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“Great classic Chinese” 4 of 5 stars
Review of China Plate

China Plate
The Chancery | Valley Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #150 of 324 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: Chinese
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Description: Just up Valley Rd from the Pan Afric hotel - there is also another one in Nairobi, but I have not been to that one.
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“Great classic Chinese”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

A Nairobi favorite. China Plate is in a slightly strange location, on the second floor of an office block, but once inside, all the traditional features of a good Chinese are in evidence. Fantastic crispy aromatic duck, and all the other good, familiar Chinese dishes.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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“Nice...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

Hot food, very intresting... nice ambiamce, downside is that food can take time to come, like 20-30 mins...

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“Different from the regular Chinese fare”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

Nice restaurant within walking distance of my hotel. Good ambience. The staff were very friendly, and service was quick & efficient. The food was very tasty and slightly different from the routine Chinese dishes you get in most Asian & African "Chinese" restaurants. Will definitely visit again if I am in that area.

Visited October 2011
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“Not Bad for Africa”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

We had a quick lunch here and went to the China Plate because of the advice from our local travel agent.

Good service and good food for being in Africa. Not really authentic but acceptable like many Chinese restaurants found outside of China or Asia. Location was nice and security was very good as the restaurant is situated on the first floor of a gated building.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Perfect for Business or Leisure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011

China Plate has a great variety of good Chinese food. Pleasant decor, good service, Excellent place for a business lunch (it has private areas as well as opening all afternoon).
Reasonable prices, Interesting wines.
If you are looking for either a quick or extended meal this is worth a look

  • Visited July 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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