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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
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8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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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Village Market a unique shopping and food experiences in Nairobi.

One of its own kind - you can consider this a unique shopping Mall in Nairobi and any city for that matter. Lots of options to do shopping, eating, drinking and cafeterias. It is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 27, 2015
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Bangalore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2015

One of its own kind - you can consider this a unique shopping Mall in Nairobi and any city for that matter. Lots of options to do shopping, eating, drinking and cafeterias. It is very differently design and quite different than the other shopping mall. Area is huge and you can easily spend couple of hours going around and shopping.... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2015

I had my breakfast there, the restaurant was very good but the shopping wasn't as good as I expected. I didn't find a coffee shop or a place selling the nuts that Kenya is famous for

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

This place has collection all unique items prepared in Kenya. If bargaining is does properly, then you can find collectible items at very low and decent price.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2015

Lots of choices and lots of time to be spent here based on if you enjoy shopping & eating. The family & kids had a great time & I got good food to eat & a few drinks... An evening to remember! However, expensive for most...

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Salzburg Region, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2015

We came here because there are many different shops for alternative souvenirs (not only the typical Kenyan braceletts and wooden animals). The place is nice but a bit expensive (especially the restaurants there).

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Tallinn, Estonia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

A cool design. A wide selection of stores. Big food court. I especially recommend going to meat store, a great selection and they can provide any cut, size etc. that you need, the vegetable store and the frozen yogurt. The only negative is that the parking is a pain.

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2015

Village market is a must visit place in Nairobi for food and shopping. Its different from regular shopping mall. It has african charm yet it is very modern. Difficult to get parking in weekends. Some lovely food joints are there.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

I visited this mall frequently because it was across from my hotel. I felt safe while there, you can see security on almost every corner and everyone is checked before they enter. There is a very good selection of stores here, although they seem to be a bit spread out and no real organization. It seems like the mall goes... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2015

village market is a nice and friendly little mole with nice stores, good food vendors and restaurants. Security seems a top priority too.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2015

This place has been a favorite for a few years, but has dropped recently. Less and less chicken in their butter chicken. Recent order of malai kofta had one potatoe - for 850/-. And our chicken korma was made with vanilla yoghurt. You've lost us

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