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“Good” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Under The Radar

Under The Radar
Argwings Kodhek Road, | 76690 -00508, Nairobi 00508, Kenya
726451053
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Ranked #168 of 321 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Good”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Loved their mushroom sauce on toasted bread. Great ambiance and a good place too cool off after work. The service is quite slow though.

Visited February 2013
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  • English first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Appearances are Deceptive”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

I tried out Under the Radar this morning, after having driven past it a no. of times, and what started out as a great experience, ended on a sour, hungry note. They have a lovely outdoor set-up and a well equipped and clean children's play area, which is what had attracted me in the first place. My kids loved it and were hard at play for a good 2.5 hours until getting food proved to be an impossible task. Despite following-up on our order severally and numerous promises by the waitress (who wasn't being honest about the reasons for the
delay), 1 hour and 15 minutes later we still hadn't been served!! This considering we were the first to place an order once the kitchen opened!?! The manager on duty (Alvin I think) looked perturbed when I notified him, but offered no apology nor suggested any solutions, and we eventually left hungry and disappointed. Suffice it to say, we'll wait for a change in management before we go there again.

P.S Since we never got to taste the food, I assumed the worst in rating it

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Bad service spoilt an otherwise good evening”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

We had a company event here & everything else other than the service was good.

The food was delicious, the indoor setting was lovely, nice ambiance in the outdoor "banda's"

This was all brought down by the wait staff - we couldnt get anything on time. They were so confused, i gave up on getting juice after asking different servers severally. The bar tender couldnt open a wine 2L box & someone from our team had to do it. Once we were done with dinner we were left with dirty tables.

It was such a let down after an otherwise lovely evening

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“A green oasis in Nairobi”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

A beautiful restaurant on Argwings Kodhek Road in Kilimani. The restaurant consists of a number of Majlis baldachins spread-out in a park-like garden each named after one of the islands of The Seychelles offering shade and coolness. The landscaping is superb, staff is very attentive and they will remember your preferred beverages when you next visit. The food is delicious and very well presented offering an international mix of dishes from Kenya, Italy, USA and India. Their "all you can eat BBQ ribs"-nights are very popular, so advanced reservation is advised. Prices are quite decent. I can highly recommend this place.

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