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“Locals Hangout” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Galileo's

Galileo's
Ranked #434 of 534 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: African, Bar, Pub
Restaurant details
Des Moines, Iowa
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Locals Hangout”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2013

This is not a tourists spot, which is exactly what my brother and I were looking for on our last night in Nairobi. Unfortunately we'd gotten accustom to using US$ and had dumped all our KSh and when the credit card machine wouldn't accept my Visa card I just overpaid in US$ to resolve the issue. It is very obvious when you get to a spot that doesn't cater to tourists. We noticed that our first round of Tuskers was about 50% more than any other round (the Tourist Reverse Discount). We still enjoyed ourselves and were glad we got out in the city and the patrons seemed to not mind us hanging out, it was just the staff that seemed annoyed. It must have been throwback Friday because the DJ was playing all the club hits from my high school days, Skee Lo, Luniz, Coolio, Blackstreet, DMX...old school stuff. Good times!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Nairobi, Kenya
Level Contributor
21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“night out”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

has no enough parking space for its clientele who are forced to park along a busy and risky highway. It's small in size too with no clear fire exit plan or layout. They also sell erinks to underage iids with big bodies

Visited January 2013
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Thank tkay k
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Nairobi
Level Contributor
22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Not an Asian's hub”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

Yup the place is very afro music kinda club. I didnt liek it simply because of music but the placegets so busy on friday or sat nights that one has to park his/her car hundreds of meters away on the highway but dont worry the parking is managed by the extra security the club hires on such nights.

Visited April 2012
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Nairobi, Kenya
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“the music and ambiance”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2013

the dj was off the hook,the crowd was wild ad adventurous,the sound system gets u in the am da best dancer mood.the service is top class and the ambiance gets u into the party mood

Visited January 2013
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Lagos, Nigeria
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122 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Your experience will vary depending on hows your day”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2012

been to this place twice, first time the experience was fine, we went for some drinks and good music and enjoyed the place. Second time the place was really crowded and too many single girls around trying to get to you......

Visited May 2012
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