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“Excellent food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mediterraneo

Mediterraneo
9 West | Westland, Nairobi, Kenya
254 020 4447494/4450349/ 0733576630
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Ranked #36 of 318 restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Excellent food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

The food was very good despite the rather average service. Go for the specials - the tuna carpaccio and seafood pasta were flawless. Service was average but I assume they are still getting used to the large venue.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Nairobi, Kenya
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
“Re-opened at Nine West.....WOW”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Medi Westlands have reopened at the new Nine West Building, opposite Sarit Centre. There is free undercover parking, and plenty of it.

Walking in to the new restaurant, you see two authentic Italian Vespa's on the wall, and a massive pizza oven covered in mosaic tiles. The whole place has such a buzz and great feel to it. You can sit inside or out on the terrace, or inside in the atrium.

The glassware is beautiful, as are the table settings. Service was very good. The wine list is far more extensive then they had before. The menu is the same.

They are open from 7 am till late, and have a separate breakfast menu.

Food was very good, as usual.

A fantastic dining experience for Nairobi. Well done Medi!!!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Kenya
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17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Standards dropping?”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

The address given for woodvale grove is ancient history. Trip advisor needs to update and advise readers of the new address in gigiri, junction and westlands. Tried the new branch in 9 West. Was expecting great things. Why the bread was rock hard was explained as it had been sitting out for a while. So why serve it was met with the stock non committal look which I am seeing more and more in Kenyan restaurants. The owners need to look into this. The quality of the garlic butter which I normally look forward to was off as well. Teething problems? I dont think so. Clients need to be more vocal, not shy, to make a fuss to wake up the staff as full price is billed for at the end of the meal. Tried the smoked salmon, one of my favorite starters and was left chewing somehting that did not seem fresh. The salad bed was tired and there was no dill sauce. Rye bread was not supplied so once again we had to dip into the bread basket only to discover that the lower bits were hard. Haha re-served after initial hooha? The main course of pork chops was disappointing. The mash was good. Avoided dessert as tummy was feeling a bit iffy after the first two courses. Expensive, would not have minded if the food was of restaurant quality. Dont know if I will give them a second chance. The gigiri branch is still good but perhaps if you can avoid 9 west and junction.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Kenya
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Overrated and over-priced”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Food at Mediterraneo is average as it is service. I find it also very expensive (price of wine by the glass is a bit outrageous...). Good for a pizza. :)

Visited March 2013
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Tanzania
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90 reviews 90 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Great Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

good place to enjoy italian food, very pleasant atmosphere and ambience, great seating (in both of the locations, mostly in junction branch)
awesome food, nice service.

Visited May 2012
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