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Sankara Hotel, Woodvale Grove, | Westlands,, Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

The Muhibbah is an indian & Thai Restaurant in the Sankara Hotel inNairobi. Nice food in a lovely setting. Great service. Lovely

Thank Ibadanboy
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2014

Decent breakfast spread...the outdoor part was very good for meetings...overall a pretty good place to meet people over coffee

Thank JayB2710
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

Have visited 3 or 4 times in the last 2 months. While the ambience and food is exactly what to expect (food sufficiently spicy, ambience relaxed, comfortable and enjoyable) the service is a bit hit and miss. Also, if ordering jasmine rice, be aware they will serve you plain boiled rice and claim that is the way it should be...!... More 

Thank Exitroute
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2014

I've dined at Muhibbah in the past and enjoyed it, but it's been at least 6-8 months since the last time I ate there until recently. Sadly, the kitchen has taken a nosedive during that time. The food, even basic pad thai, was inedible. The spices used were not Thai, and the food was overly-garlicky. The appetizer was super deep... More 

1 Thank NomadGrrrl
Mombasa, Coast, Kenya
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2014

This restaurat is set in a relatively quiet corner of the hotel, ideal for couples and dinner dates. The staff were excellent and the reserved table for 2 was just right in front of the open kitchen, which I liked. The decor and ambiance is quite something to write home about.There's an extensive wine list and the sommelier tends to... More 

Thank Mildred O
Engare Nairobi, Tanzania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2014

Had dinner at the Thai restaurant. Worst thai food i have had. On the menu items with gluten were listed but then it was realised that all these were misprints. Anyway the chef said we could order the drumsticks. We paid for bloody fried chicken which was not of 5 star quality what so ever. The whole menu was a... More 

1 Thank Ashi D
Nairobi, Kenya
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150 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2014

Have visited Muhibbah several times (have to admit sometimes twice in the same week). If you like pan-asian, Thai inspired food, it's the place for you. Really tasty authentic dishes and a well priced wine list. Would recommend drinks after at the bar across the hallway. Service is superb! Not cheap, but worth every shilling.

Thank Madame_Trey
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2013 via mobile

I didn't really give the choice of this restaurant much thought as I stumbled upon it in the hotel I was staying in. However, I was glad I did. The food was fantastic of a high quality and affordable but fairly predictable. The service was impeccable and the staff friendly. It's worth nipping up to the roof bar afterwards for... More 

Thank JonnieOG
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40 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013

Sankara should have rally done better given how incredibly pricey the menu is. The restaurant is a bit pretentious given you have to make a reservation otherwise they refuse to serve you. When we got there there were so many empty tables! The restaurant feels like a fast food place and the decor and ambience is really lacking. The food... More 

3 Thank ashah_008
Nairobi, Kenya
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2013

Just had dinner at Muihbbah. We were looking for some place that did South Eastern cuisine and M fit the bill. We made a reservation, just in case. Fortunate for us as the place was quite full shortly after we got in there, though nearly all others were walk ins. The staff are very pleasant and friendly. You are given... More 

Thank HarishVasudevan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sankara Hotel, Woodvale Grove, | Westlands,, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi

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