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“Becoming overrated”
Review of Artcaffe

Artcaffe
Ranked #1 of 15 Coffee & Tea in Nairobi
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Becoming overrated”
Reviewed April 3, 2013

With its first opening at the Westgate Mall, this became one of the more fashionable coffee meeting places for Nairobi's middle class and expat community because it offered a first world ambiance for the emerging coffee café culture. Still very popular but I have been disappointed in terms of service and food/drinks quality in recent times. They seem to have taken things for granted, probably because the competition (Java Coffee Houses, Dormans,...) now also offers the same rather mediocre fare (mostly fast food, cold coffee, at times not so fresh pastries). There are better, but also worse, places in Nairobi to eat and have coffee.

Visited April 2013
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3 Thank Jan B
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely place!”
Reviewed April 2, 2013

Been a few times and they have yummy delicious pastries and great value for money. Their white sangria is really good and must try!

Visited February 2013
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Tanzania
Level 6 Contributor
149 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“fantastic atmosphere and food - less on service”
Reviewed April 2, 2013

great spot to have breakfast or lunch, business or pleasure.
indoor or outdoor.

food is great, service is bit sluggish but great spot to be

  • Visited February 2013
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Nairobi, Kenya
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Place in Kenya”
Reviewed March 19, 2013

If you want a relaxing atmosphere and a inexpensive place for lunch or brunch this is a great place to go. It is one of my favorite places to just grab a bit or coffee. A place where locals go for business and things.

Visited March 2013
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Nairobi, Kenya
Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“yummy”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

artcaffe has a variety of food... i still havent tried everything on their menu for vegetarians... yummy delicious deserts and great value for money. their white sangria is absolutely yummy.

Visited February 2013
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Thank S0nki
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