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The Verandah Garden Restaurant

Nairobi Central Business District
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Bogani East Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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Abbotsford, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In a very pleasant setting, the Verandah Garden Restaurant is a lovely place to eat after shopping in the craft market. The Zanzibar soup (can't remember exact name on the menu) is exceptional! Service was a bit slow but the antics of many birds in the nearby birdbaths was good entertainment!

Thank ruthinafrica
Nashville, Tennessee
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2015

Had a lovely lunch here with a large group while waiting shopping at Utamaduni and waiting to go to the Daphne Sheldrick elephant orphanage. Friendly service and varied menu.

Thank MarilynDianeO
Bronx Ny
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2015

Tucked away, a stone's throw from Catholic University of Eastern Africa is this beautiful, peaceful, outdoors restaurant. Although their legendary Zanzibar Soup has lost some of its specialness over the years, the food is very good and the atmosphere most conducive to a relaxed lunch or a business lunch.

Thank Denis L
Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2013

We went to veranda restaurant for lunch today sat january 12th ,we ordered veg soup and 3 T-bone steaks which were not fresh and chips were stale ,sauce was served one teaspoon we asked for more they told us they din't have any more left, and the chef refused to make more. I have been to this restaurant 20 times... More 

Thank Razkin
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2012 via mobile

Delicious spinach ravioli. Wonderful service. The open air feeling gives full opportunity to enjoy the perfect weather. The key lime cheesecake and French press Kenyan coffee was a treat.

Thank Natesmimi
Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2012

I had several times very nice seafood dishes in this restaurant, sitting outside in a nice garden.

Thank Caroline64nairobi
Jackson, TN
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2010

I love the Verandah!! I eat here nearly every year and have never been disappointed. I always get the salmon with dill sauce, and those wonderful "chips" (french fries). I love eating outdoors and the surrounding flowers and greenery. My husband and I ate here on our 31st anniversary last year. We always visit the huge gift shop next door,... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2008

Very average food served on a patio with umbrellas and gazebos. Next to a house containing well-displayed and VERY expensive Kenyan souvenirs. VIEW it here, but don't BUY it here.

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Restaurant Details

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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: Bogani East Road, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi>  > Nairobi Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Nairobi Central Business District

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