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“Spanish food out of Spain” 4 of 5 stars
Review of La Mesa Espanola

La Mesa Espanola
Grevillea Grove 41, Nairobi 2033-00606, Kenya
+254 700 751407
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Ranked #288 of 340 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: Mexican, Bar, Spanish
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: La Mesa Espanola offers Spanish cuisine experience with a Kenyan touch.
Datchet, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Spanish food out of Spain”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Been noticing the signs of La Mesa Espanola around Peponi Road area. We are very new to the country, less than four months old, just moved into Gigiri Road two weeks ago. We have been to various dining places and we as usual, just keep on dining out to eventually find one that would be special.
La Mesa Espanola, did not disappoint us. Service is good, the imported Iberico ham is so good - not too salty, soft & smooth no after taste, restaurant manager and waiter were very well informed & hospitable. My husband was able to enjoy his Rioja too. For a less than a year old restaurant, the team will certainly make this into one of the best family retaurant in Nairobi. From the guard who op ens the gate, to the car park attendant, to the bar staff to the kitchen washer up to the chef and the management....... All the best for the future.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Great Spanish Food in Nairobi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Good food, wine and ambience. Attentive staff and a nice setting. Very good value for the quality of food and presentation.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Brescia, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
“A delicious taste of Spain”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

The food is really good - we loved in particular the meat and the home-made bread - the place is nice and the staff very friendly. I am sorry that the restaurant was almost empty, but I don't understand why because we had such a good dinner tonight, and the dishes weren't too expensive at all!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
“"Always perfect"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

I have been there many times, with family, with friends... and I have never been disappointed. Not only the food is good but the service is excellent. It is a good opportunity for tasting good spanish wine recomended by an expert in wines who can advise you in the best wine match to your food. Highly recomended!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Slow service, small portions, high prices!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Totally disapointing, they have great location, good scenic view good environment, but service is terrible!! They took very long to serve us a paella that came cold, theymixed my order brought something we didn't ask for. The serving portions are small but the prices are high. Not going there anymore! I have asked other friends that went there if they will return and all said a conclusive NO! I'm sorry, hope they improve and get other first visits with better impresion!

Visited February 2013
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