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Cedars

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Lenana Road, Nairobi, Kenya
254 020 2710399/2718893/2718904/2721622
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Nairobi, Kenya
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2,445 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Good service great food and lovely ambiance. Cedars is on Lenana Road in Nairobi. Middles Eastern & Lebanese food are served here in a nice ambiance

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Thank Ibadanboy
Nairobi, Kenya
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187 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Went here last night and ordered the standard fare I would order in a Lebanese restaurant in The Middle-East and the flavours and dishes were exactly the same! So, needless to say, I was very happy as I just love Lebanese food. The service was good and the prices were reasonable. There's a playground outside for kids.

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Thank shueshue
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Visited the restaurant tonight. The bar was busy & looked like a good party. In the restaurant though, the food was overpriced & underwhelming.

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Thank Henlo V
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186 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

For those who enjoy Middle Eastern food, Cedars is the best option in NBO. Prices are typical for a nice restaurant, and there are often available tables in the garden without a reservation. The tabbouleh is my favourite, and the Baba Ganoush is another winner. The falafel is a bit dry for me, and needs the chilli sauce to have... More 

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Thank Tom M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Set in a once residential house, the feeling of being 'home' is relaxing. The rugs on the walls bring touch of Lebanese to the ambiance. We indulged in a full mezze that was superbly done. The various bites and accompanying sauces were delicately done and the servings were more than enough for two very hungry tummies. If you be adventurous... More 

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Dubai
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126 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Visited as a group of 6 friends and was amazed at the quality and authenticity of the food. Service was very good and food was exceptional. A little gem tucked away and well worth a visit. I was hesitant to visit as I thought I would be disappointed but considering the review thought I'd give it a go. It ranks... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Only ordered vegetarian options and the food was great. We ordered the mezee for two and substituted the meats for other vege options and we'll definitely be going back. Be prepared to smell like garlic for days.

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Thank PilotMichael_L
Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

We recently visited Cedars on 28th March 2016. I had the barbeque chicken wings which are just as amazing as I remember them. I absolutely reccomended them!!! My fiancé had the steak with mushroom sauce....I loved that too! It was such a rich experience. Absolutely lovely!!!

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Thank NinaGShiku
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Cedars is run by a Lebanese family in partnership with some well connected Kenyan and Norwegian business people. It offers a full range of mezze and meet dishes, shisha pipes, excellent baklava and lots to drink. The food is probably the best that Lebanon has to offer, and is carefully sourced for authenticity and quality, It is always busy, indicative... More 

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Thank worsley2016
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Impressed that over 5 years the place hasn't changed much.. hadn't been here for a while and decided to have lunch. . Awesome decent service .. food dnt take long to come..however quite pricey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lenana Road, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 254 020 2710399/2718893/2718904/2721622

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