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Travelers' Choice2022
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Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings
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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Sponsored by: Jiko

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. African inspired cuisine
1. African inspired cuisine
"The food was a 10/10"
sharitaho
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2. Family Friendly
2. Family Friendly
"Good service, well cooked delicious meal, ambience is great"
127wanjiruk
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3. Creative Menu
3. Creative Menu
"Great service,well presented food and so tasteful."
M7503OTceciliap
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About
Jiko, the signature restaurant inspired by African cuisine is a tribute to local farmers; paying homage to crisp flavors and fresh, organic ingredients. Jiko authentically uplifts its inspirations while offering guests the delights of whimsy and fantasy through a playful approach to presentation.
PRICE RANGE
$5 - $80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
African, Healthy, International
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You can tell the pasta is handmade. Absolutely delicious. Shrimp was fantastic. Would absolutely recommend.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed March 3, 2022

A1 service thanks to Isah who was patient and kind to us.The food was a 10/10 not forgetting the ambience. Would definitely recommend and come again❤

Date of visit: March 2022
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Janet Y, Manager at Jiko, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2022

Dear Sharitaho, Thank you very much for your great review. We are delighted to hear that your visit met with your expectations and you found our food excellent, ambience unforgettable and Issa patient and kind We look forward to your next visit

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing food. Specifically served by Evans he's has amazing customer service and professional ethics

Date of visit: November 2022
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Janet Y, Manager at Jiko, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for sharing, 471precioush, Evans and the team at Jiko are thrilled to receive such a great rating, thank you! Best regards

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had an amazing experience. The food was wonderful and our server Evans was very attentive and helpful when we wanted recommendations. The space is large but cosy. It's also quite affordableMore

Date of visit: November 2022
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Janet Y, Manager at Jiko, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're really grateful and appreciate you taking the time to share your rating with us. We work really hard to offer the best meal in the best ambience. So we are happy to see this reflected on your last visit to Jiko Africa. Hope to...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The best service, he's friendly and knowledgeable Hes due for a promotion this one! Loved it. Restaurant is a 10/10 as wellMore

Date of visit: November 2022
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Janet Y, Manager at Jiko, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for such a great review! We work really hard to offer the best services in the best possible environment. We are so happy to see that reflected on your last visit. We shall make sure Evans get the recognition and promotion...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The service guy Geoffrey, was very courteous and helpful. I wouldn't mind being served by him next time. Keep it up

Date of visit: November 2022
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Janet Y, Manager at Jiko, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for your 5 star review alfredo167! I'm so glad you like Geoffrey's services. We'll pass along the kind words We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Jiko have such a beautiful ambience. For ladies who love photos like my girlfriends, you’ll definitely be able to take your IG pics 😀. Food was amazing! Everyone loved their food and the chef got all orders right. VIVIAN was the real MVP!! She was...super friendly and helpful, such an amazing waitress! We were celebrating friends birthday and without signal brought out the cake at the best time! Thanks Jiko, i will def be back!More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Janet Y, Manager at Jiko, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for leaving us such a great review! We are thrilled that you loved the ambience, and found our food amazing. Your compliments will sure be shared with Vivian and Chef who made sure that your birthday dinner was memorable. The will definitely be happy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tribe hotel really outdid themselves with everything they promised.Vivian really made sure we were taken care of.We definitely will be looking forward to coming back.The Chef the food,the ambience everything was perfect BRAVO!!!!More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Janet Y, Manager at Jiko, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jamizkhan, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. At Jiko Africa, we continuously work to create good experiences for our guests and we're glad to hear we hit the mark! Vivian and our Chef will be specially happy to read...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was amazing, from the starters (Malindi Prawns) to the dinner (Akabanga Pork Ribs, Kondoo Mchuzi etc) The service was exemplary! We were served by Vivian.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Janet Y, Manager at Jiko, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. We're happy to hear that we share the same passion for food and that you had a great experience with us! Our kitchen staff will be specially happy to read this review. The Malindi Prawns and Akabanga...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Geoffrey was amazing. Excellent service, very committed, patient to explain queries and advice on the different options available. I'd highly recommend his service to anyone going to Jiko restaurant. Nancy was awesome. Keen to please our group and was able to make adjustments to suit...us. She's an excellent manager.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Janet Y, Manager at Jiko, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Salyyallex, We are so glad to hear that your AGM dinner and baby shower was so wonderful. We are glad that Geoffrey and Nancy were instrumental to make your celebration memorable. Hopefully we can celebrate more occasions with you again next year. Best regards

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Geoffrey- Excellent service and professional customer care. My first visit and I loved being at Jiko

Date of visit: November 2022
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Janet Y, Manager at Jiko, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! What a wonderful review, we truly appreciate your business and your trust in us. We are very happy to hear that Geoffrey met your expectations and made your first visit memorable. We look forward to your next visit

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed my dinner at the jiko restaurant. Geoffrey has wonderful services. He was very courteous and was very open to answering all our questions

Date of visit: November 2022
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Janet Y, Manager at Jiko, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for sharing your rating with us and the trip advisor community. We will share this with the Jiko Africa team to let them know how we are doing. Thank you for your review Best regards

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Geoffrey was great help,he was friendly and prompt, we had an awesome time. The food was great and filling.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Janet Y, Manager at Jiko, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was a pleasure serving you. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. We are glad you felt Geoffrey was friendly, prompt and awesome, and the food was great! We hope you will visit us again soon Best regards

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food with generous portions - try the aged rib eye if you like beef; calm ambience; excellent service from Geoffrey!!!More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Janet Y, Other at Jiko, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Letukey. We're so happy to hear you had a great experience at Jiko Africa. Your review made our day. Geoffrey, Chef and the whole team works hard to keep our guests happy , but we can only do this thanks to amazing guests like...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Geoffrey served us right..he’s friendly and polite really loved the service He’s also very professional

Date of visit: November 2022
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Janet Y, Manager at Jiko, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for sharing your feedback about our service. We're glad to hear that our team's performance exceeded your expectations, and we'll make sure that Geoffrey receives the recognition they deserve. Thank you again, Shankitahn, have a great day

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Tsion H
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Dream D
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Dear Dream D Thank you very much for asking us to quote for your dinner On average our meals range between 1800kshs-4200kshs Being an a la carte restaurant I would recommend you budget at Kshs 3500 per person Let me know... More
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Hi, fine dinning on average USD 45 per person inclusive of a soft drink. Buffet service applicable for breakfast only at about 25USd
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Yes, Jiko offers takeout services.

Yes, Jiko is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Jiko is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4