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Moniko's Kitchen

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Gitanga Road | Valley Arcade, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
+254 737 032064
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Nairobi, Kenya
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a birthday dinner here. It's an OK place. The the menu has quite a variety, we found they didn't have a lot of the items available that evening. Their fresh juices are disappointing, though I suspect most don't go their for fresh juices :) Their burgers, though, are really good! Very flavorful and well prepared, served with chunky fries.... More 

1 Thank irofrank
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Calamari, burgers and in fact all lunches off menu (despite originally being told these were fine and available - ordered 2 times before confirming only breakfasts being done: this took 20 mins to establish with waiting staff....). Then breakfast arrived around an hour later (really just poaching or frying eggs - no idea why it took so long l) -... More 

Thank John P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Had the pork chops and in a bed of very tasty vegetables. The staff is attentive and the menu has enough variety for whatever you fancy, however there was no mango or orange juice/smoothies available on the day.

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Sydney, Australia
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218 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

They have lots of specials during the week for drinks. Enjoy a buy one get one free cocktail. They food is okay. I had the Masai fish which was nice. I've also had pasta takeaway which was a bit oily. All in all a good place which was close to where I stayed.

Thank spangle27
Nairobi, Kenya
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216 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

I have to say that the best thing about is the coffee. The service is good. I have to say that the food is just average, Moniko's is located in a great location.

Thank africanman_840
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 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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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

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 Kristine W
Nairobi, Kenya
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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186 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Italian, Grill, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
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: +254 737 032064

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