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Haandi Restaurant

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The Mall Shopping Centre | Ring Rd Westlands, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
4448294
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12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The Haandi restaurants in Westlands and Capital centre are the best of my 22 African country experiences until now!

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Thank Lex L
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Went to Haandi's with a colleague. Having not been there since 2008, it was a pleasant surprise to see how beautifully they have upgraded the inside of the restaurant. However, it is the food that will definitely get me back. The starter of succulent chicken skewers and main course of leg of lamb was to die for. The service was... More 

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Thank Lucette B
Tbilisi, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

One of my favourite Indian restaurants in Nairobi. Visited many times in the past. Went on this trip to Nairobi. Completely renovated - very nice. Food still good. Staff still very professional. Mid-range prices. Recommend.

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Thank DarrylNiagara
Nairobi, Kenya
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213 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Haandi used to be our favourite Indian restaurant in Nairobi, we never had reason to fault it until recently. On receiving our starter, it had to be returned to the kitchen as it was an oily and gooey mess, which the chef agreed to. Our mains were sloppily cooked and actually tasteless. The food has gone down tremendously in standard,... More 

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Thank smatlock10
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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66 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Years of consitent superb Indian food and service has easily made Haandi part of the story of the city. It is certainly the best Indian food Restaraunt in Nairobi. Good location in Westlands for easy access. New decor has given the bright and airy ambience; has a more relaxed feel.

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Thank Michael M
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The Lonely Planet reviews seem to be very accurate - Haandi's is a culinary treasure. Don't be fooled by it's location within a mall; this place serves up food that sings on the palate. Especially liked the stuffed mushrooms and the tangy curry shrimp - god, i wish i could go back just one more time...yummy!!!

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Thank Steve G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

For a British curry lover this place really hits the spot. The African palate is probably hotter than the British so the dishes come up spicier than at home, but no complaints from me! All washed down with Tusker Malt. Superb! Great service and decor too

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Thank Alex W
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I had heard a lot of good reviews about this restaurant so I had high expectations.The food was delicious and service excellent especially in Kenya where service standards are pretty bad.It is not cheap but well worth the money,I will visit again soon.

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Thank GNF777
Noida, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

if you are local you may like it, but if you are traveling from india and no indian taste then its average.

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Sorry to say it didn't live up to expectations. The service was absolutely terrible and the food was average at best. If you need to spend money on poor service and very average food this is the spot in Nairobi.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Mall Shopping Centre | Ring Rd Westlands, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 4448294

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