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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 

2 Thank HolidayACT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Feels like the hundred places you drop in for a coffee in Stockholm or Uppsala or Malmo.......the food, the design and sitting.

2 Thank Mwalimu Thuku N
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Went here with a group of 12 people. Service was horrible! The waiter kept coming back cancelling orders due to lack of food in the menu. It got worse when one of our orders was cancelled an hour after the order was made! It got unbelievingly worse when the waiter came to serve us with bloodied hands from a cut... More 

Thank Nick M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Lovely meals! I had their meditterenian wrap and it was great!! Great flavours,filling, fresh.........just yum. My hubby had their classic burger and did not know when he finished his fries, as he kept digging for more!! Highly recommend and kudos on the attentive service

1 Thank Hilo13
London,Kenya and all about
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111 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

Headed here for dinner,located behind all the small boutiques and the Java.Pleasant decoration with white and green creating a nice ambiance with some gloomy lighting ensuring some privacy. Ordered the days specials,steak and ribs.Both arrive on nicely warmed plates which was a nice touch.Good cuts of meat and certainly the salad and mash in seperate dishes added to the size... More 

1 Thank Byron78

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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, Vegetarian, Italian, 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?