the opening of Westgate nearby, Sarit Centre looks modest by comparison. There have been some efforts to improve its appearence. But Westgate is spanking new, so we go to Sarit less often than we used to.

Visited July 2012
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London
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103 reviews 103 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
“Generic mall”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

When there was only the Sarit Centre, it was a good mall to find a few things, have a bite and catch a film. However, as Nairobi has developed, malls have inevitably popped up all over the place and the Sarit is no longer worth the traffic, in my view. The traffic around the Sarit is awful almost any time of day. The parking is dreadful and one can easily spend 20 minutes going round and round praying to the parking space fairy! The shops are all fine but now they have other branches in easier to get to malls, it makes little sense shlepping all the way to the Sarit. If I am making the effort, I would rather go to Westgate mall round the corner which has parking space, is a bit nicer and more modern and is just a generally better mall, in my opinion.

Visited July 2012
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Nairobi
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Sarit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

nice place for shopping with Travel Agency,Hotel,Restaurants Supermarket and shops

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