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“Nyama Choma.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Njugunas

Njugunas
Ranked #389 of 522 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: African, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
New York, NY
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Nyama Choma.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2013

I have had takeaway Nyama Choma from here a couple of times and am not enough of an expert to compare it to much else. It was meaty - and chewy. I think that means it was just right. Popular and busy place.

Visited December 2012
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English first
Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Nyama choma place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2013

Njuguna's is a land mark for nyama choma lovers in Nairobi, being right on the Highway with a very informal setting, the meat is always tasty, been these way for years. I returned after a long time and sure enough the same service

Visited February 2013
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Nairobi, Kenya
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good food, basic settings”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

We had lunch with a few friends who wanted no fuss experience. The place specializes in grilled meat 'choma' as it is known in Nairobi! They also do boiled or fried meat and we had the latter, It was soft and full of flavor. If are pressed for time do call in advance & place your order!

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Pretty good nyama choma”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2012

Went here with work at lunch time on a Friday. If you go on the weekend, try to book your meat, otherwise you could be waiting a while, depending on how many there are of you. There were 8 of us and we got 5kg of goat (has to be goat), we got 4kg of ribs and 1kg of shoulder (I think), and it was enough. We sat inside on some leather seats - looked like all other seats were bar stools style. While parking is available, during busy times don't be surprised to see cars blocking you in - just ask for staff to help locate the driver(s) to let you out. Generally a nice atmosphere, although it was for lunch and not evening.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Nairobi, Kenya
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Roast Meat”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2012

Its basically a big shack on the side of a busy road. Serves Nyama Choma (roast meat) which is not bad. However there are better nyama choma joints in nairobi (eg Maxland which is just down the road or Kenya Continental Hotel in Westlands)

Visited January 2012
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