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“Lovely” 4 of 5 stars
Review of the corner affair Bistro

the corner affair Bistro
rhapta road | westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #103 of 321 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: Continental
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Description: a relatively new restaurant in Westlands area of Nairobi
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“Lovely”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

Been here several times. Had dinner with friends. Good service, good food. It was raining cats and dogs but the inside was nice and cozy (greatly helped by the fireplace)

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Nairobi, Kenya
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“Repeat recommended”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

A friend recommended this place and just had to check it out. The food took about 15 minutes to be served but well worth the wait. However you have to be precise as to what wine you want or you will get the boxed kind at $5 a glass.(don't think the waiters have a clue about the wine which is a damn shame as there is quite a variety on display). The ambience is good, piped music is played through out. The privies could do with an update though. All in all I would defintely recommend a repeat visit.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Kenya
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“Excellent food but very poor service and ambience”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012 via mobile

Had an excellent meal at corner affair only to be let down by poor service. The waiters had no clue about wine choices, did not even ask how our meal was. For a place that charges a lot you expect the service to be of the highest quality which it was not also the fact that they had paper napkins for dinner and the dining area lacked any character or ambience giving it a cheap look/feel
This was a real shame as food we excellent with broad menu range and plenty of veg options.
Would I probably visit again? No as for the same price you can eat out at many other restaurant which offer a much better dining experience.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Our favourite haunt.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

We're always heading to the Corner Affair for it's tasty, cheap food. There's a good vegetarian as well as meat selection to cater for everyone's tastes and the portion sizes are always very generous.

There's also a bakery on site which has now become a regular stop if we're in need of some pudding.

A perfect place to sit and enjoy an evening - especially if you sit looking onto the courtyard (takeaway is also available).

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“wow!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Been to this place a few times now.. and everytime i go..i have tried something new off the menu and i have NEVER NEVER been Dissapointed. Serving sizes are big.. food quality is amazing. Its like having a chef cook for you at home! presentation of food.. atmostphere of the place.. friendly staff.. everything about this place is amazing!! I have been to many places in nairobi for a meal and i strongly strongly recommend Corner. They also have the most amazing Apple pie (baked in their bakery section)and really really good Coffee!! STRONGLY RECOMMEND IT!
Hats off to the chef! and to the owner for maintaining such excellent standards in a city like Nairobi!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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