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Croissanterie Alexandre

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Mbagathi Rd | Yaya Centre, Nairobi PO BOX 1555, Kenya
724720742
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All I had at the place was two quiches - one bacon and cheese, and another spinach quiche. Hands down, the best quiche I've ever had. It was rich, creamy, filling and presented wonderfully. Coupled with a very cafe like ambiance and very courteous staff, it's a lovely cafe. I was in Nairobi for just a day and happened upon... More 

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Thank Charit M
Watamu, Coast, Kenya
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

This is probably the best baker in east Africa. Simply world class quality. Almost everything here is unimaginably excellent. The only downside are the sandwich fillings, a bit boring and looking tired.

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Thank Azhar K
Nairobi, Kenya
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

It's not easy to find consistent freshly prepared bread... but Alexandre, Yaya Centre, have done it! Try it with the spicy tuna and some vegetables, you won't be going anywhere else. Love the Cafe Latte as well.

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Thank kenyanarch
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The selection is fabulous if not expensive, and upstairs is a pleasant outdoor verandah area to catch some sun. Service is the usual ho-hum but a change from the Java/Savannah coffee houses

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Thank DXB_Traveller_2000
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Good food in nice area but prices can be steep. Recommend croissants and madelines on their menu. Ample parking as well.

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Thank Ndarathi
Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Go there for breakfast! Nice place to sit and watch the shoppers. Great pastries, best croissants and very good coffee.

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Thank peter m
Nairobi, Kenya
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

This wannebe french boulangerie has very good taste and make excellent pastry but the catch is you have either to be Nouveau riche or blue blood. how they are still in business and profitable is something to be studied for six sigma. Or a living testament of how corrupt a country with easy money not earned can be spent easily.... More 

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Thank DanoPhotoz
Nairobi, Kenya
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60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I love this place, the quality of their pastries is amazing. The taste is elegant and exquisite. Their sandwiches are great also.

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Thank Jimenairobito
Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Having visited a couple of months ago and eaten a delicious quiche with salad for a tiny price, I can only think that prices have been hiked massively, or the staff made an error on the bill. Having taken a group of friends there for lunch today I was astonished to be charged 750 KES for a sarnie (albeit a... More 

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Thank apachechilifire
Nairobi, Kenya
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Best bread, pastries in town. After work we love to go to this place having a coffee outside on the small terrasse.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Cafe, European
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mbagathi Rd | Yaya Centre, Nairobi PO BOX 1555, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 724720742

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