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“Just another shopping mall in Nairobi” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Village Market

Village Market
Limuru Rd, Nairobi, Kenya (Highridge)
522488
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Ranked #26 of 315 restaurants in Nairobi
Neighborhood: Highridge
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Neighborhood: Highridge
Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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5 restaurant reviews
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“Just another shopping mall in Nairobi”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Actually, most people will not go there for shopping, except for the Nakumatt supermarket that attracts a lot of customers largely from the diplomatic community in Gigiri and some shops, but it remains largely an entertainment place with some good restaurants, a cinema theatre and an exhibition hall. Its open air ambiance makes it different from some of the other shopping malls in Nairobi but its limited parking space makes it virtually impossible to go there over weekends and public holidays. Shopping malls in Nairobi are becoming thirteen to a dozen and more 'localized' in many areas as people avoid going great distances to visit the distant ones due to the ever worsening traffic jams in the city. OK but not something to 'wow' over.

Visited January 2013
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“Everything an ex-pat requires can be found here”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Grocery store, pharmacy (chemist) ATM's, travel agents, fast food, dining, clothing and on Fridays, the Masai Market

Visited March 2013
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“Great Outdoor Mall”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

We have always enjoyed this mall. There is a nice ice cream place, butcher shop and fun stores. We really enjoy the food court. It seems like the places are a bit better quality than the average food court.

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“Village market a fun place to visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

If you want to go bowling, swimming or just shopping this is the place to go. It is a huge outdoor mall that has shops ranging from grocery stores to high end clothing stores. It is a fun place to just walk around and they have some good places to eat. Yummy ice cream also I would highly recommend that.

Visited October 2012
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“Amazing sunday”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Every Sunday the market comes to life, jut go, get a seat the central food court and enjoy the beer over countless cuisines and live music. I just recently came to know that they haev a happy hour every friday night so decided to attend, frankly found it to be the best place in Nairobi to have a beer with friends around. The ambience was great, definitely not a place for young college people but would recommend it to all working kinda people

Visited March 2013
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