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“Private function” 3 of 5 stars
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Gazebo Grill
Kenya Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #220 of 324 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: African
Description: Opposit the Crowne Plaza Hotel.
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Description: Opposit the Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Private function”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The waiters are not very helpful. You send them and they disappear for some time. Some of the normal brands of drinks that are readily available everywhere were not there and one was forced to take what was on offer.

Visited December 2012
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English first
Sydney
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Cheap n cheerful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

You won't find this place featured in the next Vogue Travel & Entertaining magazine but it's cheap, it's cheerful with some authentic Kenya cuisine. Try the ugali, a starchy, stodgey, maize-like side accompaniment. The Daini chicken is nice too. I went back a few times when the Crowne Plaza room service menu lacked appeal.

Visited December 2012
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general
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81 reviews 81 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Good option to neighboring Crowne Plaza but limited menu”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

Gazebo Grill is across the street from the Crowne Plaza in the Upper Hill district. It is a choma restaurant (Kenyan speciality, large portions of beef or chicken--occasionally you can see the cook hacking away at a carcass suspended from a hook in a room visible to diners just off the kitchen) so the limited menu is largely based on variations of these two meats; the vegetarian choices appear to be an afterthought.. Large portions, moderate prices, good value. It has several dining areas, The restaurant and bar draw lots of locals of various nationalities. It changes its theme during the day--evenings until 7:35 it is a sports bar, then they put on African music except Fri-Sat when they go disco. If you're staying at the Crowne Plaza, you can get a good breakfast (juice, fresh fruit, cereal, toast or popover, eggs, coffee/tea) for KSh 500, a seventh of what you'd pay at the hotel (though the eggs are cooked to death).

  • Visited May 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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Decent restaurant if you are staying in upper hill area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

This is a good value for money choice if you are staying in Crowne Plaza. The choices are limited but the price is reasionable and food tastes good. I had dinner there 3 / nights I was in Narobi.

Visited February 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“wedding celebration”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

Such a nice place but abit confusing with so many functions at the same weekend.Couldn't offer wine in bottles.Food was good.

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