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Secret Garden nairobi

14 Riverside, Nairobi, Kenya
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good29%
  • Average28%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
4 weeks ago
“Excellent, cozy restaurant”
Mar 25, 2017
“Perfect place for Weekday Lunch”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
14 Riverside, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an easy get together at the restaurant. While the ambience was great, the food was wanting in the sense that the staff didn't seem to notice that a lot of what they were serving us was going uneaten e.g. the raw fish on...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed March 25, 2017

This is a really good place for a weekday lunch especially during the hot season - they do some excellent salads. The outdoor seating is shaded and there is a garden atmosphere to match. The portions are fairly large so a salad is actually quite...More

Thank astonangel3
Reviewed February 9, 2017

First before I get on with the review, I want to give a hearty "standing ovation" to the chef! Well in Sir/madam. The food was wonderful. I fell in love with the salmon dish that almost brought tears to my eyes. Loved it! Service was...More

Thank Diana G
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

Great food but the service was slow and that's the only complaint. Don't come if your in a hurry but the food was fantastic

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Very nice and quiet surroundings for a good lunch with colleagues or associates. Good food, good variety at reasonable prices. Good location and very friendly staff!

Thank MargitW74
Reviewed December 21, 2016

The service is bad to be honest. Firstly it is extremely, extremely slow. Then it was just poor service. We went for lunch which was meant to be an hour but it took two and a half hours. The food was okay, nothing to write...More

1  Thank Miano D
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

I popped in to the restaurant to have late lunch as I was running errands in the vicinity. My order was a chicken wrap and fruit salad which I presumed would take very short time to prepare, since I didn't want to stay so long....More

2  Thank Sharon S
Reviewed February 8, 2016

I went in for dinner with a friend during the Nairobi Restaurant Week. We didn't have a reservation and the place was fully reserved when we got there. We were however seated in the 'lounge' in case there was a cancellation or until another table...More

1  Thank Caroline M
Reviewed January 30, 2016

Had lunch today with some friends and decided to order off the Nairobi Restaurant Week menu even though my friends decided against it because they figured that the regular menu prices were cheaper. As a self-proclaimed foodie I thought there must be something special about...More

Thank AliciaPhxtoHK
Reviewed December 20, 2015

Loved the ambiance and the band was great. The food...? Out of this world. Great portions too.Would definitely recommend it to anyone wanting to try out a cafe that is in a cool relaxing place. You definately get value for your money.

Thank Musiya
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Riverside, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 01322229373
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