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The Bistro at Palacina

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Kitale Lane | Off Dennis Pritt Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
+254 733 777173
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153 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Chef is very good, need to try those prawns and fish! The service is also quite quick, very little waiting.

Thank Helena M
saint louis
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The palacina is hidden away in Nairobi. You don't hear the noise of the city at all which is great We stayed one night at the end of a safari which was a great way to relax. As a family of five we had a two bedroom in the residences. We had plenty of room and really had enough space... More 

Thank fromstlou
Nairobi, Kenya
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138 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017

I love experiencing new places and eating different kinds of food. I don't easily give a one-star review but here I am. The restaurant has a very nice patio, and that's about it. We were a group of 5. It took a while to get a waiter to take our order. The ice tea was so bland and lacking flavor.... More 

Thank alkenya
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed January 28, 2017

From breakfast to snack to dinner, we had most meals here and noticed many coming here to dine from outside. Afternoon Tea is served daily, breakfast is delicious, and dinner choices are great, all meals with an option to be delivered to your suite.

Thank caroka
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3 reviews
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Restaurant is a part of the Palacina hotel, so there is no need to wander around looking for a good food. International cousine and very kind staff.

Thank Krešimir S
Herndon, Virginia
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10 reviews
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

It has been an experience much unexpected compared to all my previous trips to Nairobi. It is definitely a home away from home with the touch of an above and beyond service. Great staff and management. Located in the middle of Nairobi, it is close to entertainment and malls, and about 30 min from the airport (without traffic of course😏).... More 

Thank Jose C
Athens, Greece
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Nice clean and serene enviroment , in the heart of Nairobi, safety matters, excelent cousine and warm personel

Thank 189400Public
Evesham, United Kingdom
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293 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Well cooked food with good options for lunch or dinner. If staying at the hotel for a few days it does get a bit repetitive however gives you the option to try a few different items from the menu. Really enjoyed the chicken wing starters and had a well cooked steak. Rosemary bread very tasty.

Thank Lwatson1970
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Nice environment, good service, although there are limited options, especially if you are staying at the hotel for multiple days. The lunch and dinner menu are the same.

Thank RDH23
Nairobi, Kenya
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 19, 2016

Palacina -Moonflower restaurant has always been a place to dine, its ideal for a quiet special occasion dinners as the expectations and results are always welcome. the food is always exceptional and although a bit pricy, its always worth every penny. The staff are very friendly and always ready with all the advise one would need.

Thank Kristine K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $50
European, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kitale Lane | Off Dennis Pritt Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 733 777173
Palacina Bistro... Showcasing the very best of Kenyan produce, beautifully prepared in an atmosphere of understated elegance.

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