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“Bukhara” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bukhara

Bukhara
2nd floor, Victoria Plaza, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #57 of 318 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: Asian, Barbecue, Indian
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“Bukhara”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We were not expecting much from Bukhara but a simple Indian meal but were pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food, the modern clean decor and the wonderful attentive staff that made sure that our dietary needs were well taken care of. My son is vegan and they went out of their way to prepare and suggest dishes off the menu to suit his palate. The tandoori dishes were succulent and and the meats prepared to perfection. It was a wonderful evening for the family sitting on the patio enjoying the Nairobi fresh air and made all the memorable because we were all happy with the food ordered and the staff made sure we were it disappointed. If you are looking for a good Indian restaurant in Nairobi this should be on top of your list.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Istanbul, Turkey
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Nice Indian Cuisine in NBO”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Wonderful Indian restaurant with a lot of nice dishes, helpful staff and a good location. I normally spend around 24 hrs only before going on a safari and I'd definitely visit again for a lunch or dinner.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bujumbura, Burundi
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“quite overrated - average to poor quality in my case”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I don't know who has written the previous positive reviews but i can only say that the Bukhara Restaurant was empty at noon (not a good sign) and the taste was pretty boring. They brought a very eye pleasing plate of vegetables but you could tell by the dry skin that those vegetables were cut hours ago. The curry didn't have a creamy sauce and did almost have no flavor. Again of lack of freshness. The naan was good and the terrace is nice but sorry, no recommendation from my side.

Visited March 2014
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Nairobi, Kenya
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Very Good Indian Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Bukhara is the previous Zafferano which was an Italian Restaurant. It has now been converted to an Indian restaurant but with same furniture and interior decor.
The outside terrace area is a smoking section and you can enjoy a couple of beers and the evening breeze.
Try the chicken tikka and paneer tikka. Too good.
I loved the service. Waiters were prompt to attention. owner came and spoke to each table amicably and checked if we were doing good. We requested an off menu item and to our surprise and delight the chef prepared it for us!
It is definitely a much better restaurant than other 'traditional' veg restaurants in Westlands and I would recommend the chicken / Paneer tikka masala for main course

It is slightly pricey, but definitely worth the money.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Kenya
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Lovely New Indian in Westlands”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I recently visited this restaurant with a friend. The food was scrumptious (lamb rogan, chicken tikka masala and garlic naan), good wine list, prices reasonable and staff friendly and attentive. We chose to sit in the outside terrace area which enabled us to feel the breeze and enjoy the atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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