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Amaica The Restaurant

Getathuru Garden | Off Peponi road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
+254 724 477663
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible16%
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CUISINES
African, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Getathuru Garden | Off Peponi road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Tribe Hotel has numerous strengths. The Amaica Restaurant in its own way has strengths. If one can take some time out of the Hotel to taste traditional Kenyan dishes, this is where to go to. It is expedient to taste all the good sides...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2017

The restaraunt is indeed bueatiful and located in a suburban area. However, i cannot say the samething about the food served here. I ate fish which was rotten, it had a lot spices so while eating couldnt tell. However, i say this as my tummy...More

Thank Lin N
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2017

Dear Lin, It is with sincere apologies that we receive your feedback and appreciate you voicing your concern. We would like to reassure you that this by far is not our practice to have our clients experience such displeasure after visiting our restaurant. We sincerely...More

Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

I visited this place with a friend over lunch hour. It seemed quite dormant and we were the only people présent. The ambience with the trees and fresh air was inviting. The fish was delicious though the sides serving was small. :-(More

Thank Crystal O
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2017

Dear Crystal, Thank you for dining at Amaica and for the positive review. We appreciate your feedback. Your comments on the food and amb ience are very well received. Please do come back and we will be happy to host you again. Thank you once...More

Reviewed March 14, 2017

Had dinner here recently with a girlfriend, and found the food to be freshly prepared and delicious. Not sure that I'd come regularly as it's not "comfort" food from home, but certainly will bring all of my out-of-town visitors for authentic African food in a...More

Thank AliciaPhxtoHK
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2017

Dear Alicia, Thank you for dining at Amaica and for your very positive review. We much appreciate your feedback. Your comments on the food and the service are very well received. We have made a point to let the team know about this great feedback....More

Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Restaurant was empty during the weekend which is not promising but we decided to try it to get the Kenyan feeling The staff was not professional and took a lot of time to bring the food which was really average They have free wifi but...More

1  Thank Mohamed N
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2017

Dear Mohammed, Thank you for choosing to dine at Amaica and choosing to share with us your experience. We will look into the issues you have raised for a quick resolution. We wish you well. Regards, #TeamAmaica

Reviewed January 2, 2017

We came on a Sunday, just in time for a buffet-style all-you-can-it lunch. The friendly staff explained all available dishes. The food was nice, especially the nyama choma fresh off the grill. This restaurant offers a relaxed and tourist-friendly approach to Swahili kitchen. Maybe less...More

2  Thank Florian G
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2017

Dear Florian, Thank you for choosing to dine at Amaica and for your very kind words. We look forward to hosting you again. Regards, #TeamAmaica

Reviewed December 13, 2016

Had a vegetarian meal (traditional mushrooms & night shade leaves with millet ugali / my partner had a chicken dish with the millet ugly & mchicha). Arrived in good time, hot, tasty. We both finished our meals completely. Wait staff was also very lovely, and...More

1  Thank 16Letitia16
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2016

Dear Letitia, We sincerely thank you for your kind words. It is indeed our pleasure to have hosted you and that you enjoyed the meals and service. Please pass by again when you are in the area and we look forward to being of service....More

Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

It's way too expensive for what you get in terms of quality of food. As we pulled into the parking in a raining evening, we saw lots of cars. But interestingly, we were the only table. When commented about how quiet it was, the waiter...More

Thank Sam W
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2016

Dear Sam, Thank you for visiting Amaica. It is most unfortunate that we did not meet your expectations. We will re-look at the issue you have brought out on the quality of our food to ensure all our customers get value for their money. Regarding...More

Reviewed October 18, 2016

We arrived early after an overnight stop with a need for a good breakfast before a short flight and then a long drive. We were approached by a man in a chef’s hat at the top of the escalator to the 'food court’ and after...More

1  Thank GeorgeandJaki
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2016

George and Jaki , We are greatly honored to have hosted you, and are delighted you enjoyed the meals. Thank you for the great review. We have shared your compliments with our team and all look forward to hosting you again. Regards, Amaica Team

Reviewed October 8, 2016

My Kenyan hosts decided to take me to an authentic Kenyan restaurant. Well this place was a disaster. I am not going to go into detail of how bad the food was, but service was even worse. To the point where we were asked to...More

Thank Ilia K
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2016

Dear illmaster, Thank you so much for writing to us and bringing this to our attention. Apologies for the delay in responding. We sincerely apologise for the disappointment you experienced when you visited. We have followed up to find out what transpired. We have re-worked...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Getathuru Garden | Off Peponi road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 724 477663
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Description
Amaica is an indigenous Kenyan five star restaurant chain that provides an engaging cultural experience for customers. We are renowned for our authentic African food, service excellence based on African hospitality standards, set in an African environment to enhance your experience. Providing healthy, balanced and unique African dishes from around the country. Amaica offers the perfect environment for dining out as well as celebrating special occasions. Amaica Peponi is located in Nairobi's Westlands area. Located in the green leafy suburbs and set against the backdrop of Karura Forest, Amaica Peponi is the ideal getaway for friends, colleagues and family. Amaica JKIA is found within the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Located in the international departures terminal 1A Level 2 at the food court.Overlooking the Airport parking apron, runway and hangars, Amaica JKIA guests are treated to a scenic view that has customers enthralled by planes taking off and landing as well beautiful sunrise and sunset moments.
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