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The Village Market

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Address: 9/418 Limuru Road | 100, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
Phone Number:
+254 20 7122488
Today
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description:

East Africa's largest entertainment and shopping destination.

Description:...

East Africa's largest entertainment and shopping destination.

Description: The Village Market is East Africa's largest Shopping, Recreation and Entertainment destination. The complex is home to over 150 outlets covering 210,000 square feet of retail space, 20,000 square feet of office space in addition to a host of recreation facilities. The mall essentially provides residents of the area with high-end shopping and entertainment, satisfying a niche that was not previously explored. As the name suggests, the complex embodies the spirit of the African market in an open-air setting. To live up to its African theme, are waterfalls, rivers and over 2000 exotic plants and gardens, giving this magnificent shopping centre an edge over other shopping malls. Since its inception 14 years ago, The Village Market has revolutionized shopping while redefining recreation and entertainment. Over the years, the centre has successfully been able to blend modernity and culture to provide an aura of modern shopping.This innovation has not gone unnoticed. Due to its remarkable architectural design, The Village Market has earned numerous accolades including the coveted International Council of Shopping Centres' Design Award.

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Great for Shopping and Lunch

A great place for Shopping and Lunch. Good quality stores with local products too. The Art Cafe restaurant offers some great dishes and drinks too. The Maasai market is around the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Manu S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place for Shopping and Lunch. Good quality stores with local products too. The Art Cafe restaurant offers some great dishes and drinks too. The Maasai market is around the corner and opens on Friday, but i recommend going with someone that knows because prices can get ridiculously expensive if vendors see you are a tourist.

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Thank Manu S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very safe place to hang around. The ArtCafe is a very chic place any time of the day. Missing a cinema desperately otherwise would've been perfect. Food court is great especially Orchid, Thai Village and Khazana Food court shut by 9 so do make it in time.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I come here often for shopping but also for lunch. There's a good selection of food from around the globe. Also, you will find the best butcher in town here (prime cut), hair salons, Nairobi sports house, health shop, a book shop and also art galleries.

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Lyon, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

It has an array of continental and Kenya Dishes to satisfy your needs. I was impressed by the prices and hygienic environment. similarly the complimentary free wifi made communication easier.

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Thank Halidu I I
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

Village market is one of the most safest places in Nairobi, as I could experience it. I was misguided and I thought it is a market like Massai Mara. It is really overpriced and some of the big brands seemed fake as well. The food court is well equipped and the Noodles bar ( cannot recall the name of it... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

This mall is so far where I have felt the most safe. It is located in the UN embassy area so you will see all kind of nationalities but it is also what makes it more expensive. However a visit is a nice trip since it is very beautiful and have many shops.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Village market is a unique mall in the sense that it has a bit of indoor as well as outdoor mall concept. You have some areas where you can be in the outdoor and take in the weather as well as enjoy the small little things it has to offer. There is a man who converts balloons into different shapes... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

I regularly hold my business meetings here. Coffee and atmosphere is good. It's not noisy unlike some other busy coffee shops and restaurants

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Great upmarket mall in one of Nairobi's high-end suburbs. There is something for everyone. A vibrant food court for families and teens and lovely restaurants if looking for something more formal. Good variety of shops as well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

It's a nice place to shop , also to get something to eat, it got many small boutiques and small cafes, it's in a high rollers area, so bit expensive

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