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“Delicious chicken wings!!” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of K'Osewe Ranalo Foods

K'Osewe Ranalo Foods
Ranked #61 of 512 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: African
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Nairobi Central Business District
Nairobi
Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Delicious chicken wings!!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2013

The restaurant is conveniently located in the city center and serves the most delicious chicken wings in town. Other local foods are also available at a reasonable price. Highly recommended.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Stockholm, Sweden
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441 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
“Local flavours”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2013

The place is very central and offers local food. It is possible to sit outside. There is music almost every day, not bad at all, but maybe a bit too loud. The interior is a combination od students canteen and betting house, not much of a decor, with simple tables and chairs and tv screens with football all around (I think it is even possible to place bets). As for the food, it is a buffet, combination of chicken, beef and fish, with local vegetables, ugali and rice. Tilapia was very good, the other meat dishes average, vegetables not really with any taste. The staff was very helpful since there were six of us, so they put the tables together. We did not notice any desert option. The place was too packed up and noisy. All in all, you come here to eat and not to chat with a friend. If you are visiting Nairobi or if you are having guests, and you are thinking where to have dinner, you can confidently try this place.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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milano
Level Contributor
18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“sincerely genuine in nairobi”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2013

of course there is a wide range of choice in nairobi, and ranalo is possibly a sincerely genuine and original place. Not so easy down town. Local food in mid-buffet mode. You can assemble your dish and bring to your table. Music most of the days. Fish, meat and a good choice of vegetables, freshly cooked. A very nice option in central nairobi.
Go for Ranalo

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank malamerenda
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Tehran
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80 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“A Genuine African Restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013

This restaurant was recommended by local people as a good one to feel African atmosphere and food.
Beneficiaries: 1-Life music 2-Friendly African atmosphere 3-Suitable prices 4-Good quality of food 5-Located in city center 6-Polite stuff
Defects: 2-Somehow very crowded 2-Low quality of service 3-Low diversity of meals

Notes:
1- Wait until you can get a table in Balcony
2- Do not try Ugali

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Paris
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541 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2013

We had read a very flattering review of this place in the Guide du Routard but it turned out to offer mediocre food, with very very limited choice, at fairly high prices. I would not recommend it.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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