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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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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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207 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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17 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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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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 Krissi916
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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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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 41 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 

Thank Tom M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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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, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, 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?