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“wide variety of African dishes” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Rayan Hotel & Restaurant

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Rayan Hotel & Restaurant
Portal Chambers, 1st Flr, Banda Street, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #162 of 300 restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: African
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Cairo, Egypt
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17 reviews 17 reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“wide variety of African dishes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I was looking for Halal restaurant till I found this .
I like the food and the atmosphere there , hard to find a table at lunch time .
A wide variety of African dishes plus good location near Kenyatta avenue and the city center .
Prices are reasonable .

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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bethlehem
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48 reviews 48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
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“Great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

Always enjoyed my meal here until a rat crossed my table walking comfortably as if it lived there. I almost threw up being that i had just finished my meal. Well i had to dash out though i was having a good time with my gal. Sad ending to a fabulous meal

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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“Great cuisine with rats for company”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

I thought I should look for a place for a quick bite while in Nairobi on a rainy Wednesday evening. Turning the corner I saw this place and thought, why not?

So I popped in and immediately noticed that it specializes in Somali cuisine. I ordered for their delicacy, which was goat meat that had been roasted then deep fried. Nice soft and tender it was, and the accompanying rice was finger-licking, until I saw one rat. So huge that I will admit I almost scrambled on top of the rickety table!

Three more appeared across the room and for a moment I almost put the piece of rib down as I thought of what I was chewing on. Could it be? The waiters seemed to be unconcerned about them. Perhaps they are used to them...

Service is good though. The food tasty but the rats made me lose my appetite.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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