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“Good shopping centre + good food court” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Village Market

Village Market
Ranked #23 of 511 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Highridge
London, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Good shopping centre + good food court”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

Go for the food court, has everything from curry, grilled steaks to bratwurst, you order and it is brought to your table...Also has a 'Masai' market on Fridays...every fake trinket/curio you can think of but they will fool the folks back home, so an ideal one-stop place before you fly out.

Visited February 2013
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Nairobi
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Swimming area is gorgeous!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2013

Nice place to hang out with kids as there is a pool and a slide. Some corporate bodies like banks also hold their annual parties for their young clients. There a swimming areas for adults as well.

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220 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Bland and stodgy”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2013 via mobile

Wide variety of bland, not very healthy, Western style fare for those who want to believe they are not In Africa, but are really in some sunny suburb of the States. Village Market is getting run down and shabby; on a busy Saturday, the sense of shabbiness had spread to dirty tables; at least the food (in huge portions) came quickly. Not a place you would go out of your way to eat in, more a place to grab something while shopping - but only if you really have to. Nairobi has so much more to offer if you get out of a sense of denial that you are actually in Africa.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Fantastic Must-See”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2012

Lovely architecture, great shops, good food, a wonderful fun place to see how wealthy Kenyans unwind.

Visited December 2012
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New Braunfels, Texas
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349 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
“Under construction!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2012

It was a very interesting market place where many types of people were shopping from locals to tourists. Much of it was being renovated so you had to really watch your step. There were all kinds of shops from small grocery stores to cafes and restaurants to children's toy store, t-shirt shops etc.

Visited October 2012
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