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“Good food, coffee and service”

Nairobi Java House Downtown
Ranked #61 of 564 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Madremanya, Spain
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Good food, coffee and service”
Reviewed August 30, 2011

The first time was good, but then was much better. The dishes are fine, the coffee and tea is well served, the ambience is local... so, is a great value.

  • Visited August 2011
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Nairobi
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Fair, average quality”
Reviewed July 7, 2011

Has quite a nice ambiance. The food is generally of reasonable quality and is relatively inexpensive, but there is not a great deal of variety. The fruit juices are quite nice, but if you are looking for wine with your meal, try somewhere else. The service is quite efficient but a bit on the slow side. It is supposed to have a good reputation for coffee but I have never tried it.

  • Visited June 2011
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
1,089 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 868 helpful votes
“A positive vote for these guys”
Reviewed June 19, 2011

Java was a good option for a quick snack or a proper meal. Their coffee was great and they offered a good range of food, both from a display fridge and on a menu. Value for money was good too. The store was comfortable and well arranged. Staff were decent and attentive. Upstairs was pretty cramped, but they have a nice basement section with good seating to stretch out and relax.
So a thumbs up for this company – I went to two different stores in Central Nairobi and both were excellent. Recommended for a quick coffee or a more standard restaurant-style meal.

  • Visited May 2011
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