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“Another Gem” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Seven Seafood & Grill

Seven Seafood & Grill
Ranked #42 of 522 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Already considered to be Nairobi's premier steak and seafood destinations, Seven's distinctive and innovatively designed restaurants offer a sumptuous selection of the finest Indian Ocean seafood and the finest cuts of locally produced beef aged on site in a glass, humidity controlled meat rooms. A mouth-watering array of oysters, lobsters, prawns and ocean fish are delivered daily, freshly prepared and accompanied by Seven's signature sauces. Meat lovers are well catered for, with exclusive, hand-selected cuts of Kenya's finest beef that have been carefully aged and butchered in house. Reviewed as the best in town, indulge in one of Seven's decadent desserts to complete Nairobi's most unique dining experiences.
Stockholm, Sweden
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Another Gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013

Never a miss with Seven at ABC so was hoping for the same level and quality of service at Village Market. Not disappointed one bit. The ambiance is brilliant considering it is in a busy mall. Food, nothing short of perfection. Always nice to have one's expectations surpassed.

My biggest problem now is which Seven to visit. A great addition to Nairobi's restaurants.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Nairobi
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Village Market Seven- my new favourite place for lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

This is very new, yet they offer smooth service, a very comfortable padded seat, spacious tables and very sophisticated flatware and crockery- I was delighted to see my 3 favourite wines on offer, too- Graham Beck Brut bubbly, a Sauvignon blanc from Marlborough New Zealand... I ate there yesterday by surprise for lunch and had the "crunchy fish and chips"- delicious! hot, served very attractively with 3 sauces on the side plus tartare sauce and malt vinegar, thick cut steak fries and cole slaw. Reasonably priced for what you are getting, and large portions, despite what other people had said, we could hardly finish, though we wanted to! We ate outside on the verandah which was fun and almost sunny- but I can see inside being cozy for dinner. I hear you must book for dinner Friday and Saturday nights. They had "fish bowl" cokctails for sharing! Fun!Then today I ran into a friend and tried it againf or lunch- had the grilled red snapper with garlic mash- again a large portion, absolutely fresh, and the garlic bread with sauces with your drink is charming. I had the oysters with pancetta, spinach and white sauce, which were fresh and not at all "fishy", with an oyster fork, and lemon, and tabasco. Well done! The wines by the glass offer a good selection and a good range of prices, they also offer bubbly by the glass, and bellinis or mojitos.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank SafariQueenNairobi
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London, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
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“Village Market Seven - Best steak in Kenya”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2013

This relatively new branch of Seven focuses on meat rather than its sister ABC branch where the focus is more seafood. The atmosphere was nice although we felt the lighting was a little too dark. We had the Ceviche to begin with which was ok. The steaks are cut to order and you can go and watch your meat of choice and size cut from the carcass. We went for the sirloin, this was the best steak I have had in the past 10 years in Kenya, it was cooked to perfection and was clearly well bought and hung. The chunky chips and onion rings were great. Service was very good as was the wine list. Will definitely be back.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Erbil, Iraq
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“An Amazing Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2013

I have been going to the Seven Seafood & Grill since it opened first in ABC Place. The food is exquisite and the owner Kiren is friendly ad an amazing person who is keen to ensure that all is going well. The fish and chips is cooked in a light fluffy batter, the wedges are yummy and everything on the menu is well thought out. Their wine list is excellent and the new lounge at ABC next door is chilled. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable. They also do not forget a face and hence always welcoming. The new Seven in Village Market is just as brilliant!

Visited April 2013
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Nairobi, Kenya
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18 reviews
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“excellent fish restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2013

Consistent experience over several visits: very good food, pricey but good value, good service, nice extras.

Before the food arrives, garlic bread is served with 3 addictive dipping sauces (additional bread and sauces are brought out on request).
The selection of wine by the glass is interesting and overcomes the Chile/box tedium of many other places.
The fish is very fresh and cooked perfectly. I also recommend the niçoise salad (with octopus or fish topping).
The venue is a mixed bag - inside is a sleek lounge atmosphere, and there is a small patio that is one meter from ABC Place's parking lot (separated by a screen and plants).
I believe the dinner menu is more expensive than the lunch menu, which is good value.
My go-to place for fish in Nairobi.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank marc_nbo
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