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“Great African Cusine”

K'Osewe Ranalo Foods
Ranked #75 of 628 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: African
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Neighborhood: Nairobi Central Business District
Reviewed February 20, 2012

Great African dishes.A good location for lunch for those within town. The fish tastes wonderful and there's a variety of veges prepared traditionally.

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Thank 57Dee_O
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Reviewed December 28, 2011

Stopped for a quick lunch at Ranolo foods with a friend. We ordered Chicken, chapati, Ugali, Sukuma, and Tilapia. There is an outdoor seating area. Service was great. You pay for your meal, as soon as you walk into the restaurant. The food was tasty, and they had other dishes like Millet ugali, and some other vegetable dishes.It gets very busy. Our bill came to 1000 shillings. They do a takeaway service too.

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Reviewed December 16, 2011

Best fried fish in town - local bands and the best bar in Nairobi.Right opposite Stanley hotel, this bar plays amazing music and is really friendly.I often go alone and always feel welcome and don't get hassled by prostitutes

Thank timtysonshort
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Reviewed July 8, 2011

This place is not fancy. It is partly roof-top and partly enclosed. Come for the fish - it is great.

Eat with your hands. Drink a couple of beers and dance to the energetic music. This place serves Western Kenyan style food and serves as the local hangout for Western Kenyans in Nairobi. The musicians may be also Western Kenyan or Congolese. This is a great place for bringing a group of folks for a casual night out.

I have also eaten there during the day. The vibe is different but the food is still good, fresh, and cheap. Lots of luyha and luo business men enjoying a home-style cooked meal and local workers grabbing a quick hearty lunch.

Don't come here expecting table service, or refinement. This is not the place for that! Do come if you want to dance and feast on roast fish.

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Thank cosmic_beancounter
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Reviewed December 8, 2009

This is a well known and legendary restaurant in Nairobi famous for serving cuisine from Western Kenya. Unfortunately, the quality and availability of the dishes is variable. The ambiance at lunch time is that of a busy canteen. You buy a meal ticket and then go collect the meal from the man controlling the buffet spread. There are loud televisions and people conversing at the top of their voices.
Dinner is a much better time to visit. On fridays there is an excellent Ohangla or Rumba band.

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2  Thank nanasaheb
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