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“Hotspot” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Brew Bistro & Lounge

Brew Bistro & Lounge
Ranked #17 of 480 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, European, International, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Hotspot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This is an ideal raving night spot.The music,service and overall feeling is awesome.As the name suggests,you get to sample brewed beers which i must say are top quality.The staff are truly professional.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank Rasheed M
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  • Danish first
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English first
Nairobi, Kenya
Level Contributor
1 review
“Construct your own Burgers on Tuesday”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Decided to try out their Construct your own burger offer on Tuesday's and was not dissapointed. For Ksh 1000 you get a choice of either 500grams of spiced ground lamb, chicken breast, minced beef or a corn burger for the vegetarian palate with an accompanying side dish of choice.
On a check list you get to tick off what toppings you would like from a variety of cheeses and sauces- loved the mango relish and home made chilli- gave the right kick to an awesome burger!
Washed down with a Kifabock it went down very well.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank Nairobifemale
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The Netherlands
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96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“One of my preferred beer hang-outs in NBI”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Have visited the Brew frequently over the past years, both as NBI resident and as visitor. Yesterday evening, I was back in Nairobi and met with friends at the Brew for drinks. Make sure you make a reservation, or come early, if you want a seat especially on Thursday and Friday. With live music playing, it will be noisy but it has a good vibe and the (covered) terrace enables you to enjoy the great NBI climate in an 'indoor' environment. Especially nice with sunsets. We ordered fingerfood to share. Overall the food was nice. Lamb Kofta, Mini Burgers (very good as always), Calamari (not the best ever) amongst others. The peaunut sauce was not as tasteful as it used to be (change of Chef?). We enjoyed the happy hours and the locally brewed beers. Parking next and under the building and located near Junction/Yaya. You will not regret coming here.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank poortje
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good beers in Nairobi”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

The beer is what makes this place a good stop for a cold pint. They dont always have all the varieties of beers available (I visited there on 3 occasions) If they have all the beers in stock a great way to get the best value is to order the beer sampler. The food is typical pub grub with specials running all the time. The band is rather good, but the sound is a bit owerwhelming, If you are looking for a place to hang out and dont mind the sound you're ok :) overall a good night out.

Visited June 2013
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
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“Lively Weekend Crowd”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Having visited Brew Bistro on three occasions in the last 5-months, and over the weekend. It's always packed, little chance of a seat (get there early), and you need to fight your way through the crowd to find somewhere to stand. The beer has a unique taste (brew their own), it takes some getting used to, but still went down.
Having said that, The atmosphere and music is great.
On one occasion we ate in the restaurant, I had an excellent steak, which was cooked to my taste.
Worth a visit.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank Tim J
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