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Village Market

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$$ - $$$
Highridge
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Limuru Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
522488
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New York, NY
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed May 8, 2013

Village Market is a pretty comprehensive shopping mall with a nice choice of shops and restaurants. There is a movie theater and the Masai Market is here on Fridays. Has a nice indoor/outdoor feel to it and they have recently upgraded the food court area. Only negative comment is that it's like a rabbit warren and I have yet to... More 

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Thank shaslau
Nairobi, Kenya
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed May 7, 2013

I love going to the village market. It's like an escape from the real world. They have wonderful art galleries and restaurants.

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Thank WanderlustandI
Nairobi, Kenya
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126 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed May 2, 2013

You'll find all the stores you need at this outdoor mall. It's a bit of a trek if you're not staying in the Gigiri/Runda area, but it's well designed and they've got live music at times.

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Thank Jason L
Dallas, TX
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed April 22, 2013

Food court so you can get what you want here--exchange money in safe place, shop, etc. Only downside is the renovation at the moment.

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Thank Simba22
Nairobi, Kenya
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2013

I had always liked visiting this place, but recently i avoid it. The number of under-age alcoholics and smokers causing havoc and misbehaving is a put off. The management should look into this seriously.

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Thank nuriruby
Manilla
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Not only for shopping but for an outing this place can be one of the choices. With friends, you can enjoy the get together, especially the weather of Nairobi is generaly always with sunny days. Varieties of food if you seat for eating something.

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Thank Bigig R
Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 3, 2013

Actually, most people will not go there for shopping, except for the Nakumatt supermarket that attracts a lot of customers largely from the diplomatic community in Gigiri and some shops, but it remains largely an entertainment place with some good restaurants, a cinema theatre and an exhibition hall. Its open air ambiance makes it different from some of the other... More 

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Thank Jan B
Los Angeles
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354 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2013

Grocery store, pharmacy (chemist) ATM's, travel agents, fast food, dining, clothing and on Fridays, the Masai Market

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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

We have always enjoyed this mall. There is a nice ice cream place, butcher shop and fun stores. We really enjoy the food court. It seems like the places are a bit better quality than the average food court.

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Thank YeGoozo
Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2013

If you want to go bowling, swimming or just shopping this is the place to go. It is a huge outdoor mall that has shops ranging from grocery stores to high end clothing stores. It is a fun place to just walk around and they have some good places to eat. Yummy ice cream also I would highly recommend that.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Limuru Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi>  > Highridge
  • Neighborhood: Highridge
  • Phone Number: 522488

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?