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“NINE WEST- NEW BRANCH”

Mediterraneo Ristorante
Ranked #115 of 564 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Highridge
Description: Mediterraneo Ristorante in Gigiri is a charming, Italian-villa style venue with beautiful outdoor seating and expansive gardens that make any meal memorable, whether a special occasion or an everyday affair. We are dedicated to recreating an authentic Italian dining experience in Nairobi, importing everything from prosciutto and pasta to our kitchen equipment straight from the old country, and making everything else from scratch.
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“NINE WEST- NEW BRANCH”
Reviewed May 14, 2013

The ambiance of this restaurant is pleasant but sadly the quality of food and presentation varies from day to day. Very disappointing service with the waiters having minimal knowledge on the special menu or suggestions. The quality of the pasta sauces were appalling ; watery , lack of any salt or taste- pasta over cooked and broken. The garnishing wilted / dead leaves- and to make matters worse, served cold! One had to ask for pepper and parmesan cheese ! The pizza was cold by the time it got to the table! Just very over rated, over priced and lack of taste. Our group was disappointed.

  • Visited May 2013
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Nairobi, Kenya
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“best pasta”
Reviewed May 10, 2013

you can never complain about the food a and service.
For so many years i have been visiting the taste and the standard they have maintained is over excellent.The Gigiri place has a nice setting in the garden and service to excellence.
we tried as a group different vegetarian pastas and we couldn't come to a conclusion which was the best. all were properly cooked in different sauces.
Prices are comparitively fair but not cheap.
I would surely recommend this restaurant to anybody.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank raju21
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Bath, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
207 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
“Great Food and ambiance to go with it”
Reviewed May 4, 2013 via mobile

Great food-slightly out of town but near Village Market - very secure area near UN building - great food with outdoors seating area. The perfect evening - will def go back

Visited March 2013
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Thank Bambino145
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Nairobi, Kenya
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Relaxed feel”
Reviewed April 20, 2013

Lovely menu and close to home.
Good place for dinner with friends or for business dinners. Close to the UN and Village Market.

Visited December 2012
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Thank JosyJoanne
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Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Little Italy”
Reviewed April 19, 2013

Such a splendid restaurant with lots to offer! Wide menu selection and they even organize surprise dates and birthday cakes! Perfect for a quiet night out for two!

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Fineeate
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