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Moniko's Kitchen

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Gitanga Road | Valley Arcade, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place with cross over menue, swedish, thai and tasty dishes from the grill. This night we tried the Biff Rydberg to see how close it is to the Seedish original. In my opinion they hava managed very well and we really enjoyed the food! If you want to try out a great Swedish dish, then try the Beef Rydberg... More 

Thank Micke S
Nairobi, Kenya
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good food, relaxing atmosphere and good socializing venue. The menu can be improved abit as the same food has been served over and over again. The staff are friendly and professional.

Thank Krissi916
Nairobi, Kenya
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner with my daughter at Monikos and we were pleasantly surprised. We ordered a special Steak marinated in jack Daniels which turned out to be delicious and very tender. The portion was good and the desserts was really really great . We live near Monikos and we have never considered going there for a meal except this one... More 

Thank Eunice K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Monikos kitchen valley arcade have the best pasta..especially the chicken bacon and salmon and celery one. The small garden restaurant is ideal for family lunch or dinner and for intimate dining. Also great for small business meetings. The coffee is great too

Thank Enid N
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104 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Delightful outdoor seating area to work from during the day. We found the lunch menu to be appealing, however we were disappointed with the final product. The fish did not seem fresh and the salmon burger was underwhelming. Given there are great alternatives for food close by, I would suggest going for a coffee only, and either having Italian at... More 

Thank Tom M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Last Sunday was girls day out. My Sisters and I took our Mum, her good friend and my niece out for Mothers Day Lunch. Monikos Kitchen was our destination. It conveniently located inside Valley Arcade Shopping Center and tucked away behind Java. We had booked in advance. We were pleased to find our request for an indoor table (due to... More 

2 Thank Wantina43
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Monikos is heaven. The cocktails are great, the new wine lounge is incredible and the food is wonderful. Try the Thai Chicken Curry!! It is great!!!

Thank Fareed K
Nungwi, Tanzania
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Monikos is located in Valley Archade in Lavington, Nairobi but is so fortunate that they have their own yard as well as a very nice lounge for the evenings. The food is quiet ok, not 5 star but neither is the prices. The service is also ok, important to remember this is not or does it try to be the... More 

2 Thank Marius T
Nairobi Region, Kenya
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Breakfast at Moniko's kitchen is always a delightful experience.I'm pleasantly surprised with each visit.Service is impeccable...

2 Thank Kenyana9
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We keep coming back to Monica's because the meals are familiar and not restricted to a particular cuisine. There's sufficient choice to choose something different each visit. Salmon, steak, pasta, chicken etc and all cooked very very well. The service is personal and always given with a smile. Prices are not over the top. You can choose from seating for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
European, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Grill, Healthy
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gitanga Road | Valley Arcade, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +(254)0737032064

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