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“Chinese Restaurant Yaya Centre Food Court”
Review of Yaya Centre

Yaya Centre
Ranked #64 of 566 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Restaurant details
Nairobi
1 review
“Chinese Restaurant Yaya Centre Food Court”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

Anyone visiting Yaya Centre in Nairobi should head for the Chinese Restaurant on the 2nd Floor food court. The food is generally excellent and quickly prepared. With the arrival of more mainland Chinese the 'standard' menu is being extended to include more unusual dishes. Ask for the Chinese Rice Pudding - delicious chinese dessert made of sticky rice, raisins, dates, nuts etc. Recommended.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Julius P
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 6 Contributor
177 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Has everything”
Reviewed August 20, 2013

I like Yaya center as it has everything including a Tattoo studio where i got my 4th tattoo! It has the Masai market in the roof every Sunday

Visited August 2013
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Thank Loomi
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Mauritius
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Convenient shopping mall”
Reviewed August 17, 2013

Yaya centre is a good size mall popular with locals and expats. The mall has a good selection of shops that cover a broad range of products: fresh produce, clothing, sporting goods, shoes, leather products, chemists, bookshop with a very large variety of books on Africa, and local curios. You can even find shop selling musical instruments. Service providers cover banking, travel, unisex beauty parlor, mobile phone services. Food court on second floor with italian, indian, and chinese; bakery and coffee shops. The mall feels secure and appears to be well run. Stores open everyday. Masai market on Sundays. Got there by hotel taxi but parking seems to be adequate with outdoor and basement parking, automated ticketing.

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank DnSGlobeTrotters
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Nairobi, Kenya
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Yaya - Modern style shopping”
Reviewed August 7, 2013

A small shopping but with the essential, very clean and with a nice food court. I like the two christian shops there. Find christian music, inspirational books, bags, fridge magnets, postcards, DVDs, posters and many other items. Nice place to go.

Visited August 2013
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Thank MrsStork
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New York City, New York
1 review
“Yaya Apartments”
Reviewed August 5, 2013

Yaya Apartments are very overpriced. The building is presented nicely but the service appalling. Problems are not addressed or solved. It's a too bad approach. Walls paper thin and staff must hear the noise before they may THINK about doing something. It is appalling. They are constantly renovating other apartments, they call it works. The noise is so loud you can't hear on the phone or your TV. This is 6 days per week. 8am to 6pm. I would highly recommend not staying here.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Rich B
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