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“Hashmi hot flash.” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Hashmi`s Restaurant

Hashmi`s Restaurant
Nakummat Ukay, Nairobi, Kenya
733721786
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Ranked #11 of 315 restaurants in Nairobi
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Nairobi, Kenya
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Hashmi hot flash.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Hashmi boasts of being the place to be for chicken tikka, which is what I had when I visited. However what was supposedly mildly spiced was too hot to handle, thankfully the excellent tangerine juice ( a must have) helped the food go down. The naan is frankly very bland (even the butter naan), the service is slow, the food took over 15 minutes to be served. The ambience is lacking, noisy place, with glaring lights-not a great place for a date. Aside from the excellent tangerine juice the visit was not worth it.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Nairobi
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Was good but standard are dropping while prices are rising”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Hasmi was THE place to go for Indian barbeeque, good food, quick service.. Sadly the standards have dropped since 2006 when i first visited them. The prices have almost doubled for most dishes in the restaurant and the quality has dropped. The chicken tikka a famous dish and most popular dish is not the same, the meat is dry and does not have the juices and flavours as before. If you place a phone order, the person answering ( believe is one of the brothers/owners) needs to improve tremendously. The phone call discussion is same all the time, Starts with a sad sounding " Hello Hashmi" followed by "Number" here he wants me to give my phone number to check my record, " Whats the order". Use of words like please, thank you for the order, which should be common for any restaurant/service industry are missing. They need some competition and hope Nargis another restaurant nearby can give them some heat to improve.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
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“Hashmi Review”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Amazing kebabs and naan! Great Indian BBQ stuff and nice chicken poussine. Cozy ambiance and well loacted.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Love the Paneer Tikka”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

This place is amazing. For 750KSH, you can get an amazing meal that is super tasty! I would recommend this place to anyone looking for a good meal

Visited November 2012
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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
“Excellent Value for Money”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Simple Menu, Generous portions, Great taste, Comfortable atmosphere and Authentic & Fresh stuff.

The owners (or promoters) are always around to make sure you enjoy your eating experience, both in terms of helping you make the right choices, ensuring that you order is served on time and the way you expected it.

Since its located in Ukay Center, parking is not a major worry (could be a challenge on week-ends). The only let down was they do not serve beer/alcohol, but that aside it was a wrthwhile experience.

Visited October 2012
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