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“food comparable to thai in bangkok” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel

Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel
Ranked #20 of 538 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $40 - $50
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: A small piece of Thailand in Nairobi, Thai Chi has been awarded as the most authentic Thai restaurant in East Africa. With its traditional Thai decor and delectable Thai specialties prepared by experienced chefs from Thailand, Thai Chi is one of Nairobi's most elegant dining establishments.
Singapore, Singapore
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455 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
“food comparable to thai in bangkok”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2012

the food is superb in this small thai resturant in stanley hotel. it is as good as celdon in bangkok the best thai resturant. has a lot of veg options and only negative is shorts or three fourth pants not allowed. but they allowed us as a special case very thankful. food is excellent.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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San Luis Obispo, California
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Very Good Food in a Memorable Hotel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

The Thai food was authentic, and the service was attentive. My wife and I enjoyed walking around the historic Stanley Hotel. Eating at the Thai Chi Restaurant is a great escape from downtown Nairobi. Highly recommended although a bit expensive.

Visited October 2012
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Brilliant Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2012

The food and service at the Thai Chi combine to provide one of the best Thai foood experiences I have encountered in Africa. The choice is excellent, the staff are Knowledgeable, and very freindly. The food can be spicy, but we ate with a hot food intolerant guest, and even he was able to enjoy the flavours which come through, rather than jsut the heat.
They also have a great wine list - overall expensive, but a great experience.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank David F
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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Spicey”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2012

Good spicy Thai food, just the way i like it. The spicing can however be overdone at some instances and individuals not used to such will have difficulties if its their first visit

Visited September 2012
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Thank Waryblue
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KamauSusan, General Manager at Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel, responded to this review, October 31, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking time to review your dining experience. We have noted your comment on the spicing for continuous improvement. We look forward to your next review.

Warm regards,
David Gachuru.
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johannesburg
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“WOW!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

try the green papaya salad - its to die for. The staff will guide you in your choices to eat and beleive me - follow their recommendations , you won't be disappointed

Visited October 2012
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Thank JHBreview
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KamauSusan, General Manager at Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel, responded to this review, October 25, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking time to review your dining experience online. We appreciate the review and we look forward to hosting you again.

Warm regards,
David Gachuru,
Sarova Stanley
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