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“Nice bar for a drink and dance on the weekend”

Kengeles Lavington Green
Ranked #59 of 547 Restaurants in Nairobi
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Bar, African, International, Pub
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Good for: Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Amsterdam
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Nice bar for a drink and dance on the weekend”
Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

Kengeles restaurant does decent food and fills up with a varied expat crowd on weekend nights. There is a pleasantly busy atmosphere, often live music, till late

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English first
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice bolthole”
Reviewed August 12, 2013

Nice bolthole and even better coz you get free parking at this location. Lovely ambiance. Why does beer always taste better here on Saturday afternoon?

Visited August 2013
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Nairobi
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
Reviewed April 10, 2013

Went for lunch with a friend of mine. The place looks like it could do with some tlc. My salad was fine but my friend had chicken which was inedible. The waitress was gracious enough not to charge for the chicken.

Kengeles used to be such an institution in Nairobi it is sad to see it start to run down. The outside was dark and the floor full of cigarettes as it is the smoking area.

A shame as there aren't too many places around Lavington for a quick lunch with the traffic now days.

  • Visited December 2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Its a pub 1st.A sports venue 2nd and A restaurant restaurant 3rd..”
Reviewed April 7, 2013 via mobile

The food was average. Dont expect much and you will be satisfied throw back a beer and its fine. I wouldn't, come here just for food again. But if I was watching rugby I would eat and enjoy.. Some interesting items on the menu that sounded exciting with exotic flavours. But just turned out to be average. This place does not deserve the bad rating it has but its nowhere in the league of a "fully loaded" at karen coffee gardens, another (exceptiona)l sports pub in nairobi.

  • Visited December 2012
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Makati, Philippines
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83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Dark pub....”
Reviewed March 13, 2013

II have been eating there more than ten times in the past two week.is walking distance from where I live and work.
I vegetarian... so just two choices, pizza margherita and gazpatcho.
at night became too dark, not enough lifts to walk...
Friday and Saturday live music.
nice place for football lovers.

staffs have been very gentle.

  • Visited March 2013
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