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165 Ngong Road | Karen Next to St Christophers School, Nairobi 00502, Kenya
+254 724 400849
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7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Nairobi, Kenya
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were meeting at the Dari for a class re union and they had provided us with tents to accommodate us in the gardens. The food I must say was average from the menu to the flavours. Felt like a place where one would go to drink rather then meal The service was also rather average as we felt the... More 

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Thank shafiqjafferji
Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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91 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had lunch here on a Sunday with a couple of friends. Loved the setup of the place, they have beautiful gardens with wild animals at some part of it. You can take strolls along some trail. The food is also lovely. The place is good for families with children

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Thank Miano D
Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had our wedding here earlier this month, and we had the most amazing experience with Dari. Having worked with them for months in advance, we received consistently thoughtful and attentive service, every single time we visited. During the planning we worked closely with Violet, who was our contact person and who played a big role in... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dari is amazing! Great for a romantic outing, family day out, business meeting..you name it! The animals are beautiful too and you could easily forget the troubles of your life as you walk around their little trail. The chef does a wonderful job too!

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Thank mbula2016
Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Dari for anniversary lunch , it was simply excellent . Food well presented with attention to detail service . The carrot and ginger soup was a winner . To Crown it all we hot a jiko and a blanket to keep us warm . Keep up the good work! Will definitely recommend

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Thank emmaoti
AnuroDari, Manager at Dari Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your continued support. We hope to host you again soon. More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic Ambiance, Fantastic Service, Fantastic Food!! A Must Do! Contact Me Should You Want More Advice About Must Do s in Nairobi!

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Thank DolaLoulou
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a repeat customer but have found that the service in your establishment on weekends is extremely slow. Food often is delivered cold and your steak is usually not up to par. Kindly improve seeing as this Sunday I walked out seeing as it took you 40 mins for 2 medium well steaks which were served to us... More 

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Thank Angie G
AnuroDari, Manager at Dari Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your helpful feedback and continuous support. We apologise for the delay and subpar quality. Our management is currently working on improving service on Sundays and maintaining consistency altogether. More 

Nairobi
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Was taken there by a good couple friend who wanted to give us a treat. Waited for over 2 hours for the meal, and one of us could not get the meal ordered after the two hours because the meal 'got burnt' and there was no more in the store :0. We asked for the Supervisor and she was coming... More 

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Thank Marianne W
Illinois
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61 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

I was with a group of 14 friends who met for a farewell dinner. We all enjoyed our food - chicken sandwiches or hamburgers; I'm not sure about the lamb chops. I had a fillet, and it was very tender, tasty, and plentiful. With such a large group, we needed 2 waiters or more help in the kitchen, as they... More 

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Thank SMBSMBSMB
AnuroDari, Manager at Dari Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. We apologise for the mix up in food delivery. We will work with our staff to improve in the area and hopefully be able to host you again to improved service. More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

I went back after few months with my family and friends, it looks like all the management has changed and become a regular place. Probably they want to save money, starting from the small bouncing castle (they had a big bouncing castles before) to the service, very unprofessional and the band not so entertaining. I must say the food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, African, International, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Television
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Ngong Road | Karen Next to St Christophers School, Nairobi 00502, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 724 400849
Description
The restaurant has been built at the edge of a natural spring, in the middle of this indigenous forest with utmost sensitivity to environmental conservation. We did our landscaping with hand wheel barrows to reduce vehicular foot print in the forest. Our well maintained lawns can host up to 4 functions at the same time, totalling to 1700 pax. We also have an ample secure parking facility. One of Dari's best secrets lies in the gardens which is patrolled by beautiful Thompsons' gazelles, Impalas, Dik-diks, Bush babies, Tree hyrax, Tree squirrels and birds like peacocks, cranes, hornbills, sunbirds to name a few.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?