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“OK but nothing special” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Prime Cuts Butchery and Bistro

Prime Cuts Butchery and Bistro
Village Market, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #310 of 347 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: American
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Lusaka, Zambia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“OK but nothing special”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

The service and quality are OK without being anything great. The steak was fine but the sides looked and tasted as if they had been under the warmer for awhile. The budget choice for a steak at the Village market.

Visited April 2013
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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149 reviews 149 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 51 cities Reviews in 51 cities
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
“Excellent Butchery (service could be better) and Average Bistro”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

I believe Prime Cuts has the best quality meat in Nairobi, along with a great selection of cheese and seafood. They are however not the most helpful, if its not "on the shelf" you have to convince them to give you the cut of meat you want, they won't take orders for something they don't stock (I asked for rabbit for example), they don't go the extra mile to help you, a bit complacent.

Their Bistro as one would expect serves great meat, I recently had fillet steak and chips, but the chips were stone cold, I noticed that they cook a batch at a time, so no wonder they are cold when the last person for that particular batch comes along.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Kenya
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Nairobi's best sushi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Yes a butchery and deli is not the common place you would think of for sushi. But if you like sashimi don't go anywhere else. Tuna, octupus, salmon are as fresh as can be. Grab a made to order platter, order a bottle of sauvignon blanc and people watch in the food court, at a fraction of the price of a regular Japanese restaurant at excellent quality.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Washington, D.C.
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40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
“A great menu for late lunch and relaxing after the market”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

The menu is wonderful for a variety of sandwiches to take a break after the masai market held here on Friday's. Great open air seating to enjoy the sun and watch the world go by. Great burger and fries. Certainly bit higher priced than you find in downtown Nairobi, but that cost covers the surrounding, "high rent district" and security which makes you feel comfortable while relaxing. Great choice to just relax while seeing all the Village Market shops have to offer visitors.

  • Visited February 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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