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The Village Market

9/418 Limuru Road | 100, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
+254 20 7122488
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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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  • Very good53%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“shopping mall” (19 reviews)
“tribe hotel” (4 reviews)
“unique mall” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
9/418 Limuru Road | 100, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
+254 20 7122488
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Reviewed April 2, 2016

I have been traveling to Nairobi for almost four years. I can't believe I only recently discovered the place. Incredible food court, beautiful layout and grounds. Soon the water park and other kids attractions will reopen. Very easy to get to and what a selection...More

Thank glennman
Reviewed March 26, 2016

We enjoyed lunch in the Food Court and some time shopping here one afternoon during our stay in Nairobi. There are a couple of very nice Kenyan craft shops and art shops here.

Thank Patty6-13
Reviewed March 25, 2016

It's a very nice place to relax on lunch on the weekend as well as a good plece to come on na everyday basis. There's a good variety of food offering and it's possible to eat outsider almost every year. Regarding shops, you'll find baically...More

Thank Armando M
Reviewed March 14, 2016

Very limited space and categories of products.Anyway there isn't any big shopping center or mall here in Kenya.Life goes on so just live with it .

Thank Vie E
Reviewed March 14, 2016

I know the idea of shopping malls make some people roll their eyes and reach for the medication, but this place is an absolute joy. I am not adverse to shopping malls - but they are not my favourite places of 'interest'. However, this place...More

1  Thank Neil J
Reviewed February 10, 2016

If you're living in Gigiri, this place is gonna save your life. It has one of the bet supermarkets of Nairobi and lots of decent restaurants. I go there at least thrice a week. It's nice and clean and seems safe enough. (In the food...More

Thank Helena P
Reviewed January 30, 2016

The Village Market is a great shopping area in Nairobi. Great for general goods and set in a lovely part of the city.

Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed January 1, 2016

This is not like a typical high rise commercial mall. It is a low rise building with lot of greenery inside. The food court have some well known restaurants like Tiramisu, planet yogurt etc. It has some boutique shops besides the usual big shopping chains.

Thank Travel_away_10
Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

The village market is one of those shopping malls in Kenya that make one feel like they are taking a stroll through a small town! The outdoor design is such a freeing experience for shoppers and family seeking to have a fun experience. There is...More

Thank KenyaGeographic
Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Nice food court with something for everyone. Excellent iced coffees at Tiramisu. Huge supermarket and Zucchini veg and fruit shop.

Thank Birgitta F
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Luiza M
October 28, 2016|
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Response from joolzroz | Reviewed this property |
I've no idea didn't see any pool!
June 3, 2016|
Response from WhitneyKoonce | Reviewed this property |
The Masai Market has a ton of options. I also really like the covered market attached to Galleria Mall. You can read more about my thoughts on Masai Market and where to find it here on my blog (link is in my profile).
May 13, 2016|
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Response from Amit S | Reviewed this property |
The bowling has not resumed yet. Previously it used to be KShs 300 per person per game